September, 2010

Pan American Airways in Pop Culture  Lecture and Book Signing Oct. 9 at the Museum of Flight

Pan American Airways in Pop Culture Lecture and Book Signing Oct. 9 at the Museum of Flight

The Pan American Airways flying boat airliners of the 1930s and 1940s evoked everything that was luxurious, exotic and glamorous in air travel. Pan American Airways poster. Courtesy The Museum of Flight These giant “clipper ships” flew the seven seas, and Pan Am’s marketing made it seem that paradise was just a plane ride away. […]

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Travis Air Museum 2nd Annual Mustang Day

Experience an unforgettable gathering of over 10 WWII P-51 Mustang’s and 25 assorted WWII Warbirds and other airplanes at Nut Tree Airport October 9, 2010 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Check out Ford Mustangs anchored by the Golden Hills Mustang Club of Northern California . and the Sierra Mustang Club. Shop the Travis Air Museum […]

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National Museum of Natural History Opens Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations

National Museum of Natural History Opens Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilizations

Exhibition Features More than 200 Artifacts on View for the First Time in the United States Cyprus, the eastern-most island in the Mediterranean Sea, situated at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa, has been a meeting point for many of the world’s great civilizations. From its 11,000-year history, Cyprus has woven its own distinctive […]

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National Gallery of Canada Presents Sanaugavut: Inuit Art from the Canadian Arctic

Masterpieces from the national gallery of canada’s collection of inuit art are exhibited in india for the first time. The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) presents – as a world exclusive and for the first time in Asia – Sanaugavut: Inuit Art from the Canadian Arctic, an exhibition of masterpieces from the NGC’s Inuit art […]

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Park Avenue Armory Presents Leonardo’s Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway

Park Avenue Armory Presents Leonardo’s Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway

Visionary artist and filmmaker Peter Greenaway will premiere an epic and immersive multimedia work based on Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper this December at Park Avenue Armory, marking the first U.S. presentation of the artist’s installation work. Peter Greenaway, Leonardo’s Last Supper December 2010 – January 2011, Photo: Luciano Romano/Change Performing Arts Through his […]

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Deep Blue Marine, Inc Opens New Museum in Dominican Republic

Deep Blue Marine, Inc. announced that the company has completed construction of a new museum to house artifacts recovered from shipwrecks in the Dominican Republic. The Grand Opening was held September 18th, 2010 and was attended by local, state and federal government dignitaries from the Dominican Republic. The museum was built under the direction of […]

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Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Gets Green-light for New Wing

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Gets Green-light for New Wing

Work is set to begin on the next stage of an exciting new wing at Birmingham, Museum and Art Gallery, thanks to a major lottery funding boost. The building and fit-out for ‘Birmingham – A City in the Making’ will begin in December 2010 with the new £9.7 million project set for completion in September […]

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Kendal Museum To Present Barbra Cropper: On the Wing

On the Wing a new series of original works by Barbra Cropper, is coming to Kendal Museum, open 14 October – 18 February. The creations are inspired by Barbra’s fascination with flight and especially by the movement of the wings of insects and birds. Barbra uses a range of monotype and collage techniques as part […]

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CBMM hosts Marc Castelli reception on October 14

CBMM hosts Marc Castelli reception on October 14

From 7 to 9pm on Thursday, October 14th, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is hosting a reception and an evening of conversation with Chesapeake artist Marc Castelli. Held in the Steamboat building in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibit featuring Castelli’s work, “Lasting Reflections,” the talk will focus on Castelli’s commitment […]

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