July, 2010

Steven Holl Architects Designed Museums Win International Architecture Awards

Steven Holl Architects Designed Museums Win International Architecture Awards

Steven Holl Architects has received International Architecture Awards for the Knut Hamsun Center in Hamarøy, Norway and the Herning Museum of Contemporary Art in Herning, Denmark The awards, administered annually by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Center for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies honor “new and cutting-edge design” […]

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The Emperor’s Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City at the Peabody Essex Museum

The Emperor’s Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City at the Peabody Essex Museum

Never before seen by the public, the contents of an Emperor’s private retreat deep within the Forbidden City will be revealed for the first time at the Peabody Essex Museum. On view September 14, 2010 to January 9, 2011. An 18th-century compound in a hidden quadrant of the immense imperial complex, the Qianlong Garden (also […]

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James T. Ulak, Deputy Director of the Freer and Sackler Galleries, Receives Japan’s Prestigious “Order of the Rising Sun” Award

James T. Ulak, deputy director and senior curator of Japanese art at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Galleries, has been selected to receive the “Order of the Rising Sun,” an award conferred by the Japanese government for exceptional civil or military merit. The Order is presented in recognition of Ulak’s […]

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Peabody Essex Museum Hosts Art Museum Libraries Symposium

Peabody Essex Museum Hosts Art Museum Libraries Symposium

SALEM, MA – Libraries, archives, and museums face similar challenges. Libraries and archives affiliated with art museums have a second layer of concerns to consider in determining how they best relate to their parent institution. The Peabody Essex Museum’s (PEM) Phillips Library will host a symposium on September 23 and 24, 2010 to explore the […]

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