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National Portrait Gallery Presents Catherine Goodman's LARGER THAN LIFE Exhibit, Today
National Portrait Gallery Presents Catherine Goodman's LARGER THAN LIFE Exhibit, Today
Liberty Hall Museum to Host Travel Luncheon, 5/17
Liberty Hall Museum to Host Travel Luncheon, 5/17
Collage Exhibitions by Don ZanFagna, Sophie Aston on View at Studio Vendome & Studio Vendome Projects, Now thru 5/31
Collage Exhibitions by Don ZanFagna, Sophie Aston on View at Studio Vendome & Studio Vendome Projects, Now thru 5/31
Robin Rhode Exhibit On View at Neuberger Museum of Art, 5/4-8/10
Robin Rhode Exhibit On View at Neuberger Museum of Art, 5/4-8/10
Detroit Repertory Theatre's Lobby Gallery Holds Champagne Reception for Michael Horner Tonight
Detroit Repertory Theatre's Lobby Gallery Holds Champagne Reception for Michael Horner Tonight
NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires New Collection of Tony Winner Jo Mielziner's DesignsNYPL for the Performing Arts Gets New Collection of Mielziner's Designs The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students, 4/23The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students, 4/23 THE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED on View Through 7/3 at Luxembourg & DayanTHE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED on View Through 7/3 at Luxembourg & Dayan

Jason McCoy Gallery Presents the LI-LAN: FIVE DECADES Closing Event with Carter Ratcliff, 4/24Jason McCoy Gallery Presents the LI-LAN: FIVE DECADES Closing Event with Carter Ratcliff, 4/24
April 23, 2014

Join us for a closing event in celebration of Li-lan: Five Decades—an exhibition of key works from the past 50 years by the acclaimed American painter—at Jason McCoy Gallery. Lauded poet, art writer, teacher, and lecturer Carter Ratcliff—author of the recently published first major monograph on Li-lan, The Art of Li-lan: A World Achieved—will speak on his collaboration with the artist. (more...)


The Met Museum Presents TREASURES FROM INDIA: JEWELS FROM THE AL- THANI COLLECTION, 10/28-1/25The Met Museum Presents TREASURES FROM INDIA: JEWELS FROM THE AL- THANI COLLECTION, 10/28-1/25
April 23, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that an exhibition of some 60 jeweled objects from the private collection formed by Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani will be presented at the Museum this fall. Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection, on view October 28 through January 25, will provide a glimpse into the evolving styles of the jeweled arts in India from the Mughal period until the early 20th century, with emphasis on later exchanges with the West. The exhibition will be shown within the Metropolitan Museum's Islamic art galleries, adjacent to the Museum's own collection of Mughal-period art. (more...)


Phoenix Art Museum Presents WILLIAM H. JOHNSON: AN AMERICAN MODERN, 4/19-7/13Phoenix Art Museum Presents WILLIAM H. JOHNSON: AN AMERICAN MODERN, 4/19-7/13
April 23, 2014

An exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) arrives at Phoenix Art Museum and will feature rare paintings by William H. Johnson, from the collection of the James E. Lewis Museum at Morgan State University. An essential figure in modern American art, William H. Johnson (1901-1970) was a virtuoso skilled in various media and techniques, and produced thousands of works over a career that spanned decades, continents, and genres. (more...)


Lehmann Maupin Presents POLVO by Adriana Varejão, 4/24-6/21Lehmann Maupin Presents POLVO by Adriana Varejão, 4/24-6/21
April 23, 2014

For her fifth exhibition with the gallery, Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new works by one of Brazil's leading artists, Adriana Varejão. Through painting, sculpture, installation and photography, Varejão addresses themes of colonialism, miscegenation and anthropology in Brazil, one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. Varejão will be present for the champagne reception & opening on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (more...)


Artist Bobette Stanbridge Releases 'Decade Series'Artist Bobette Stanbridge Releases 'Decade Series'
April 23, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sarasota artist and children's book author/illustrator Bobette Stanbridge has just released an important work of art series depicting American Culture in the 20 th Century by decades. The series is now available on her website www.thebobetteartco.com. (more...)


