April, 2010

Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Presents Ted Muehling Selects: Lobmeyr Glass from the Permanent Collection

Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Presents Ted Muehling Selects: Lobmeyr Glass from the Permanent Collection

“Ted Muehling Selects: Lobmeyr Glass from the Permanent Collection” is the 10th installment in an exhibition series devoted to showing rotations of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s permanent collection. The exhibition celebrates the museum’s recent acquisition of an extraordinary collection of rare glass works from J. & L. Lobmeyr of Vienna, Austria, which dates from 1835 […]

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The Imperial War Museum Commemorates 1940 Britain’s Finest Hour

The momentous events that occurred during 1940 determined the eventual outcome of the Second World War. It was the year that saw the creation of the Ministry of Food and the instigation of rationing. Britain’s great wartime leader, Winston Churchill, came to power. Britain’s armed forces endured the fall of France, the evacuation of Dunkirk, […]

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Explore History at Imperial War Museum London

This May the Imperial War Museum London launches Explore History, an innovative project which will see visitors get up close and personal with the past thanks to improved access to the Museum’s Collections. The Museum’s chief new feature will be the Explore History Centre, a specially-designed public space where anyone can drop in for free […]

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Adi Prize for Jewish Expression in Art and Design Exhibition at The Israel Museum

The exhibition brings together the eighteen works selected as finalists for “The Adi Prize for Jewish Expression in Art and Design,” a biennial international competition in the visual arts on a theme related to Jewish thought and tradition, organized by The Adi Foundation. The Foundation, established in 2000 in memory of Adi Dermer, née Blumberg, […]

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The Indianapolis Museum of Art Announces Films for its Annual Summer Nights Series

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced the schedule for its 35th annual Summer Nights film series. From June 4 to August 27, 2010, movies will be shown every Friday in the IMA’s amphitheater, located on the west side of the Museum. Since the series debuted in 1976, the IMA has hosted more than […]

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The Mint Museum Appoints New Executive Director

The Mint Museum Appoints New Executive Director

Kathleen Jameson to lead Museum’s expansion and reinstallation initiatives The Mint Museum announced the appointment of Kathleen V. Jameson, Ph.D., as its new Executive Director, following an extensive national search supported by Management Consultants for the Arts and a Board of Trustees search committee. Jameson succeeds Phil Kline, who will remain at the Museum as […]

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Brandywine River Museum Antiques Show

Thirty-one of the nation’s most distinguished antiques dealers will once again showcase a variety of American and English furniture, glass, metalware, ceramics folk art, quilts, Oriental and European porcelain, rugs and other fine collectibles at the 39th Annual Brandywine River Museum Antiques Show on Memorial Day Weekend, May 29-31, 10 am to 5 pm daily. […]

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Announces Expansion Plans

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County announced today a $30 million plan to create an expansive North Campus on the Museum site in Exposition Park: 3.5 acres of urban wilderness experiences and exhibits, serving as a new front yard for the Museum, and a new nature destination in the heart of Los Angeles. […]

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National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates the Apollo Theater

The first exhibition to explore the Apollo Theater’s seminal impact on American entertainment premieres April 23 and continues through Aug. 29. Presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in collaboration with the Apollo Theater Foundation, “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment” examines the […]

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