August, 2011

Kunstmuseum Bonn Presents Rhenish Expressionists Heinrich Campendonk

Kunstmuseum Bonn Presents Rhenish Expressionists Heinrich Campendonk

The Kunstmuseum Bonn presents Rhenish Expressionists: Heinrich Campendonk on view through 29.02.2012. With Heinrich Campendonk (1889-1957) Kunstmuseum Bonn continues its exhibition series about the Rhenish Expressionists. Following Hans Thuar and Paul Adolf Seehaus, a selection of works by Campendonk from the museum’s collection is presented on a wall in the exhibition spaces on the ground […]

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) Party on the Plaza Celebrates Opening of Lenfest Plaza on Saturday, October 1

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) Party on the Plaza Celebrates Opening of Lenfest Plaza on Saturday, October 1

On Saturday, October 1, 2011, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) will welcome the public to the official opening of Lenfest Plaza with PAFA’s Party on the Plaza. The celebration will feature a full day of activities for the entire community, including a family-focused arts festival, live music, food vendors, a dance party […]

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Welcomes New Board of Trustee Members

After a successful 15-year term, Donald R. Caldwell has stepped down as Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). He was succeeded by PAFA Vice-Chair and Treasurer Kevin F. Donohoe, who assumed the chairmanship on July 1, 2011. As Emeritus Chair, Mr. Caldwell remains an active member […]

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Frankfurter Kunstverein Opens Frontiers of Another Nature Contemporary Photographic Art from Iceland

Frankfurter Kunstverein Opens Frontiers of Another Nature Contemporary Photographic Art from Iceland

“Frontiers of Another Nature”, on view August 19–October 16, 2011, is a unique selection of Icelandic photographic and multimedia artists who address landscape and man-made environments in their work. The exhibition explores how the photographic arts are an essential means for examining the undeniably complex relationship of Icelanders to their natural environment. “Frontiers of Another […]

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Florida Keys History of Diving Museum Joins Blue Star Museums Program

The History of Diving Museum announced that it is partipating in the Blue Star Museums program, providing all active duty, National Guard, Reserve military personnel and up to five family members with free museum admission from Memorial Day Weekend (May 28) to Labor Day (September 5). The Museum is one of 1,100 museums participating in […]

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Nevada Museum of Art Announces The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment

Nevada Museum of Art Announces The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment

Situated at the geographic nexus of awe-inspiring scenery and rapidly-changing surroundings, the Nevada Museum of Art is an ideal place for conversations about the ways that humans creatively interact with natural, built, and virtual environments. Showcasing photographs that examine human interaction and intervention with environments The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment is the […]

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Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History Receives Accreditation from the American Association of Museums

The Hastings Museum announced that it has achieved accreditation from the American Association of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition for a museum. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies and to the museum-going public. “We are extremely excited to share this announcement,” said Becky Matticks, the Museum’s director. “Many […]

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Art Gallery of Ontario Opens Exhibition Exploring the History of Industrial Photography in Canada

Art Gallery of Ontario Opens Exhibition Exploring the History of Industrial Photography in Canada

A new exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario traces the history of Canada’s changing industrial landscape through the lens of some of the country’s most extraordinary photographers from the past 150 years. Songs of the Future: Canadian Industrial Photographs, 1858 to Today opens August 20 and includes more than 100 photographs by such artists […]

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Woodstock Museum Announces 12th Annual FREE Film Festival

Woodstock Museum’s 12th Annual FREE Film Festival will be held at the Museum site on Sept. 2-5, Labor Day weekend at 13 Bach Rd., Saugerties, NY. With movies from alternative filmmakers, music to dance by, outdoor light shows with Jim C., Nighttime bocce and a fireside café with homemade sandwiches and desserts. www.woodstockmuseum.com/2011_film_festival.htm

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