April, 2013

CIMAM 2013 TRAVEL GRANT PROGRAM

CIMAM 2013 TRAVEL GRANT PROGRAM

Thanks to the generous support of Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, CIMAM offers five grants to support the attendance of modern and contemporary art curators and museum or collection directors from Latin America with priority to professionals residing in Central America and the Caribbean to CIMAM’s 2013 Annual Conference, New Dynamics in Museums: Curator, […]

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Thomas Cole National Historic Site 2013 Guided Hikes

The Thomas Cole Historic Site is pleased to present a series of guided hikes on the Hudson River School Art Trail, which brings you into the magnificent landscapes that inspired Thomas Cole and other luminaries of 19th-century landscape painting. The hikes are made possible through the Carol T. Savage Art Trail Docent Program, named in […]

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Space Day May 4 at the National Air and Space Museum

Space Day May 4 at the National Air and Space Museum

This year’s Space Day at the National Air and Space Museum will take place Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors of all ages are invited to learn about real-life space exploration on the day—May the Fourth—that science fiction fans around the world celebrate the possibilities of space travel. The theme for […]

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Latino Center Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Music

The Smithsonian Latino Center presents musical group Los Gallos Negros, Sunday, May 5, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Warner Bros. Theater at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History on Constitution Avenue N.W., between 12th and 14th streets. The concert aims to reinterpret the historical significance of this celebrated holiday with stories of […]

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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam announce Aernout Mik: Communitas

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam announce Aernout Mik: Communitas

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam present Aernout Mik: Communitas a survey exhibition of the work of Dutch artist Aernout Mik, on view May 4–August 25, 2013. It will be Mik’s first major solo exhibition in the Netherlands since 2000. The artist is designing a site-specific installation for the Stedelijk and creates a new work that will be […]

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Davis Museum acquires Portrait of a Young Woman

Davis Museum acquires Portrait of a Young Woman

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College has acquired Portrait of a Young Woman a stunning addition to the permanent collections, with appeal far beyond its immediate context of Latin American colonial art. The work is not widely known now, but given its rarity, will certainly become an iconic example of Latin American colonial portraiture as […]

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Rochester Art Center presents Katie Hargrave: How to Fold L’Étoile du Nord

Rochester Art Center presents Katie Hargrave: How to Fold L’Étoile du Nord an exhibition on view April 26 – July 14, 2013. Katie Hargrave utilizes community-oriented research to investigate the creation of mythologies, the historical record, and the landscape. For several years, her research has focused on the intentional development of city, state, and national […]

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