April, 2011

Oklahoma City Museum of Art Presents Jill Downen COUNTERPARTS

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art presents Jill Downen: COUNTERPARTS, the third installment of the NEW FRONTIERS: Series for Contemporary Art, exhibits approximately ten architectural sculptures combining human anatomy with the constructed environment. Through her work, Downen invites viewers to reevaluate architectural space in relation to their body and encourages them to achieve a greater […]

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The Field Museum Announces Whales: Giants of the Deep

The Field Museum Announces Whales: Giants of the Deep

On May 20, 2011, The Field Museum will open an important exhibition Whales: Giants of the Deep which explores these fascinating creatures by showcasing fully articulated whale skeletons, hands-on activities, dramatic videos, and the latest findings in whale biology and evolution. The exhibition’s proud major sponsor is Wells Fargo. The exhibition, organized by The Museum […]

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Tech Museum Tech Silicon Valley Innovation Gallery Open

Explore the only gallery in the world that shows how Silicon Valley technologies are revolutionizing human thought, creativity, and communication. The gallery’s unique hands-on exhibits immerse visitors in digital art, virtual travel, computer animation, and nanotechnology. In the center of the gallery is “Microchips: The Heart of the Revolution.” This space houses three exhibits that […]

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Studio Museum in Harlem Opens Stephen Burks: Man Made

Studio Museum in Harlem Opens Stephen Burks: Man Made

The Studio Museum in Harlem presents Stephen Burks: Man Made, a unique project that furthers industrial designer Stephen Burks’s ongoing exploration of the global economy of artisanal craft. On view Mar 31, 2011 – Jun 26, 2011. Inspired by Burks’s collaboration with Senegalese basket weavers based in New York and Dakar, as well as projects […]

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RSID Museum Announces Cocktail Culture: Ritual and Invention in American Fashion

Cocktail Culture: Ritual and Invention in American Fashion, 1920-1980 is one of the largest exhibitions of costume and textiles in the RISD Museum’s history. From Prohibition to disco, cocktails and fashion ritualized the passage of time, and helped men and women navigate the sweeping social changes that defined 20th-century American life. Cocktail culture—and the fashion […]

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Contemporary Jewish Museum Opens Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?

Contemporary Jewish Museum Opens Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?

The Contemporary Jewish Museum presents Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre? on view March 31 – July 31, 2011. In the early years of World War II, Charlotte Salomon, a 23-year-old Jewish artist from Berlin, fled to the south of France where she shut herself into a hotel room and spent two years feverishly painting the […]

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Norman Rockwell Museum Announces ‘Ice Age’ To The Digital Age: The 3D Animation Art of Blue Sky Studios

The Norman Rockwell Museum is to present ‘Ice Age’ To The Digital Age: The 3D Animation Art of Blue Sky Studios. On View June 11 through October 31, 2011. A prehistoric squirrel scampers across an icy landscape, desperately clinging to his beloved acorn; a creative, young robot leaves his small town, with dreams of making […]

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Kunsthaus Zurich Presents DogMouseCat

Kunsthaus Zurich Presents DogMouseCat

Kunsthaus Zürich presents DogMouseCat an exhibition on view 1 April – 31 July 2011. Human beings have been inspired by their nearest relatives, the citizens of the animal kingdom, since they first began creating art, and are still at it today. The Kunsthaus collection and depots contain ample, precious testimony, much of it unknown to […]

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