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US museum donors among Biden appointees to arts committee – ARTnews.com

Museum donors and private business owners with ties to the cultural sector across the country are among 14 people nominated by Joe Biden to serve on the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts (PACA), a council formed in 1958 which gives advice on programming the Kennedy. Center in Washington, D.C. …

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Met Museum appoints Mexico City architect to lead major new project

Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, who at 38 was the youngest architect to design the Serpentine Pavilion in 2018, has been selected to design the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new $500 million modern and contemporary art wing. the museum announced on Sunday. “This is a very large order,” museum director Max …

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OKC Art Museum Anniversary Brings Free Admission, Dale Chihuly Art

Michael Anderson was out of town on March 16, 2002, when the The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has opened its new home downtown to the public. But as the CEO of the museumhe knows how monumental this move was. “It was completely transformative. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art …

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The Southeast Texas Art Museum presents its 2022 protege.

Besides being an art contest, it was a career development opportunity. BEAUMONT, Texas — The Protege Competition and Exhibit held its 36th annual art competition Tuesday night at the Museum of Art of Southeast Texas. This is a contest and exhibit featuring 12th grade performers from Southeast Texas. Besides being …

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Johnson Museum of Art, closed to field trips, continues to educate children

While the past two years of virtual and blended learning have been unusual and empowering for students across the country, Carol Hockett, Hinsta Family Director of School and Family Programs at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art in India Cornell University, was determined to expand the classroom experience for …

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SLO Art Museum mural displays black fictional history Calafia’

A new mural at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art wrapped around all four walls of the building shines a light on a fictional black warrior queen and the unrecorded histories of black Americans in the West. The mural, titled “Calafia Was Here,” by Erin LeAnn Mitchell, is the …

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Jacques-Louis David at the Metropolitan Museum — a French revolution in art

“The Oath of the Horatii” by Jacques Louis David (1784-1785) © RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource, NY; photo: Michel Urtado Jacques-Louis David’s roller-coaster life has taken him from the depths of obscurity to the shaky heights of power. Nourished on conventional academic style, he achieved a radical aesthetic, abandoning rococo flourishes for …

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Helena’s Holter Museum hosts the inauguration of the EL Wiegand Creativity Center

HELENA — The Helena Holter Museum hosted the grand opening of its new Creativity Center on Saturday, ushering in a new era of making art easily accessible to everyone. “We’re excited about our new EL Wiegand or the ‘W’ creativity hub. This space is meant to be a creative hub …

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New BMA exhibit curated by security guards will be on display in March – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE, (WJZ) — The Baltimore Museum of Art will present a new exhibition that shares works selected by the institution’s security guards. The new exhibition, titled “Guarding the Art“, was entirely organized by the 17 members of the museum’s security team. It will be open to the public on Sunday …

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Questions and Doubts Overshadow Orlando Museum of Art’s Basquiat Exhibit ‘Heroes & Monsters’

Click to enlarge screenshot from the front page of The New York Times, February 16, 2022 If you’re going to get picked up, it softens the blow somewhat so that it’s the New York Times it does it. Brett Sokol from Time released a report today that openly questions the …

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The Fisher Museum shines a light on sea, sky and land

Enrique Martínez Celaya’s work varies in medium, with prominent pieces in sculpture and oil and wax painting. His pieces are featured in museums, galleries and collections across the country. (Photo courtesy of LA Louvre) At the latest exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art, you can experience all the …

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The Nicolaysen Art Museum reopens the newly renovated “Discovery Center”

CASPER, Wyo.– The Nicolaysen Museum of Art in Casper said Tuesday it was preparing to reopen its “Discovery Center” after an “extensive renovation.” An opening reception for the newly renovated space will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22. The space includes a new sensory station for young …

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San Antonio Museum of Art opens new exhibit featuring Native American artist Wendy Red Star

Artist Wendy Red Star not only delves into the culture and history of her Native American tribe in the latest exhibition at the San Antonio Museum of Art, but she also invites visitors to experience it. This happens, in part, thanks to her piece, “Sweat Lodge,” which is a sculpture …

