August, 2010

National Library of Finland Selects Primo and Primo Central from Ex Libris

Primo will provide Finland’s libraries, museums, research institutes and archives with a unified gateway to a wealth of scholarly and cultural resources Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the National Library of Finland has chosen the Primo® discovery and delivery solution and the […]

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Rijksmuseum Acquires 20th-Century Masterpieces – White Chair by Rietveld and Reliefs by Schoonhoven

Rijksmuseum Acquires 20th-Century Masterpieces – White Chair by Rietveld and Reliefs by Schoonhoven

“New at the Rijksmuseum: Gerrit T. Rietveld • Jan J. Schoonhoven”, on display in the Acquisitions Hall through 4 October 2010. The Rijksmuseum has acquired two masterpieces for its collection of 20th-century art and history: the famous chair designed by Gerrit T. Rietveld around 1918 and a relief by Jan J. Schoonhoven from 1963. Both […]

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The Sixty-ninth Season of Concerts at the National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC – The National Gallery of Art presents its 69th season of the longest-running free concert series in the nation’s capital from September 26, 2010, through June 26, 2011. Twenty-six of the 42 concerts will relate to a Gallery exhibition, an aspect of the permanent collection, or themes common to music and the visual […]

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National Gallery of Art Center Presents American Modernism: The Shein Collection

National Gallery of Art Center Presents American Modernism: The Shein Collection

Washington, DC – One of the finest, most selective private collections of works by the first wave of American modernists will premiere at the National Gallery of Art, East Building, open through January 2, 2011. American Modernism: The Shein Collection presents 20 masterpieces by Patrick Henry Bruce, Stuart Davis, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, […]

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National Gallery of Art Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Announces 2010–2011 Appointments

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art has announced the appointments of members for 2010–2011. They include Joseph J. Rishel, Philadelphia Museum of Art, as Samuel H. Kress Professor; Carmen C. Bambach, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, as Andrew W. Mellon Professor; and Victor I. Stoichita, […]

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CBMM Hosts 28th Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival on October 2

CBMM Hosts 28th Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival on October 2

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) is hosting one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boats and unique watercraft at the 28th Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, October 2. Mid Atlantic Small Craft Festival Boats Hundreds of amateur and professional boat builders and enthusiasts come from all over the […]

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Putnam County Museum Publishes Peeler Pottery: A Retrospective

Putnam County Museum Publishes Peeler Pottery: A Retrospective

The Putnam County Museum, Greencastle, Indiana, has announced the publication and release of its second book, Peeler Pottery; A Retrospective, by Marj Peeler, et al. The 342 page book tells the story of Richard and Marj Peeler from their meeting in 1941 as art students at Indianapolis Arsenal Tech High School through their college and […]

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Deltron Blu Vu’s Dr. Bozanic Completes Diving Expedition for Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Deltron, Inc. announce that Dr. Jeffrey Bozanic, Vice President of Deltron’s Blu Vu division, has completed a diving expedition for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles and collected what appears to be a new species of brittle sea star from the Pacific Ocean’s easternmost coral atoll. Blu Vu designs and develops closed-circuit rebreather technology, […]

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Unlocks Mosasaur Fossil Mysteries

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Unlocks Mosasaur Fossil Mysteries

One of the ocean’s most formidable marine predators, the marine mosasaur Platecarpus, lived in the Cretaceous Period some 85 million years ago and was thought to have swum like an eel. That theory is debunked in a new paper published in the journal Public Library of Science. An international team of scientists have reconceived the […]

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