May, 2010

Museums at Night at the National Gallery

An evening of special events will take place at the National Gallery on Friday 14 May as part of Museums at Night celebrations. The Gallery will be open until 9pm, including current exhibitions Painting History: Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey and Christen Købke: Danish Master of Light. There will be live music, special talks and […]

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SFMOMA Probes the Contemporary Culture of Wine and Presents How Wine Became Modern

SFMOMA Probes the Contemporary Culture of Wine and Presents How Wine Became Modern

From November 20, 2010, to April 17, 2011, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present How Wine Became Modern: Design + Wine 1976 to Now. This exhibition explores transformations in the visual and material culture of wine over the past three decades, offering a fresh way of understanding the contemporary culture of […]

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Albert Anker: Beautiful World On the Centenary of His Death at Kunstmuseum Bern

Albert Anker: Beautiful World On the Centenary of His Death at Kunstmuseum Bern

2010 marks the centenary and commemoration of Albert Anker’s death (April 1, 1831 – July 16, 1910). It will begin with festivities in Ins, and the Swiss Post will issue a special stamp as well as Swissmint a gold coin. The Kunstmuseum Bern is organizing an imposing and large exhibition representative of the multi-facetted oeuvre […]

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Tampa Museum of Art Pride & Passion Event

The Tampa Museum of Art will celebrate its fifth annual Pride & Passion event on Friday, May 21, 2010 from 8pm to midnight. Admission to Pride & Passion is $75 for an individual ticket. Admission includes a one-year, individual level membership to the Tampa Museum of Art, as well as hors d’oeuvres and beverages, and […]

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Hollywood Entertainment Museum Items for Auction Sale

Super Auctions and Hollywood Entertainment Museum (HEM) have announced the return of the Max Factor Collection to their upcoming Online Auction with Live Auctioneer Audio Streaming on Saturday, May 15. In 1992 the Historic Collection had been generously donated to HEM by Max Factor & Co., a subsidiary of The Proctor & Gamble Company. Most […]

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New Orleans Museum of Art Names Susan M. Taylor New Museum Director

New Orleans Museum of Art Names Susan M. Taylor New Museum Director

E. John Bullard will retire as Museum Director after 37 years at NOMA NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) announces the appointment of Susan M. Taylor as Director Designate. She will officially become the Museum’s sixth director on September 1, 2010. Taylor will succeed E. John Bullard, who will retire as […]

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High Museum Selected to Present American Pavilion at 2010 Venice Biennale of Architecture

ATLANTA – The High Museum of Art, along with its co-organizer 306090, Inc. has been selected to present the exhibition Workshopping: An American Model of Architectural Practice at the U.S. pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, the 12th International Architecture Exhibition. La Biennale opens to the public on 29 August and is on view through […]

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Emily Fisher Landau Presents Major Gift to the Whitney Museum

Emily Fisher Landau Presents Major Gift to the Whitney Museum

Gift includes seminal works by Carl Andre, Willem de Kooning, William Eggleston, Peter Hujar, Jasper Johns, Glenn Ligon, Agnes Martin, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Susan Rothenberg, Ed Ruscha, Kiki Smith, and Andy Warhol – Whitney exhibition planned for early 2011 New York – Emily Fisher Landau, the noted philanthropist and art collector, and one of […]

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MoMA Offers Half-Price Admission to Online Ticket Buyers in Celebration of International Museum Day on May 19

NEW YORK -The Museum of Modern Art will offer half-price admission on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, to visitors who purchase general admission tickets online, as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) celebration of International Museum Day. Half-price admission tickets are for tickets purchased online for Wednesday, May 19 only, and can be […]

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Maggi Hambling: The Wave Exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum

Maggi Hambling: The Wave Exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum presents a major exhibition of new sea paintings by one of Britain’s most distinguished contemporary artists – Maggi Hambling (b. 1945). Open through 8 August 2010. Maggi Hambling: The Wave brings together a powerful group of large-scale paintings depicting the power and energy of the North Sea. A series of evocative and […]

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MIT Museum Receives 70 Years of Polaroid® History in Donation from PLR IP Holdings

MIT Museum Receives 70 Years of Polaroid® History in Donation from PLR IP Holdings

Collection includes hundreds of artifacts from original Polarized lens to the evolution of the digital instant camera CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT Museum announced today that PLR IP Holdings, LLC (PLR), the owner of the Polaroid brand, has donated a collection of classic Polaroid products and prototype designs from its 73-year archive. The archive of Polaroid […]

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Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA) Announces Museum Ball 2010

Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA) Announces Museum Ball 2010

2010 MUSEUM BALL Friday, June 11 at 7 pm At Okeha Castle Widely regarded as among the most glittering events of the North Shore social season, Nassau County Museum of Art’s (NCMA) 2010 Museum Ball, Once Upon A Time, will be held on Friday, June 11 at 7 pm. For the first time ever, the […]

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