February, 2012

Japanese American National Museum announces Folding Paper. The Infinite Possibilities of Origami

The Japanese American National Museum presents Folding Paper. The Infinite Possibilities of Origami, an exhibition on view March 10 – August 26, 2012. Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami will be the first major exhibition to explore the international phenomenon of origami as a contemporary visual art form. Featuring over 100 works by more […]

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Japanese American National Museum presents Common Ground. The Heart of Community

The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles presents Common Ground. The Heart of Community an ongoing exhibition. Incorporating hundreds of objects, documents and photographs collected by the National Museum, this exhibition chronicles 130 years of Japanese American history, beginning with the early days of the Issei pioneers through the World War II incarceration to […]

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National Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame Inducts new Members

Six more sport parachutists will be inducted into the National Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Eloy, Arizona the weekend of November 9, 2012. Parachute enthusiasts from around the world will attend. Those being inducted are Carl Boenish, CA (posthumous); Bob Buquor, CA (posthumous); Claude Gillard, Australia; Craig Girard, AZ & Dubai; […]

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Getty Reveals The Ghent Altarpiece in 100 Billion Pixels

Getty Reveals The Ghent Altarpiece in 100 Billion Pixels

A stunning and highly complex painting composed of separate oak panels, The Mystic Lamb of 1432 by Hubert and Jan van Eyck, known as the Ghent Altarpiece, recently underwent much-needed emergency conservation within the Villa Chapel in St. Bavo Cathedral in Ghent. As part of this work, the altarpiece was removed from its glass enclosure […]

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Canadian War Museum announces exhibition for Toronto production of War Horse

The Canadian War Museum is lending an authentic historical touch to Mirvish Productions’ staging of War Horse in Toronto. Over 30 of the Museum’s First World War-era cavalry and veterinary artifacts will be on display in a mini-exhibition at the Princess of Wales Theatre when the award-winning play officially opens there on February 28, 2012. […]

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The Field Museum opens Genghis Khan exhibition

The Field Museum opens Genghis Khan exhibition

The Field Museum in Chicago presents Genghis Khan, an exhibition on view Feb. 24 through Sept. 3, 2012). Genghis Khan showcases the largest single collection of 13th century Mongolian artifacts ever assembled, and takes visitors on an unforgettable journey into Khan’s legendary empire. The exhibition features more than 200 stunning objects including gold jewelry, weaponry, […]

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Laguna Art Museum opens Hugo Zayas. Mi Obra

The Laguna Art Museum presentsHugo Zayas. Mi Obra, an exhibition on view February 26-April 29, 2012. With a mixture of passion and bold energy, Mexican-American artist Victor Hugo Zayas (b. 1961) presents his expressionistic paintings of figures, landscapes, and cityscapes, and linear, abstract sculptures in Mi Obra. Zayas, who lives and works in Los Angeles, […]

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Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design opens Painting Air. Spencer Finch

Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design opens Painting Air. Spencer Finch

The Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design presents Painting Air. Spencer Finch a major exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist Spencer Finch, on view February 24 through July 29, 2012. Installation view of Painting Air: Spencer Finch (2012) In this major two-part show, Finch creates an expansive, site-specific new installation—also titled Painting Air (2012)—that recalls […]

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Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History announces Adventures in Oceanography. Exploring the Deep Blue Sea

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History announces Adventures in Oceanography. Exploring the Deep Blue Sea, a mini camp March 12 through March 16, 2012 highlighting the Museum’s current exhibition, Getting to the Core: the JOIDES Resolution, this week will be filled with exciting lessons, educational games, crafts, and one-on-one presentations by scientists from the […]

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