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National Museum of the Marine Corps

. January 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

With more than 1.6 million visitors to date, the National Museum of the Marine Corps looks ahead to an exciting year to include the opening of three new galleries. Scheduled for June 2010, the Museum will open three additional large-scale galleries with exhibits interpreting the legendary founding of the Corps in 1775, the Civil War, […]

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New Porsche Museum Celebrates Its First Birthday

New Porsche Museum Celebrates Its First Birthday

. January 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

More than 530,000 visitors from all across the world, 2,555 guided tours and some 14,326 grilled steaks at the Christophorus are some of the more significant numbers tallied by the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart just a year after its opening. New Porsche Museum When the Porsche Museum opened its doors to the public for the […]

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Sassetta Arte Della Lana Altarpiece at The Bowes Museum

Sassetta Arte Della Lana Altarpiece at The Bowes Museum

. January 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

One of the oldest and most intriguing paintings in The Bowes Museum’s collection is the focal point of a new display opened on Saturday, 23 January. The small panel, A Miracle of the Sacrament by Sassetta, painted in Siena c1423-25, has a dramatic tale to tell. It shows a cleric, struck dead as he is […]

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SCAD Museum of Art break’s ground for historic museum expansion

. January 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Savannah College of Art and Design held an historic groundbreaking ceremony on Jan. 21, 2010, for the SCAD Museum of Art complex, which will include the future home of the Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies housing one of the finest collections of African-American art in the United States, as well as […]

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Amon Carter Museum Acquires Rediscovered Painting from Indian Series by George de Forest Brush

Amon Carter Museum Acquires Rediscovered Painting from Indian Series by George de Forest Brush

. January 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Amon Carter Museum has acquired a rediscovered painting by American artist George de Forest Brush. The Potter, painted in 1889, had been in private hands since 1946, when it was sold from the collection of the Galveston financier William L. Moody III. George de Forest Brush (c.1855-1941), “The Potter”, 1889. […]

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