April, 2010

Amon Carter Museum Announces New Exhibition Coordinator

Amon Carter Museum Announces New Exhibition Coordinator

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Amon Carter Museum is pleased to announce that Marci Driggers Caslin has joined its staff as the exhibition coordinator. In her new position, Caslin is responsible for coordinating permanent collection and traveling exhibitions presented at the museum. “Marci brings to the Carter vast experience in organizing museum art exhibitions,” says […]

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Woodmere Museum Porcelain Highlights Bonhams Sale

Woodmere Museum Porcelain Highlights Bonhams Sale

A spectacular group of porcelains from the Woodmere Art Museum and important silver works, has collectors eagerly awaiting Bonhams New York’s April 27th European Furniture & Decorative Arts sale. Having opened its doors in 1940, the nucleus of the Woodmere Museum’s permanent collection is the benefaction of Charles Knox Smith. From a modest Philadelphia neighborhood, […]

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Paul Gauguin Breakthrough into Modernity at the Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam

The Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam is hosting Paul Gauguin’s Breakthrough into Modernity through June 6th, 2010. Given the importance of Gauguin and his art, this exhibition brings art fans from around the world looking to explore not only his art, but the variety of other art presented at the Van Gogh Museum. This will […]

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Heritage Traction Cab It! at The National Railway Museum at Shildon

Heritage Traction Cab It! at The National Railway Museum at Shildon

Visit Locomotion on Saturday April 10 & Sunday April 11 for Heritage Traction Cab It! – your chance to get on board some very special vehicles in the museum’s collection. At the Heritage Traction Cab It! event, visitors will be able to get on the footplates of DP1, the prototype Deltic; North Eastern Railway No. […]

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Celebrity Director makes a Fun Inspection at the National Railway Museum

Celebrity Director makes a Fun Inspection at the National Railway Museum

Staff at the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York have been working extremely hard organising steam rides, rehearsing science shows and making sure there are plenty of supplies for the Museum’s free craft activities in preparation for a very important visit from their celebrity boss – seven year old director of fun, Sam Pointon. Sam […]

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Research Findings from Guggenheim Archives Collections Now Online

Weekly highlights of objects of interest found in five Guggenheim archive collections can now be viewed on Guggenheim.org. Since September 2009, project staff, as part of a detailed processing grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), has been examining the records of the museum’s first three directors, along with the complete […]

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Glasgow Man Dies After Museum Accident

A 52-year-old man has died after being pinned between his car and a wall at the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow. The man, who worked at the museum, and a colleague, were leaving in a car when the incident happened at about 9.20pm on Thursday. The man, who has not been named, died […]

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Ringling Museum of Art Announces Film Program

The Ringling Museum of Art presents a new line-up for their popular Monday Night Movies. Starting April 12 and continuing through May 17, They Don’t Make ‘em Like They Used To: Six Great Films – all Fifty Years Old will be presented at the Museum’s Historic Asolo Theater. April 12: Some Like It Hot – […]

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Gothic Art in the Gilded Age at the Ringling Museum of Art

Gothic Art in the Gilded Age: Medieval and Renaissance Treasures in the Gavet-Vanderbilt-Ringling Collection focuses on the collection at the core of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art’s medieval and early Renaissance holdings. Comprising around 350 paintings, sculptures, and works of decorative art including metalwork, furniture, ceramics, cameos, timepieces, and wax miniatures made […]

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