Antiquities

Zayed National Museum announces A History of the World in 100 Objects

Zayed National Museum announces A History of the World in 100 Objects

The Zayed National Museum presents A History of the World in 100 Objects an exhibition on view 23 April–1 August 2014. Offering a glimpse of the eagerly anticipated Zayed National Museum, TCA Abu Dhabi has collaborated with the British Museum to present A History of the World in 100 Objects; an inspiring exhibition that captures […]

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Norton Simon Museum opens In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas

Norton Simon Museum opens In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas

The Norton Simon Museum presents In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas an exhibition on view March 28, 2014 – August 25, 2014. In the Land of Snow is the Museum’s first large-scale exhibition of Himalayan Buddhist art, bringing together exceptional Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhist sculptures along with significant thangka (flat […]

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British Museum presents From temple to home celebrating Ganesha

The British Museum in London presents From temple to home celebrating Ganesha an exhibition on view 27 February – 25 May 2014. The elephant-headed Ganesha is one of the most popular Hindu gods – the creator and remover of obstacles. The main stone sculpture in the display was carved from schist around 800 years ago […]

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Kimbell Art Museum presents Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection

Kimbell Art Museum presents Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection

Kimbell Art Museum presents Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection an exhibition on view through August 31, 2014.. Fearsome warriors clad head-to-toe in highly decorated armor, samurai of 12th through 19th century Japan symbolized the power, honor and valor of the country’s military elite. Led by omnipotent warlords called shoguns, samurai have […]

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British Library acquires renaissance masterwork of manuscript illumination for the nation

British Library acquires renaissance masterwork of manuscript illumination for the nation

An illuminated play text from the fifteenth century, has been acquired for the nation and allocated to the British Library by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax under the Acceptance in Lieu (AIL) Scheme which is administered by Arts Council England on behalf of the Department for Culture Media and Sport. The acquisition was […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art opens Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral

Metropolitan Museum of Art opens Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral an exhibition on view February 25 – May 18, 2014. A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England’s historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 […]

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Joslyn Art Museum opens Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life

Joslyn Art Museum presents Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life an exhibition on view February 8 through May 11. The realms of Poseidon encompassed virtually every aspect of life in the ancient Mediterranean world, from mythology and religious cult to the daily life of its people. This exhibition, premiering nationally at Joslyn […]

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