May, 2010

Post Impressionism:115 Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay Opens at The National Art Center in Tokyo

Post Impressionism:115 Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay Opens at The National Art Center in Tokyo

The National Art Center in Tokyo presents “Post Impressionism:115 Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay”, an exhibition that brings together nearly 100 masterpiece paintings from the legendary collections of the Musée d’Orsay. Open 2010 May 26 − August 16. France in the late 19th century was home to a diverse array of painters whose fertile genius […]

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OZEANEUM is European Museum of the Year

OZEANEUM is European Museum of the Year

The OZEANEUM Stralsund has been awarded Europe’s Museum of the year. The “European Museum of the Year Award”? is said to be the Oscar of museums. Overjoyed, the museum director Dr. Harald Benke accepted the award in form of the sculpture “The Egg”? by sculptor Henry Moore from last year’s prize winner, the Salzburg Museum. […]

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Dallas Museum of Art Receives Transport Security Administration Certification to Ship Works of Art

One of Very Few U.S. Museums to Achieve This Clearance Level DALLAS, TX, – The Dallas Museum of Art has been named by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as a certified cargo screening facility (CCSF), a federal designation that makes the process of shipping artwork by air much easier for the Museum. This makes the […]

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Flourish: At the Foundling Museum

Flourish: At the Foundling Museum

This summer the Foundling Museum is exhibiting the finest and most exciting examples of works submitted through the Flourish programme. Curated by Beatty Hallas, Flourish was set up in 2006 as a response to the frustration voiced by looked-after artists about the lack of opportunity to show their work. It is a showcase for young […]

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Mummies Arrive at California Science Center for World Premiere of Mummies of the World Exhibition

The largest collection of mummies ever assembled will travel nearly 6,000 miles to make its highly anticipated arrival in Los Angeles on Friday, May 28. The mummies are traveling to the United States for the first time as part of the Mummies of the World exhibition, set to make its world debut at the California […]

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Harley-Davidson Museum Presents rue Evel: The Amazing Story of Evel Knievel

A small-town kid from Butte, Montana, Robert Craig Knievel spent his early life aiming high and always wanting more. He started a semi-pro hockey team; he marched on Washington; he sold insurance; he opened his own motorcycle shop. Finally, he decided to become a motorcycle daredevil, and the rest, as they say, is history. In […]

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Long Island Children’s Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums Program

The Long Island Children’s Museum announced its partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and more than 600 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from June 1 through Labor Day 2010. Families can visit www.licm.org for museum hours and special program […]

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New York Seeks Developer for Harlem Jazz Museum

New York City is seeking a developer to build a new home for the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, the city’s Economic Development Corp, has issued a request for proposals for developers to bid on the project. The 10,000-square-foot site is a city-owned lot across from the Apollo Theater. The space will also house the […]

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Statue Unveiled at The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center

The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center and Waterbucket Media hosted a press conference today, Monday, May 24 to unveil the rendering of the Yogi Berra Statue. During the press conference, a rendering of the statue was unveiled by Sculptor Brian Hanlon, and Yogi Berra. “This sculpture represents a tribute to New Jersey’s most decorated […]

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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Presents Rousseau Exhibition

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Presents Rousseau Exhibition

One hundred years after the death of Henri Rousseau in 1910, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, in collaboration with the Fondation Beyeler of Basel, dedicates an exhibition to the extraordinary French painter. Open 25 May through 12 September, 2010. Approximately thirty masterpieces provide a sweeping review of the tremendous breadth of his artistic career and underscore […]

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Rare and Newly Restored 18th-Century Synagogue from Suriname to be Highlight of Israel Museum’s New Synagogue Route

Jerusalem – A newly restored 18th-century synagogue from Suriname – one of only two remaining examples – will be a highlight of the Israel Museum’s newly installed Mandel Wing for Jewish Art and Life, on view beginning July 26, 2010, when the Museum opens its expanded and renewed campus to the public. This rare and […]

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Israel Museum Launches New Membership Campaign

Months before its reopening on July 26, 2010, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem is launching a special campaign, full of surprises, to promote annual membership of individuals and families. The Museum aims to add to its ranks thousands of new individual and family members, who will enjoy the numerous exhibitions and artistic attractions slated to open […]

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