April, 2011

Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Hosting Kentucky Derby Party

The TMA Derby Party being held Saturday, May 7, 2011 | 4–8 p.m, is a community outreach and fundraising event to celebrate the Kentucky Derby and raise funds for educational programming. This year’s 137th Derby will be projected live onto a screen that fills the Peristyle stage. Other activities taking place in the Peristyle, outdoor […]

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Orleans House Gallery Presents Richard Dadd Exhibition

Orleans House Gallery Presents Richard Dadd Exhibition

This exhibition explores the life and work of one of the most fascinating Victorian visionaries – Richard Dadd (1817-1886). Exhibition open from 28 May – 2 October 2011. Works from the Bethlem Art and History Collections Trust, West London Mental Health NHS Trust and private collections are brought together to chart Dadd’s early career, travels […]

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Metropolitan Museum Announces May and June 2011 Lectures

Wednesday, May 4, at 11 a.m. – Art History 201: Masterpieces of World Art, The 20th and Early 21st Centuries, presented by Janetta Rebold Benton, Distinguished Professor of Art History at Pace University. The final season of this three-year overview examines the period 1900-2010. This season’s six-part series, which began on April 13, continues with […]

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LeMay Car Museum (AMC) Announces 2012 Grand Opening

LeMay Car Museum (AMC) Announces 2012 Grand Opening

ACM management announced that the Tacoma, Wash., project, built mostly through philanthropic funding, will have its 2012 grand opening on May 19. “We’ve managed to build a museum (which began construction in June 2010) during difficult economic times when nearly everybody said it couldn’t be done,” says ACM President and CEO David Madeira, who has […]

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Anchorage Museum Presents Unraveling the History of Basketry Exhibition

New research informs Alaska Native basket exhibition In the 1990s, several baskets were discovered near Sitka that scientists carbon dated to nearly 5,000 years ago. The spruce and hemlock baskets were prepared and woven using many of the same techniques still practiced today. These baskets are powerful reminders of how long this skill has been […]

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S.M.A.K Presents Jorge Macchi Music Stands Still

S.M.A.K Presents Jorge Macchi Music Stands Still

Music Stands Still’ is a major exhibition at S.M.A.K., showing work by the Argentine artist Jorge Macchi (Buenos Aires, 1963). On view 30.04 through 18.09.2011 Macchi refuses to let himself be pushed into any art history category. The quality of his work lies in an openness that is absolute and without complexes. He achieves maximum […]

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Levine Museum of the New South Presents Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers

The Levine Museum of the New South presents Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers: Charlotte and the Carolina Piedmont in the New South. The centerpiece of the Museum is this award-winning permanent exhibition. Covering 8,000 square feet, the exhibit features Charlotte and its 13 surrounding counties as a case study to illustrate the profound changes in the […]

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Design Museum in London Presents Wim Crouwel A Graphic Odyssey

Design Museum in London Presents Wim Crouwel A Graphic Odyssey

The Design Museum in London presents Wim Crouwel: A Graphic Odyssey, on view through 03 July, 2011. The Design Museum celebrates the prolific career of the Dutch graphic designer Wim Crouwel in this his first UK retrospective. Regarded as one of the leading designers of the twentieth century, Crouwel embraced a new modernity to produce […]

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High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction Nets $1.7 Million

In its 19th year, the 2011 High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction reached a Live Auction total of more than $1.125 million and a Silent Auction total $158,100. Silent auctions under the tents on Saturday, March 26, coupled with a Paddle Raise during the Live Auction and event ticket sales brought the net profit for the […]

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