September, 2010

Knoxville Museum of Art Announces Adult Classses

The Knoxville Museum of Art announces three new classes for adults this fall. Silk, Silk & Velvet with Joy Meadows is a series of three separate classes which teach the art of scarf-making. Participants will learn about the creative process of controlling dyes and will create a wearable scarf or wall hanging of silk or […]

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) Opens Scaasi: American Couturier

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) Opens Scaasi: American Couturier

Arnold Scaasi has dressed them all—from Broadway actresses and Hollywood stars to the ladies who lunch and America’s First Ladies. Epitomizing the “lifestyles of the rich and famous,” his custom-made clothing evokes the height of elegance and craftsmanship from the late 1950s to the present. In celebration of the acclaimed fashion designer and his recent […]

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MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation

MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation

Festival Features Films by Patrice Chéreau, Thomas Edison, Abel Gance, Teinosuke Kinugasa, Barbara Loden, Manoel de Oliveira, Volker Schlöndorff, Mrinal Sen, Luchino Visconti, and Andy Warhol The Museum of Modern Art presents To Save and Project: The Eighth MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation, its annual festival of preserved and restored films from film archives, […]

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Museum of Modern Art Presents 2010 Jazz Interlude

The Biennial Event Is Organized by The Friends of Education, A MoMA Affiliate Group The Museum of Modern Art presents the 2010 Jazz Interlude on November 2, an elegant evening hosted by The Friends of Education, a Museum affiliate group devoted to encouraging greater appreciation of art made by African Americans and the participation of […]

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Kendal Museum Presents Crosby Garrett Roman Helmet Talk

Kendal Museum Presents Crosby Garrett Roman Helmet Talk

Dot Boughton, Portable Antiquities Finds Liaison Officer for Cumbria, is to give a special free talk at Kendal Museum on Friday 1 October, at 7.30pm, uncovering the story of how the rarest Roman helmet to be found in Britain in over a century was found and what happened next. Dot will explain how the Crosby […]

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Knoxville Museum of Art Unveils Installation by San Antonio Artist Bill FitzGibbons

The Knoxville Museum of Art has unveiled a site-specific light installation by San Antonio-based artist Bill FitzGibbons. The work consists of programmed LED lights placed along the KMA’s north facade that transforms the building into a shifting canvas of colored light every night through the end of 2010. Knoxville Colorline is presented in conjunction with […]

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Gemeentemuseum Opens Louise Bourgeois Exhibition

Gemeentemuseum Opens Louise Bourgeois Exhibition

The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag presents an exhibition on artist Louise Bourgeois, who died on 29 May this year. The exhibition, open through 16 January 2011, confronts her work with that of Hans Bellmer and is being held in cooperation with the Nationalgalerie Berlin. It is the very last exhibition on which Bourgeois collaborated in person. […]

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MAD Architects Propose Floating Xiamen Museum

MAD Architects Propose Floating Xiamen Museum

MAD architects have proposed a floating museum in the southern Chinese city of Xiamen, on an island in the middle of a resevoir that runs through the centre of the city. MAD’s design concept is a floating museum, lofted up above the ground. The structure reflects the surrounding environment, but also maintains the current use […]

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MMK Museum Presents The Lucid Evidence Works from the Photography Collection of the MMK

The MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt/Main will be exclusively exhibiting photographic works from its collection, in an exhibition open through April 25, 2011. MMK owns one of the largest collections of international contemporary photography, with a stock of over 1,500 works. Given the dimensions of the collection, it can only exhibit some aspects […]

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