May, 2010

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Presents Huichol Art

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Presents Huichol Art

Santa Fe, NM – For the first time, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology presents a significant collection of Huichol art from the early part of the last century in Huichol Art and Culture: Balancing the World. The exhibition opened at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture April 11, 2010 and […]

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South African Photographs: David Goldblatt Exhibition at the Jewish Museum

New York, NY – The Jewish Museum will present South African Photographs: David Goldblatt, an exhibition of 150 black-and-white silver gelatin prints taken between 1948 and 2009, from May 2 through September 19, 2010. The photographs on view focus on South Africa’s human landscape in the apartheid and post-apartheid eras. South African Photographs: David Goldblatt […]

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Big & Bold from the Kresge Art Museum Collection

Big & Bold from the Kresge Art Museum Collection

EAST LANSING, MI – Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University presents the summer exhibition EyePoppers: Big & Bold from the Kresge Art Museum Collection, featuring 31 large scale paintings and sculpture from the museum collection. The exhibition is on through July 30, 2010. This exhibition celebrates art of the past half-century: Pure abstraction, Op […]

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Small Scale, Big Change: New Architectures of Social Engagement at he Museum of Modern Art

NEW YORK, – Small Scale, Big Change: New Architectures of Social Engagement, a major exhibition organized by The Museum of Modern Art, will explore contemporary architecture as a powerful means for improving social conditions, focusing on 11 noteworthy built or under construction projects in underserved communities around the world. The exhibition will be on view […]

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Denver Art Museum Brings Artists to the Forefront in Dramatic New American Indian galleries

Denver Art Museum Brings Artists to the Forefront in Dramatic New American Indian galleries

Denver, Colo. – Building on the approach the Denver Art Museum (DAM) pioneered in 1925, when it became the first American museum to collect Native American objects as art rather than artifacts, this summer the museum will begin the renovation and complete reinstallation of its American Indian and Northwest Coast art galleries to place an […]

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Grand Opening of Expanded Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Grand Opening of Expanded Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The grand opening celebration of the largest expansion project in the history of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts takes place on Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and 2, with an array of free special events and activities, including a ribbon cutting, Tibetan Monks creating a sand mandala, exhibitions, lectures, artist demonstrations, music, dance demonstrations, […]

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Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Collections Online

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has introduced a collections online searchable database with pictures of over 3,000 items from the museum’s collection, and archives of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center. The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Collections Online, enables the public to view, images of art and photographs in the Museum Collection and correspondence from Research Center […]

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Guercino Painting Acquired by the Kimbell Art Museum in Forth Worth Texas

Guercino Painting Acquired by the Kimbell Art Museum in Forth Worth Texas

FORT WORTH—The Kimbell Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, has acquired the painting Christ and the Woman of Samaria, dated to 1619–20, by the Italian artist Guercino, one of the foremost painters of his time. The purchase was announced today by the Museum’s director, Eric M. Lee. The painting dates from Guercino’s early, rarest, and […]

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Oakland Museum of California Reopens

The newly transformed Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) opens Saturday, May 1, with 31 hours of continuous, round-the-clock free programs and events, after a two-year, $58 million renovation. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1, on the street in front of the new Oak Street entrance with a Native American Ohlone blessing, a […]

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Woodmere Museum Items Sold at Bonhams

Woodmere Museum Items Sold at Bonhams

Bonhams New York’s April 27th sale of European Furniture & Decorative Arts was marked by several strong results. Consisting of just over 250 lots, the sale was highlighted by a spectacular group of French and Continental porcelain urns from the Woodmere Art Museum (Philadelphia, PA) which brought some of the strongest performances of the sale. […]

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