June, 2010

National Museum of the Marine Corps Launches Virtual Experience

National Museum of the Marine Corps Launches Virtual Experience

The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation today launched the National Museum of the Marine Corps Virtual Experience, allowing Marines and civilians from across the world to experience a cutting-edge web version of the real National Museum of the Marine Corps (NMMC) located in Quantico, Virginia. With in-depth, special educational features on exhibits, galleries and artifacts as […]

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Seattle Museum of Flight Groundbreaking Time Changed

The Museum of Flight has moved the time of the groundbreaking ceremony for its new Space Gallery from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29 to enable Gov. Gregoire to attend. The groundbreaking will still take place next to the Museum of Flight Library and Archives Building, 9303 East Marginal Way South in […]

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Inspiring Fashion: Gifts from Designers Honoring Tom Marotta at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Inspiring Fashion: Gifts from Designers Honoring Tom Marotta at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Fashion designers use their talent and vision to interpret the current mood and aesthetic, finding inspiration in a variety of sources. The exploration of an artistic movement, a reinterpretation of historic clothing, or the transformation of street styles or utilitarian clothes may be the springboard for innovative statements. Some designers begin with geometry or shape, […]

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LACMA Presents John Baldessari: Pure Beauty Retrospective

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, the most extensive retrospective to date of Los Angeles-based artist John Baldessari (b. 1931), on view June 27 to September 12, 2010. Organized by LACMA in association with Tate Modern, the exhibition will bring together more than 150 works and examine the […]

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Turner and the Masters Exhibition Opens at Museo del Prado

Turner and the Masters Exhibition Opens at Museo del Prado

Having already been seen in London and Paris, Turner and the Masters is now on view at the Museo del Prado in Madrid. Its aim is to reveal to visitors the extent of Turner’s links with other historically important artists and the profoundly original way in which he assimilated their influence. This comparison will assist […]

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Science Museum to Open Climate Science Gallery

The Science Museum in London, has announced new details of ‘atmosphere: exploring climate science’ the new climate science gallery opening in November 2010. ‘atmosphere’ will provide a dedicated space for Science Museum visitors to deepen their understanding of climate science in an enjoyable, engaging and memorable way. It will include interactive exhibits and a variety […]

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Motown Historical Museum Opens Jackson 5 Exhibition

The Motown Historical Museum in Detroit, has opened a Jackson 5 exhibition marking the anniversary this week of Michael Jackson’s death. Exhibit open through Sept. 30. Chief curator Lina Stephens says the exhibit celebrates the life of Jackson and acknowledges the Jackson 5’s “contribution to the Motown story.” Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009. […]

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