September, 2011

American Art Museum Renwick Gallery Announces Something of Splendor: Decorative Arts from the White House Exhibition

“‘Something of Splendor’: Decorative Arts from the White House” opens Oct. 1 at the Renwick Gallery, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s branch museum for craft and decorative arts, and closes May 6, 2012. The exhibition features 95 objects from the permanent collection of the White House, including furniture, ceramics, metals, glass and textiles. Many of […]

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Traveling World War I Gallery Parks at Museum Of Flight Oct 15-16

Museum the only Seattle stop for “Honoring Our History” tour SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2011–On Oct. 15 and 16 The Museum of Flight is the only Seattle location for a traveling exhibit about World War I. Mounted in an 18-wheel big-rig trailer, the gallery is traveling around the country in what is called the “Honoring Our […]

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Maxxi Opens Indian Highway Touring Group Show

Maxxi Opens Indian Highway Touring Group Show

Maxxi in Rome presents Indian Highway Touring Group Show on view from September 22. Indian Highway presents, through a wide selection of works, the overall picture of contemporary Indian art scene. Jitish Kallat, Baggage Claim (part.). Courtesy the artist and ARNDT, Berlin/ Photography ‘Iris Dreams, Mumbai’. Dayanita Singh, Dream Villa 11. Courtesy Frith Street Gallery […]

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Israel Museum and Google Put Dead Sea Scrolls Online

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem announced its Dead Sea Scrolls Project on Monday, putting five of the texts online for the general public to study. The website — http://dss.collections.imj.org.il/ — was developed in partnership with Google, and it displays searchable, high-resolution images of the texts, as well as short explanatory videos and background information. We […]

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firstsite Opens New Gallery Designed by Rafael Vinoly in Colchester

firstsite Opens New Gallery Designed by Rafael Vinoly in Colchester

firstsite’s new home reinvents the traditional art gallery as an innovative cultural and social space with contemporary art at its heart. Designed by award-winning architect Rafael Viñoly and selected from a worldwide competition entry of over 100 submissions, the crescent-shaped building clad with a unique golden alloy presents a creative space and a landmark destination. […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches Announces Redesigned Website

Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches Announces Redesigned Website

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has relaunched its website, www.metmuseum.org, it was announced today by Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of the Museum. Key features of the expanded and redesigned site include comprehensive access to more than 340,000 works of art in the Museum’s encyclopedic collections; extensive information and multimedia features on exhibitions, programs, […]

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Brandywine River Museum Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Special Exhibitions

Exhibitions include N.C. Wyeth’s illustrations for Treasure Island, seen together for the first time in public, a celebration of Howard Pyle, masterpieces by Andrew and Jamie Wyeth and more. N.C. Wyeth’s Treasure Island, Classic Illustrations for a Classic Tale September 10 through November 20 2011 is the 100th anniversary of the publication of Robert Louis […]

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Kunsthaus Graz Announces Antje Majewski The World of Gimel. How to Make Objects Talk

Kunsthaus Graz Announces Antje Majewski The World of Gimel. How to Make Objects Talk

Kunsthaus Graz presents Antje Majewski The World of Gimel. How to Make Objects Talk an exhibition on view 1 October 2011–15 January 2012. Opening:1 October 2011, 11am. Kunsthaus Graz celebrates Universalmuseum Joanneum Bicentenary Jubilee with an exhibition project, which explores the objects’ secret lives and magic. A matrix of life, nature and the cosmos, Antje […]

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High Museum Announces New Exhibition Exploring the Inspiration and Innovation of American Frame Design

High Museum Announces New Exhibition Exploring the Inspiration and Innovation of American Frame Design

The High Museum of Art is hosting Beaux Arts & Crafts: Masterpieces of American Frame Design 1890–1920, on loan from the noted New York frame collector Edgar O. Smith. This exhibition brings together 15 frames by American makers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries―a golden era for innovations in frame design in the […]

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