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BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES GIFT OF WORKS FROM JOHN WATERS FINE ART COLLECTION

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES GIFT OF WORKS FROM JOHN WATERS FINE ART COLLECTION

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announces a promised gift of approximately 375 works from John Waters’ fine art collection. The long-planned bequest is rich in photographs and works on paper with important examples by 125 artists, including Diane Arbus, Richard Artschwager, Thomas Demand, Nan Goldin, Roy Lichtenstein, Lee Lozano, Christian Marclay, […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) graduates its first certified apprentice

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) graduates its first certified apprentice

On Nov. 6, just two days before the start of National Apprenticeship Week celebrations across the country, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum had its own reason to celebrate, with its first shipwright apprentice officially graduating from its now certified program. Zachary Haroth, a native of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., joined CBMM after a year of study […]

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Michener Art Museum Presents “Concert in the Courtyard” with Jarrett Gilgore & Christina Ward

Michener Art Museum Presents “Concert in the Courtyard” with Jarrett Gilgore & Christina Ward

For this event, on Sunday, November 8th 2:00 pm-4:00 pm, ticket-holders are invited to see an intimate, yet socially distanced solo performance with Jarrett Gilgore & Christina Ward outside in our Patricia D. Pfundt Sculpture Garden. Gilgore is a multi-instrumentalist, improviser, composer, and teacher, performing and recording with a diverse array of musicians around the […]

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Freedom Center and Ten Thousand Villages launch museum store partnership

Freedom Center and Ten Thousand Villages launch museum store partnership

CINCINNATI – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s mission to champion freedom extends into its museum store with a new partnership with Ten Thousand Villages. The new partnership brings fair trade items into the Freedom Center while celebrating the craft, talent and culture of its artisans and supporting them financially. The Freedom Center has long […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art Statement on Pausing Deaccessions

Baltimore Museum of Art Statement on Pausing Deaccessions

The Baltimore Museum of Art’s (BMA) Board of Trustees and its leadership decided to pause on the upcoming sale of works by Brice Marden, Clyfford Still, and Andy Warhol. The decision was made after having heard and listened to the proponents and the detractors of the BMA’s ambitious Endowment for the Future and after a […]

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Cincinnati Museum Center teams up with ArtWorks on interactive mural

Cincinnati Museum Center teams up with ArtWorks on interactive mural

CINCINNATI – Union Terminal has its share of incredible mosaic murals. Now, thanks to a collaboration between Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and ArtWorks, it’s added one more that begs to be reimagined in infinite ways. CMC’s You Are Here gallery debuts its new mural interactive October 22. CMC’s You Are Here gallery is one of […]

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MOCA Toronto Completes $25 Million Capital Campaign with Maj​​or Contribution from Castlepoint Auto Building, Inc

MOCA Toronto Completes $25 Million Capital Campaign with Maj​​or Contribution from Castlepoint Auto Building, Inc

MOCA Toronto Announces Major $5.7 Million Contribution from Castlepoint Auto Building, Inc. Completing the Museum’s $25 Million Capital Campaign TORONTO, — The Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA) today announced that it has received the Museum’s most significant show of private sector support to date—$5.7 million—from Castlepoint Auto BLDG Inc. (Castlepoint), MOCA’s landlord. The extraordinary […]

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Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright For Halloween

Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright For Halloween

SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight is dressing up for Halloween to be The Museum of Fright. On Oct. 31, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. the spacious galleries become Seattle’s biggest haunted house with safe, Halloween-themed games and activities developed by the Education staff to spark the imagination and spirit of innovation. Children can hunt […]

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Local Nonprofit Gardner Museum Reacts to Covid-19 Pandemic

Local Nonprofit Gardner Museum Reacts to Covid-19 Pandemic

Gardner Museum Forced to Cancel Seasonal Event Opens Fundraising Gift Shop in Response GARDNER, MA. – Because of Covid-19, the Gardner Museum was forced to cancel their seasonal Festival of Trees event, but they’re not giving up that easy! Through donations from locals and businesses, the museum has been able to stay afloat by opening […]

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