July, 2010

State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Top Honorees in the Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2010 Exhibition

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the honorees of the “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2010” exhibition. Showcasing the talent, creativity and diversity of Pennsylvania’s established and emerging artists, the winners were selected from a field of more than 2,000 submissions that was narrowed to 152 finalists. “Once again, Pennsylvania artists shine in this […]

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Mackinac Island Museum Opens

Mackinac Island Museum Opens

The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum has opened ahead of schedule. The museum showcases historic treasures in Mackinac State Historic Parks collection including Native American fine and decorative art, 18th century maps of the Great Lakes region, paintings, drawings, etchings, photographs and historic fine art. Grand opening celebrations are in mid-July. The art […]

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August Events at The Museum of Flight

Wells Fargo Free First Thursday Thursday, Aug. 5, 5 – 9 p.m. Once a month, the Museum stays open late-for free! Enjoy the Museum’s Great Gallery, Personal Courage Wing, Space: Exploring the New Frontier exhibit and more from 5 to 9 p.m., courtesy of Wells Fargo. Museum Store and Wings Café will also remain open […]

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Femininity in Flight Featured in New Exhibit Opening July 10 at The Museum of Flight

Femininity in Flight Featured in New Exhibit Opening July 10 at The Museum of Flight

“Chasing Horizons: Women in Aerospace” exhibit runs July 10 – Nov. 7 SEATTLE, – Opening July 10, Chasing Horizons: Women in Aerospace is a new exhibit produced by The Museum of Flight that portrays the history of women in the aerospace industry. The story begins with the pioneer French aeronaut Élisabeth Thible, who became the […]

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Beamish – The Living Museum of the North Celebrates 40 years

2010 marks a milestone in the story of Beamish, the North East’s very own living museum – its 40th birthday. Way back in 1970, the first two members of staff took up their duties and Beamish came into being. In August that year, founder Director Frank Atkinson took up his full-time post and the three […]

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August Programs at the Detroit Institute of Arts

August Programs at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit – Storytelling, puppet shows and summer camps are some of the activities offered in August. Visitors can also enjoy great live performances of African, classical and jazz music. And don’t miss the final days of the exhibition Through African Eyes: The European in African Art, 1500 to Present, which ends Aug. 8 (this is […]

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Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations at the Smithsonian

“Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations” will be on view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History from Sept. 29, 2010. The exhibition will feature more than 200 artifacts—covering nearly 11,000 years of history—which range from items from the earliest villages to masterpieces of medieval religious art, give an overview of the island’s unique culture. Among […]

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Ulster Museum Wins £100,000 Art Fund Prize

Ulster Museum Wins £100,000 Art Fund Prize

The Ulster Museum, Belfast was tonight announced by judge Kirsty Young as the 2010 winner of the £100,000 Art Fund Prize for museums and galleries. Praised by the judges for its all-round excellence, the museum beat three other short-listed institutions, The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Blists Hill Victorian Town, Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and The Herbert […]

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MIT Museum Polaroid Exhibit to Feature Exclusive Lady Gaga Polaroid Photograph

Polaroid gathered at the MIT Museum to celebrate the brand’s rich 73-year history and bright future. Polaroid presented an exclusive photo of Lady Gaga, Polaroid’s Creative Director, to the MIT Museum that will become a part of the Polaroid artifacts at the museum, while naming Bobby Sager as Chairman of the Board for Polaroid. “The […]

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Mika Rottenberg New Video Installation Debuts at SFMOMA

Artist Mika Rottenberg debuts her latest immersive video installation for SFMOMA’s New Work series this summer in her first solo museum exhibition on the West Coast. Rottenberg makes feminist art decades after feminism was legibly defined. She makes seriously political art that is preposterously funny. She documents reality, but spins it into narrative fiction. With […]

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Showcases Prints by Paul Klee

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Showcases Prints by Paul Klee

From August 7, 2010, through January 16, 2011, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will showcase the exhibition Prints by Paul Klee (1946). Organized by John Zarobell, SFMOMA assistant curator, collections, exhibitions, and commissions, the exhibition features 21 works. SFMOMA has had a longstanding commitment to the art of Paul Klee over its 75-year […]

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Revolution and the City Exhibition Opens at Fraunces Tavern® Museum

It seems hard to believe today but from 1776 to 1783 – for virtually all of the Revolutionary War – New York City was held captive by the King of England. For some New Yorkers this was just fine, but for others who opposed the King it meant either abandoning their beloved City or staying […]

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