February, 2010

Objects as Color: Paintings by Malcolm Christhilf at the Erie Art Museum

Object as Color; Paintings by Malcolm Christhilf is on view at the Erie Art Museum Frame Shop, 423 State Street, on view through April 24, 2010. A public opening reception will be held during Gallery Night on Friday, March 12, 2010 from 7-10 p.m. About the Exhibition Malcolm Christhilf finds exceptional beauty in the commonplace. […]

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The Natural History Museums Darwin Centre Nominated for Art Fund Prize

The Darwin Centre building, including its spectacular 8-storey concrete cocoon, was opened on September 2009 at an event with HRH Prince William of Wales and Sir David Attenborough. Visitors can explore world-class science in the Darwin Centre through amazing specimens, exciting displays and interactions with real scientists at work. There are also 20 million insect […]

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Peabody Museum Names Stephen Dupont as the 2010 Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography

Peabody Museum Names Stephen Dupont as the 2010 Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography

“This body of work will counter stereotypical myths of Papua New Guinea with honest representations of the people, their culture and identity. It is an attempt to relate the experience of communities that would otherwise just disappear, people at the bottom of a half-ruined country.” – Stephen Dupont, 2010 Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography (Cambridge) […]

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J. Paul Getty Museum and Sicilian Ministry of Culture and Sicilian Identity Announce Major Long-Term Cultural Collaboration

Agreement will Result in Exhibitions, Conservation Projects, Scholarly Research, and a Seismic Mitigation Conference LOS ANGELES/PALERMO – David Bomford, acting director of the J. Paul Getty Museum and Gaetano Armao, assessore regionale dei beni culturali e dell’identità siciliana, have announced a long-term collaboration between the Sicilian Ministry of Culture and Sicilian Identity and the J. […]

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The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa Launches 2010 Villa Theater Lab Series and New Villa Playreading Series

Los Angeles – The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa announces its annual Villa Theater Lab Series, beginning February 19, featuring works-in-progress versions of new translations of Greek and Roman plays as well as contemporary works inspired by ancient theater. This year, the Museum is also presenting a new Villa Playreading Series, offering […]

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Hunters and Artists of Late Ice Age Europe: The Magdalenian World at The Peabody Museum

(Cambridge) – Near the end of the last Ice Age, glacial ice sheets in Europe retreated, and people could finally expand beyond their Ice Age refuges. How would they adapt to their new environment? The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology presents the Hallam L. Movius, Jr. lecture by archaeologist Lawrence Guy Straus titled “Hunters […]

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Penn Libraries Receive $4.25 million gift for Special Collections Center

The Penn Libraries have received $4.25 million for the renovation of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) and the creation of a Special Collections Center. The donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, is a member of the Libraries’ Board of Overseers. This is the largest gift to the Libraries from a living donor. “Because […]

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Kent State University Museum to Open Anniversary Exhibition

Kent, OH – The Kent State University Museum is to open the Silver Anniversary Exhibition on March 11, 2010 in the Higbee Gallery in honor of its 25th anniversary. The exhibit will feature 25 of the Museum’s most shimmering pieces and serve as a survey of costume history from 1750 through 2006. “There are four […]

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Glasgow Museum of Transport to Close

Glasgow’s Museum of Transport will close on April 18 2010. Cars, trams, trains, bicycles, model ships and the Glasgow’s Museum famous recreated “street” – will become part of the new £74m Riverside Museum which is expected to open in early 2011. Culture and Sport Glasgow (CSG), which runs the museum, still has to raise £2m […]

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