April, 2014

Getty Museum Presents The Art of James Ensor

Getty Museum Presents The Art of James Ensor

In the early 1880s Belgian painter James Ensor (1860-1949) was working in a progressive naturalist style that was in line with broader artistic trends in Europe. But, by the end of that decade, Ensor’s art had become so satirical, bizarre, and fantastical that even his avant-garde peers had difficulty accepting his work. On view at […]

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UMFA Artful Afternoon: Earth Day April 19

Salt Lake City – The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) invites families to celebrate Earth Day and sustainable living at Artful Afternoon, the Museum’s family-friendly art-making festival, from 1 to 4 pm on Saturday, April 19. All ages and abilities are welcome, and attendees are admitted free into all activities and Museum galleries. The […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma announces Alfredo Jaar Tonight No Poetry Will Serve

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma announces Alfredo Jaar Tonight No Poetry Will Serve

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma presents Alfredo Jaar Tonight No Poetry Will Serve on view April 11–September 7, 2014. This exhibition, dedicated to the work of one of the most uncompromising, compelling, and innovative artists working today, will be his first major solo exhibition in Finland. The artist’s critical and humanist worldview is an urgent […]

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PROJECT MAH JONGG

From the 1920s through the 1960s, the living rooms of many Jewish American homes resounded with lively exclamations of “crak, bam, dot!” and the distinctive clacking of tiles. This was the heyday of the Chinese game of mah jongg in the United States—a game with a rich history in the Jewish American community, especially amongst […]

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Currier Museum of Art opens Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Currier Museum of Art opens Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

The Currier Museum of Art presents Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey an exhibition on view from March 29 through August 17, 2014. Romare Bearden’s works of art reflect universal experiences filtered through an African-American lens. In this exhibition, Bearden’s colorful collages and watercolors tell Homer’s ancient tale, The Odyssey. While the story of Odysseus has […]

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Astrup Fearnley Museet presents Elmgreen & Dragset Biography

Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo presents Elmgreen & Dragset Biography on view through 24 August 2014. Biography presents a wide selection of works from Elmgreen & Dragset’s complex universe, including sculpture, performance and interactive installations. Works from the late 1990s onwards will be shown together with recent projects, and all together they will create a […]

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The 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins CBMM’s floating fleet

The 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins CBMM’s floating fleet

On April 1, 2014, the historic 1920 Chesapeake Bay buyboat Winnie Estelle arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where she will remain as the new workhorse of CBMM’s floating fleet for scenic Miles River cruises and a wide variety of on-the-water educational programs. The Winnie Estelle joins CBMM’s floating […]

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