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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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Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants at The Corning Museum of Glass

. January 12, 2010 . 0 Comments

The unexpected variety of medieval glass vessels will be explored in an exhibition of objects for daily use and display at The Corning Museum of Glass beginning on May 15, 2010 and running through January 3, 2011. The exhibition “Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants” will follow the evolution of glass production over 1,000 […]

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Nancy Crow: Crossroads Continuing – New and Recent Quilts at The Fuller Craft Museum

Nancy Crow: Crossroads Continuing – New and Recent Quilts at The Fuller Craft Museum

. January 11, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Fuller Craft Museum announces Nancy Crow: Crossroads Continuing – New and Recent Quilts, from Jan. 30—April 19, 2010. The dazzling art quilts of Nancy Crow, largely considered the founder of the contemporary art quilting movement, have transformed a tradition-bound medium into one of bold improvisation, composition and technical innovation. Nancy Crow, “Constructions #84: No!”. […]

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