May, 2010

Spencer Museum of Art Plans Future Expansion

LAWRENCE — The internationally renowned architectural firm of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (formerly I. M. Pei & Partners) has been contracted to produce a phased master planning document for the future expansion of the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas. “A planning document developed by this highly respected firm will articulate […]

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Angela Grauerholz : The inexhaustible image … épuiser l’image at The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography

Ottawa (Ontario) – Born in Germany, artist Angela Grauerholz has been living in Montreal since the mid-1970s. She has long been interested in feminism, conceptual art, and a range of theoretical perspectives on photography, influences that have shaped her art over the last 25 years. The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography is mounting a major […]

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Van Gogh Museum Acquires Louis Anquetin Painting

Van Gogh Museum Acquires Louis Anquetin Painting

The Van Gogh Museum purchased the painting Woman on the Champs-Élysées by night (c. 1891) by Louis Anquetin (1861-1932). The purchase was made possible with support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Rembrandt Association (supported by Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds) and the VSB Foundation. Louis Anquetin (1861-1932), Woman on the Champs-Élysées by night, c. 1891 The painting […]

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Seattle Art Museum Announces Steps to Balance Budget

SEATTLE, – The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) has announced a series of measures aimed at cutting expenses and achieving a balanced budget for the forthcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2010. Immediate reductions to staffing levels, other compensation-related expenses, and a two-week furlough and museum closure will be implemented as parts of successive, institution-wide […]

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Erie Art Museum Offers Studio Art Classes

The Erie Art Museum offers art classes and workshops for children and adults year-round. Beginning on Monday, June 14, 2010 the Museum offers classes ranging from Photography to African Drum and Dance. Classes are available to beginners and more experienced artists and are offered in quarterly sessions lasting three to ten weeks. Professional artists teach […]

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KIMBELL ART MUSEUM UNVEILS FINAL DESIGN BY RENZO PIANO FOR NEW BUILDING

KIMBELL ART MUSEUM UNVEILS FINAL DESIGN BY RENZO PIANO FOR NEW BUILDING

Lightness, Transparency, and Dialogue with Louis Kahn Fort Worth, TX – Today the Kimbell Art Museum unveils the final design by Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) for a major new museum building located to the west of its existing building, a landmark of modern architecture designed by Louis I. Kahn. South East View Slated to […]

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces Work by Leading Landscape and Pop Artists

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces Work by Leading Landscape and Pop Artists

BENTONVILLE, Ark., – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced two distinctive contemporary works. Enassamishhinjijweian (2009), a tour-de-force landscape by Tom Uttech, builds on the collection’s strength in American landscapes, supplementing Asher B. Durand’s Kindred Spirits, Thomas Moran’s Autumn Landscape and Marsden Hartley’s Hall of the Mountain King, among other works. The second announced […]

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The New York Public Library Takes Giant Step In Preserving Its Digitized Collections

The New York Public Library has taken a giant step towards storing, preserving and protecting its digitized book collections, partnering with HathiTrust, a shared repository of digitized content from academic and research libraries. NYPL is the 27th library to join the partnership, which was formed in 2008 and counts the Columbia University Library and the […]

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Sabine Breitwieser Appointed Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art at The Museum of Modern Art

Sabine Breitwieser Appointed Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art at The Museum of Modern Art

New York, – Independent curator, author, and lecturer Sabine Breitwieser has been appointed Chief Curator of the Department of Media and Performance Art at The Museum of Modern Art, it was announced by MoMA Director Glenn D. Lowry. Ms. Breitwieser, who from 1988 to 2007 served as founding Director and Curator of the Generali Foundation, […]

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Shaker Museum And North Bennet Street School Offer Summer Training Courses

For the second summer, Boston’s acclaimed North Bennet Street School (www.nbss.org) will team up with the Shaker Museum and Library (www.shakermuseumandlibrary.org), this time to offer three two-week training courses in traditional woodworking and carpentry skills at the museum’s North Family at Mount Lebanon Shaker Village site in New Lebanon, NY. The expanded series of hands-on […]

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Whitney to Break Ground on New Downtown Building

Whitney to Break Ground on New Downtown Building

63% of Fundraising Goal Has Been Achieved in Leadership Phase of Campaign Downtown Museum to Offer Long-Awaited Opportunity to Show More of the Whitney’s Unsurpassed Collection of 20th- and 21st-Century American Art and to Provide Essential Space for Special Exhibitions and Programs NEW YORK, NY – In an historic decision for the Whitney Museum of […]

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99th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of California Art

As the California Art Club celebrates its Centennial, it will unveil the 99th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition on Sunday, June 13, at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. The three-week display, juried by a panel of museum scholars, will spotlight nearly 150 representational paintings and sculpture by contemporary-traditional fine artists, including Meredith Brooks Abbott, […]

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