April, 2014

Ilmin Museum of Art announces TOTAL RECALL

The Ilmin Museum of Art in Seoul presents TOTAL RECALL on view April 11–June 8, 2014, an expansive project that brings together filmmakers and visual artists to present diverse modes of how art documents the world through the medium of video. The starting point of the project is to expand the presentation of the Ilmin […]

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April 22 Earth Day Press Conference Hosts Astronauts With Plan to Save the Planet

April 22 Earth Day Press Conference Hosts Astronauts With Plan to Save the Planet

Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders and Shuttle astronauts Ed Lu and Tom Jones to announce plans to protect Earth from asteroids SEATTLE – In a special Earth Day press conference at 11:30 a.m. on April 22, The Museum of Flight will host three prominent US astronauts supporting the B612 Foundation’s unveiling of a new video […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center will host 2014 Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire

Event displays incredible and explosive exhibits from amateur inventors CINCINNATI – Calling all inventors, tinkerers and tech enthusiasts! Last year’s popular Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back and this year will host its awe-inspiring event at Cincinnati Museum Center. The event will take place at Cincinnati Museum Center on September 13 & 14, 2014. Cincinnati […]

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School’s Out/Art’s In at the Katonah Museum of Art

School’s Out/Art’s In at the Katonah Museum of Art

April 15 – 18, 10am – 3pm Looking for something to do when the kids have no school? Get inspired by Jasper Johns and Rosemary Wells at the Katonah Museum of Art with fun art activities each day. Create fruit and vegetable prints, hand-made books, unique mono-prints, and foam-plate prints. For children ages 3 and […]

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National Air and Space Museum Receives $30 Million from Boeing

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum announced that Boeing is donating $30 million to support the museum’s educational activities and exhibitions, including an extensive renovation of its main hall, “Milestones of Flight.” It will be completed in time for the museum’s 40th anniversary in 2016, which is also the aerospace company’s 100th anniversary. The […]

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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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