Brooklyn Museum to Present CROSSING BROOKLYN, On View 10/3-1/4/2015Brooklyn Museum to Present CROSSING BROOKLYN, On View 10/3-1/4/2015
April 22, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum continues its long tradition of focusing on Brooklyn-based artists with a major survey featuring more than one hundred works by thirty-five artists or artist groups who live and/or work in Brooklyn. Crossing Brooklyn, on view from October 3, 2014, through January 4, 2015, will feature work in virtually every medium, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation, video, and performance. While most of the exhibition will take place in the galleries and on the grounds of the Brooklyn Museum, there will also be programming off-site in the streets, waterways, and other public spaces of Brooklyn. (more...)


The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Presents FAMILY FUN DAY, 5/10The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Presents FAMILY FUN DAY, 5/10
April 22, 2014

The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum is hosting Family Fun Day Saturday, May 10. The event will celebrate two different yet uniquely connected themes: Chinese heritage and National Train Day. Through special exhibits, programs and events, the museum will showcase how trains and the people of China have long shared a very special place in American history. (more...)


Art Institute of Chicago to Host 4th Annual NIGHT HEIST Benefit, 7/11Art Institute of Chicago to Host 4th Annual NIGHT HEIST Benefit, 7/11
April 22, 2014

The Evening Associates Board of Directors and the Art Institute of Chicago are have announced the fourth annual “Night Heist” benefit, to be held in the museum's Modern Wing on July 11, 2014. This year's event, influenced by the Chicago presentation of the groundbreaking exhibition Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938 , will draw upon the extraordinary imagery created by the legendary Belgian surrealist René Magritte. (more...)


The American Museum of Natural History Presents the 2014 Museum Dance, STAR STUDDED!, 5/15The American Museum of Natural History Presents the 2014 Museum Dance, STAR STUDDED!, 5/15
April 22, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History presents the 2014 Museum Dance, Thursday May 15. Cocktails and dinner are from 7 to 9pm and the after-party is from 9pm to midnight. Attire is black tie; dress to sparkle and shine. (more...)


BWW Reviews: GAUGUIN: METAMORPHOSES Celebrates Mastery Across Art FormsBWW Reviews: GAUGUIN: METAMORPHOSES Celebrates Mastery Across Art Forms
by Patrick Kennedy - April 22, 2014

With its retrospective of Paul Gauguin's paintings, sculptures, prints, and wood carvings, the Museum of Modern Art provides an evenhanded yet enchanting view of a major modern innovator. (more...)


The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University Presents Oil Paintings by Bruce Cascia and Nick Paciorek, 4/25The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University Presents Oil Paintings by Bruce Cascia and Nick Paciorek, 4/25
April 22, 2014

The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition of oil paintings by Bruce Cascia and Nick Paciorek. The exhibit will be open to the public through June 26, 2014. A reception will be held on April 25, 2014, 5-8 pm. Bruce Cascia will be present. (more...)


Chad Muska to Open Private Studio Space with ALIGNMENT Exhibition, 4/25Chad Muska to Open Private Studio Space with ALIGNMENT Exhibition, 4/25
April 21, 2014

On Friday April 25th, pro-skateboarder and artist Chad Muska will open up his private studio space to the public for the first time, with a solo art exhibition titled Alignment. Muska has been working out of Werkärtz Studio for the past year, building and experimenting in unconventional art materials and applying them to both hanging wall pieces, and sculptures. Muska has decided to open up his personal studio he transformed into a gallery atmosphere and invite the public in to see the large level art installation he has created. While the opening is one night only, Friday, April 25th, studio visits by appointment are encouraged throughout the week of April 21st, leading up to the show. (more...)


NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires New Collection of Tony Winner Jo Mielziner's DesignsNY Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires New Collection of Tony Winner Jo Mielziner's Designs
April 21, 2014

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has acquired Jules Fisher's personal collection of scenic renderings by Jo Mielziner, making the biggest private collection of the theatrical designer's work available to the public for the first time. The Jules Fisher Collection of Jo Mielziner Designs significantly expands and enhances the current holdings of Mielziner materials within the Library's Billy Rose Theatre Division, creating one of the largest and most robust archives of the artist's work anywhere. (more...)


