Illinois State Museum Seeks Junior Collectors

Saturday, March 12, the Illinois State Museum will host the 13th annual Junior Collectors Day. Collectors between the ages of 8 and 15 are encouraged to share their collection with others and learn techniques for keeping their collection in excellent shape. Display spaces are available, by application, at no charge. Examples of previous displays include […]

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Kunsthallen Brandts Opens Bianca Maria Barmen Tableaux of Silence

Kunsthallen Brandts Opens Bianca Maria Barmen Tableaux of Silence

Kunsthallen Brandts presents Bianca Maria Barmen Tableaux of Silence, open 11 February – 7 August 2011. Bianca Maria Barmen will be showing a major solo exhibition at Kunsthallen Brandts. The Swedish artist has a personal and philosophical approach to sculpture that is all her own—it is as if she creates haiku poems in plaster of […]

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Oakland Museum of California Presents Contemporary Coda

Works by contemporary Latino and Native artists draw on traditional Catholic iconography to contemplate the heritage of Spanish colonialism The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) presents Contemporary Coda, a companion installation to Splendors of Faith/Scars of Conquest showcasing contemporary perspectives on the legacy of the Spanish conquest of California. On view, February 26 through May […]

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery to Show Jack Vettriano Self Portrait

Scottish National Portrait Gallery to Show Jack Vettriano Self Portrait

A self-portrait by Jack Vettriano will go on show in the new Scottish National Portrait Gallery when it reopens in the autumn of 2011. Jack Vettriano’s painting, The Weight, which has been offered on long-term loan to the national collection from a UK private collector, will be included within the opening displays. The Scottish National […]

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