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Smithsonian Acquires National Cotton Council and “Maid of Cotton” Program Documents

. December 4, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recently acquired archival materials from the Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange. The collection includes photos, films and slides that depict cotton production, as well as the complete archives from the “Maid of Cotton” beauty pageant program that the National Cotton Council operated from 1939-1993. The collection […]

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V&A and Iran Heritage Foundation Announce the Creation of a New Post

. December 3, 2009 . 0 Comments

The V&A Museum and Iran Heritage Foundation announced that Dr. Moya Carey will become the Iran Heritage Foundation Curator, Iran Collections, in the Asian Department of the V&A. This new curatorial role is one of a series of positions created as part of Iran Heritage Foundation’s new programme of developing strategic partnerships with major academic […]

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Museum of Anthropology Introduces New Brand

. December 3, 2009 . 0 Comments

On January 23, 24, and the evening of January 26, 2010, Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver BC (MOA) will celebrate the completion of its multi-year, multi-million dollar Renewal Project with a free public extravaganza of music, dance, multimedia performances, and the opening of a major new exhibition of contemporary work by twelve international artists, “Border […]

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Max Ernst Museum Presents 150 Works of Art by David Lynch

. December 3, 2009 . 0 Comments

“A cult film director from Los Angeles presenting his fine art works for the first time in a German museum. You cannot miss that!”, emphasizes Dr. Achim Sommer, director of the museum and co-curator of the exhibition “David Lynch – Dark Splendor”. Until 21st March 2010 the Max Ernst Museum Bruehl of the LVR presents […]

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Medieval and Renaissance Galleries Open at the Victoria & Albert Museum

. December 3, 2009 . 0 Comments

The V&A’s new Medieval and Renaissance Galleries opened, housing one of the world’s most remarkable collections of treasures from the period, including the Becket Casket, Gothic altarpieces and the notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci. There will also be an outstanding collection of Renaissance sculpture by Italian masters such as Donatello and Giambologna. Ten galleries, occupying […]

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