July, 2010

Amon Carter Museum Presents American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White

This special exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum demonstrates how documentary photography transformed modern art in America through an examination of the work of photographers Berenice Abbott, Margaret Bourke-White, and Walker Evans. Open October 2, 2010–January 2, 2011. In the 1930s, American photographers pushed the genre of documentary photography to the forefront of public culture […]

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New Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts Announces Light Up the Arts Gala

New Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts Announces Light Up the Arts Gala

The new Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC, will open its doors on Friday, September 10 with the Light Up the Arts Gala with Tony Bennett presented by Hanesbrands Inc., followed by Community Weekend presented by Reynolds American and Wachovia, a Wells Fargo Company, featuring more than 100 arts and cultural experiences […]

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The Israel Museum In Jerusalem Officially Opened With Over 100 Video Channels, Projectors And Screens Designed By AVD

The renovated Israel museum in Jerusalem has been officially opened in a grand opening. After almost three years of detailed design work with the museum architects, interior designers and curators, the museum now includes more than 100 video channels displayed on LCD screens and projectors, a few touch screens with interactive labeling system, digital signage […]

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Plastic bottle yacht Plastiki Arrives at Australian National Maritime Museum

Plastic bottle yacht Plastiki Arrives at Australian National Maritime Museum

Plastiki, the remarkable ocean-going yacht made from 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles, will be on view at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, for a full month after its arrival in Sydney today. The 18-metre catamaran will conclude an epic 8000 nautical mile voyage from San Francisco, California, when it arrives at the museum at […]

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Penrith and Eden Museum to Open After Refurbishment

Penrith and Eden Museum will reopen after refurbishment Penrith and Eden Museum is temporarily closed as work is underway to make the venue more accessible to disabled visitors but also increase space for temporary exhibitions and educational workshops. The refurbishment will see the installation of improved lighting as well as a projection system allowing the […]

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Rubens, Poussin and 17th Century Artists Exhibition at the Jacquemart-Andre Museum

Rubens, Poussin and 17th Century Artists Exhibition at the Jacquemart-Andre Museum

This exhibition assembles around sixty paintings from some of the best private and public collections in Europe (Art museums in Lille, Nantes, Rennes, Oxford, Liège, and more). It offers a unique view of two great artistic movements of the 17th century: Flemish Baroque painting, of which Rubens is the chief protagonist, and the French Classical […]

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Flowers of the Four Seasons: Ten Centuries of Art from the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture at Berkeley Art Museum

One of the most significant collections of Japanese art in North America will pay its first visit to the Bay Area for the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive’s major fall 2010 exhibition, Flowers of the Four Seasons: Ten Centuries of Art from the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture. […]

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Ancestors and Descendants: Ancient Southwestern America at the Dawn of the 20th Century on display at New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)

Ancestors and Descendants: Ancient Southwestern America at the Dawn of the 20th Century on display at New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)

A little known American Indian archive will be unveiled at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) through October 24, 2010. Ancestors and Descendants: Ancient Southwestern America at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century will be the first comprehensive exhibition of nineteenth century photography, southwestern artifacts and archival research from the George Hubbard Pepper Native […]

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Odyssey: The Photographs of Linda Connor at the RISD Museum of Art

PROVIDENCE, RI — As depicted by Linda Connor, even the humblest subjects are radiant. Odyssey: The Photographs of Linda Connor, on view through October 31, 2010, at The RISD Museum, reveals this internationally renowned artist’s 30-year aesthetic journey to diverse contemplative settings in the U.S., Egypt, India, Nepal, Southeast Asia, Turkey, and Tibet. Connor studied […]

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RISD Museum of Art Presents More than 50 Works by Lynda Benglis

RISD Museum of Art Presents More than 50 Works by Lynda Benglis

PROVIDENCE, RI — American sculptor Lynda Benglis (b. 1941) has defied prevailing views on the nature and function of art for more than 40 years. The exhibition Lynda Benglis, opening at The RISD Museum October 1, 2010, through Sunday, January 9, 2011, is composed of more than 50 works that represent the breadth of her […]

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RISD Museum Family Open Studio: Picturing Photography

Visit the special exhibition “Odyssey: The Photographs of Linda Connor” at the RISD Museum. Explore how distant lands appear familiar and the familiar becomes unknown in photographs that capture timeless places, sacred sites, and the beauty of light. After visiting the exhibition, make a sun print in the Family Open Studio that represents something sacred […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Announces New Head of Education

Sydney, Australia: The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) announces the appointment of independent curator, art critic and lecturer Dr. Maura Reilly as the MCA’s new Head of Education. With more than twenty years of experience, Dr. Reilly has built an impressive career in art education and curatorship. The role is a new position, reflecting the […]

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