November, 2011

National Museum Cardiff Presents Archaeopteryx Exhibition

National Museum Cardiff Presents Archaeopteryx Exhibition

This exhibition on view through Mar 1 2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the discovery of Archaeopteryx, the famous feathered fossil known as the ‘missing-link’ between dinosaurs and birds. About the size of a magpie, Archaeopteryx was a primitive bird with feathers but its fossilised skeleton looks more like that of a small dinosaur. It […]

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San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) Opens Oceans and Campfires. Allan Sekula and Bruno Serralongue

San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) Opens Oceans and Campfires. Allan Sekula and Bruno Serralongue

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents Oceans and Campfires: Allan Sekula and Bruno Serralongue. On view December 1, 2011–February 18, 2012. Opening: November 30, 2011, 5:30–7:30 pm. Curated by SFAI’s Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs Hou Hanru, Oceans and Campfires: Allan Sekula and Bruno Serralongue is an exhibition featuring two of the most […]

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Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art Launches Winter Exhibitions

The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art announces the launch of it’s winter exhibition season with two spectacular projects;Ineffable Plasticity: the experience of being human and Human / Nature from November 18 to December 31, 2011. The opening celebration takes place November 18, from 8-11 pm. Curated by Toronto-based independent curator, artist, and all-round creative force […]

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Christ Church Picture Gallery Oxford Seeks Curatorial Assistant

Christ Church Picture Gallery Oxford Seeks Curatorial Assistant

Christ Church is unique amongst the Oxford and Cambridge colleges in having a designated art gallery which houses an important collection of mainly Italian Old Master paintings and drawings. To provide administrative and curatorial support we are looking for a Curatorial Assistant (3 years fixed-term contract) Salary: c. £21,000. Christ Church, Oxford. This is a […]

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Walker Art Center  Announces Wall-to-Wall Walker. Day-Into-Night Celebration of All Things Walker on Saturday, December 3

Walker Art Center Announces Wall-to-Wall Walker. Day-Into-Night Celebration of All Things Walker on Saturday, December 3

Open House Features Free Family Programs, Member Shopping Discount, Cooking Demonstration by Chef Josh Brow, and British Fare by D’Amico It’s time for the Walker’s annual open house extravaganza, Wall–to–Wall Walker, Saturday, December 3, 10 am–8 pm. The celebration starts out with family programming throughout the building as part of Free First Saturday, 10 am–3 […]

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Chazen Museum of Art Presents Sean Scully Paintings and Watercolors

Chazen Museum of Art Presents Sean Scully Paintings and Watercolors

The Chazen Museum of Art presents Sean Scully Paintings and Watercolors in an exhibition on view through January 15, 2012. Sean Scully (American, b. Ireland 1945), Cut Ground Blue Pink Red, 2011, oil on linen, 28 x 32 in. Chazen Museum of Art, © Sean Scully. Image © 2011 Etienne Frossard, all rights reserved Sean […]

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Muskegon Heritage Museum Exhibits Corliss Valve Steam Engine

Muskegon Heritage Museum Exhibits Corliss Valve Steam Engine

The Muskegon Heritage Museum is displaying a Corliss Valve Steam Engine built in 1893, with a 10 foot diameter flywheel weighing 6 tons. This engine came from the Stewart Hartshorn Roller Shade Co. of Muskegon and powered a dynamo to provide electricity in the plant from 1893 until the 20’s. The engine is run whenever […]

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State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces December Events

The State Museum of Pennsylvania, located at 300 North Street, Harrisburg, is one of 25 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trail of History® administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Museum hours are Thursday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Free Concert: “The Power of […]

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Museum Ludwig Announces  Before The Law Post War Sculptures and Spaces of  Contemporary Art

Museum Ludwig Announces Before The Law Post War Sculptures and Spaces of Contemporary Art

Museum Ludwig in Cologne presents Before The Law Post-War Sculptures and Spaces of Contemporary Art. A joint exhibition of Museum Ludwig and Siemens Stiftung. On view 17 December 2011–22 April 2012. Opening: 16 December, 7 pm. Germaine Richier, “Le Griffu,” 1952. Collection Museum Ludwig, Co-logne. Photo: RBA, Cologne. © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2011. The question […]

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