April, 2010

Paintings and Works on Paper by Bendik Riis at The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design

Bendik Riis (1911-88) is a central figure in Norwegian post-war art, and still highly relevant in relation to important trends in contemporary art. His art contains existential extremes and collective memories associated with the emergency period in the 1930s, the war and the German occupation, as well as the enhanced national feeling that characterized the […]

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Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum at Martin-Gropius-Bau

This is the first time the Aga Khan’s collection has been exhibited in Germany. More than 200 masterpieces have been chosen to document more than one thousand years of cultural history. The works on display in Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau are from the collection of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Karim Aga Khan IV is the […]

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New Exhibition Opens at The National Tramway Museum

A new exhibition in the The National Tramway Museum opened Good Friday, 2nd April 2010. The ‘Century of Trams Exhibition’ takes visitors on a fascinating journey through a hundred years of tramway development and coincides with 150th anniversary of trams in Britain. Funding for the project has come from the Wolfson Foundation (£150k) and the […]

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Bamiyan Exhibition explores Taliban destruction of c. 5th century Afghan Buddhas

Bamiyan Exhibition explores Taliban destruction of c. 5th century Afghan Buddhas

Bamiyan (the heart that has no love/pain/generosity is not a heart) The Institute for Contemporary Culture (ICC) at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and SAVAC (South Asian Visual Art Centre) in collaboration with the 23rd Images Festival announce the opening of the new exhibition, Bamiyan (the heart that has no love/pain/generosity is not a heart), […]

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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Named as Best Family Friendly Museum in Britain

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Named as Best Family Friendly Museum in Britain

The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry is officially the most family friendly museum in Britain. At a ceremony in London, Herbert chief executive Ludo Keston picked up the award, beating a shortlist that included the Great North Museum, in Newcastle, the National Trust’s Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, in York, the Highland Folk Museum, […]

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SFMOMA Announces Rooftop Sculpture Garden App for iPad

SFMOMA Announces Rooftop Sculpture Garden App for iPad

Continuing to pioneer use of new media and technologies, SFMOMA launches mobile gallery guide for iPad The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced its interactive Rooftop Garden App for iPad is now available on App Store. The app is an enhanced version of the Rooftop Garden App for iPhone and iPod Touch, a […]

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Hirshhorn Museum Moves to the Next Phase of Design For Seasonal Inflatable Pavilion

Hirshhorn Museum Moves to the Next Phase of Design For Seasonal Inflatable Pavilion

NCPC Supports the Museum’s Continued Development of the Project The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden received supportive comments from the National Capital Planning Commission for a proposed seasonal inflatable pavilion to the museum’s plaza. Architectural firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s design for the structure was reviewed at the concept stage. The NCPC voted to […]

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The Black Panthers: Making Sense Of History Exhibition at The DuSable Museum

Chicago, IL. – The Black Panther Party was a progressive political organization that stood in the vanguard of the most powerful movement for social change in America. It was the sole Black organization in the entire history of the Black struggle against slavery and oppression in the United States that was armed and promoted a […]

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New Museum Presents REDUX, Third Stage of Evolving Exhibition

New York, – The New Museum presents “In and Out of Context: REDUX,” the third and final stage of the “Museum as Hub: In and Out of Context,” exhibition on view from March 24 through July 25, 2010. For this final stage, artists Ayreen Anastas, Julieta Aranda, and Rene Gabri will present an evolving series […]

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