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The Stephen W. Fisher Collection of Japanese Cloisonné on View at The Walters Art Museum

The Stephen W. Fisher Collection of Japanese Cloisonné on View at The Walters Art Museum

. January 15, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Stephen W. Fisher collection of Japanese cloisonné enamels is one of the finest in the world. Comprised largely of pieces created during Japan’s “golden age” of decorative art production, the special exhibition, Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection, will feature many intricately adorned vases, boxes and trays worked in gold, silver […]

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Names Kristin Friedrich as Director of Communications

. January 14, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the largest natural history museum in the western United States, today announced the appointment of Kristin Friedrich as Director of Communications for its Natural History Family of Museums: the NHM in Exposition Park, the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, and the William S. Hart […]

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Michael Houlihan Appointed New Chief Executive for Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Michael Houlihan Appointed New Chief Executive for Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

. January 13, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Chairman and Board of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa are pleased to confirm the appointment of Michael Houlihan as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the museum. Michael Houlihan will come to New Zealand from his current role as head of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, a family of […]

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CANADA INVESTS IN THE ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM

. January 13, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Honourable John Baird, Canada’s Transport and Infrastructure Minister, and Salvatore Badali, Chair of the Royal Ontario Museum Board of Trustees, together with Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, President and Executive Director, Royal Ontario Museum Governors, announced today that the Government of Canada will provide up to $2.75 million from the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund to support the […]

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MOCA Board of Trustees Names Jeffrey Deitch as Museum Director

MOCA Board of Trustees Names Jeffrey Deitch as Museum Director

. January 12, 2010 . 0 Comments

Renowned Independent Curator, New York Gallerist to Lead MOCA Following a worldwide search, the Board of Trustees of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), announced today it has voted unanimously to appoint Jeffrey Deitch as the museum’s new director, effective June 1. Deitch [DIEtsch], 57, is one of New York’s leading gallerists, specializing […]

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