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Daily Mail
Princess Sofia gives a rousing speech at an exhibition openingdelivered a charismatic talk at the the opening of the 'Porphyry: The Royal Sto
Princess Sofia gives a rousing speech at an exhibition opening
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
delivered a charismatic talk at the the opening of the 'Porphyry: The Royal Stone' exhibition at the Sven-Harrys art museum in the Swedish capital. Princess Sofia of Sweden performed her second solo engagement last night as she attended... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
New Cape Town art museum is on an African missionJochen Zeitz — is the first in Africa dedicated to contemporary art from the co
New Cape Town art museum is on an African mission
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Jochen Zeitz — is the first in Africa dedicated to contemporary art from the continent and its diaspora‚ and is the biggest art museum built in Africa in more than 100 years. “This museum is a symbol‚ an icon‚ of the confidence we feel about being... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Racially-charged exhibit at Contemporary Art Museum walled offA racially-charged exhibition is causing controversy at the Contemporary Art Mu
Racially-charged exhibit at Contemporary Art Museum walled off
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 13 hours ago
A racially-charged exhibition is causing controversy at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis. On Tuesday, museum curators put up a wall in front of the exhibition, in response to demands to remove the works of art. The controversy began when the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Pass the time with a 12-hour long filmback in 2009, but the creator entered it into ArtPrize this year. "Sweeper's C
Pass the time with a 12-hour long film
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 hours ago
back in 2009, but the creator entered it into ArtPrize this year. "Sweeper's Clock" can be viewed at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. (© 2016 WZZM) ArtPrize Eight: See jury's favorite 20 entries 'Ripley's Believe it or Not' interested in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
At LACMA's Toba Khedoori show, enchanting mysteries burn beneath a fragile surfacework newly opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Former LACMA curator
At LACMA's Toba Khedoori show, enchanting mysteries burn beneath a fragile surface
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 hours ago
work newly opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Former LACMA curator Franklin Sirmans, now director of Pérez Art Museum Miami, organized the show with LACMA’s Christine Y. Kim. Khedoori’s exquisitely drawn works are known for the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, September 27, 2016 updateAttire Optional). Bud Holman: Retrospective exhibit of paintings by Kansas bor
CJ Extra Calendar: Topeka's upcoming meetings and events, September 27, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
Attire Optional). Bud Holman: Retrospective exhibit of paintings by Kansas born artist, through Saturday, Oct. 22, Mulvane Art Museum, S.W. 17th and Jewell. Information: www.washburn.edu/mulvane or 670-1124. Topeka Area Catbacker’s bus trip to... Read more
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Providence Business News
Eleven Rhody Award winners namednew construction project in Cumberland’s Ashton Village, a planned community bu
Eleven Rhody Award winners named
Providence Business News / Posted 21 hours ago
new construction project in Cumberland’s Ashton Village, a planned community built in the 1860s for mill workers. Bristol Art Museum, for the adaptive reuse of the Linden Place Carriage Barn (1866) for galleries, artists’ studios and public... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stun Grenades and Tear Gas Fired At Wits Studentsdiscussion we decided we would turn the march around and come back to campus an
Stun Grenades and Tear Gas Fired At Wits Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
discussion we decided we would turn the march around and come back to campus and restrategise. Upon entry into the Wits Art Museum gate some students were inside, some were outside, but majority were on the inside of campus, police threatened... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Bulletin BoardMARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum will present an exh
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum will present an exhibit that explores the ancient art form of cornhusk dolls to preserve traditional culture and history. "Elizabeth Doxtater: Art of Peace" will be on display through Dec.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Discovering the sublime, avoiding the ridiculous at ArtPrizeworld star Kiki Smith's sumptuously made large-scale tapestries, rich with poet
Discovering the sublime, avoiding the ridiculous at ArtPrize
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
world star Kiki Smith's sumptuously made large-scale tapestries, rich with poetic, symbolic imagery, at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Another is Amber Bledsoe's delicate cast-paper vessels filled with salt-like crystals in "(Re)compose." Yet... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
NY artist to appear at WWU's Cox Gallerygroup exhibitions include the Albrecht-Kemper Museum, the Arkell Museum, the Qu
NY artist to appear at WWU's Cox Gallery
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
group exhibitions include the Albrecht-Kemper Museum, the Arkell Museum, the Queens Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Hillwood Art Museum, Caversham Press South Africa, Fleming Museum, Schenectady Museum, the Albright Knox Museum, the Robert Steele... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Officials: Blaze at B.F. Brown was arsonraced through the vacant building early Monday morning. For nearly a year and a
Officials: Blaze at B.F. Brown was arson
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
raced through the vacant building early Monday morning. For nearly a year and a half, NuView Communities and the Fitchburg Art Museum have been working with the city on making the project a reality. After the four-alarm fire that left the brick... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
