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Penn Museum Summer 2010 Day Camp: “Anthropologists in the Making” For Children

. February 24, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, PA – This summer, adventurous children ages 7 through 13 can experience a day camp that takes them through time and across continents at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on Penn’s campus in Philadelphia. “Anthropologists in the Making,” organized by the Education Department of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of […]

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War, Plague and Fire at the Museum of London

War, Plague and Fire at the Museum of London

. February 24, 2010

War, Plague and Fire, a new gallery exploring the tumultuous century from the accession of Elizabeth 1 in 1558 to the Great Fire of 1666 opens this week at the Museum of London. The Great Fire Experience Bringing alive one of the most turbulent periods in London’s history, the gallery is full of treasures from […]

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Penn Museum Hosts Photography Exhibition, In Citizen’s Garb: Southern Plains Native Americans, 1889-1891

Penn Museum Hosts Photography Exhibition, In Citizen’s Garb: Southern Plains Native Americans, 1889-1891

. February 24, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, PA – In Citizen’s Garb: Southern Plains Native Americans, 1889-1891, a photographic exhibition on view at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology from March 26 through June 20, 2010, explores the ways dress—and life—changed for the Kiowa, Comanche, and other Native American nations of the Southern Plains during the last tumultuous […]

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Exhibition That Celebrates “Running Fence” by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Exhibition That Celebrates “Running Fence” by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

. February 24, 2010

The most lyrical of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s epic projects was the “Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76.” The ambitious scope and enormous size of this monumental temporary artwork are hard to imagine even today. Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California 1972-76,©Christo. Color photograph by Jeanne-Claude, 1976. Gift of Christo […]

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Projects 92: Yin Xiuzhen Large-Scale Sculpture Collective Subconscious Opens at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

. February 24, 2010

NEW YORK,- The Museum of Modern Art presents Projects 92: Yin Xiuzhen, the first U.S. installation of the artist’s large-scale sculpture Collective Subconscious (2007), February 24 through March 24, 2010. Yin Xiuzhen’s (Chinese, b. 1963) site-specific installations and sculptures bridge the past and the present, the environmental and the personal. Collective Subconscious is a 38-foot-long […]

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