April, 2013

National Portrait Gallery and American National Biography Online Announce Partnership

The National Portrait Gallery announced a partnership with American National Biography to add portraits from the museum’s collection to ANB articles. An initial selection of images was included in an update April 25, with more to be added in each subsequent update. This partnership will provide images from the Portrait Gallery’s collection to ANB subscribers, […]

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Reading Public Museum Opens Remembering the Battle of Gettysburg. The Civil War Art of Mort Kunstler

Reading Public Museum Opens Remembering the Battle of Gettysburg. The Civil War Art of Mort Kunstler

Reading Public Museum presents Remembering the Battle of Gettysburg. The Civil War Art of Mort Kunstler an exhibition on view 4/26/13 – 7/28/13. In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address (which is being observed in 2013), the Reading Public Museum exhibits nearly 30 paintings, etchings and sketches […]

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Museum of Vancouver Moving ?

Vancouver, BC — The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) has been taking deliberate steps towards securing its position as a thriving part of Vancouver’s cultural landscape for generations to come. Today the museum announced its commitment to find an optimal location that will complement its provocative, award-winning programs and exhibitions. The MOV has occupied its current […]

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Rockbund Art Museum Presents From Gesture to Language: Trans-Forming Practices of Art Expression

Rockbund Art Museum Presents From Gesture to Language: Trans-Forming Practices of Art Expression

Rockbund Art Museum presents From Gesture to Language: Trans-Forming Practices of Art Expression an exhibition on view 27 April–11 August 2013. The Rockbund Art Museum of Shanghai is proud to celebrate the creative and privileged links that unite the visual arts and the practice of writing. Pascal Torres Guardiola, curator of the Chalcography Department at […]

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Louvre Abu Dhabi Presents Birth of a Museum

Louvre Abu Dhabi Presents Birth of a Museum

Birth of a Museum, the first large-scale presentation of the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s permanent collection, was opened by HH Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council in the presence of a host of dignitaries including His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and […]

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George W. Bush Presidential Center Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

The George W. Bush Presidential Center announced it has earned Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) program. The Bush Center is the first presidential library to achieve LEED Platinum certification under New Construction (v2009). The LEED Green Building Certification System encourages the use of designs, materials […]

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Wexner Center for the Arts Announces Paul Sietsema Shimon Attie: MetroPAL.IS.

Wexner Center for the Arts Announces Paul Sietsema Shimon Attie: MetroPAL.IS.

Wexner Center for the Arts presents Paul Sietsema Shimon Attie: MetroPAL.IS. on May 4–August 4, 2013. The Wexner Center galleries feature two solo exhibitions this summer, both the result of extensive Wexner Center artist residency support. Paul Sietsema is the most comprehensive account of the artist’s body of work to date in an exhibition organized […]

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