Daily Archives: August 9, 2011

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National Portrait Gallery Presents a Portrait of Alice Waters

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has commissioned a photographic portrait of food pioneer Alice Waters, founder of the Chez Panisse Restaurant and Cafe, the Edible Schoolyard and champion of the Slow Food movement. The portrait […]

Asia Society Opens Major Exhibition Of Buddhist Gandharan Art

The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan: Art of Gandhara The Asia Society Museum presents an exhibition of spectacular Buddhist sculptures, architectural reliefs works of gold and bronze from the Gandhara region of Pakistan, most never exhibited […]

Asheville Art Museum Presents Color Study Exhibition

Asheville Art Museum presents “Color Study” an exhibition on view through Sunday, November 6, 2011 in the Appleby Foundation Gallery. Color has often been treated with reserve. Aristotle believed color’s role was ornamental and supplementary […]

Kunsthalle Dusseldorf Presents Tomma Abts Exhibition

Kunsthalle Düsseldorf presents an exhibition of work by Tomma Abts Exhibition, on view through 9 October 2011. Born in 1967, German artist Tomma Abts ranks among the outstanding female painters of her generation. She was […]

Itasca Historical Depot Museum Closed for Restoration

The Itasca Historical Depot Museum is closed while it undergoes a $525,000 restoration. The museum features exhibits and historical artifacts related to the history of Itasca, Illinois. Exhibits include Dr. Elijah Smith, the founding father, […]