July, 2010

The Egypt Experience: Secrets of the Tomb at the Toledo Museum of Art

The Egypt Experience: Secrets of the Tomb at the Toledo Museum of Art

The Toledo Museum of Arts mummies return to public view for this exploration of ancient Egyptian beliefs about life and the afterlife. Opens Oct. 29, 2010. Believing that if they lived good lives they would pass to a better world after death, Egyptians spent enormous effort to ensure the preservation of both body and spirit. […]

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Artists Exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art

The 92nd annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition is now open at the Toledo Museum of Art. The juried show offers an eclectic mix of works in a variety of media, including photography, drawings, etchings, jewelry, glass and paintings. Organized annually by the Museum and the Toledo Federation of Art Societies with support from the Ohio […]

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Whitney Museum of American Art Selects Rockwell Group to Design New Cafe

Whitney Museum of American Art Selects Rockwell Group to Design New Cafe

New York – The Whitney Museum of American Art has selected Rockwell Group for the architecture and design of its forthcoming cafe, created and operated by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, opening this winter. The yet-to-be-named cafe, located on the Whitney’s lower level, will be open for both Museum and non-museum visitors, serving breakfast […]

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Brooklyn Museum to Display Damian Wampler Prints

Photographer Damian Wampler is proud to announce that two prints from the series Darfur in Brooklyn have been acquired by the Brooklyn Museum. One of the prints, Untitled 1 (Kitchen), will be on display in the American Identities galleries on the 5th floor from August-December 2010. Darfur in Brooklyn is a documentary photography project that […]

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Erie Art Museum Blues & Jazz Festival

In conjunction with the Erie Art Museum Blues & Jazz Festival, the Museum is hosting Hal Walker, family performance act and harmonica extraordinaire, in a four-day residency. Walker composes and improvises on the piano, guitar, voice, concertina, harmonica, jaw harp, and the khaen (a mouth organ made out of bamboo pipe from Southeast Asia). The […]

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Battle of Britain Remembrance Day at the Museum of Flight

Battle of Britain Remembrance Day at the Museum of Flight

70th anniversary of history’s greatest air battle honored with a full day of lectures and a weekend of events SEATTLE, – In remembrance of the 70th anniversary history’s first major battle to be decided purely in the air–the Battle of Britain–The Museum of Flight presents a day of special presentations on Sept. 18, with two […]

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Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

San Francisco, CA, – Yiddish jive?! Cab Calloway was the king. “If I Were a Rich Man” remade into a gospel reverie?! The Temptations did it in 1969. This fall, the Contemporary Jewish Museum invites you to sit down and relax or sing along and dance as you experience its newest exhibition Black Sabbath: The […]

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) Presents New Works: Prints, Drawings and Collages

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) Presents New Works: Prints, Drawings and Collages

Exhibition Showcases Twenty-Two Innovative Artists, from Jasper Johns and Claes Oldenburg to Tara Donovan and Michael Oatman BOSTON, MA – Though richly varied in style, content, and medium, works on view in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), exhibition New Works: Prints, Drawings, Collages share a common thread: they are recently acquired (by purchase, […]

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LACMA Receives $75,000 for Film Program

The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn has announced at a special luncheon that it is donating $75,000 to the The Los Angeles County Museum of Art to support it’s film program. LACMA had announced that it would be ending its weekend screening series for budgetary reasons. But the museum reversed its decision following a public outcry […]

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Crystal Bridges To Loan Major Works by Parrish, Rockwell

Crystal Bridges To Loan Major Works by Parrish, Rockwell

BENTONVILLE, Ark., – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will share important works of art by America’s most beloved artist-illustrators with the Toledo Museum of Art. Maxfield Parrish’s lyrical nocturne The Lantern Bearers (1908), originally created as a frontispiece for the December 10, 1910 issue of Collier’s magazine, and Norman Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter (1943), […]

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) Hosts Fun Family Free Day on July 30th

BOSTON, MA – From masterpieces by Vincent van Gogh to Japanese tattoo designs and contemporary photography, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), presents works from around the world as it hosts a “Free Fun Friday” on July 30th from 10 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. The event features admission to special exhibitions, family activities, and […]

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Butler Institute of American Art Publishes Second Major Art History Volume Highlighting the Museum’s Permanent  Collection

Butler Institute of American Art Publishes Second Major Art History Volume Highlighting the Museum’s Permanent Collection

Youngstown – Masterworks from The Butler Institute of American Art, a three year effort by Butler staff, contains full color reproductions of one hundred sixty of Butler’s most beloved works. Recent acquisitions, including the Butler’s new Jackson Pollock and Norman Rockwell paintings, are included in this stunning, 416 page volume, printed in the USA by […]

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