April, 2010

Fundraiser to Benefit The Children’s Museum in West Hartford

The Travelers Companies, Inc., is this year’s presenting sponsor for the primary annual fundraiser to benefit The Children’s Museum in West Hartford. With a commitment from Travelers of $20,000 leading the way, the annual gala, called A Child’s World, serves as the Museum’s primary fundraising activity. All funds raised support science and nature education and […]

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Lusitania Watch Donated to Merseyside Maritime Museum

A pocket watch belonging to Captain William Turner, the captain of the Lusitania has been donated to Merseyside Maritime Museum. Captain Turner survived the sinking of the Liverpool liner, on 7 May 1915 off Kinsale, Ireland, after it was torpedoed by a German U-boat, killing 1,200 people. The watch will go on display in the […]

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces Portrait, Sculpture Exhibits

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces Portrait, Sculpture Exhibits

BENTONVILLE, Ark., – The beauty of glorious attire and what it communicates to others is celebrated in two works of art announced by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Mrs. Theodore Atkinson, Jr. (1765), an oil portrait by John Singleton Copley, considered one of the most influential painters in colonial America, augments an exceptional collection […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago Appoints New Chief Curator

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago, has announced that Michael Darling has been appointed the new James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator, concluding a comprehensive international search. Darling is currently the Jon and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) and plans to assume his new responsibilities at […]

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We Want Miles » Miles Davis vs. Jazz at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

A multimedia retrospective traces the life and career of a musical icon Montreal – Twenty years after the last concert given by Miles Davis (1926‐1991) in Montreal, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is presenting – in its exclusive North American venue – the first multimedia retrospective devoted to the jazz legend, from April 30 […]

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Art MOVES: Featuring the Erie Art Museum’s Permanent Collection and the Lake Erie Ballet Company

The Warner Theatre hosts Art MOVES, a collaborative effort of the Erie Art Museum, the Lake Erie Ballet Company and Lake Erie Academy of Dance on Friday, May 14, 2010 at 7 p.m. An opening artists reception will precede the Gala Performance from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Choreographers of the Lake Erie Ballet will present […]

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Mummies of the World Exhibition

A 6,420-year-old child mummy from Peru, one the oldest mummies ever discovered, joins an astonishing collection of mummies and related artifacts in the extraordinary exhibition Mummies of the World, which makes its world premiere at the California Science Center in Los Angeles on July 1, 2010. Mummies of the World is the largest traveling exhibition […]

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