April, 2010

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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International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Announces Update

The International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent has announced plans to massively overhaul the permanent exhibition in an effort to update the display and have it reflect modern humanitarian realities. A new design concept will evolve the museum from an idea focused on the history of the Red Cross, founded in 1859, […]

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Sharjah Archaeology Museum Website Announced

Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) has launched the Sharjah Archaeology Museum website, designed to take the users on an historical tour through four very distinct periods of Sharjah’s rich archaeological past. Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has a rich legacy of arts, heritage and culture. Under the leadership and patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh […]

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Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance Drawings Exhibition at The British Museum

Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance Drawings Exhibition at The British Museum

The exhibition, “Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance Drawings” displays around 100 works by Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Mantegna, Michelangelo and Titian. Explains how drawings were used to prepare for major paintings and frescoes and, later in the 15th century, how they became works of art in their own right, particularly with the […]

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Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Presents Thom Faulders’s BAMscape, a Hybrid of Sculpture, Furniture, and Stage

The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) presents BAMscape, a major new commissioned work by Thom Faulders, the award-winning architect and founder of Berkeley-based Faulders Studio. Faulders’s BAMscape blurs the boundaries between art, architecture, and furniture design, serving as a site for rest, relaxation, and study, as well as a […]

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