July, 2017

Museum of Russian Icons announce Framing Cultures series: Author, Historian and Humorist Jennifer Eremeeva

Museum of Russian Icons announce Framing Cultures series: Author, Historian and Humorist Jennifer Eremeeva

This year marks the centenary of the October Revolution of 1917–a monumental event that profoundly shaped the present geopolitical reality. Ms. Eremeeva will reflect on the cultural and political significance of the Revolution over the past century; explore why Russia’s leaders are ignoring this significant anniversary; and theorize what can be gleaned from this about […]

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Brown Arts Initiative and Performa Launch New Collaboration with Co-Commission of Work by Kelly Nipper at Brown University

Brown Arts Initiative and Performa Launch New Collaboration with Co-Commission of Work by Kelly Nipper at Brown University

The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University and New York City-based Performa announced today a new three-year collaboration. The inaugural component is the co-commission of a new work by artist Kelly Nipper with MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab to be developed during an artists’ residency at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts at Brown University […]

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FILM: The Desert of Forbidden Art at the Museum of Russian Icons

FILM: The Desert of Forbidden Art at the Museum of Russian Icons

The incredible story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was found in the desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression. A fascinating documentary about a group of visionary artists and one man who risked his life to rescue their […]

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Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group: Between Dog and Wolf by Sasha Sokolov at the Museum of Russian Icons

Contemporary Russian Literature Book Group: Between Dog and Wolf by Sasha Sokolov at the Museum of Russian Icons

Please note: This event has been cancelled. Join us as as we discuss Between Dog and Wolf by Sasha Sokolov. This is his second novel and has intimidated translators because of its complex puns, rhymes, and neologisms. Language rather than plot motivates the story, and time, characters, and death all prove unstable. Free. Call Mila […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes summer interns

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum welcomes summer interns

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently added five summer interns to its team: Michael Barone of Buffalo, N.Y.; Kathleen DeMeritte of Silver Spring, Md.; Kelsey Neuenswander of San Diego, Ca.; Erin Russell of St. Louis, Mi.; and Alexa Wichowsky of West Winfield, N.Y. Barone and DeMeritte are working in the curatorial department, Russell in education, […]

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Edna’s new hull takes shape at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Edna’s new hull takes shape at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatyard Manager Michael Gorman reports work continues on the historic restoration of 1889 bugeye Edna E. Lockwood, with each of the nine-logs making up her new hull pinned together and shipwrights fitting chunks in her bow and stern over the summer. Edna Lockwood represents the last of her kind, as the […]

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Mandela Day Forgive/Fight Initiative Today at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Mandela Day Forgive/Fight Initiative Today at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center invites the media to attend Forgive/Fight Initiative today, July 18. The FORGIVE/FIGHT initiative embodies the spirit of the life and history of Nelson Mandela. Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years by the South African apartheid government. Released on February 11, 1990, Mandela went on to lead […]

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Utah Museum of Fine Arts Events for August 2017

Utah Museum of Fine Arts Events for August 2017

The UMFA will host a two-day reopening party, Saturday, Aug. 26 and Sunday, Aug. 27. Free admission. Tours, art making, films, yoga, music, dance party and more. umfa.utah.edu/reopening Family Art Making | Community Blocks Thursday, August 3 | 11 am | FREE Salt Lake City Public Library, Corinne & Jack Sweet Branch Our neighborhood streets, […]

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Nassau County Museum of Art Presents “New York, New York”

Nassau County Museum of Art Presents “New York, New York”

Exhibition demonstrates how artists through more than a century have been inspired by and portrayed New York City From its earliest years, New York City was the stage on which the transformation of America played out, reflecting economic and historic upheavals that led to the city’s place as both the financial and art capitals of […]

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