October, 2010

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Presents African Art Beyond the Modernist Lens

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Presents African Art Beyond the Modernist Lens

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents African Art Beyond the Modernist Lens, on view through December 23. Derived from the Museum’s growing collection of African art, the exhibition African Art: Beyond the Modernist Lens examines the way African art is currently perceived and displayed in Western museum settings. Once considered fetishes, African traditional sculptures […]

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Alexandria Museum of Art Presents the Patricia & Juan Ruiz-Healy Collection of Contemporary Oaxacan Art

Alexandria Museum of Art Presents the Patricia & Juan Ruiz-Healy Collection of Contemporary Oaxacan Art

The Alexandria Museum of Art presents an exhibition of the Patricia & Juan Ruiz-Healy Collection of Contemporary Oaxacan Art, open through November 24, 2010. The Patricia and Juan Ruiz-Healy Collection of Contemporary Oaxacan Art comes to AMoA through the generosity of the Ruiz-Healys of San Antonio, TX and Mexico and the Mexican Consulate in New […]

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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Opens Betty Ford – An Extraordinary Life

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum offers an entire gallery to First Lady Betty Ford. Betty Ford – An Extraordinary Life will feature items that speak to Mrs. Ford’s unique life – from her Grand Rapids upbringing to a career in fashion and dance, to a congressman’s wife, First Lady of the land, to helping […]

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Alexandria Museum of Art Presents the Tilo Steinschulte Collection

Alexandria Museum of Art Presents the Tilo Steinschulte Collection

The Alexandria Museum of Art presents “Tilo Steinschulte Collection at AMoA”, open through December 4, 2010. AMoA is proud to honor architect, artist, collector, and philanthropist, Thilo Steinschulte for his generous contribution to the Museum’s permanent collection and to the cultural integrity of our community with the Thilo Steinschulte Collection at AMoA. Thilo’s friends and […]

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Bruce Museum Presents A Child’s View: 19th-Century Paper Theaters

Bruce Museum Presents A Child’s View: 19th-Century Paper Theaters

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, presents the new exhibition A Child’s View: 19th-Century Paper Theaters, which takes a novel approach to the Museum’s popular tradition of offering holiday shows featuring the world of miniatures. The exhibition, opening on Saturday, October 30, 2010, and on view through January 30, 2011, showcases approximately 35 colorful, antique […]

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Queensland Art Gallery Presents Vida Lahey: Colour and Modernism

Queensland Art Gallery Presents Vida Lahey: Colour and Modernism

The Queensland Art Gallery presents Vida Lahey: Colour and Modernism, open through 13 February 2011. Vida Lahey (1882–1968) is one of Queensland’s best loved artists, recognised as much for her work in promoting art and art education in Queensland as for her own paintings. Lahey’s early affinity with colour was inspired at first by European […]

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Trick or Treat at the National Firearms Museum

Trick-or-Treat at the National Firearms Museum is back for this Halloween. The Museum is free every day, and the Trick-or-Treat is no exception. Children (accompanied by an adult) and families are welcome from 3 to 6 p.m. on Halloween, this Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010. “The Trick-or-Treat is always a hit with kids and parents. The […]

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U.S. Department of State and Bronx Museum Announce Partnership To Send American Visual Artists Abroad

U.S. Department of State and Bronx Museum Announce Partnership To Send American Visual Artists Abroad

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Bronx Museum of the Arts today announced a new international visual artist exchange program to stimulate dialogue and address local and global social issues. smARTpowerSM will send American visual artists abroad to collaborate with local artists and youth in creating original […]

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New Sioux City Public Museum Construction Underway

New Sioux City Public Museum Construction Underway

Construction is underway for a dynamic new museum in Sioux City. The new facility at the former JC Penney building, will contain 10,000 sq. feet of permanent exhibit space, multipurpose classrooms, administrative offices, artifact and exhibition preparation rooms, a research facility, an orientation theater, large temporary exhibit spaces, archival storage, and a gift shop. The […]

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