There's a difference between being alone and being lonelyseeking it feels the need to justify. Do something alone this week. It might b
There's a difference between being alone and being lonely
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
seeking it feels the need to justify. Do something alone this week. It might be grocery shopping or going to the Ackland Art Museum or walking around until you end up in Carrboro. Spend moments absorbing what’s around you with the exceptional... Read more
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The Seattle Times
5 must-see Seattle art shows in Octoberour art scene, including the closing of Sisko Gallery and the wrap-up of Jo-Ann
5 must-see Seattle art shows in October
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
our art scene, including the closing of Sisko Gallery and the wrap-up of Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker’s directorship at the Frye Art Museum. There’s also some Halloween fun in store at Davidson Galleries, and a not-to-be-missed evocation of Shakespeare’s... Read more
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Daily Record
Travel: Visit Clinton Town, Hunterdon County's autumn gemarea mainly composed of its Main Street, which is filled with businesses such a
Travel: Visit Clinton Town, Hunterdon County's autumn gem
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
area mainly composed of its Main Street, which is filled with businesses such as the Clinton Book Shop, the Hunterdon Art Museum, the Red Mill Museum Village, the Clinton House Restaurant, Fourchette cheese and olive oil shop and much... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Racially charged St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum show sparks outragefind offensive. There is some cussing in the discussion. ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)
Racially charged St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum show sparks outrage
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
find offensive. There is some cussing in the discussion. ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Racially charged works at a Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis exhibit have some calling for boycotts and the resignation of the museum’s chief curator. Kelley... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Best Of Culture 2016is a dialogue between the artist and the classic paintings he’s surrounded by e
Best Of Culture 2016
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted yesterday
is a dialogue between the artist and the classic paintings he’s surrounded by every day as an art preparator at the Kimbell Art Museum. Hernandez depicts a military unit protecting Saul as a giant horse stirs above. It’s as gloomy as it is... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Best Of Good Grub 2016secret sauce, and top ’em with pico de gallo and a sour cream drizzle. Critic’
Best Of Good Grub 2016
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted yesterday
secret sauce, and top ’em with pico de gallo and a sour cream drizzle. Critic’s choice: The Buffet Restaurant, the Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, 817-332-8451 This category tends to get awarded to restaurants with broad views of the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Expand your horizons at these five museums' creative new exhibitsreally want people to look at this as an opportunity to be inspired to take act
Expand your horizons at these five museums' creative new exhibits
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
really want people to look at this as an opportunity to be inspired to take action," Buchholz-Miller said. Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst, (630) 834-0202, elmhurstartmuseum.org/ Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through... Read more
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EuroNews
24 hours in Limala Unión and the Jirón de la Unión was Peru.” At the entrance of the downtown
24 hours in Lima
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
la Unión and the Jirón de la Unión was Peru.” At the entrance of the downtown area, we visit MALI, Lima’s principal fine-art museum. A striking Beaux-Arts building, it was erected in 1872 for the first International Exhibition of Lima and hosts... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Friends of the Montclair Township Animal Shelter to hold fundraising galaThey want the best shelter for their town." The "Gimme Shelter" gala takes pla
Friends of the Montclair Township Animal Shelter to hold fundraising gala
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
They want the best shelter for their town." The "Gimme Shelter" gala takes place from 7 to 10 p.m., in the Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Ave. Sacks and Gimme Shelter Gala Co-Chair Joanne Bloomstein noted that the event will be fun... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Picks of the week: Shake off the midterm slumpSpanish and Kaqchikel as seamlessly as it weaves together images of tradition a
Picks of the week: Shake off the midterm slump
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Spanish and Kaqchikel as seamlessly as it weaves together images of tradition and modernity. Thursday: Art Lab at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Take advantage of your free admission to BAMPFA by participating in one of its Art Lab... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Regional NSW is a cultural ghetto of poverty compared to Sydney as museums cry poorfunding there would be outcry." In recent years major cultural infrastructure
Regional NSW is a cultural ghetto of poverty compared to Sydney as museums cry poor
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
funding there would be outcry." In recent years major cultural infrastructure projects in regional NSW such as the Murray Art Museum Albury, Orange Regional Museum and redevelopment of Lismore Regional Gallery – have been built with little or no... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Alzheimer’s walk to be held at UT on Oct. 8face painting, giveaways, and a basket raffle. Also, the Toledo Zoo will introd
Alzheimer’s walk to be held at UT on Oct. 8