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Renaissance Artworks Resurrected in Penn State Palmer Museum’s Latest Exhibit | Way of life

It’s not every day that European Renaissance artwork arrives at State College. Until May 8, the Palmer Museum of Art will display a collection of works by German printmaker Albrecht Dürer in its second-floor special exhibitions gallery. “Engraving in the Age of Dürer” features some of the artist’s most influential …

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The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) Selects Balfour Beatty and Stellar as Co-Director of Construction for the MOSH Genesis Project

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) today announced the selection of Balfour Beatty and Stellar as a joint venture to lead the construction management of the MOSH Genesis project. Balfour Beatty and Stellar will oversee all vertical construction of the $85 million project, which will bring a …

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Travel diary: a digital project establishes links between the exhibitions of the museum

Works of art and other cultural heritage items from Yale’s renowned collections tend to travel. The university’s museums and libraries frequently loan objects to each other, as well as to institutions across the country and abroad, for display in public exhibitions. The journeys of these pieces can generate feedback in …

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Coleman Museum receives gift from CHA Class of 1965 | News

The Coleman Museum and Gallery at Heritage Hall (CHAPS) recently received a donation of $3911.72 from the Coleman High School Class of 1965. The presentation of the class, represented by Ralph Terry and Diann Dunn Dillingham, which did not able to attend the presentation, was made in honor of all …

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HooDoos and Head Cheese: new exhibitions open at the Museum of Art Fort Collins

The Fort Collins Museum of Art welcomes Colorado artists Sean O’Meallie and Anne Bossert to their new exhibits which open Friday. The show sees them in their most whimsical form, with carved wooden balloons, striped arrows and sculpted coronavirus molecules. “The Last Piece” by Sean O’Meallie. O’Meallie’s show is titled …

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Orlando Art Museum Celebrates Black History Month With Basquiat Collection

Click to enlarge Photo via Orlando Museum of Art/Instagram The Orlando Museum of Art will host various Jean-Michel Basquiat events from February 11-13 to celebrate Black History Month. On February 11, from 8 p.m. to midnight, they’re hosting Basquiat’s 1982 Heroes & Monsters Ball, an ’80s-themed party in New York …

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Cleveland Museum of Art acquires the art of Cézanne | News, Sports, Jobs

A watercolor by Paul Cezanne is among the recent acquisitions of the Cleveland Museum of Art. “Path in the woods” depicts a forest path at Jas de Bouffan, an estate that Cézanne inherited from his father. According to a CMA press release, “(Cézanne) used selective strokes of watercolor from a …

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The Delaware Museum of Art Reconstructs a Pivotal 1970s Art Exhibit: Afro American Images 1971

WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) – The Delaware Museum of Art is re-enacting a landmark 1970s art exhibit honoring African-American artists and educators who were rejected by the museum half a century ago. Christie Ileto has the story in this week’s 6abc Loves the Arts. Afro American Images 1971, The Vision of …

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Balboa Island Museum Newport Beach plans exciting events for 2022

Shirley Pepys, former president of the Balboa Island Museum / photo by Chris Trela By Pete Weitzner, NB Indy Special Balboa Island Museum Newport Beach enters 2022 eager to build on the momentum of 2021, when it expanded all facets of the business, returned its popular live events, and added …

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Cleveland Museum of Art’s ‘Revealing Krishna’ brings ancient Cambodian art to life with an inspiring modern twist

The weight of the centuries rests on the gentle lapping of the water as it rubs against the hull of the boat, and the river, displayed on the three screens that flank the entrance to the exhibition, easily separates as we navigate it. From these electric views of nature comes …

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Erie Art Museum hosts a second event on Sundays filled with family activities

With colder temperatures and increasing cases of COVID-19, one thing families have an opportunity to do is spend time together painting. It was a rainy Sunday afternoon that left families thinking outside the box for something fun to do. One place that was one step ahead was the Erie Art …

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Weisman Museum to Host Free Family Celebration for Spring Exhibition Opening

The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum will host the public preview of its spring 2022 exhibit The Cultivators: Highlights from Kinsey’s African American Art and History Collection on Saturday, January 15, 2022, from noon to 5 pm h. The opening celebration will include tours of exhibitions, live outdoor music, food …

