January, 2021

Frist Art Museum Presents “Creating the American West in Art”

Frist Art Museum Presents “Creating the American West in Art”

The Frist Art Museum presents Creating the American West in Art, an exhibition of nearly 80 paintings and sculptures ranging in date from 1822 to 1946 and made by such notable artists as Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran, Frederic Remington, Charles Marion Russell, E. Irving Couse, Robert Henri, John Sloan, and Maynard Dixon. Drawn from the […]

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Volunteering with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Volunteering with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will host a virtual Volunteer Fair on Feb. 23 to introduce potential new volunteers to various in-person and at-home opportunities now available. Volunteer roles are based on current CBMM needs and designed to align with individual interests and experiences. “Our volunteers are such valued team members […]

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Major new study celebrates the career and legacy of trailblazing artist and educator Luise Kaish

Major new study celebrates the career and legacy of trailblazing artist and educator Luise Kaish

Luise Clayborn Kaish (1925–2013) was a pioneer. A key figure in the New York art scene of the late 20th century, her multidisciplinary practice and process-oriented work spanned a range of mediums, materials, techniques, and themes. The strength and breadth of her work—monumental sculptures in bronze, oil paintings, watercolors, lithographs, collage—and the prestigious awards and […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Winter Speaker Series to be presented virtually

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Winter Speaker Series to be presented virtually

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will begin its annual winter speaker series on Wednesday, Feb. 3, and continue on select Wednesdays through March 17. All sessions will be held virtually, and advance registration is required. How do we remember the past? How does our historical record and memory influence us today? […]

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Boeing Grant and Ongoing Investments Help Sustain and Develop Museum of Flight Programs

Boeing Grant and Ongoing Investments Help Sustain and Develop Museum of Flight Programs

SEATTLE – The Museum today announced that it has received new investments totaling $115,000 from The Boeing Company. The funds will support two of the Museum’s ongoing educational programs and a new visitor experience that connects guests with aerospace experts. The education investments will help develop and sustain the Museum’s Virtual Connected Learning program and […]

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Michener Art Museum Reopens February 5, 2021 with Reinstalled Galleries and Brand New Exhibition

Michener Art Museum Reopens February 5, 2021 with Reinstalled Galleries and Brand New Exhibition

DOYLESTOWN, PA – The Michener Art Museum will reopen to the public FEBRUARY 5, 2021 with the new exhibition Through the Lens: Modern Photography in the Delaware Valley. On view through August 15, 2021, this major exhibition is curated by the Michener’s Curator of American Art Laura Turner Igoe, PhD, and Curatorial Assistant Tara Kaufman, […]

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CENTER FOR ART AND PUBLIC EXCHANGE AT MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES SHANI PETERS AS 2021 ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

CENTER FOR ART AND PUBLIC EXCHANGE AT MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES SHANI PETERS AS 2021 ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

Mississippi Museum of Art’s Center for Art and Public Exchange (CAPE) today announced Shani Peters (b.1981) as its 2021 national artist-in-residence. Starting in early spring 2021, Peters—a multidisciplinary artist and educator based in Harlem—will embark on a multi-part project, Collective Care for Black Mothers and Caretakers. Incorporating aspects of her multi-faceted community-based practice, Peters’ public, […]

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Children to mix art with science at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this winter

Children to mix art with science at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this winter

On four Saturdays this winter, young mariners ages 4–9 are invited to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., to participate in CBMM’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Team. Class sizes are limited, with advanced registration needed. Each week, STEAM Team participants will join an experienced educator in a hands-on exploration incorporating […]

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New e-publication Americana Insights focuses on American Folk Art and Americana

New e-publication Americana Insights focuses on American Folk Art and Americana

Americana Insights, a new nonprofit e-journal and multi-faceted resource center, was launched today by Jane Katcher, Americana and American folk art collector, in collaboration with David A. Schorsch, a leading authority on American antiques and folk art. The digital publication is supported by a distinguished advisory board of museum and art-world professionals and edited by […]

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