January, 2011

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Names Bridge in Honor of Museum Director Betsy M. Bennett

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Names Bridge in Honor of Museum Director Betsy M. Bennett

In a surprise ceremony at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh, former Governor Jim Hunt today announced that the bridge that will connect the Museum to its new wing, the Nature Research Center, has been named in honor of Museum Director Betsy M. Bennett. More than 150 people attended the ceremony, […]

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Identity Sign Announced

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will be developing its Boulevard sign in phases. An institutional identifying sign will be installed first, which will be composed of a stainless steel armature with a panel of frosted acrylic to complement the building materials of the McGlothlin Wing. The letters VMFA and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts […]

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Ransom Center Receives Grant To Catalog Spanish Comedias Sueltas

Ransom Center Receives Grant To Catalog Spanish Comedias Sueltas

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has received $137,015 from the Council on Library and Information Resources Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives for “Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas.” The Ransom Center holds more than 14,000 “comedias sueltas,” a generic term for plays […]

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Milwaukee Art Museum Presents Works by Charles Prendergast

A selection of important objects by artist Charles Prendergast (1863–1948) will be on display starting Thursday, January 27. To frame historians, the name Charles Prendergast is a hallowed one. To art historians, he is a fascinating but elusive early American modern artist. To many, he is simply painter Maurice Prendergast’s younger brother. Through the generosity […]

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) to Host Biennial Art Auction April 6, 2011

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) to Host Biennial Art Auction April 6, 2011

Modern Art Council Presents Biennial Fund-Raiser in April The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will hold its biennial Art Auction at the museum on April 6, 2011. This highly anticipated fund-raising event organized by the Modern Art Council (MAC) will feature more than 70 lots representing an exceptional range of work by celebrated […]

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Baldknobbers to Donate Artifacts to the National Museum of American History

In a special donation ceremony, on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 11:00am, the National Museum of American History will receive a collection of objects from The Baldknobbers, the first country music and comedy show in Branson, Mo. Tim Mabe will present costumes and hats worn by Jim “Droopy Drawers” Mabe, Lyle “George Aggernite” Mabe and […]

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Royal Ontario Museum Presents Riotous Colour, Daring Patterns : Fashions + Textiles 18th to 21st centuries

Royal Ontario Museum Presents Riotous Colour, Daring Patterns : Fashions + Textiles 18th to 21st centuries

New exhibit unveiled in Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) has unveiled its newest installation in the Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume. Riotous Colour, Daring Patterns: Fashions + Textiles 18th to 21st centuries is a dazzling display featuring over 120 textiles and costumes from around the world […]

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