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John White Lecture Series Returns to the History Museum

For 19 years, the Northwest Montana Historical Society’s John White Lecture Series has been a local highlight of the winter season, promising a list of engaging and insightful discussions. This year, the popular series will be available as in-person and digital presentations. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda …

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Museum presenting the “Landscapes of the permanent collection” | Characteristics

Picturesque landscapes are presented in an area exhibit. “Landscapes from the Permanent Collection” is on display until February 13 in the Titelman Galleries and the Paula and Dean Lemley Gallery of the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Bedford, located in the Anderson House, 137 E. Pitt St. The exhibition …

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Metropolitan Museum of Art limits attendance amid virus wave

The Metropolitan Museum of Art said on Tuesday it would limit attendance to around 10,000 visitors per day due to the highly infectious variant of Omicron. During a normal holiday season, the museum would expect almost twice as many visitors. “The safety of our staff and visitors remains our top …

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Eric Merrell at La Quinta Museum, Headstone for Christina Lillian, Farewell to Kathi Hilton, Agnes’ Dead Reckoning and more

Eric Merrell is broadcast widely in the West, but soon you’ll have the rare opportunity to see 35 works of The Desert Master right here in Coachella Valley. Merrell completed the series of paintings – showing the ‘wonder and strength’ of the desert landscape – during an artist residency in …

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Wilderness and Watercolors: A Hidden Museum Pays Homage to the Staggering Artwork of an Adventurer | New

As a child, Palo Altan Jane Woodward dreamed of living in a museum. She spent her summers visiting her grandmother in Manhattan and loved to fantasize about what it would be like to live in the Metropolitan Museum, like the characters in her favorite book, “From the Mixed-Up Files of …

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Public tours, lectures and special sales at the Tang Museum

SARATOGA SPRINGS – The Frances Young Tang Educational Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College invites the public to lectures, tours and special in-person sales to close the fall semester. All events are free and open to the public. • Tuesday December 7 at 11:30 am and Wednesday December 8 …

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Tokyo Art Museum’s ‘Vampires’ is an ambitious independent epic

Vampires, the latest single from the Tokyo Art Museum, is a dizzying display of crystal-clear guitars and vocal melodies the size of a stadium. Tokyo Museum of Art is the project of Sydney-based artist Josh Lloyd. Although the project is only at the beginning of its life, the brand new …

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The Cummer Museum celebrates its 60th anniversary

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens has fun family events planned for the weekend to celebrate. JACKSONVILLE, Florida – The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is one of the largest art museums in Northeast Florida. This week they are celebrating 60 years of service to the community and …

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Columbus Museum of Art, Polaris Lighthouse

The creator of “The starry Night, “Sunflowers, “IrisAnd many more paintings will take center stage this fall at two very different art exhibitions in Columbus. Vincent Van Gogh, the brilliant but tortured post-impressionist painter, will be celebrated with his contemporary artists in “Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and his Sources, …

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Saint Louis Art Museum’s “Art Along the Rivers” Exhibition Celebrates the Diversity of Missouri Art | Promotions

Frederick Oakes Sylvester, American, 1869-1915; “Mississippi to Elsah ”, 1903; oil on canvas; 30 1/8 x 45 1/16 inches; Art museum and Archeology, University of Missouri, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Schriever 2021.103; Museum of Art and Archeology, University of Missouri — Colombia Jenna carlie By Maggie Peters | …

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IC stained glass on display at the art museum

A USArt team is preparing a stained glass window at the LCMS International Center for a move to the Saint Louis Art Museum. The window, a representation of St. Mark’s, will be on display at the museum until January 9, 2022. (LCMS / Erik M. Lunsford) By Cheryl Magness On …

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Interactive museum exhibits for kids in Long Island

When the museum doors close for the night, some people imagine the exhibits come to life and start talking. At the Raynham Hall Education Center and Museum in Oyster Bay, this actually happens during the day. Talkative Portraits is one of the few interactive exhibits featured in museums on Long …

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