April, 2010

Magnificent Maps: Power, Propaganda and Art at The British Library

Magnificent Maps: Power, Propaganda and Art at The British Library

Maps can be works of art, propaganda and indoctrination. Opening on 30 April 2010, Magnificent Maps: Power, Propaganda and Art offers a rare chance to see an unrivalled collection of cartographic masterpieces on paper, wood, vellum, silver, silk and marble, including atlases, maps, globes and tapestries that were intended for display side-by-side with the world’s […]

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Maxfield Parrish Exhibition at The Everson Museum of Art

Maxfield Parrish Exhibition at The Everson Museum of Art

The Everson Museum of Art presents Fantasies and Fairy-Tales: Maxfield Parrish and the Art of the Print, open April 29, through July 11, 2010. During the height of Maxfield Parrish’s popularity in the 1920s and 1930s, he was the most reproduced American artist of his era. Disseminated through magazine covers, book illustrations, calendar pads, advertisements […]

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Story Time Art for Children and Families at The Everson Museum of Art

The Everson Museum of Art invites families and children ages 5-12 to join in an afternoon of art making and fairy-tales on May 1, from noon – 1 p.m. Free to attend, Story Time Art will kick off at noon in the Museum’s lower level Art Zone, a space made specifically for children. Children will […]

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Senior Thesis Exhibition at the Dishman Art Museum

Lamar University’s Dishman Art Museum will host an opening reception for the Department of Art’s graduating seniors from 7 to 9 p.m. April 30. Ten students are fulfilling their requirements for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree by presenting their senior thesis projects, ranging from painting, photography, printmaking and drawing to computer graphics. The Dishman […]

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New Moth Presented to The Natural History Museum

A specimen of a recently discovered micro-moth, found only in the UK, is being presented to The Natural History Museum. The moth named Ectoedemia heckfordi after its discoverer, amateur naturalist Bob Heckford is only found on oak saplings within Hembury Woods in Devon, a site managed by the National Trust. Mr Heckford is presenting the […]

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Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Wins Award

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis was awarded, the 2010 IMA Outstanding Achievement Award by the Interactive Media Council. The award was given in the Museum category for the design of Take Me There: Egypt. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes the “highest standards of excellence in website design and development and honors individuals and organizations for […]

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The Hammer’s Grunwald Center & LACMA jointly acquire Edition Jacob Samuel Archive

Los Angeles – UCLA’s Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at the Hammer Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) are pleased to announce the joint acquisition of the complete archive of prints by Los Angeles publisher Edition Jacob Samuel. The two museums have been collaborating for over two years to realize […]

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Amon Carter Museum Exhibits Ansel Adams Photographs

FORT WORTH, Texas – Works by one of the world’s most widely recognized and celebrated photographers will go on view this spring at the Amon Carter Museum. Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light features 40 photographs by the artist and runs from May 29 through November 7, 2010. Admission to the Carter is free. “Ansel Adams was […]

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From the Soul: Caribana Art Exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) announced it will present From the Soul: Caribana Art Exhibit from July 22 to August 3, 2010. On display during and after the Scotiabank Caribana Festival, the exhibition represents the largest single juried display of works of art by African Canadian artists. Curated by renowned African-Canadian artist and activist, Joan […]

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