May, 2010

MSA Presents Retail Sales Director of Phoenix Art Museum With 2010 Merit Award

The Museum Store Association is pleased to honor Lee Werhan, of the Phoenix Art Museum, with the MSA 2010 Merit Award. MSA’s outgoing President Meta Devine presented Lee with the Award at the 2010 MSA Retail Conference & Expo in Austin in April. “Lee’s attention to detail and his relentless pursuit of great and informative […]

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Chakaia Booker: In and Out at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Chakaia Booker: In and Out at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Over the past decade, Chakaia Booker has become one of America’s most important contemporary sculptors. Chakaia Booker: In and Out is the largest and most comprehensive museum exhibition of this African-American artist’s work to date, and represents the wide range of Booker’s practice from the mid-1990s to the present. The exhibition includes monumental outdoor sculptures, […]

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International Museum Day 2010

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day in 1977 to encourage public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society. Momentum has been rising unabated ever since. In 2009, International Museum Day garnered record-breaking participation with almost 20,000 museums hosting events in more than 90 countries. The worldwide community […]

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Susan DeLand Recognized as Industry Leader for Longtime Commitment to the Museum Store Association

The Museum Store Association is pleased to honor Susan DeLand, of The J. Paul Getty Museum, with the MSA 2010 Merit Award. MSA’s outgoing President Meta Devine presented Susan with the Award at the 2010 MSA Retail Conference & Expo in Austin in April. Susan has been a member of MSA since 1988. In fact, […]

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Out of the Ordinary: Photographs by Garry Winogrand and Larry Clark at The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

Out of the Ordinary: Photographs by Garry Winogrand and Larry Clark at The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

The photographs by Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) and Larry Clark (born 1943) redefined documentary photography of the 1960s-70s American social landscape. Winogrand, a tireless and prolific street photographer, captured people he encountered by chance in public places with an informal, candid snapshot immediacy. He focused on the most ordinary activities and occurrences to create images of […]

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Visions – Spectacular Art from the Ulster Museum Collections

Visions – Spectacular Art from the Ulster Museum Collections

An exhibition of Irish and international art covering four centuries is on display at the transformed Ulster Museum, open through Tuesday 26 October 2010. The exhibition, “Visions – Spectacular Art from the Ulster Museum” will feature more than 170 works from the permanent collection. The new show will include works by a range of important […]

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Ulster Folk & Transport Museum The Art of History Exhibition

The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is providing a rare opportunity to view some of the most revealing images of early 19th century Ireland by Sampson Towgood Roch. Opening on April 30th, the exhibition “The Art of History: Watercolours of Irish Town Life in the 1820s” will include exquisite watercolours depicting a broad variety of […]

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Montclair Art Museum Receives Prestigious State Arts Awards

MONTCLAIR, NJ, – The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) has been designated a Major Arts Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts for a solid history of excellence in substantial arts programming and contribution to increasing the quality of life in New Jersey. This marks the 12th straight year that MAM has been […]

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Vitra Design Museum and The Corning Museum of Glass Partner for Art Basel

Corning, NY – The Corning Museum of Glass will bring GlassLab to the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010, pairing international designers with Corning Museum glassmakers for a series of collaborative “design performances.” GlassLab design sessions will take place on the newly expanded Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany, from June 14 to […]

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Columbia Museum of Art Contemporaries Announce Award Winner Joshua Drews named 2010 Contemporaries Artist of the Year

Columbia, SC – Joshua Drews from Columbia, SC was awarded the sixth annual Contemporaries’ Artist of the Year award during a soirée and silent auction hosted by the Contemporaries of the Columbia Museum of Art on Thursday, May 13. Drews’ watercolor, titled Eye on Sparrow, was selected as the winner based on the following criteria: […]

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The Hammer Museum Presents Diana Al-Hadid Exhibition

The Hammer Museum Presents Diana Al-Hadid Exhibition

The Hammer Museum presents an exhibition of works by Sculptor Diana Al-Hadid, open through August 15, 2010. Diana Al-Hadid Built From Our Tallest Tales 2008 Wood, metal, polystyrene, polymer gypsum, fiberglass, plastic, concrete and paint. 144 x 100 x 80 in. (365.76 x 254 x 203.2 cm Al-Hadid constructs baroque architectural forms such as towers, […]

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Cleveland Museum of Art to Open Renovated Galleries

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s (CMA) collections from the ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Egypt and Africa, as well as works from Late Antiquity, the Byzantine Empire and the European Middle Ages, will return to public view on June 26. The works will be showcased in 17 newly renovated galleries, which also include dedicated spaces […]

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