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Japanese American National Museum to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

. January 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Japanese American National Museum, the largest private nonprofit national institution dedicated to the preservation and sharing of the Japanese American experience, will mark the occasion of its 25th Anniversary since its incorporation with a year-long series of events highlighted by its 2010 Annual Gala Dinner, “25 Years & Beyond: Celebrating the Spirit of Our […]

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Brigham Young University Museum of Art Celebrates 100 Years of Collection with Exhibition

. January 1, 2010 . 0 Comments

A century ago in 1909, BYU began collecting art when a generous donor gave the university a painting of a sycamore tree by Utah impressionist painter John Hafen (1856–1910). One hundred years later, the university’s art collection has grown to nearly 17,000 works housed in a state-of-the-art museum. A new exhibition at the Brigham Young […]

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Unique Opportunities to Learn About Alexander Calder and Michelangelo at Seattle Art Museum

. January 1, 2010 . 0 Comments

Some of the country’s most respected experts speak about Alexander Calder: A Balancing Act and Michelangelo Public and Private, both on view at SAM It’s not too late for visitors to the Seattle Art Museum to get to know its two special exhibitions in unique depth. Engaging talks by some of the most respected experts […]

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The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Screens Classic Italian Films that Changed the World of Cinema

. December 30, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago, screens classic Italian films that changed the world of cinema January 7-31, 2010. The selected films resonate with the political, familial, and design themes of the “Italics: Italian Art between Tradition and Revolution 1968-2008” exhibition. Italics, a ground-breaking exhibition devoted to contemporary Italian art and creativity, presents work […]

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Asheville Art Museum Announces the 2010 Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards

. December 30, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Asheville Art Museum, its volunteer docents and the Asheville Area Section of the American Institute of Architects are pleased to announce the annual Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards. Regional award recipients will be honored at a ceremony on Sunday, February 7 at 2:00 p.m. in Diana Wortham Theatre and the exhibition of […]

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