May, 2010

Robert Dante and the Minneapolis Bullwhip Academy at Twin Cities Museum

Robert Dante and the Minneapolis Bullwhip Academy at Twin Cities Museum

Whip cracking goes public on five Sundays this summer with pro bullwhip artist Robert Dante and the Minneapolis Bullwhip Academy taking part in the Walker Art Center’s Open Field project in the Twin Cities. Free and open to the public, the 5-session program introduces whip cracking to newcomers of all ages and gives members of […]

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Buchanan Museum of Fine Art Announces Harry Ahn Retrospective

The Buchanan Museum of Fine Artannounces the opening of a Retrospective featuring the over forty (40) works by realist artist Harry Ahn, 2010 Grand Prize winner at the Oil Painters of America National Exhibition and recipient of 2010 First Place Members Award in Sketch, sponsored by the Portrait Society of America. Opening May 29, 2010 […]

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London Zoo Gathers Scientists at Speakers Corner

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is gathering together the UK’s leading scientific brains to talk at Speakers’ Corner. On Monday 14 June 2010, scientists will take to their soapboxes at the world’s most famous debating arena. They’ll be tackling three broad themes of Earth Evolution, Earth Challenges and Earth Solutions, but they’ll be expecting […]

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Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection at the Katonah Museum of Art

Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection at the Katonah Museum of Art

(Katonah, NY) Very few of us have had the opportunity to experience the rich culture of Cuba by visiting the island nation. The Katonah Museum of Art will bring some of that culture to us when it opens Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection, on June 27. This riveting exhibition, which runs […]

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Teacher Week at the Erie Art Museum

The Erie Art Museum is gearing up for Teacher Week, July 19-23, 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Open to teachers of all age levels and disciplines, this week immerses you in the ‘behind the scenes’ work of the Erie Art Museum. Participants can choose to work with Museum staff and write exhibit text, do research, help […]

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Nasher Sculpture Center Presents First Museum Retrospective of Rachel Whiteread Drawings

Nasher Sculpture Center Presents First Museum Retrospective of Rachel Whiteread Drawings

DALLAS, Texas – The Nasher Sculpture Center presents the first museum retrospective of drawings by contemporary British artist Rachel Whiteread. Featuring over 125 drawings and collages selected from the artist’s studio, as well as from leading public and private collections in Europe and the United States, the exhibition brings to the fore a rarely seen […]

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Tiffany: Color and Light at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Color and light. Dazzling designs. Windows, wisteria and watercolors The most important exhibition in decades devoted to Louis Comfort Tiffany’s opulent creations in glass will open on May 29 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Richmond is the only U.S. stop for “Tiffany: Color and Light,” which will continue until August 15. The exhibition […]

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The Heckscher at 90: Then and Now Anniversary Exhibition

As part of its 90th anniversary celebration, The Heckscher Museum of Art presents The Heckscher at 90: Then and Now, featuring favorite works from the Permanent Collection and new acquisitions. From its founding in 1920, with a gift of more than a hundred works from the industrialist and real estate magnate August Heckscher, the Museum’s […]

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Delaware Art Museum Announces New Trustees

The Delaware Art Museum announced the Board of Trustees and the Museum Members elected five new Trustees to three-year terms at their Annual Meeting on May 12, 2010. Delaware Art Museum Trustees are dedicated community leaders who volunteer their time to guide the institution by monitoring the Museum’s finances, and ensuring that programs and policies […]

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The Phillips Collection Presents Masterworks from the Allen Memorial Art Museum

The Phillips Collection Presents Masterworks from the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Washington, D.C. – Illustrating its unconventional approach to displaying art, The Phillips Collection will present loosely themed groupings of some of its own masterworks with 25 masterpieces from Oberlin College’s Allen Memorial Art Museum. Half of the 24 paintings and one sculpture on loan from the Allen are old masters, dating from the 16th to […]

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The Natural History Museum Presents New Exhibition The Deep

The Natural History Museum exhibition, The Deep will plunge visitors into the abyss, revealing a deep sea environment less explored than the surface of the moon. With bizarre creatures that have adapted to their harsh world in wonderful ways, visitors to the exhibition will discover the extraordinary yet fragile biodiversity that exists in the deep […]

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MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts Opens 30 May

MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts Opens 30 May

Rome – The National Museum of XXI Century Arts designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, will open to the public on Sunday 30 May, crowning the long-standing commitment by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage & Activities and the Ministry of Infrastructure. MAXXI is the first Italian national museum devoted to contemporary creativity. With support from […]

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