April, 2011

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts 24th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival June 17-19

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts 24th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival June 17-19

The 24th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival is coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD on Friday, June 17 through Sunday, June 19. The largest event of its kind in the mid-Atlantic region, the Father’s Day weekend festival features more than 100 antique and classic boats, building demonstrations, maritime artists […]

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Hunterdon Art Museum 10th Annual Spring Wine & Food Tasting

The Hunterdon Art Museum hosts it’s 10th Annual Spring Wine & Food Tasting on Saturday, May 14, 2011. Presented by the Hunterdon Art Museum and Chris Cree, Master of Wine and owner of 56 Degree Wine This benefit for the Museum’s exhibitions and education programs will offer a walk-around wine & food tasting in the […]

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Boca Raton Museum of Art Opens Spring Exhibitions

Boca Raton Museum of Art Opens Spring Exhibitions

The Boca Raton Museum of Art has opened its spring exhibitions, Robert Vickrey: The Magic of Realism, running through June 19 and Art for the People: 20th Century Social Realism, running through September 11. Robert Vickrey: The Magic of Realism Robert Vickrey is a crucial figure in the mid-twentieth-century renaissance of egg tempera, one of […]

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Smithsonian National Museum of American History Numismatic Collection Receives Sacagawea Dollar

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Numismatic Collection Receives Sacagawea Dollar

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has recently acquired 17 items from sculptor Glenna Goodacre from her successful commission to design the Sacagawea dollar coin released in 2000. This donation preserves the creative and technical challenges of such a design and represents an important part of American history. The materials include fired clay coins, […]

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Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation Receives Gift of $100,000,000 from Margie Petersen and the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation

Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation Receives Gift of $100,000,000 from Margie Petersen and the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation

Steven E. Young, Chairman of the Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation’s Board of Directors, announced that the Museum Foundation has received a gift of approximately $100,000,000 from Margie Petersen and the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation. This donation is comprised of a substantial unrestricted financial gift, a matching challenge, the 300,000 square foot building that […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Opens Exhibition of Sculptures by Renowned British Artist Anthony Caro

Metropolitan Museum of Art Opens Exhibition of Sculptures by Renowned British Artist Anthony Caro

Sculptures by Anthony Caro (b. 1924), who is considered the most influential and prolific British sculptor of his generation, and a key figure in the development of modernist sculpture over the last 60 years,will be featured in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2011 installation on The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden, open April […]

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Benjamin E. Mays Museum Opens

The Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site has been established on the campus of GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission which is located in the old African-American Brewer Hospital before desegregation. The site, adjacent to and part of the old Brewer School which has its origins back to 1872, was chosen because of its historical significance. Dr. […]

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Henie Onstad Art Centre Announces (Re)Staging the Art Museum

Henie Onstad Art Centre Announces (Re)Staging the Art Museum

(Re)Staging the Art Museum (ed. Tone Hansen, Henie Onstad Art Centre) is released May 25th 2011. The anthology is published by Revolver Publishing. The anthology (Re)Staging the Art Museum discusses the implications of the increasing focus on the contemporary art museum for the museum itself by investigating the economic, cultural, curatorial and architectural consequences of […]

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Children’s Museum of Tacoma Starts Construction

The new Children’s Museum of Tacoma at 1501 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA has started construction with a planned opening on Jan. 14, 2012. The present museum will close over the Christmas holidays for the move. The 8,000-square-foot interactive play space will undergo a $5 million renovation, including installation of all new exhibits, over the course […]

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