January, 2011

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Opens Perspectives 173 Clifford Owens

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Opens Perspectives 173 Clifford Owens

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston presents Perspectives 173: Clifford Owens On view: January 7 – April 3, 2011. The Contemporary Arts Museum is pleased to present the first solo museum exhibition of work by New York-based photographer and performance artist Clifford Owens. Often incorporating the camera in his performance works, Owens blurs the boundaries between […]

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Philadelphia History Museum Appoints Executive Director & CEO

Charles Croce has been appointed Executive Director and CEO of the Philadelphia History Museum. He assumes his new position on January 1, 2011. Croce, a Philadelphia resident whose career spans more than three decades of work in marketing communications, advertising, and public relations within the private and not-for-profit sectors, comes directly from the Philadelphia Art […]

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) Strengthens Collection of American Art

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) Strengthens Collection of American Art

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) has stepped up its efforts to expand and diversify its renowned collection of American art. The strategic plan, approved by PAFA’s Board of Trustees, calls for the growth of the collection through gift and purchase to fill gaps, including improving its holdings of Hudson River School artists, […]

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George Washington University Launches Residency Program for Iraqi Museum Professionals

New Program to Promote Cultural Collaboration between Iraq and United States GW’s Museum Studies Program, part of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, announced plans to launch the Iraqi Museum Residency Program to provide museum professionals from Iraq unique learning opportunities and behind-the-scenes access to some of America’s top museums. Funded by the State […]

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