Museum News

The Museum of Modern Art in New York Adds Evening Hours on the First Thursday of Each Month

The Museum of Modern Art will remain open until 8:45 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, from January through June 2010, providing visitors with extended hours to view MoMA’s collection and special exhibitions. Regular Museum admission applies. MoMA Nights will include music by DJs and a cash bar featuring a specialty cocktail. A […]

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Metropolitan Museum Celebrates Packard Collection

Metropolitan Museum Celebrates Packard Collection

In 1975, The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired, by gift and purchase, more than 400 works of Japanese art from collector Harry G. C. Packard (1914-1991). This daring acquisition instantly transformed the Museum into an institution with one of the finest collections of its kind in the West, comprised of encyclopedic holdings from the Neolithic […]

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The Morris Museum of Art Embarks Upon Reinstallation of Its Permanent Collection

The Morris Museum of Art has begun closing galleries in preparation for Phase I of the reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection. This is a three-phase reinstallation plan, which highlights works of art that have not been exhibited for some time or have never been exhibited at all. The galleries will be opened on, Friday, […]

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First Museum Exhibition of Lucian Freud Etchings in Canada Announced

An innovative exhibition juxtaposing the etchings of two masters of the human form will open the Art Gallery of Ontario’s winter season on January 30, 2010. Rembrandt / Freud: Etchings from Life, continuing through May 23, showcases the etchings of Lucian Freud in a Canadian art museum for the first time. It is also the […]

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New Exhibition Celebrates Frye Art Museum Founding Collection

Reflecting its continuing commitment to honor the legacy of Charles and Emma Frye, the Frye Art Museum announced a new exhibition “Tête-à-tête” that opens February 6, 2010. “Tête-à-tête” features nearly one hundred fifty paintings from the Frye Founding Collection, recreating the sumptuous viewing experience enjoyed by visitors to the art gallery in Charles and Emma […]

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Smithsonian American Art Museum to Display Arts and Crafts Made by Japanese Americans in World War II

The Smithsonian American Art Museum will present “The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946” at its branch museum for craft and decorative arts, the Renwick Gallery, from March 5, 2010, through Jan. 30, 2011. “The Art of Gaman” is organized by San Francisco-based author and guest curator Delphine […]

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Contemporary Aboriginal Painting Installation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

An installation of 14 bold and colorful paintings created by contemporary Aboriginal Australian artists will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on December 15. Drawn from a U. S. private collection, Contemporary Aboriginal Painting from Australia will provide an introduction to Aboriginal painting, which has become Australia’s most celebrated contemporary art movement […]

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The Canadian Museum of Civilization to introduce iPhone Application

The Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC) has become the first museum in Canada, and one of the first in the world, to provide access to its audioguides and other Museum information through the iPhone and iPod Touch. The CMC Mobile Application, developed in partnership with Tristan Interactive of Ottawa, is now available for free from […]

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Ava Gardner Museum Awarded Two Grants in Support of Spring Photography Exhibit

In the May 2010, the Ava Gardner Museum will unveil a new exhibit, The Most Photographed Woman in the World. At the height of her film career, Ava Gardner was the most photographed woman in the world with MGM sending out over 3,000 photos of her weekly. Due to the large number of photographs in […]

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Tony Poillucci Of VisionPoint Marketing Joins North Carolina Museum Of Art’s Committee 100

Diane Kuehn, president and CEO of VisionPoint Marketing (www.visionpointmarketing.com), has announced that Tony Poillucci, vice president of strategy and creative, has been named to the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Committee 100. The committee, named to honor the state’s 100 counties, supports and promotes the museum as it prepares for its grand opening in April […]

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Hong Kong Science Museum unveils rich biodiversity in China

Life prevails in almost every possible niche on Earth, from luxuriant forests to vast deserts to volcanic crevices in deep seas. The world is beautiful because of life. China boasts a vast area with diverse land forms, complex river networks, numerous lakes and extreme climate regimes. It has provided favourable natural conditions for the formation, […]

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Indianapolis Museum of Art to Exhibit Fifty Years of Iconic Couture in Spring 2010

Body Unbound: Contemporary Couture from the IMA’s Collection, on view from April 10, 2010 to January 30, 2011, will examine the many ways designers have manipulated, transformed and liberated the female figure. The exhibition will feature groundbreaking designs by Rudi Gernreich, Issey Miyake, Junya Watanabe, Thierry Mugler, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Gianni Versace and other avant-garde fashion […]

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