July, 2010

Landscape of Change: History Exhibition at the Fairfield Museum

This exhibition at the Fairfield Museum and History Center tells the story of Fairfield and its changing identity across 375 years, reflecting areas of American experience from the late period of Native American occupation through to the mid-20th century. Open through January, 2, 2011. Featuring more than 100 of the Museum’s best and rarest artifacts, […]

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21st Century Engraved Glass Exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum

21st Century Engraved Glass Exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum brings together a selection of the finest contemporary glass engraving, showcasing the artistry of the Guild of Glass Engravers. Open through 15 August 2010. The Guild, which is the only organisation devoted to this art form and counts internationally-renowned artists amongst its number, was founded in 1975 by a small group of […]

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Fitzwilliam Museum Announces Winner of Chen Hong prize draw

A prize draw to mark the Fitzwilliam’s popular late opening as part of the nationwide Museums at Night event has been won by visitor Anne Wiltshire. The draw, which visitors to the museum’s special sea-themed opening opening on Friday 14 May could enter, offered the chance to win an exclusive artwork by Chinese artist Chen […]

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John Pawson Plain Space Exhibition at the Design Museum

John Pawson Plain Space Exhibition at the Design Museum

This autumn, the Design Museum presents a major exhibition of the work of British architect John Pawson. Often labelled a ‘minimalist’, he is known for his rigorous process of design. By reducing and editing he creates architecture and product designs of visual clarity, simplicity and grace. Open 22 September 2010 – 30 January 2011. Plain […]

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Chapel Hill Museum to Close on July 11

In light of Town Council’s recent funding decision regarding the Chapel Hill Museum, it is with great sadness that the Museum’s Executive Board of Trustees announces that the venerable organization that has operated on the Town of Chapel Hill’s behalf since 1996 will be closing its doors. While thankful for Council’s gesture of support, funding […]

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Contemporary Jewish Museum Presents Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)

Contemporary Jewish Museum Presents Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)

“I was out walking the dear dog and I saw 500 things that made me want to make art.” – Maira Kalman San Francisco, CA – This summer, the Contemporary Jewish Museum presents Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World), the first major museum survey of the work of award-winning illustrator, author and designer […]

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Bellevue Arts Museum announces BAM artsfair award winners

Bellevue, WA – Bellevue Arts Museum announced the winners of the Carol Duke Artist Awards of Excellence sponsored by Tiffany & Co. The prestigious award is given every year to the top ten artists of BAM artsfair, a long-standing, much treasured community event featuring over 300 juried artists from across the nation and a multitude […]

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The Nomadic Studio at the DePaul University Art Museum

The Stockyard Institute will repurpose the DePaul University Art Museum as a nomadic studio, transforming the space into a hybrid station for production, exhibition, development, performance, publication and education.Open July 8-November 20, 2010. Amidst four months of innovative programs and live performances, features include a convertible recording studio, Stockyard publication office (SITE), nomadic teacher center, […]

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Unveils Cornerstone to Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR)

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Unveils Cornerstone to Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR)

Queen Elizabeth II has unveiled the cornerstone of the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The symbolic monument contained a stone from Runnymede in England, the site of the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215. “The symbolism of the Magna Carta is now joined to the historical importance of a site where aboriginal peoples […]

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Reading Maya Kingship Lecture by Simon Martin at the British Museum

Reading Maya Kingship Lecture by Simon Martin at the British Museum

Historian Simon Martin of the University of Pennsylvania, will give a lecture talk at the British Museum, on 8 July, examining the history behind ancient Maya art, showing how the decipherment of hieroglyphic inscriptions has opened a unique window on an ancient American culture. This event is part of A History of the World in […]

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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Renovation

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Renovation

The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum is temporarily closed. The museum is currently undergoing full renovation with plans for reopening summer 2011 Historic Tours of America® is proud to be renovating and expanding the existing Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Due to extensive fire damage, the entire existing site will be demolished, and […]

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Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Announces G-20 Closings

Museums of Art and Natural History, Science Center, The Warhol to close Sept. 24-25 PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh announced that its four museums—Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum—will be closed to the public and most employees on Thursday, September 24, and Friday, September […]

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