April, 2010

Erie Art Museum Presents Afro-Peruvian Jazz Concert

Erie will get a special chance to hear the newest jazz voice to come from Latin America on Friday, May 7th at 8pm. Gabriel Alegría‘s Afro-Peruvian Sextet will perform at the Erie Art Museum Annex, 423 State. Admission is free with a suggested $10 donation. Gabriel Alegría spins a unique form of world jazz. A […]

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AA DRL: Proto-Design at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art

The Thessaloniki Aristotle University’s (AUTH) Faculty of Engineering, in collaboration with London’s Architectural Association School of Architecture, is displaying an exhibition of student’s projects of the Association’s post-graduate program Design Research Laboratory (DRL) titled “AA DRL: Proto-Design at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in the northern Greek capital. The exhibition will run through May […]

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Amon Carter Museum Appoints Ron LaPosa New Assistant Facilities Manager

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Amon Carter Museum is pleased to announce that Ron LaPosa has joined its staff as the assistant facilities manager. In his new position, LaPosa will assist with the oversight of the museum’s daily operations, including janitorial, engineering and general maintenance. “The museum was designed by Philip Johnson as a vibrant […]

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Figge Art Museum Unveils Deere Art Collection

Figge Art Museum Unveils Deere Art Collection

The Figge Art Museum has opened Global Currents: The John Deere Art Collection, open through October 10, 2010. The exhibition is the first opportunity for the general public to see works from Deere & Company’s corporate art collection. In 1965, William Hewitt, then chairman of Deere & Company, established an art collection to compliment the […]

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Doug and Mike Starn Create Monumental Sculpture for Metropolitan Museum’s 2010 Roof Garden Installation

American artists Mike and Doug Starn (born 1961) have been invited by The Metropolitan Museum of Art to create a site-specific installation for The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, opening to the public on April 27. The identical twin brothers will present their new work, Big Bambú: You Can’t, You Don’t, and You […]

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Canada Aviation Museum Solar Power

Enfinity, a global renewable energy company, announced today that it will lease the rooftop space of the Canada Aviation Museum for the construction of a 295 kilowatt solar photovoltaic system. The project will be the first solar energy integration on a museum in Canada. The museum building located in Ottawa, Ontario, houses one of the […]

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Wedgwood Museum in Administration

The Wedgwood Museum located in Stoke-on-Trent in the UK has been put in administration. Administrators Begbies Traynor were called in on April 23 following the news of a £134 million pension fund debt from the collapse of the Wedgwood pottery company. Waterford Wedgwood Plc went into administration in January last year with a pension fund […]

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Bonhams to Offer 2,500 Year Old Vases Seen at the Ashmolean, J. Paul Getty and Fogg Art Museums

Bonhams to Offer 2,500 Year Old Vases Seen at the Ashmolean, J. Paul Getty and Fogg Art Museums

A delicate wreath made of fine gold oak leaves with acorns, of the type worn by Alexander the Great’s father, Philip II of Macedon, is one of the highlights of Bonhams sale of Antiquities on April 28 in New Bond Street. This stunning artefact, estimate £100,000-120,000, may once have graced the head of a ruler […]

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Designing Tomorrow: America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s at National Building Museum

Between 1933 and 1940 tens of millions of Americans visited world’s fairs in cities across the nation. Designing Tomorrow will explore the modernist spectacles of architecture and design they witnessed — visions of a brighter future during the worst economic crisis the United States had known. The fairs popularized modern design for the American public […]

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