April, 2012

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag opens highlights from the Mauritshuis collection exhibition

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag opens highlights from the Mauritshuis collection exhibition

The Mauritshuis embarks on a unique collaboration with the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, on view from 28 April 2012 Johannes Vermeer, Gezicht op Delft, c.1660-1661 Canvas, 96,5 x 115,7 cm. Mauritshuis Around 100 highlights from the Mauritshuis collection are on display at the Gemeentemuseum for a period of about two years. The paintings include View of […]

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National Maritime Museum opens Royal River. Power, Pageantry and the Thames exhibition

National Maritime Museum opens Royal River. Power, Pageantry and the Thames exhibition

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich presents Royal River. Power, Pageantry and the Thames, an exhibition on view 27 April–9 September 2012. This spectacular exhibition, a landmark heritage event of the year, brings together nearly 400 beautiful, fascinating and often unique objects, including one of the largest-ever loans of Royal Collection objects to any museum. […]

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Garage Center for Contemporary Culture announces move to Gorky Park

Garage Center for Contemporary Culture announced today its plans for 2012, continuing in its aim to bring the best international modern and contemporary culture from around the world to Russia, and raising the profile of Russian contemporary artists internationally. Garage will move to a new location in Gorky Park, Moscow from 2012 to develop and […]

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Leighton House Museum Wins Europa Nostra Restoration Award

Leighton House Museum Wins Europa Nostra Restoration Award

The restoration of Leighton House Museum wins a European Union Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award 2012 as record numbers visit the Museum. Leighton House Museum The restoration of Leighton House Museum has been given one of the world’s most prestigious awards for conservation. Won by the project architects Purcell Miller Tritton, the award recognises the meticulous […]

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Leighton House Museum opens Victorian Visions. Pre-Raphaelite and Nineteenth-Century Art from the John Schaeffer Collection

Leighton House Museum opens Victorian Visions. Pre-Raphaelite and Nineteenth-Century Art from the John Schaeffer Collection

Leighton House Museum presents Victorian Visions. Pre-Raphaelite and Nineteenth-Century Art from the John Schaeffer Collection, an exhibition on view Thursday 26 April – Sunday 23 September, 2012. Daniel Maclise Scene – lawn before the Duke’s palace; Orlando about to engage with Charles, the Duke’s wrestler 1854, background repainted c1855–56. JW Waterhouse Mariamne 1887. John Schaeffer […]

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Columbia Museum of Art presents Wadsworth Chamber Music Series season finale on May 1

Artistic director and internationally acclaimed cellist Edward Arron hosts the fifth and final chamber music concert in the 2011-2012 season at the Columbia Museum of Art on Tuesday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m. featuring pianist Rieko Aizawa, violinist Steven Copes, violinist Yehonatan Berick and cellist Edward Arron performing works by Schubert, Prokofiev, Dvořák and Fauré. […]

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Arnolfini announces Superpower. Africa in Science Fiction

Arnolfini announces Superpower. Africa in Science Fiction

Arnolfini presents Superpower. Africa in Science Fiction, an exhibition on view 5 May–1 July 2012. Luis Dourado, Untitled. Courtesy of the artist Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction surveys the recent tendency for artists and filmmakers to apply the forms and concerns of science fiction to narratives situated in the African continent. It considers the complex […]

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