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Children’s museum construction to start next week at Canalside

Architect’s rendering of the Explore & More Children’s Museum at Canalside. Construction will begin on the new Explore & More Children’s Museum at Canalside next week, four weeks after the official groundbreaking, the nonprofit’s CEO told Buffalo Place board members Wednesday. Bővebben »

Museum of Fine Arts adds three paintings to its permanent collection

ST. PETERSBURG — The permanent collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg is three works richer after Friday’s Collectors Choice Gala, adding paintings by Marguerite Zorach, Edward Gay and Margarett W. Sargent.The annual fundraiser, organized by the Collectors Circle museum support group, lets members vote on acquisitions. Bővebben »

Ella Fitzgerald at 100: Grammy Museum New

“Ella at 100: Celebrating the Artistry of Ella Fitzgerald” is on exhibit at the Grammy Museum at LA Live through Sunday, Sept. 10. Bővebben »

Boosters of Juneau’s city museum dig in over proposed cuts

Facing a nearly $2 million revenue shortfall , the City and Borough of Juneau will have to make some difficult decisions. The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is included on a list of proposed cuts, but what would happen to the tens of thousands of items in its collection? s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/… 488w, s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/… Bővebben »

Oseola McCarty house to be turned into museum

Haskel Burns, USA TODAY NETWORK – Mississippi 5: 52 p.m. CT April 26, 2017 The Hattiesburg Convention Commission has purchased the former home of Oseola McCarty and is working on plans to turn the house into a museum. Bővebben »

Celebrating 30 Years of Art at a Chicago Museum Without Borders

It is not on the museum campus, the lakefront or downtown – a popular local museum is celebrating 30 years of being in a Chicago neighborhood. The National Museum of Mexican Art opened in Pilsen in 1987 as the Mexican Fine Arts Center. We visited and found an anniversary exhibition that looks to the future.

Dahlgren Museum celebrates its accreditation as Virginia tourist center

Visitors crossing the bridge over the Potomac River into Dahlgren via U.S. 301 have a new place to take a break, grab a snack and use the restrooms. In the process, they may even learn a little about the nearby naval base. The Dahlgren Heritage Museum is officially the newest visitor center for the Commonwealth

V&A museum plans to revive design skills

Image copyright V&A Image caption The V&A will work with regional museums to encourage a revival in craft and design skills The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is launching a schools project to fill the gap in creating a new generation of designers. Bővebben »

Museum exhibits

Durham Museum (801 S. 10th St., Omaha): “Searching for the Seventies: The DOCUMERICA Photography Project, through Sunday. The exhibit takes a look at the 1970s using 90 color photographs taken for a federal photography project called Project DOCUMERICA (1971-1977). “Ak-Sar-Ben: A Good Place to Race,” through May 28. Bővebben »

Instagram Bans Photography Snaps by Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts

BERLIN, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 27: In this photo illustration the logo of Instagram is displayed on a smartphone on September 27, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo Illustration by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images) Thomas Trutschel Photothek via Getty Images Social media company Instagram pulled photos by U.S. Bővebben »

Local leaders enjoy sneak peek at soon-to-open Evel Knievel Museum

Evel Knievel’s first motorcycle jump in front of an audience went over a box of rattlesnakes and a tethered mountain lion, Mike Patterson told guests taking a sneak peek tour Wednesday at Topeka’s soon-to-open Evel Knievel Museum . Bővebben »

Sealed Power’s life-size female figurine on display at Muskegon museum

MUSKEGON, MI – During its Muskegon days, Sealed Power Corp. used a woman with long flowing hair in its logo. Sealed Power ashtrays, featuring the female figurine in the center, were a popular decoration on the desks of its customers, employees and fans. Bővebben »

Stone Mountain carver opens museum

The story “Mountain carver opens museum” was originally published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on April 18, 1985. The museum closed September 1, 1986 due to financial problems. Roy Faulkner, the man who carved Stone Mountain, died on September 23, 2016 at age 84 . Bővebben »

Walt Disney Family Museum to Exhibit Work by ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Artist Eyvind Earle

The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco will feature a new exhibition on the life and work of iconic Disney artist Eyvind Earle , beginning May 18 and running through Jan. 8. Earle is best known for his lush landscapes and as the lead stylist behind Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty ” (1959). Bővebben »

Museum : Early humans arrived in North America 115000 years earlier than thought

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)– Paleontologists from the San Diego Natural History Museum unveiled Wednesday fossils that will add to scientific understanding of when humans arrived in North America. Bővebben »

Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June

GENEVA (AP) – A Swiss museum says it is expecting to receive within weeks about 200 artworks from a vast trove that a German collector had hidden for decades. Bővebben »

Instagram ban of Imogen Cunningham nude photos stuns Boston museum

BOSTON Social media company Instagram pulled photos by U.S. photographer Imogen Cunningham promoting an exhibit at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, saying they violated decency standards, even as parent company Facebook Inc faces criticism for users’ live videos of murder. Bővebben »

Lucinda Williams sets the bar high at intimate Contemporary Art Museum show

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis doesn’t hold many concerts in its small performance space, but when it does, CAM knows how to do it up right. After hearing that Patti Smith had been on the stage there before her — the punk singer-poet-memoirist’s reading and concert was the best St. Bővebben »

Met Museum , in Quiet Talks With City, Weighs an Admission Fee

The Met board and the mayor would both have to agree on an admissions fee and navigate the symbolic shoals of making a taxpayer-supported institution no longer free to all. Bővebben »

They built a fake Art Museum on the NFL draft stage in front of the actual Philly Art Museum

So why didn’t they just have the NFL draft at the Wells Fargo Center? It’s a question many have asked in the weeks leading up to Thursday’s kickoff of the 2017 draft. Especially from local Philly residents who have been inconvenienced by all of the road closures in the area. The answer is pretty simple: