July, 2011

Museum of Flight Experts to Identify Visitors Aero Curiosities in an “Antiques Roadshow” Format on July 30   

Museum of Flight Experts to Identify Visitors Aero Curiosities in an “Antiques Roadshow” Format on July 30   

SEATTLE – The public is invited to bring aerospace-related antiques and curiosities to the Museum to have them identified and described by aerospace experts during a new event called Show and Tell Takes Flight. This “Antiques Roadshow”-style program is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and free with admission to the Museum. Firearms and other […]

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Johnny R.Saade Foundation Announces Wine and Vine Museum in Lebanon

Under the patronage of Lebanon’s Minister of Culture, Salim Wardy, on Wednesday, May 11th, the Johnny R. Saade Family, known for its legacy in wine making, announced the creation and imminent launching of the Middle East’s first wine museum at Beirut’s Bristol Hotel. With its future location at the heart of the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon’s […]

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Gibbes Museum of Art Opens In Search of Julien Hudson

Gibbes Museum of Art Opens In Search of Julien Hudson

Free Artist of Color in Pre–Civil War New Orleans The Gibbes Museum of Art presents In Search of Julien Hudson an exhibition on view July 22 – October 16, 2011. This exhibition is the first retrospective of the brief but important career of portraitist Julien Hudson (ca. 1811 – 1844), one of the earliest- documented […]

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High Museum of Art Announces Louise Sams as New Board Chairwoman

The High Museum of Art has appointed Louise Sams the new chairwoman of its board of directors. Sams has served on the High’s board for eight years and succeeds board chairman James L. Henderson, III, who has served in this capacity since 2007. Sams is currently the president of Turner Broadcasting System International (TBS, Inc.). […]

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Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) to Present Major Picasso Exhibition in 2012

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) to Present Major Picasso Exhibition in 2012

In 2012, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) will present a major survey of masterworks by the most inventive and influential artist of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso. Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris features more than 150 highlights from the Musée’s unparalleled collection, including paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings. The exhibition will […]

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LWL – Landesmuseum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Presents Angus Fairhurst Exhibition

LWL – Landesmuseum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Presents Angus Fairhurst Exhibition

LWL – Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte presents an exhibition of work by Angus Fairhurst on view through 4 September 2011. Angus Fairhurst (1966–2008) was one of the most influential members of the group of artists associated with London’s Goldsmiths College in the late 1980s. Fairhurst participated in the seminal exhibition, Freeze, in 1988, which […]

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Gibbes Museum of Art Opens The Creative Spirit: Vernacular Art from the Gadsden Arts Center Permanent Collection

Gibbes Museum of Art Opens The Creative Spirit: Vernacular Art from the Gadsden Arts Center Permanent Collection

The Gibbes Museum of Art presents The Creative Spirit: Vernacular Art from the Gadsden Arts Center Permanent Collection,on view July 22 – October 16, 2011. This exhibition showcases paintings, drawings, and sculpture by the foremost self-taught artists of the American south. Everything is Under the Black Tree, n.d., By Thornton Dial, Sr. (American, b. 1928), […]

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World Monuments Fund (WMF) Announce Honorees to be Recognized at 2011 Hadrian Award Gala

The World Monuments Fund (WMF) announce the honorees to be recognized at its 2011 Hadrian Award Gala, which will be held at The Plaza, in New York City, on October 27. This year’s Hadrian Award will be presented to Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, in recognition of their roles as leading international philanthropists in […]

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American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Announces Luminous Modernism: Nordic Art in America Exhibition

American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Announces Luminous Modernism: Nordic Art in America Exhibition

Luminous Modernism: Scandinavian Art Comes to America, 1912 asserts the importance of Nordic art—brought to U.S. by ASF in that year—as a model for North American artists. The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) presents Luminous Modernism: Scandinavian Art Comes to America, 1912, featuring forty-seven works by some of the foremost Nordic artists working at the turn of […]

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