May, 2010

Recent Acquisitions to the Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection

Recent Acquisitions to the Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection

An exhibition presenting artworks recently acquired for IMMA’s Collection, marking the first occasion that these works have been shown at the Museum as part of that Collection, opens to the public at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday 19 May 2010. Collecting the New comprises some 42 works which have, for the most […]

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Oxford University Museum of Natural History Celebrates Anniversary With a Series of Events

The Oxford University Museum of Natural History celebrates its 150th anniversary 1860-2010 The Oxford University Museum of Natural History has played an important role in the development of science and culture. It was in the museum in 1860 that the celebrated debate on Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species took place between the Bishop of Oxford, […]

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MuseumPublicity.com Website Update

The new design displays headline and featured articles and offers new categories, listing: fine art, antiquities, natural history and science and technology. Social networking features have also been extended, allowing easier integration with Facebook, Twitter and other social and media networks. Museum Publicity provides an online news resource featuring details of exhibitions, lectures, workshops; educational […]

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British Library and brightsolid partnership to digitise up to 40 million pages of historic newspapers

The British Library’s Chief Executive, Dame Lynne Brindley, will today announce a major new partnership between the Library and online publisher brightsolid, owner of online brands including findmypast.co.uk and Friends Reunited. The ten-year agreement will deliver the most significant mass digitisation of newspapers the UK has ever seen: up to 40 million historic pages from […]

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National Museum of the Marine Corps Announces Opening of Three New Galleries

The National Museum of the Marine Corps will soon open the doors to three new, major galleries and all members of the media are invited to attend a special press preview for a first look at the completed exhibits on May 25, 2010 at 10:00a.m. The opening of the new galleries brings more than 12,000sq.ft. […]

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Art of the American Soldier Exhibition at The National Constitution Center

Art of the American Soldier Exhibition at The National Constitution Center

Never-before-seen collection of soldier artwork 100 years in the making Philadelphia, PA – More than 15,000 paintings and sketches created by over 1,300 American soldiers in the line of duty have been in curatorial storage in Washington, D.C. for decades, seldom made available for public viewing. Art of the American Soldier will bring these powerful […]

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Saved for the nation: Baroque masterpiece goes on display at the National Gallery

Saved for the nation: Baroque masterpiece goes on display at the National Gallery

One of the greatest works by the Italian Baroque master Domenichino (1581–1641) is to remain in Britain and is now on public display in Room 32 of the National Gallery, having been acquired by an anonymous private collector. This is a tremendous outcome for the nation and a triumph of collaboration between the Reviewing Committee […]

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