National Museum of Natural History Scientist Torsten Dikow Discovers New Species of Assassin FlyNational Museum of Natural History Scientist Torsten Dikow Discovers New Species of Assassin Fly
April 21, 2014

National Museum of Natural History scientist Torsten Dikow discovered and named a new species of assassin fly,Burmapogon bruckschi, after studying the first two specimens ever preserved in Burmese amber. For more than 100 million years, assassin flies have ruled the world of insects as a top predator. The lineages of these ancient creatures, known for their ability to catch and prey upon nearly any other insect, were previously only studied in limestone fossils dating back to 112 million years. Details of the new discovery are published in the April 21 edition of American Museum Novitates. (more...)


Lori Bookstein Fine Art Presents JOHN CRAWFORD, 4/24-5/24Lori Bookstein Fine Art Presents JOHN CRAWFORD, 4/24-5/24
April 21, 2014

Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent sculpture by John Crawford. This is the artist's first solo show with the gallery. (more...)


Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to Host Sketch Crawl, 5/10Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to Host Sketch Crawl, 5/10
April 21, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces its spring Sketch Crawl throughout Downtown Pittsburgh and the North Shore. This free, all-ages, six-hour drawing marathon takes place Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. With Sketch Crawl guide and local artist Rick Antolic, participants draw what they see as they make their way through some of Downtown's and the North Shore's most scenic spaces, stopping at five locations to sketch. Advance registration is suggested; please visit TrustArts.org/Education. (more...)


Art Gallery Tours New York to Host Chelsea Tour, 5/3Art Gallery Tours New York to Host Chelsea Tour, 5/3
April 21, 2014

”Art Gallery Tours New York' announces a Chelsea art gallery walking tour for Saturday, May 3 at 1:00 PM. Meet at 526 W. 26th St. (10th & 11th Ave.), West Chelsea Arts Building. Cost of tour: $20. (more...)


 M. Lindsay Bierman Bierman Elected Chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts M. Lindsay Bierman Bierman Elected Chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts
April 21, 2014

M. Lindsay Bierman, editor in chief of Southern Living magazine, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. UNC President Tom Ross placed Bierman's name in nomination April 11 during the board's regular April meeting.Bierman, 48, will assume his new duties August 1, succeeding James Moeser, who has served as interim chancellor since John Mauceri stepped down from the post last June. (more...)


Reminder that CALL ME ISHMAEL Drop of for Jurying is 5/19Reminder that CALL ME ISHMAEL Drop of for Jurying is 5/19
April 19, 2014

Calling all artists! Reminder of our next juried exhibit, 'Call Me Ishmael' drop off for jurying Monday, May 19. 'Call Me Ishmael' will be presented in the upper gallery in tandem with the Center's first Summer Main Stage theater production of 'Moby Dick! the Musical', a mixture of high camp and wild anachronism overflowing with double entendres. (more...)


The Mexican Museum to Open LA COCINA: THE CULINARY TREASURES OF ROSA COVARRUBIAS, 5/16The Mexican Museum to Open LA COCINA: THE CULINARY TREASURES OF ROSA COVARRUBIAS, 5/16
April 18, 2014

The Mexican Museum announces a new exhibition that is sure to tantalize the culinary senses of museum visitors. Opening at The Mexican Museum on Friday, May 16, La Cocina: The Culinary Treasures of Rosa Covarrubias will feature vintage photographs and an extraordinary array of Rosa's personal ceramics and cooking utensils from "la cocina" - which means "kitchen" in Spanish. Dating to the mid-20th century, these objects come from Rosa and Miguel Covarrubias' immense collection of over 2,500 paintings, ceramics, folk art, and personal photos. This incredible collection was gifted to The Mexican Museum by Adriana and Tom Williams. (more...)


Art Institute of Chicago to Open MAGRITTE: THE MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY Exhibition, 6/25Art Institute of Chicago to Open MAGRITTE: THE MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY Exhibition, 6/25
April 18, 2014

René Magritte, the playful and provocative Belgian Surrealist who set out to create works that would 'challenge the real world' by making 'everyday objects shriek out loud,' is the focus of a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago: Magritte, The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. The show opens June 25, 2014 and runs through October 13, 2014 in Regenstein Hall. (more...)


