March, 2011

Elliott Museum Closing for Rebuild

The old Elliott Museum building will close April 3 with an afternoon of festivities for area residents that include free admission. A larger, world-class building will be constructed on the site, with opening scheduled for 2013. “We’re saying goodbye to our home of 50 years with an All-American celebration,” said board chairman Scott Baratta. “The […]

Read More →

Read More →

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Presents The Luminous Interval D. Daskalopoulos Collection

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Presents The Luminous Interval D. Daskalopoulos Collection

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents The Luminous Interval D. Daskalopoulos Collection on view 12 April–11 September 2011. The Luminous Interval: The D.Daskalopoulos Collection is the first large-scale presentation of one of the world’s most significant private collections of contemporary art. Sponsored by Iberdrola and occupying the museum’s second floor and part of the first, the […]

Read More →

Read More →

Musselburgh Museum Opening on 1st April

The Musselburgh Museum is to open on 1st April 2011 at 65 High Street, Musselburgh. The work is nearing completion and is scheduled to be completed soon. The museum has a specially designed, modern exhibition room showing the history of Musselburgh from its earliest days in Prehistoric times, through Roman settlement and medieval upheaval, to […]

Read More →

Read More →

Bibliotheque nationale de France Opens Richard Prince American Prayer

Bibliotheque nationale de France Opens Richard Prince American Prayer

Bibliothèque nationale de France presents Richard Prince: American Prayer, on view March 29 – June 26, 2011. “An American Prayer” is a book of poems by Jim Morrison, who would have traded rock stardom for recognition as a legitimate artistic figure in a heartbeat. Seven years after his death, “An American Prayer” was the name […]

Read More →

Read More →

Maritime Museum of Southport Golf Classic

The Maritime Museum of Southport has announced a Golf Classic, with proceeds supporting the NC Maritime Museum at Southport’s new home at Fort Johnston. The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport focuses on the maritime heritage of the Lower Cape Fear area of southeastern North Carolina. Exhibits include ship models, nautical instruments, shipwrecks, pirates, American […]

Read More →

Read More →

Story of Smithsonian Institution in Illustrated Book by Benjamin Lawless

Among the Smithsonian’s many museums, the Museum of American History clearly deserves the title “The Nation’s Attic.” It became an attic because its historians and curators were more interested in steam engines, sailing ships, spittoons and horse drawn carriages than collecting the stuff of modern life. They were specialists whose passion for accumulation resulted in […]

Read More →

Read More →

Kew Bridge Steam Museum Presents 2011 Festival Of Model Tramways

Kew Bridge Steam Museum Presents 2011 Festival Of Model Tramways

The 2011 Festival Of Model Tramways will be held on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September 2011 at the Kew Bridge Steam Museum, Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, Greater London, TW8 0EN. Now in its twenty-third year, the Festival features the highest quality model tramway layouts and displays. There are sales stands to supply the modeller […]

Read More →

Read More →

Kew Bridge Steam Museum Hosts Steam Locomotive Footplate Experience Day

The Kew Bridge Steam Museum Steam is hosting Locomotive Footplate Experience Days offering the chance to spend a day on London’s only steam railway. 2011 dates now available for booking for more information visit: http://www.kbsm.org Kew Bridge Steam Museum Green Dragon Lane Brentford Middlesex TW8 0EN United Kingdom [email protected] Phone +44 (0)20 8568 4757 Fax […]

Read More →

Read More →

UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Receives Grant To Conserve Hans Hofmann Collection

UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Receives Grant To Conserve Hans Hofmann Collection

The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is the recipient of a $93,825 award from the federal grant program Save America’s Treasures to conserve the museum’s remarkable collection of paintings by German-born artist Hans Hofmann (1880-1966), one of the most significant figures in the development of Abstract Expressionism. The grant supports […]

Read More →

Read More →

Top