Antiquities

Museum Centre Vapriikki announce Terracotta Army and Treasures of the First Emperors of China

Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere present Terracotta Army and Treasures of the First Emperors of China an exhibition on view from 14 June to 1 December 2013. Sometimes termed the eighth wonder of the world, the terracotta army of the first emperor of China will march to Vapriikki this year. The tomb of Emperor Qin Shi […]

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Colby College Museum of Art presents American Weathervanes from a Distinguished Maine Collection

Colby College Museum of Art presents American Weathervanes from a Distinguished Maine Collection an exhibition on view July 13, 2013 – June 8, 2014. The wind is our most immediate predictor of weather, an endlessly fascinating phenomenon for human observation and discussion. The practice of gauging wind direction dates as far back as ancient Greece, […]

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National Museums Scotland present Mary Queen of Scots exhibition

National Museums Scotland present Mary Queen of Scots exhibition

National Museums Scotland present Mary, Queen of Scots an exhibition on view through 17 November. Arguably the most famous and controversial figure in Scottish history, Mary Stewart has become something of an enigma. Intrigue and romance have often obscured the hard facts of her life and reign. This exhibition aims to shed new light on […]

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British Museum announce Beyond El Dorado: Power and Gold in Ancient Colombia

British Museum announce Beyond El Dorado: Power and Gold in Ancient Colombia an exhibition on view 17 October 2013 – 23 March 2014. The exhibition features over 200 fascinating objects from Museo del Oro, Bogotá, and around 100 from the British Museum’s collection. They show technologically advanced and sophisticated goldworking techniques, including the use of […]

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World Heritage Committee brings to life the ancient culture of Angkor

World Heritage Committee brings to life the ancient culture of Angkor

Some 500 of the 1400 participants of the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee made the journey from Phnom Penh to Siam Reap and visited the Terrace of the Elephants at Angkor Thom ahead of the closing ceremony of the event. The stone elephants that flank the impressive platform built some eight centuries ago […]

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Tyler Museum of Art presents Deco Japan exhibition

Tyler Museum of Art presents Deco Japan exhibition

Tyler Museum of Art unveils presents Deco Japan. Shaping Art & Culture, 1920–1945 an exhibition on view through October 20, 2013. Between the two World Wars, when 20th-Century modernism established a firm hold in the realm of fine art, Art Deco emerged as a cultural as well as artistic movement. Permeating into creative forms as […]

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Georgia Museum of Art announces Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1796)

Georgia Museum of Art announces Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1796)

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1796) on September 21, 2013, to January 5, 2014. This exhibition features works of decorative art the Russian empress Catherine the Great commissioned for her own use or as gifts for […]

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