The Mouche Gallery Presents Private Opening of PICTURE GLOBAL WARMING, 4/23The Mouche Gallery Presents Private Opening of PICTURE GLOBAL WARMING, 4/23
April 18, 2014

On Thursday April 23rd The Mouche Gallery in Beverly Hills will present the private opening of 'Picture Global Warming', the US debut exhibit by Swedish artistClara Hallencreutz. Hallencreutz shoots contemporary photographs that use familiar symbols and objects that acts as universal triggers and have a global meaning for a wide and diverse audience.This new exhibition at Mouche Gallery is a representation of expression and motivation to create work that articulates joy, energy and humor. The artist plays with color, form, and perspective that transform the subjects from ordinary to surreal. (more...)


James Ballinger, Director of the Phoenix Art Museum, Announces His Intention to RetireJames Ballinger, Director of the Phoenix Art Museum, Announces His Intention to Retire
April 18, 2014

James K. Ballinger, The Sybil Harrington Director of the Phoenix Art Museum, announced today to the museum's Board of Trustees and staff his intention to retire, and requested the Board initiate a search process to replace him. (more...)


MoMA Announces May and June Exhibitions -WHO CARES IF IT'S PAINTING?, MODERN MONDAYS and MoreMoMA Announces May and June Exhibitions -WHO CARES IF IT'S PAINTING?, MODERN MONDAYS and More
April 18, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art announces its May and June events and exhibitions. (more...)


Brooklyn Museum Presents Public Programs in May 2014 that Include ARTY FACTS: INSPIRATION CREATION, MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH AND TOUR and MoreBrooklyn Museum Presents Public Programs in May 2014 that Include ARTY FACTS: INSPIRATION CREATION, MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH AND TOUR and More
April 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in May. Public programs include talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at MAGRITTE: THE MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY, 1926-1938 at The Art Institute of ChicagoPhoto Flash: First Look at MAGRITTE: THE MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY, 1926-1938 at The Art Institute of Chicago
April 18, 2014

René Magritte, the playful and provocative Belgian Surrealist who set out to create works that would 'challenge the real world' by making 'everyday objects shriek out loud,' is the focus of a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago: Magritte, The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. The show opens June 24, 2014 and runs through October 13, 2014 in Regenstein Hall. A collaborative effort between three museums, the exhibition will make its final stop at the Art Institute following its premiere at The Museum of Modern Art in New York on September 28, 2013 and its current run at the Menil Collection, Houston. (more...)


MA College of Art and Design Student Artwork Inspired by Handel's SAMSON on View at Symphony HallMA College of Art and Design Student Artwork Inspired by Handel's SAMSON on View at Symphony Hall
April 17, 2014

The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design are proud to announce the continuation of a unique creative partnership, now in its third year. Under the instruction of MassArt faculty members, junior class students in the Illustration department have created works of visual art inspired by Handel's Samson. Twelve works will be on view at Symphony Hall's Cabot-Cahners Room during the same weekend that H+H performs Handel's dramatic oratorio. (more...)


Painting and Poetry to Mingle at COM's International Poetry Day Celebration with Anya Ezhevskaya, 4/22Painting and Poetry to Mingle at COM's International Poetry Day Celebration with Anya Ezhevskaya, 4/22
April 17, 2014

For Anya Ezhevskaya, art is worth the mess. In a unique live painting and poetry talk at College of the Mainland April 22 at 12:30 p.m. in the COM Fine Arts Building, she will demonstrate her seriously lighthearted approach to art. (more...)


Lego Hugman Sculptures On View in New York's Clement Clarke Moore ParkLego Hugman Sculptures On View in New York's Clement Clarke Moore Park
April 17, 2014

NYC Parks unveiled today LEGO Hugman sculptures in Clement Clarke Moore Park, created out of iconic bricks by New York-based contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya. The park is located in Manhattan on West 22nd Street and 10th Avenue. (more...)


The Royal Ontario Museum Offering Free Admission During ROM Revealed Weekend, 5/3-4The Royal Ontario Museum Offering Free Admission During ROM Revealed Weekend, 5/3-4
April 17, 2014

To celebrate its Centennial, the ROM is throwing open its doors to the public and offering free general admission during its ROM Revealed Weekend on Saturday May 3 and Sunday May 4. ROM Revealed offers a rare opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and explore the areas of the Museum traditionally not open to the public, including the ROM's DNA lab, its collections vaults, antler room, its 6 floors of Curatorial Centres and much more. During ROM Revealed visitors will experience: (more...)


 

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