May, 2010

Summer Solstice Party Returns to the Cleveland Museum of Art

CLEVELAND – On Saturday, June 19, the Cleveland Museum of Art will celebrate the longest day of the year with an all-night party welcoming the newest gallery openings. Revelers for the 2010 Summer Solstice Party are invited to globetrot through new galleries of Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Byzantine, medieval and African art, as well as prints, […]

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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Presents Hans Wilschut Photographs Exhibition

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Presents Hans Wilschut Photographs Exhibition

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is staging photographer Hans Wilschut’s exhibition Perforated Perspective, a large-scale photographic work on Nanjing, China, open through1 September 2010, as well as two monumental works from Johannesburg. Wilschut’s lifelike images look beyond the boundaries of urban reality. During recent trips to China and South Africa, Dutch photographer Hans Wilschut (Ridderkerk, 1966) […]

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DeBakey Library & Museum Opens at The Baylor College of Medicine

The Michael E. DeBakey Library & Museum, which chronicles the life of the pioneering heart surgeon, as well as the history of the Baylor College of Medicine, opened its doors May 14, 2010. The museum chronicles DeBakey’s life and the evolution of heart surgery from its early days. Exhibits include a reproduction of his Operating […]

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Lexus Lease Raffle to Benefit the Akron Art Museum

Akron, Ohio, – In partnership with title sponsor Lexus, the Akron Art Museum is holding a benefit raffle to support the museum’s ongoing operation and exhibition costs. The winner faces a difficult choice: “Go Green” and accept a three-year lease on a Lexus HS 250h Hybrid or “Take the Green” and choose a $15,000 cash […]

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de Young Museum Forthcoming Exhibitions 2010

Young at Art Festival May 16–May 24, 2009 Young at Art is an eight day celebration of student creativity in visual, literary, media, and performing arts at the de Young May 16 to May 24, 2009. For the past 23 years this unique San Francisco event has been a destination for families, teachers, artists, and […]

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Sotheby’s to Exhibit Russian Art at The State Historical Museum on Red Square in Moscow

Sotheby’s to Exhibit Russian Art at The State Historical Museum on Red Square in Moscow

Sotheby’s auctioneers has announced that it will exhibit highlights from its forthcoming June Sales in London of Russian Art and Impressionist & Modern Art at The State Historical Museum on Red Square in Moscow from Wednesday, May 19 to Friday, May 21, 2010. The exhibition will feature 15 important and rare paintings by some of […]

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The Morgan Library & Museum to Restore McKim Building

The Morgan Library & Museum’s McKim building will undergo the most extensive restoration of its interior spaces since its construction more than one hundred years ago. Providing new and expanded exhibition space for the institution, the project will enable the Morgan to share more treasures from its world-renowned permanent collection with the public. The building, […]

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DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Hosts Barbara Norfleet: Landscapes of War

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Hosts Barbara Norfleet: Landscapes of War

Lincoln, MA, – DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum hosts Barbara Norfleet: Landscapes of War this summer, May 15-August 29. This is the first-ever presentation of Norfleet’s The Landscape of War series. The exhibition will also feature her seminal 1990 portfolio, Landscapes of the Cold War, from which her newest series stems, alongside ephemera related to […]

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MoMA Acquires Matthew Barney’s Epic Drawing Restraint Series

MoMA Acquires Matthew Barney’s Epic Drawing Restraint Series

New York, May 14, 2010 – The Museum of Modern Art, in conjunction with the Laurenz Foundation in Basel, Switzerland, has acquired the complete archive of Matthew Barney’s epic Drawing Restraint series, an ongoing project the artist started twenty years ago while an undergraduate at Yale University, Director Glenn D. Lowry announced today. The acquisition […]

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Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Presents “National Design Triennial: Why Design Now?”

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will present the fourth exhibition in the National Design Triennial series in spring 2010. “Why Design Now?” will be on view from May 14, 2010, through Jan. 9, 2011, and will explore the work of designers addressing human and environmental problems across many fields of design from architecture and product design […]

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Five Museums Share £75,000 Contemporary Craft Funding

Five museums and galleries have each won an outstanding piece of contemporary craft to add to their permanent collections. Art Fund Collect is a nationwide initiative aimed at championing contemporary craft and increasing its presence in UK collections. It is run by the Art Fund and the Crafts Council, the national development agency for contemporary […]

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New Florence Nightingale Museum Opens

Following a £1.4million redevelopment, the Florence Nightingale Museum re-opened on May 12, the birth date of the Lady of the Lamp. Located on London’s South Bank, the transformed Museum marks the centenary of Florence’s death, telling the real story of the woman behind the legend as well as how modern nursing began. Situated in the […]

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