May, 2010

Polyvore Partners With Brooklyn Museum for Fashion Exhibition: “American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection

Polyvore, the leading fashion and social shopping platform, today announced an online media partnership with the Brooklyn Museum’s major fashion exhibition: “American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection” on view from May 7 through August 1, 2010. To mark the new relationship between the Brooklyn Museum and the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of […]

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America’s Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York at the Museum of the City of New York

America’s Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York at the Museum of the City of New York

America’s Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York examines the controversial tenure (1966-1973) and dramatic times of New York’s 103rd mayor. Open through Oct 3. The exhibition presents John V. Lindsay’s efforts to lead a city that was undergoing radical changes and that was at the center of the upheavals of the […]

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Imperial War Museum London Appoints Master Planners

Foster + Partners and Drivers Jonas Deloitte to work on Museum’s Lambeth site 4 May 2010 – Imperial War Museum London has appointed Foster + Partners as architect and Drivers Jonas Deloitte as project manager for its ambitious spatial master plan. Imperial War Museum London has commissioned the master plan of its Lambeth Road site, […]

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The Printed Image in China: From the 8th to the 21st Centuries – Exhibition at The British Museum

The Printed Image in China presents for the first time highlights from the entire collection of Chinese prints at the British Museum. The collection is one of the most comprehensive and finest in Europe. According to present knowledge, printing on paper was invented in China around 700 AD, making China the country with the longest […]

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The Museum of Modern Art Hosts Major International Symposium, Art Institutions and Feminist Politics Now

May 21 Event Brings Together Leading Artists, Scholars and Activists to Explore Art and Feminism NEW YORK, –The Museum of Modern Art presents Art Institutions and Feminist Politics Now, a day-long symposium on May 21, 2010, that will bring together an international group of leading artists, writers, curators, historians, and activists to explore the impact […]

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Karola Kraus appointed new director of the Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

Karola Kraus appointed new director of the Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

As of October 1, 2010 Karola Kraus, present head of the Staatlichen Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, will take up her position as the new director of Vienna’s Museum of Modern Art and successor to Edelbert Köb. Federal Minister Claudia Schmied appointed this well-connected and experienced managerial figure from the international art scene in order to give the […]

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Silver Stolen from Kedleston Hall Museum

Theives broke into Kedleston Hall near Quarndon, Derbyshire in the UK and stolen silver collected by former owner Lord Curzon when he was Viceroy of India between 1889-1905. The stolen items, include a silver bowl, a silver frame containing a photograph of Lady Curzon, two silver caskets and a silver wine cooler. Kedleston Hall property […]

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Van Gogh Masterpiece Travels to Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Van Gogh Masterpiece Travels to Museum of Fine Arts Boston

BOSTON, MA – Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but for Vincent van Gogh, it was a means of self education for the artist in the 1880s, who copied numerous works by Jean-François Millet to teach himself how to draw and paint. The visual dialogue that ensued between master and student is the […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Presents 17th Biennale of Sydney

Sydney, Australia – The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is delighted to unveil the artists and projects showing at the MCA as part of the 17th Biennale of Sydney, Australia’s largest and most respected contemporary arts event, running from 12 May until 1 August 2010. THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE: Songs of Survival in a Precarious […]

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The Everson Museum of Art Announces Grant from The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation

SYRACUSE, NY – The Everson Museum of Art is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $300,000 matching grant from The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation. This gift will create a strong foundation for the Everson 2010 general operating budget, and encourage others to contribute to the museum’s financial health. The Dorothy […]

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Announces Public Phase of Campaign for the Gardner

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Announces Public Phase of Campaign for the Gardner

BOSTON MA – The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, on May 1st, officially kicked off the public phase of its Campaign for the Gardner with a goal of raising the final $45 million in order to complete the total $180 million initiative. The Campaign for the Gardner will enrich the museum’s legacy by enabling […]

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Walter P. Chrysler Museum Dodge Viper Exhibition

The Walter P. Chrysler Museum proudly presents Born to Race: Dodge Viper Racing Heritage May 4 – Aug. 29 in Boss Chrysler’s Garage. The special exhibition showcases eight concept and production models that played a pivotal role in the vehicle’s storied history. Complete with an historical timeline and highlight labels detailing each vehicle, Born to […]

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