December, 2013

International Orchid Show and Sale Will Transform Natural History Museum into Colorful Paradise, April 11–13

International Orchid Show and Sale Will Transform Natural History Museum into Colorful Paradise, April 11–13

PHILADELPHIA — An international orchid show will transform the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University into a colorful paradise Friday through Sunday, April 11, 12 and 13. Presented in collaboration with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Orchid Society, the show features spectacular orchids from around the world for show and sale, free guided tours, free lectures, […]

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Kunsthal Charlottenborg presents Working Title: A Retrospective Curated by XXXXXXXXX

Kunsthal Charlottenborg celebrates the Danish artist group XXXXXXXXX’s 20th anniversary with an unconventional retrospective exhibition. Eight internationally renowned curators are presenting eight simultaneous XXXXXXXXX exhibitions—and one of the exhibition concepts bans both Charlottenborg and the artist group itself from using the name XXXXXXXXX. Eight retrospective exhibitions by XXXXXXXXX In co-operation with XXXXXXXXX, Kunsthal Charlottenborg has […]

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CBMM offers free Fridays in February

CBMM offers free Fridays in February

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) is offering free admission on Fridays during the month of February. Admission includes access to the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse and numerous exhibits and historic buildings along CBMM’s 18-acre, Miles River waterfront campus in St. Michaels. “Winter is actually a great time to visit the museum,” said CBMM’s Vice […]

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CAPC Contemporary Art Museum Bordeaux presents Michael E. Smith exhibition

CAPC Contemporary Art Museum Bordeaux presents Michael E. Smith an exhibition on view through February 16, 2014. At a time when Western societies overstep the limits of their growth and should switch from expansion to self-preservation, Michael E. Smith’s oeuvre counters the ecological and economic disaster of our era with a materialism of basic needs. […]

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Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute to Open Its Transformed Campus on July 4

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute to Open Its Transformed Campus on July 4

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will inaugurate new and expanded facilities on its 140-acre campus on July 4, 2014. The project, which reconceptualizes the visitor’s experience of the Clark, culminates a decade-long expansion program and represents the most significant transformation of the Institute since its first building opened to the public in 1955. […]

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Museum of African Diaspora Names Linda Harrison as Executive Director

The Museum of African Diaspora (MoAD) announce Linda Harrison has joined the San Francisco-based museum (www.moadsf.org) as Executive Director, effective December 2. The move is an innovative effort to merge Harrison’s strong business leadership skills and knowledge of the arts to take the organization to the next level in 2014. “The Board of MoAD is […]

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Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens Acquires Works by Pioneering Minimalist Tony Smith

Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens Acquires Works by Pioneering Minimalist Tony Smith

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens continued to expand its art holdings this fall, acquiring several American works, including For W.A. (1969), a two-part abstract bronze sculpture by pioneering minimalist Tony Smith (1912–1980). Consisting of two five-foot tall rhombic prisms, For W.A. explores issues of perception, optics, and the pure experience of form, […]

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Stonehenge exhibition and visitor centre opens

Stonehenge exhibition and visitor centre opens

The new Stonehenge exhibition and visitor centre opens on Wednesday 18 December. For the first time, visitors will have a proper introduction to one of the world’s most important prehistoric monuments. Over 250 objects of international importance will be on display, and the reconstructed face of an Early Neolithic man is a highlight. The immediate […]

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Seattle Art Museum opens LaToya Ruby Frazier: Born By a River

Seattle Art Museum presents LaToya Ruby Frazier: Born By a River on view December 13, 2013–June 22, 2014. LaToya Ruby Frazier, recipient of Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM) 2013 Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence Prize, investigates issues of propaganda, politics, and the importance of subjectivity with an emphasis on postmodern conditions, class, and capitalism in her […]

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