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 days ago
face painting, giveaways, and a basket raffle. Also, the Toledo Zoo will introduce animals to participants, and the Toledo Art Museum will sponsor a crafts area. The walk will begin at 11 a.m.. Participants will take a half-mile route around the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
US 2016: Gloves On, Gloves Off for The Debate of the Centuryto be any of that punching of beef carcasses at the local abattoir, or running
US 2016: Gloves On, Gloves Off for The Debate of the Century
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
to be any of that punching of beef carcasses at the local abattoir, or running up and down the steps to the Philadelphia Art Museum. In Clinton’s camp, they were carrying out the usual run-throughs with a secret stand-in for their candidate’s... Read more
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The Atlantic
Old City, Old Buildings, New Life: The Art Museum's Role in Eriethe bank-turned-customs-house is one of a group of historic buildings, all conn
Old City, Old Buildings, New Life: The Art Museum's Role in Erie
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
the bank-turned-customs-house is one of a group of historic buildings, all connected, that comprise the LEED-certified Erie Art Museum. The Old Customs House portion of today’s Erie Art Museum (Courtesy Erie Art Museum) Nestled next door to the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
GRAM hosts free family events during ArtPrizeis the perfect event for the entire family, and now you and the kids can create
GRAM hosts free family events during ArtPrize
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
is the perfect event for the entire family, and now you and the kids can create your own works of art at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00pm- 4:00pm during ArtPrize, families can come to the GRAM and create their own... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Davis’ new Shrem Museum a work of art itselfleaders joined the school’s art department. Fittingly, their work will be a ho
Davis’ new Shrem Museum a work of art itself
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
leaders joined the school’s art department. Fittingly, their work will be a homegrown highlight of the contemporary art museum. After two years of construction and $30 million, it opens Nov. 13 with a free ribbon-cutting ceremony at... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Colorado: Surreal Garden of the Gods a must-see destinationcultures of Western America: Hispanic, cowboy and American Indian. One of the
Colorado: Surreal Garden of the Gods a must-see destination
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
cultures of Western America: Hispanic, cowboy and American Indian. One of the best ways to discover Denver is at its Art Museum, which has a renowned American Indian art collection and caters very well to children in a hands-on fashion. In... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palacedefends party rental in Pitti Palace AP News | 09/24/16 07:03 AM ROME (AP) --
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 3 days ago
defends party rental in Pitti Palace AP News | 09/24/16 07:03 AM ROME (AP) -- A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo's... Read more
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News.com.au
San Francisco in ‘lockdown’ as gunman in standoff with policesurrounded the area, according to witnesses. Taking cover behind MUNI bus, we
San Francisco in ‘lockdown’ as gunman in standoff with police
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
surrounded the area, according to witnesses. Taking cover behind MUNI bus, we have been told to stay on N.side of Asian Art Museum as standoff continues. #abc7nowpic.twitter.com/j8YnN9q9uc SFPD SWAT Team has arrived on scene where cops are... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
San Francisco in 'lockdown' as gunman in standoff with policewhere cops are trying to get armed man to surrender near city hall. #abc7nowpic
San Francisco in 'lockdown' as gunman in standoff with police
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
where cops are trying to get armed man to surrender near city hall. #abc7nowpic.twitter.com/MZRxdabjn3 Taking cover behind MUNI bus, we have been told to stay on N.side of Asian Art Museum as standoff continues. #abc7nowpic.twitter.com/j8Y... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rose Pak recalled as a Chinatown, and SF, originalchief of a major city, who served from 1996 to 2002. Brown said the same thing
Rose Pak recalled as a Chinatown, and SF, original
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
chief of a major city, who served from 1996 to 2002. Brown said the same thing happened when the city built its Asian Art Museum. Pak called Brown and told him, “the museum ought to be built by an Asian contractor.” Brown responded: “I agree.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Rose Pak recalled as a Chinatown — and San Francisco — originalchief of a major city, who served from 1996 to 2002. Brown said the same thing
Rose Pak recalled as a Chinatown — and San Francisco — original
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
chief of a major city, who served from 1996 to 2002. Brown said the same thing happened when the city built its Asian Art Museum. Pak called up Brown and told him, “the museum ought to be built by an Asian contractor.” Brown responded: “I... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti PalaceROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence?
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
ROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo's courtyard's rental, saying it was for a pre-nuptial dinner paid for by... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti PalaceROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence?
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
ROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo's courtyard's rental, saying it was for a pre-nuptial dinner paid for by... Read more
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Salon.com
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti PalaceROME (AP) — A wild bachelor’s party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence?
