August, 2011

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Presents barely there (part two)

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) presents barely there (part two), on view September 16-December 30, 2011. barely there (both parts one and two) considers the ability of art to engage broad and often intangible concepts by generating a series of connections rather than functioning as a prescribed whole. The exhibition includes a multigenerational […]

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National Railway Museum at Shildon Displays Sole surviving NER J21 class locomotive No. 65033

National Railway Museum at Shildon Displays Sole surviving NER J21 class locomotive No. 65033

The National Railway Museum at Shildon is now displaying the sole surviving NER J21 class locomotive No. 65033 in the Collection Building at Locomotion. NER J21 class locomotive No. 65033 Built in Gateshead in 1889, No. 65033 is the only survivor from a class of 201 locomotives built to haul coal in the North East. […]

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BBC and V&A Museum Announce New Partnership: Handmade In Britain

The BBC and V&A have announced Handmade In Britain, a year-long season of programming that will be the most wide-ranging and ambitious exploration of decorative arts ever to be undertaken on British television. Ceramics, metalwork, stained glass, textiles and woodwork are some of the most beautiful and treasured objects with pride of place in British […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Announces Stephanie Nava Considering a Plot (Dig for Victory)

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) Announces Stephanie Nava Considering a Plot (Dig for Victory)

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) presents Stéphanie Nava: Considering a Plot (Dig for Victory). On view September 16-December 30, 2011. Considering a Plot (Dig for Victory) is a work in progress, developed by artist Stéphanie Nava. The installation is based on the specifications and history of English allotments, or subsistence gardens. Started in […]

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Aviation High School Breaks Ground at The Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Aviation High School launched its next era as they celebrated their planned new, $43.5 million campus at The Museum of Flight with a groundbreaking that included five planes piloted by Aviation High School alumni, a student-built robot assisting with the first shovel of dirt and a symbolic, student-designed rocket launch. “Today’s groundbreaking represents […]

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National Museum of the American Indian Announces “A Song for the Horse Nation” Exhibition

National Museum of the American Indian Announces “A Song for the Horse Nation” Exhibition

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., announces a major exhibition this fall that explores one of the greatest sagas of human contact with the animal world—American Indians and horses. The exhibition opens Oct. 29. A press preview will be held Oct. 26 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Through an array […]

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National Museum of the American Indian and Washington International Horse Show Team Up

Exhibition Grand Opening Oct. 29-30 and Free Kids Day The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and the Washington International Horse Show announce a new partnership to celebrate horses in Native American culture and equestrian sport throughout history. The museum opens “A Song for the Horse Nation” Saturday, Oct. 29, at its flagship museum […]

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Missoula Art Museum Presents Wendy Red Star: My Home is Where My Tipi Sits

Missoula Art Museum Presents Wendy Red Star: My Home is Where My Tipi Sits

The Missoula Art Museum presents Wendy Red Star: My Home is Where My Tipi Sits (Crow Country). Born in Billings, MT and raised on the nearby Crow Indian Reservation, Red Star’s visual language speaks sincerely about her experiences as a Crow Indian in contemporary society. On view through October 23, 2011. Wendy Red Star, Cars […]

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Israel Museum Welcomes One Millionth Visitor Since Inauguration of Renewed Campus

Israel Museum Welcomes One Millionth Visitor Since Inauguration of Renewed Campus

In an unprecedented achievement for an Israeli cultural institution, the Israel Museum is proud to announce that it has welcomed one million people to its renewed campus since its inauguration one year ago. During this time, visitors have enjoyed the Museum’s renewed galleries, new architecture and rich program of exhibitions, events and activities. Programming highlights […]

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