May, 2010

Recent Acquisitions to the Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection

Recent Acquisitions to the Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection

An exhibition presenting artworks recently acquired for IMMA’s Collection, marking the first occasion that these works have been shown at the Museum as part of that Collection, opens to the public at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday 19 May 2010. Collecting the New comprises some 42 works which have, for the most […]

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Oxford University Museum of Natural History Celebrates Anniversary With a Series of Events

The Oxford University Museum of Natural History celebrates its 150th anniversary 1860-2010 The Oxford University Museum of Natural History has played an important role in the development of science and culture. It was in the museum in 1860 that the celebrated debate on Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species took place between the Bishop of Oxford, […]

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MuseumPublicity.com Website Update

The new design displays headline and featured articles and offers new categories, listing: fine art, antiquities, natural history and science and technology. Social networking features have also been extended, allowing easier integration with Facebook, Twitter and other social and media networks. Museum Publicity provides an online news resource featuring details of exhibitions, lectures, workshops; educational […]

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British Library and brightsolid partnership to digitise up to 40 million pages of historic newspapers

The British Library’s Chief Executive, Dame Lynne Brindley, will today announce a major new partnership between the Library and online publisher brightsolid, owner of online brands including findmypast.co.uk and Friends Reunited. The ten-year agreement will deliver the most significant mass digitisation of newspapers the UK has ever seen: up to 40 million historic pages from […]

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National Museum of the Marine Corps Announces Opening of Three New Galleries

The National Museum of the Marine Corps will soon open the doors to three new, major galleries and all members of the media are invited to attend a special press preview for a first look at the completed exhibits on May 25, 2010 at 10:00a.m. The opening of the new galleries brings more than 12,000sq.ft. […]

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Art of the American Soldier Exhibition at The National Constitution Center

Art of the American Soldier Exhibition at The National Constitution Center

Never-before-seen collection of soldier artwork 100 years in the making Philadelphia, PA – More than 15,000 paintings and sketches created by over 1,300 American soldiers in the line of duty have been in curatorial storage in Washington, D.C. for decades, seldom made available for public viewing. Art of the American Soldier will bring these powerful […]

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Saved for the nation: Baroque masterpiece goes on display at the National Gallery

Saved for the nation: Baroque masterpiece goes on display at the National Gallery

One of the greatest works by the Italian Baroque master Domenichino (1581–1641) is to remain in Britain and is now on public display in Room 32 of the National Gallery, having been acquired by an anonymous private collector. This is a tremendous outcome for the nation and a triumph of collaboration between the Reviewing Committee […]

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Smithsonian Awards Kirk Savage the 22nd Annual Eldredge Prize for His Book about the National Mall and the Transformation of Memorial Spaces

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the 2010 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art to Kirk Savage for his book Monument Wars: Washington, D.C., the National Mall, and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape (University of California Press, 2009). It is recognized as a “beautifully written and cogently argued book […]

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Tal Mazliach Exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

The exhibition presents for the first time paintings from the past five years, as well as a selection of paintings from previous years. Open through Saturday 26 June 2010. Tal Mazliach’s paintings are constructed like a riddle which the viewer must decipher. Beyond the colorful, tempting, almost blinding cover, there hides a plethora of images, […]

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Handel House Museum Marks the 40th Anniversary of Jimi Hendrix Death

‘This is my first real home of my own’¹ – Jimi Hendrix, 1968 A new exhibition exploring the London life, music, performances and enduring legacy of Jimi Hendrix opens on 25 August 2010 at Handel House Museum. Hendrix in Britain commemorates the 40th anniversary of Hendrix’s death on 18 September 1970 and runs from 25 […]

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Offers Free Admission Day

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., – The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), a leading cultural destination, announced today that it will offer free admission on May 18, 2010 as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) celebration of International Museum Day. Participation by AAMD member museums will focus attention on the important roles that art […]

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Ulster Museum Seeks Voters for Art Fund Award

The Northern Ireland public has been urged to get behind the Ulster Museum for its chance to win £100,000 in the prestigious Art Fund award. The Ulster Museum is the only museum in Northern Ireland to reach this stage in the competition and is up against 10 other museums across the UK which is in […]

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