July, 2010

Corpse Flower Blooming at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Cockrell Butterfly Center

Corpse Flower Blooming at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Cockrell Butterfly Center

The world’s largest and smelliest plant, nicknamed, Lois the corpse flower, has come into bloom at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, attracting thousands of visitors a day. The flower, nicknamed Lois after a staffer’s mother, has been in the museum for six years, after the museum paid 75 dollars for a tuber from a […]

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Highlights From College Art Collection On Show At Poole Museum

Poole Museum have unveiled four important artworks from Bournemouth and Poole College’s collection of modern art. The works on show are two bronze sculptures, Henry Moore’s “Mother and Child with Apple” and “Kathleen”, by Jacob Epstein, a painting titled “Spring Landscape with a Pond and a House” by Ivon Hitchens and “Jarman’s Door”, a fascinating […]

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ROUGE CABARET Love, Death, the Terrifying and Beautiful World of Otto Dix at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Montreal, – From September 24, 2010, to January 2, 2011, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts will be presenting ROUGE CABARET: The Terrifying and Beautiful World of Otto Dix, the first North American exhibition devoted to Otto Dix (1891-1969), one of the twentieth century’s most important German painters. A keen observer of the world, which […]

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Martin Beauregard Drive End Exhibition on View at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Martin Beauregard Drive End Exhibition on View at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Montreal, – On View through September 19, 2010, in the Contemporary Art Square on Level S2 of the Jean‐Noël Desmarais Pavilion, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts will present Drive End, a remarkable photographic project by Martin Beauregard. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition in a museum. Admission to the exhibition is free at […]

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Gibbes Museum of Art Announces New Personnel and New Positions

Charleston, SC – For fiscal year 2010/2011, the Gibbes Museum of Art is pleased to announce two new hires and several staff promotions. On June 29, Lasley Poe Steever joined the museum in the newly created position of Program and Events Manager. Meredith Siemens joins the Gibbes today as Rental Events Coordinator. The new fiscal […]

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2010 Idaho Triennial Exhibition at Boise Art Museum

2010 Idaho Triennial Exhibition at Boise Art Museum

Organized every three years by the Boise Art Museum (BAM), the Idaho Triennial is a juried exhibition bringing together exemplary works of art created by a broad selection of Idaho artists. For more than 75 years, BAM has celebrated the creativity of artists living and working in Idaho , and the Museum’s series of biennial […]

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New Contemporary Works in Collection on View at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Three new works are on view at Reynolda House Museum of American Art. Anni Albers’s “Red Meander” (1969) and Lee Krasner’s “Free Space I” and “Free Space II” (1975) can be seen in the historic house alongside a work already in the museum’s collection, “I-S, J” (1973) by Albers’s husband, Josef Albers. They […]

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Beat the Heat with Behind the Scenes Tours at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Beat the Heat with Behind the Scenes Tours at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.- As we simmer on hot summer days with temperatures in the nineties, do you ever wonder how people survived the summer heat before air-conditioning as we know it? Visit Reynolda House Museum of American Art and learn about the “air-washing system” of the early 1920s and the later system that used 100-pound blocks […]

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Thrill to “Hitchcock in Color” Cinema at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Chills and thrills will greet film-goers as Reynolda House Museum of American Art opens its fifth season of Cinema Under the Stars. “Hitchcock in Color” is co-presented by Reynolda House and the School of Filmmaking of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts on Friday nights in August and the first Friday in […]

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Legacy Gala Benefits Walter P. Chrysler Museum

A sold-out crowd of more than 570 guests attended the inaugural Walter P. Chrysler Legacy Gala benefiting the nonprofit Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Auburn Hills, Mich. The event celebrated 85 years of Chrysler heritage and honored four automotive and entertainment icons with the Walter P. Chrysler Legacy Award: Former Chrysler Chairman and CEO Lee […]

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Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Opens New Exhibits this August

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Opens New Exhibits this August

In August, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts celebrates the reopening of its main galleries by mounting six extraordinary exhibitions: Dry Ice: Alaska Native Artists and the Landscape; Oblique Drift: Nicolas Galanin, Round-UP, Matterings, It Wasn’t the Dream of Golden Cities and Apaches and Angels. While the exhibits go on display August 2, 2010 and […]

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Bellevue Arts Museum raises $575,000 at annual fundraiser – and announces a new national award

Bellevue, WA – On July 17, 2010, more than 420 enthusiastic art aficionados, political officials, business leaders and community members gathered in celebration of Bellevue Arts Museum’s annual fundraiser, Artful Evening. A much anticipated Eastside signature event, Artful Evening raised an astounding $575,000* in support of BAM’s exhibitions and the Museum’s growing educational and community […]

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