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
ROME (AP) — A wild bachelor’s party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo’s courtyard’s rental, saying it was for a pre-nuptial dinner paid for by... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti PalaceROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence?
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
ROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo's courtyard's rental, saying it was for a pre-nuptial dinner paid for by... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti PalaceROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence?
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 3 days ago
ROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo's courtyard's rental, saying it was for a pre-nuptial dinner paid for by... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti PalaceROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence?
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
ROME (AP) - A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo's courtyard's rental, saying it was for a pre-nuptial dinner paid for by... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Buffalo's Albright-Knox gallery gets $42.5M gift, new nameof the gallery. In recognition, the museum's board has voted to change the nam
Buffalo's Albright-Knox gallery gets $42.5M gift, new name
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
of the gallery. In recognition, the museum's board has voted to change the name to the Buffalo Albright-Knox-Gundlach Art Museum, or Buffalo AKG Art Museum for short. Gundlach, the chief executive and founder of investment firm DoubleLine... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace(AP) A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothi
Florence museum head defends party rental in Pitti Palace
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
(AP) A wild bachelor's party at the Pitti Palace art museum in Florence? Nothing of the kind, says museum director Eike Schmidt, who is defending the Renaissance palazzo's courtyard's rental, saying it was for a pre-nuptial dinner paid for by an... Read more
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The Border Mail
Six of the best: US museumsnobody except Barnes quite understands. The Barnes Foundation is itself a work
Six of the best: US museums
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
nobody except Barnes quite understands. The Barnes Foundation is itself a work of art. See barnesfoundation.org. KIMBALL ART MUSEUM, FORT WORTH When industry brought wealth to the wild state of Texas, the industrialists brought culture. Kay... Read more
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Philly.com
A fond farewell to Alexander Wilson Schoolthen pointed to the murals on the wall. "That's me there in the green dress,"
A fond farewell to Alexander Wilson School
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
then pointed to the murals on the wall. "That's me there in the green dress," she said. "I'm the one on the steps of the Art Museum." "That was a great school," said Fletcher, 81. "The teachers were good, the principals were good. I was in and... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarI managed to merge my African heritage with American Culture," 2 p.m.; receptio
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
I managed to merge my African heritage with American Culture," 2 p.m.; reception for artist Elizabeth Doxtater at the DeVos Art Museum, 2 p.m.; Jon Barch, NMU Center for Student Enrichment, "Deconstructing Bias," 3 p.m.; Susan Morgan of NMU... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘What does it mean to be an American’? Black artists explore question in new exhibit at TAMthe foreground of many of the works of art in the exhibition “30 Americans,” wh
‘What does it mean to be an American’? Black artists explore question in new exhibit at TAM
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
the foreground of many of the works of art in the exhibition “30 Americans,” which has its West Coast debut at the Tacoma Art Museum on Saturday, Sept. 24. It’s an important show, full of great works by African-American artists who have... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Architects’ proposed design for Arts District skyscrapers would transform neighborhooddoing work as consistently adventurous or deft as Herzog & de Meuron, whose Ame
Architects’ proposed design for Arts District skyscrapers would transform neighborhood
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
doing work as consistently adventurous or deft as Herzog & de Meuron, whose American projects of note include the Perez Art Museum Miami, the De Young Museum in San Francisco and a forthcoming condo tower on Leonard Street in Manhattan. Even... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New national African-American museum could help, hurt smaller institutionsat least some people will do as Bunch suggests; according to a 2015 National En
New national African-American museum could help, hurt smaller institutions
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
at least some people will do as Bunch suggests; according to a 2015 National Endowment for the Arts report, the average art museum visitor in 2012 made 2.7 trips, either to the same institution or a different one. Wanda Draper, the Lewis' new... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“It’ll bring you to tears.” Susan G. Komen organizers prepare for annual Race for the CureIt’ll bring you to tears.” More than ten thousand participants are expected to
“It’ll bring you to tears.” Susan G. Komen organizers prepare for annual Race for the Cure
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
It’ll bring you to tears.” More than ten thousand participants are expected to flood the streets around the Milwaukee Art Museum. "It’s such an emotional day," says Kohl's Community Relations manager Anne Johnson. "But it’s such a powerful... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
William & Mary renames arena after unprecedented donationever to the school's athletic department. The money is funding scholarships for
William & Mary renames arena after unprecedented donation
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
ever to the school's athletic department. The money is funding scholarships for the men's basketball team as well as an art museum expansion. A university spokeswoman says the donation's amount is not being disclosed. But she says the largest... Read more
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