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National Churchill Museum announces WORLD WAR 11 NAVY ART: A VISION OF HISTORY

National Churchill Museum presents WORLD WAR 11 NAVY ART: A VISION OF HISTORY, an exhibition on view June 10, 2013- August 11, 2013. This exhibition will commemorate all who served and the 70th anniversary of the year of the turn of the tide of WWII; 1943. The Navy Combat Artist Program was approved after New […]

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Meadows Museum Acquires Juan Alonso Villabrille y Ron Terracotta sculpture

Meadows Museum Acquires Juan Alonso Villabrille y Ron Terracotta sculpture

The Meadows Museum has acquired the first terracotta sculpture attributed to Spanish Baroque master Juan Alonso Villabrille y Ron. In-depth research conducted by museum staff members sheds new light on the identity of the bust-length sculpture’s subject and its historical significance. When the sculpture was initially offered to the Museum it was believed to depict […]

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Reading Museum Presents Greek Pottery Exhibition

Reading Museum Presents Greek Pottery Exhibition

Reading Museum presents Community Display: Greek Pottery an exhibition on view through 22 Sep 2013. Ancient Greeks produced painted pottery over 2,500 years ago. They were the leaders in developing new decorative techniques and the artists depicted fashions, stories and gods. The images on the pottery show us that everyday Greek life was not so […]

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Dallas Museum of Art opens The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum

Dallas Museum of Art opens The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum

The Dallas Museum of Art presents The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum an exhibition on view through October 6, 2013. The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum, is a touring exhibition of more than 120 objects exploring the human form through exquisite artworks exclusively from the […]

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British Museum open Silver service fine dining in Roman Britain

British Museum open Silver service fine dining in Roman Britain

British Museum in London presents Silver service fine dining in Roman Britain an exhibition on view 23 May – 4 August 2013. Discover the iconic Mildenhall Great Dish and its central role at the very heart of the Roman meal. Made in AD 350, this glorious piece is exquisitely decorated with classical imagery that features […]

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National Museum of the American Indian To Discuss the Return of Ancestral Remains

During the twelfth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian joins the Australian government, the Chickasaw Nation and the Association on American Indian Affairs for a panel discussion on international repatriation, or the return of human remains to indigenous communities across sovereign borders. The […]

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Morgan Library & Museum displays illuminated luxury manuscript of The Saint John’s Bible

Morgan Library & Museum displays illuminated luxury manuscript of The Saint John’s Bible

In 1998 Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, commissioned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a fully illuminated luxury manuscript of the Bible. Working out of his scriptorium in Monmouth, Wales, Jackson and a team of calligraphers and artists used traditional techniques and modern technology to create a spectacular illuminated text of over 1,100 pages. Completed […]

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Frick Collection Announces Loans on View from Collector Horace Wood Brock

Frick Collection Announces Loans on View from Collector Horace Wood Brock

The Frick Collection announce the extended loan of several important decorative arts objects from Horace Wood Brock, one of America’s most remarkable collectors. Over the last three decades, he has assembled an enviable collection of French and English decorative arts dating from 1675 to 1820, as well as paintings and Old Master drawings. Dr. Brock […]

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Morgan Library & Museum continues Treasures from the Vault exhibition series

The Morgan Library & Museum continues its popular Treasures from the Vault exhibition series on May 7–October 6, 2013, with the presentation of thirty diverse works in its iconic 1906 McKim building. The great library was commissioned by museum founder Pierpont Morgan and completed in 1906, just seven years prior to his death in 1913. […]

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