March, 2011

Smithsonian 10th Annual Jazz Appreciation Month

Museum Welcomes Surviving Members of the First Integrated Female Big Band The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will mark the 10th annual Jazz Appreciation Month in April with a monthlong celebration of jazz featuring performances, talks, tours and family-oriented events. This year’s 10th anniversary programming will examine the legacies of women in jazz and […]

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Announces Artists Selected for Exhibition 40 under 40 Craft Futures

Smithsonian American Art Museum Announces Artists Selected for Exhibition 40 under 40 Craft Futures

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has selected the 40 artists who will be featured in its upcoming exhibition “40 under 40: Craft Futures” that will be on view at its Renwick Gallery from July 20, 2012, through Feb. 3, 2013. Nicholas R. Bell, curator at the museum’s Renwick Gallery, selected the artists and is organizing […]

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Museum of Broadcast Communications Resumes Construction

Museum of Broadcast Communications Resumes Construction

The new 62,000-square-foot national broadcast museum in the heart of downtown Chicago at State and Kinzie Streets is back under construction. The new MBC will include expanded areas for collection development, two exhibit galleries and working radio and television studios. Over 240,000 visitors from across the country are projected for the first year of operation. […]

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Hyde Announces New Interactive Website

Hyde Announces New Interactive Website

The Hyde Collection has announced the debut of its new website, aimed at broadening the Museum’s connection with cyber-visitors of all ages and interests. In addition to the new format, which features monthly event and activity highlights, as well as Hyde News on the homepage, www.hydecollection.org now presents excerpts from the Museum’s new orientation video, […]

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Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos CAB Presents Carlos Garaicoa Exhibition

Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos CAB Presents Carlos Garaicoa Exhibition

Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos CAB Presents Carlos Garaicoa exhibition open through 1 May 2011. The Cuban Carlos Garaicoa (La Havana, 1967) is one of the most outstanding visual artists of his generation. He has developed, for some years now, a dialogue between art and urban spaces through which he investigates the social structure […]

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American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) Announces Ceramics Post Digital Design

American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) Announces Ceramics Post Digital Design

AMOCA presents Ceramics: Post-Digital Design, on exhibit from April 23 through June 25, 2011. This modish and very chic exhibition places the work of world-famous designer, Eva Zeisel (born in 1906), side by side with contemporary ceramic designers such as David Pier, Heather Mae Erickson, Peter Saenger, Shawn Spangler, Hiroe Hanazono, Mia Mulvey, Karen Swyler, […]

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American Museum of Ceramic Art Presents Ceramics for the New Millennium

American Museum of Ceramic Art Presents Ceramics for the New Millennium

AMOCA presents Ceramics for the New Millennium, on view through April 9th, 2011. AMOCA offers an extraordinary scientific exploration of the many interactive uses for clay. See how your every-day life is improved by the multitude of innovations and inventions that use ceramic technology. The exhibition, Ceramics for the New Millennium is an unfamiliar departure […]

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery Presents Pipilotti Rist Dwelling (Within)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery Presents Pipilotti Rist Dwelling (Within)

This second exhibition in the Gallery for New Media will center on the recent acquisition of All or Nothing (alles oder nichts), 2010, an intimately scaled video sculpture by the Swiss-born artist Pipilotti Rist and the first work by the artist to be acquired by the Albright-Knox. On view through July 3, 2011. Pipilotti Rist […]

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British Museum Presents Eric Gill Public and Private Art

The British Museum presents a small display that explores the range of work by sculptor, letter cutter, engraver and typographer Eric Gill by contrasting his public commissions with his private art. On view through 7 August 2011. Eric Gill (1882–1940) is one of the most famous British artists of the early 20th-century. His work is […]

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