March, 2010

Delaware Art Museum Presents On Assignment: American Illustration, 1850-1950

Wilmington, DE – The Delaware Art Museum presents On Assignment: American Illustration, 1850 – 1950, featuring over 50 paintings and drawings from the Museum’s nationally recognized collection of original illustrations, on view now through January 2, 2011. These works demonstrate the range of styles and subjects that characterized illustrations in American books and magazines from […]

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Erie Art Museum Now Accepting Works for 87th Annual Spring Show

Works are currently being accepted for the Erie Art Museum’s 87th Annual Spring Show, a regional juried exhibit, running April 24 through July 3, 2010 in the Erie Art Museum’s Main Gallery, 411 State Street. All artists residing within 250 miles of Erie are invited to enter works not previously exhibited in the Erie area. […]

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Fitzwilliam Museum Sculpture Promenade

The celebrated Sculpture Promenade is returning to the grounds of Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam Museum for a second year from March 23. Providing a dynamic new focus for contemporary art in the heart of Cambridge, this free annual installation of contemporary sculpture showcases work by some of the most talented artists working today. Last year’s inaugural Sculpture […]

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Foundling Museum Acquires a Rare Embroidered Sampler

Foundling Museum Acquires a Rare Embroidered Sampler

The Art Fund announces that London’s Foundling Museum has acquired a rare, embroidered sampler made by a ten year-old girl in 1825. The sampler is the only known child’s depiction in any medium of the original Foundling Hospital, London’s first home for abandoned children, which was demolished in 1928. The girl who worked the sampler […]

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The Life and Times of Paddington Bear™ at Reading Museum

Celebrating the famous bear from Darkest Peru and his creator, Michael Bond, who spent his childhood in Reading. This exciting exhibition tells the story from the very first book A Bear Called Paddington, published in 1958, to the most recent title in the series Paddington: Here and Now, published in 2008 – exactly fifty years […]

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Palace Museum in Taiwan says it’s not ready to send artifacts to China

Taipei – The curator of the Palace Museum in Taiwan said Monday that the museum was not ready to send any of its artifacts for exhibition in China unless Beijing agreed to institute a law guaranteeing the objects’ return. “Only when the mainland completes judicial proceedings relating to exemption of seizure and officially addresses us […]

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Early Terrestrial Amphibian Described by Carnegie Museum of Natural History Scientists

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvani – A team of researchers from Carnegie Museum of Natural History has described a new genus and species of carnivorous amphibian from western Pennsylvania. The fossil skull, found in 2004 near Pittsburgh International Airport, was recovered from rocks deposited approximately 300 million years ago during the Late Pennsylvanian Period. Named Fedexia striegeli, it […]

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