November, 2011

National Museum of Natural History Announce New Exhibition, Website Guide Visitors through the Evolving Universe

National Museum of Natural History Announce New Exhibition, Website Guide Visitors through the Evolving Universe

The cosmos constantly changes. Stars are born, live out their lives, and die – sometimes calmly, sometimes explosively. Galaxies form, grow and collide dramatically A new exhibition and website, developed jointly by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, reveal the dynamic and evolving universe through breathtaking photographs and informative […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center offers great gift ideas this holiday season

Cincinnati Museum Center offers great gift ideas this holiday season

They’ll love something unique from our gift shops, tickets to A Day in Pompeii opening in March, or a membership! CINCINNATI – On your next visit to Holiday Junction featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains, take the opportunity to get a little shopping done. At Cincinnati Museum Center, we have unique gift ideas for everyone […]

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Peer One Video Tour Injects New Perspectives and Interactions with the Walters Art Museum’s Permanent Collection

Peer One Video Tour Injects New Perspectives and Interactions with the Walters Art Museum’s Permanent Collection

Tour launch date Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, with 2 p.m. presentation Baltimore – The Walters Art Museum announces Peer One, a video tour curated by staff member and artist Kari Altmann, using the museum’s new works of art website as a starting point. A group of contemporaries, including artists, curators and bloggers, will respond with […]

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Hirshhorn Museum goes (RED) for World AIDS Day on December 1

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum represents Washington, D.C., as one of more than 80 iconic landmarks, including New York’s Empire State Building, the London Eye and the Sydney Opera House, that will join (RED), an initiative to fight the AIDS pandemic in Africa, in marking World AIDS Day on the evening of Dec. 1. The World […]

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ChesAdventures begins January 14 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

ChesAdventures begins January 14 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Featuring Chesapeake themed, hands-on activities and a take-home art project, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) ChesAdventures program for children four to nine years old begins on January 14 and continues on Saturday’s through February 25. The ChesAdventures program offers two hours of fun-filled and creative hands-on games, arts and crafts, and storytelling. Small classes […]

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BYU Museum of Art Presents Wide Open Spaces Exploring Painting Techniques that Capture the Grandeur of the American Southwest

The BYU Museum of Ar presents Wide-Open Spaces an exhibition on view through March 10, 2012. The exhibition presents 80 paintings by a variety of early 20th-century artists. This exhibition explores the artistic innovations in color, composition and technique developed by these artists to capture the grandeur of the region. It will include works drawn […]

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National Museum of Western Art Presents Goya. Lights and Shadows

National Museum of Western Art Presents Goya. Lights and Shadows

The National Museum of Western Art Presents Goya. Lights and Shadows. Masterpieces of the Museo del Prado, an exhibition on view Sunday 29 January 2012. Francisco de Goya, Clothed Maja ca. 1800-07 Oil on canvas Archivo Fotográfico, Museo Nacional del Prado. Madrid Francisco de Goya (1746–1828) — the Old Master from Spain whose acutely critical […]

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Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (MADE) Announces The History of 3D in Games Exhibition

The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (MADE) presents it’s first exhibition The History of 3D in Games an exhibition open on December 3, from 10 am to 5 pm. Alex writing on the museum’s blog said: “Our first exhibit will be called “The History of 3D in Games.” That encompasses an awful lot of […]

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Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art Announces WE HAVE A BODY Exhibition

Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art Announces WE HAVE A BODY Exhibition

DO OUR VIEWS ON GENDER AND SEXUALITY HAVE AN EFFECT ON OUR VIEW OF ART AND HISTORIOGRAPHY? In dialogue with Den Frie Centre for Contemporary Art’s architecture, the Danish visual artist Mette Winckelmann sets focus on tradition, body, gender and queer theory. WE HAVE A BODY, is a comprehensive solo exhibition by Mette Winckelmann, on […]

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Katonah Museum of Art Announce Tri-State Juried Exhibition: Art to the Point

The Katonah Museum of Art is to host Tri-State Juried Exhibition: Art to the Point in the In the Beitzel, Righter, and Project Galleries on January 15 – February 19, 2012. Artists living in the tri-state area are invited to submit up to two pieces (paintings, drawings, prints, mixed-media works, sculptures, photographs, or videos up […]

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BBC and The British Museum Announce Shakespeare’s Restless World Radio Series

BBC and The British Museum Announce Shakespeare’s Restless World Radio Series

The BBC and British Museum have announced a 20-part series to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Neil MacGregor, the Director of the British Museum, looks at the world through the eyes of Shakespeare’s audience by exploring objects from that turbulent period. Neil MacGregor in the recording studio. Neil uses objects to explore the great […]

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British Museum Acquires Picasso’s Vollard Suite

The British Museum announces the major acquisition of a complete set of Picasso’s Vollard Suite, which will go on display at the Museum in the summer of 2012. The suite comprises 100 etchings produced by Picasso between 1930 and 1937 and is the most important cycle of etchings produced by arguably the 20th century’s most […]

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