April, 2011

Museum Free for Flight Attendants April 30

Events include “Style in the Aisle” panel discussion with flight attendants recalling life in the cabin from the 1950s to the present  SEATTLE – Saturday, April 30 is Flight Attendant Day at The Museum of Flight. Admission to the Museum is free for former and current flight attendants all day. Flight attendants only need to […]

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Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) Acquires Ottoman Tankard with Art Fund Help

Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) Acquires Ottoman Tankard with Art Fund Help

A rare jade tankard inlaid with gold and studded with rubies and emeralds has been acquired by the V&A. The tankard was originally made for an Ottoman sultan in the late 16th century, in the imperial capital of Istanbul. A limited number of these objects were produced and this is the first example to enter […]

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The Salem Museum Preliminary Opening April 21

The Salem Museum Preliminary Opening April 21

After almost two years of rigorous research and design, the long-anticipated Salem Museum will welcome the public to a Preliminary Opening featuring eight of the eventual thirty themed display panels, a presentation and tour by the Museum Planning Team, and a reception. The Preliminary Opening will take place on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 7:30 […]

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Brevard Art Museum Presents Elements of Nature Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Brevard Art Museum Presents Elements of Nature Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

The Brevard Art Museum in Melbourne, Florida presents Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation on view through June 19. The ancients believed that the world consisted of four elements: earth, air, fire, and water. Although they have been replaced by modern scientific elements, these four essential states have continued to […]

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Royal Collection Opens Dutch 17th-Century Landscapes Exhibition

Royal Collection Opens Dutch 17th-Century Landscapes Exhibition

The Queen’s Gallery in London presents Dutch Landscapes, an exhibition of 42 works that draws on the Royal Collection’s rich holdings of Dutch ‘Golden Age’ painting. By the 17th century, landscape painting was well established as a distinct art form and one in which Netherlandish artists excelled. Artists turned to the countryside and to the […]

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Museum Ludwig Presents Vija Celmins Desert Sea and Stars

Museum Ludwig Presents Vija Celmins Desert Sea and Stars

The Museum Ludwig presents Exhibition by Vija Celmins: Desert, Sea, and Stars, on view 15.4 – 17.7.2011. This exhibition traces a great voyage of discovery of a very special artist: heaving oceans, arid deserts, spread-ing night skies and intricate spiders’ webs are Vija Celmins’ major themes. Since the late 1960s, this American artist with Latvian […]

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Walker Art Center Presents Goshka Macuga It Broke from Within

Walker Art Center Presents Goshka Macuga It Broke from Within

The Walker Art Center presents Goshka Macuga It Broke from Within, on view through August 14, 2011. Combining the roles of researcher, historian and curator, Goshka Macuga explores ways in which modern and contemporary art forms and museums have engaged evolving ideas of politics and community. For her first solo museum exhibition in the United […]

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Acquires Eight Artworks Through 2011 Collectors Committee

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Acquires Eight Artworks Through 2011 Collectors Committee

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has announced the acquisition of eight artworks through the museum’s 26th Annual Collectors Committee fundraiser. The event featured a weekend of curator-led art presentations, private dinners at trustee homes, and a gala dinner-including a live auction-where members vote on artworks to add to the museum’s permanent collection. […]

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Sobey Art Award 2011 Contenders Announced

Sobey Art Award 2011 Contenders Announced

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Sobey Art Foundation are pleased to announce the long list for the 2011 Sobey Art Award, Canada’s pre-eminent prize for contemporary Canadian art. Following a three-month nomination process, the Curatorial Panel has announced the 25 artists vying for this year’s Award. “The Sobey Art Award offers a […]

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