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Van Gogh Museum Concludes 2009 Successfully with 1.45 Million Visitors

Van Gogh Museum Concludes 2009 Successfully with 1.45 Million Visitors

The Van Gogh Museum welcomed almost 1,450,000 visitors in 2009. This positive result is credited in part to the exhibitions Van Gogh and the colours of the night and Van Gogh’s letters: The artist speaks (which runs through 3 January 2010). The former exhibition is part of the Letters project launched in October, which attracted […]

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Claremont Museum of Art to Discontinue Operation in The Packing House

On December 21, the Claremont Museum of Art Board of Directors voted to discontinue operation of the Museum in The Packing House and place the permanent collection in a secure storage facility. The board will continue working to rejuvenate the Claremont Museum of Art in the next few years as the economy improves. The Museum […]

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) Appoints Jen Mergel as Senior Curator of Contemporary Art

Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), has announced the appointment of Jen Mergel as the MFA’s Beal Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art. Mergel, who will join the Museum in February 2010, is presently associate curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Boston, where […]

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Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art Announces New Officers for the Board of Trust and Nine Members

The Board of Trustees of Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art has recently announced new officers for the board of trustees and seven new members. “All of these new trustees bring to Cheekwood a wealth of experience with issues of great importance to our institution,” says Jack Becker, PhD, president of Cheekwood. “They represent […]

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$12-Million Gift from Mandel Family for Israel Museum

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, announced a $12-million gift from Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel through the Mandel Supporting Foundations. This gift marks the completion of its $100-million capital campaign to support the comprehensive transformation of its 20-acre campus. The Mandel gift supports the reconstruction, reinstallation, and endowment of the Museum’s Jewish Art and Life Wing, […]

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Historic Food Preservation & More at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

On Sunday, January 10th at 3pm the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts invites visitors to join historic food expert and open hearth/fire-cook interpreter, Mercy Ingraham as she explores the various methods Early American’s used to preserve food. Discover how Colonials survived before electricity, canning or even the knowledge of germ theory. Mercy Ingraham, will […]

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BURKE MUSEUM PRESENTS BEST OF FOSSIL COLLECTION ALONGSIDE FOSSIL-INSPIRED ARTWORK BY RAY TROLL

BURKE MUSEUM PRESENTS BEST OF FOSSIL COLLECTION ALONGSIDE FOSSIL-INSPIRED ARTWORK BY RAY TROLL

Giant ammonites, killer pigs, saber-toothed cats, and dinosaurs: these fossils and others are among the best of the Burke Museum’s paleontology collection and most have never before been exhibited. Now, these fossils will be on display to the public in a new Burke Museum exhibit that explores questions about evolution, extinction, and early life on […]

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The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Elects Trustees Peter M. Brant, Steven T. Mnuchin, and Victor Pinchuk

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) announced it has elected Peter M. Brant, Steven T. Mnuchin, and Victor Pinchuk to its Board of Trustees, further boosting the institution’s national and international preeminence and marking a continued swell of support during the museum’s turnaround year in 2009. With these three new trustees, MOCA has added 10 […]

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Jennifer Bartenbach Promoted to Acting Director of Finance at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced this week that Jennifer Bartenbach has been promoted to Acting Director of Finance. She replaces Anne Munsch, who is leaving the IMA to take a role as Chief Financial Officer at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. “Anne ably served in her capacity at the IMA for more […]

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