March, 2012

May 19th Elf Classic Yacht Race benefits Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

May 19th Elf Classic Yacht Race benefits Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Launching early from Annapolis’ Eastport Yacht Club, the second annual Elf Classic Yacht Race brings the centuries-old tradition of yacht racing back to the Chesapeake Bay on Saturday, May 19. Proceeds from the race benefit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where race winners will be announced and celebrated later in […]

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Canadian Postal Museum celebrates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee with 60 years of tiny portraits

The Canadian Postal Museum at the Canadian Museum of Civilization is honouring Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee with an exhibition of Commonwealth countries and British Overseas Territories stamps issued since she ascended the throne in 1952, on view from March 19 until October 8, 2012. Designed for a Queen: Celebrating the 60-year Reign of Queen […]

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Leeds Art Gallery presents Gary Hume. Flashback

Leeds Art Gallery presents Gary Hume. Flashback

The Arts Council Collection presents Gary Hume. Flashback at Leeds Art Gallery, until 15 April 2012, and then touring to the Wolverhampton Art Gallery (28 April–7 July); the new Jerwood Gallery, Hastings (14 July–23 September 2012); and Aberdeen Art Gallery (13 October 2012–19 January 2013). Gary Hume Flashback, Leeds Art Gallery. Photographer Jonty Wilde. Gary […]

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Signal Center for Contemporary Art presents Kerstin Cmelka. Step in Shelter

Signal Center for Contemporary Art presents Kerstin Cmelka. Step in Shelter

Signal Center for Contemporary Art presents Kerstin Cmelka. Step in Shelter, an exhibition on view 29 April 2012. Kerstin Cmelka, “The Individualists”, 2012, set photo Copyright Kerstin Cmelka. In Kerstin Cmelka’s Microdramas we encounter condensed excerpts of classical drama. Sometimes the scenes are borrowed from the realm of theatre, cinema or literature, while sometimes they […]

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Imperial War Museum Announces New Major Family Exhibition. A Family in Wartime

Take a step back in time to the Second World War and experience life on the Home Front in London, through the eyes of the Allpress family. A Family in Wartime, IWM London’s new major free family exhibition – will explore the lives of William and Alice Allpress and their ten children and what life […]

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New Exhibit on Teenage Life Opens at Waterloo Region Museum

New Exhibit on Teenage Life Opens at Waterloo Region Museum

WATERLOO REGION – A new exhibit called Coming of Age is now open daily at the Waterloo Region Museum. The exhibit, developed by the museum, tells the story of teenage life in Waterloo Region from the 1920s through today. Coming of Age Exhibt at Waterloo Region Museum “We’re thrilled to open this new exhibit. Coming […]

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Museum of Fine Art Boston Presents Jedediah Caesar. Soft Structures

Museum of Fine Art Boston Presents Jedediah Caesar. Soft Structures

The Museum of Fine Art Boston Presents Jedediah Caesar. Soft Structures, an exhibition on view through April 1, 2012, in the Edward H. Linde Gallery (Gallery 168) in the Museum‟s new Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art. Jedediah Caesar Museum of Fine Art Boston Los Angeles-based artist Jedediah Caesar debuts new work at the Museum […]

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Van Abbemuseum presents Yael Bartana …and Europe will be stunned

Van Abbemuseum presents Yael Bartana …and Europe will be stunned

Yael Bartana’s …and Europe will be stunned video trilogy on view 24 March–26 August 2012. Yael Bartana, “Zamach (Assassination),” 2011. Video still, courtesy of Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam and Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv The exhibition comprises a trilogy of videos centred on the Jewish Renaissance Movement in Poland (JRMiP) that calls for the return […]

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Rijksmuseum at Amsterdam Schiphol opens Dutch Flowers exhibition

Rijksmuseum at Amsterdam Schiphol opens Dutch Flowers exhibition

Rijksmuseum annex at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol presents Dutch Flowers exhibition from 21 March to 25 June 2012. Nine exuberant ‘flower pieces’ from the museum’s collection that used to adorn the homes of the 17th-century economic elite are now in full bloom at the airport. De omvergeworpen ruiker, Abraham Mignon, ca. 1660 (detail) Now an everyday […]

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Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) announces Gu Dexin. The Important Thing is Not the Meat at UCCA

The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) presents Gu Dexin. The Important Thing is Not the Meat at UCCA, an exhibition on view 25 March–27 May 2012. The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art presents a major retrospective of work by Gu Dexin (b. 1962, Beijing) spanning three decades of this artist’s vast and varied output. […]

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Cantor Arts Center opens Light Works. Dan Flavin and Robert Irwin, Art from the 1960s

Cantor Arts Center opens Light Works. Dan Flavin and Robert Irwin, Art from the 1960s

Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University presents “Light Works: Dan Flavin and Robert Irwin, an exhibition on view March 21–July 8, 2012, which features two large pieces. One work is by installation artist and painter Dan Flavin (U.S.A., 1933–1996). The other is by environmental artist and sculptor Robert Irwin (U.S.A., born 1928). Dan Flavin, “monument” […]

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Object from Captain Cook’s collection donated to Museum of Anthropology (MOA)

Object from Captain Cook’s collection donated to Museum of Anthropology (MOA)

An object of global historical and cultural significance, received by explorer Captain James Cook from a Canadian First Nation during his final voyage (1776-1779), is being donated to the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) by a leading arts philanthropist. Ceremonial club, composite photo by Bill McLennan, UBC MOA Recently purchased through a […]

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