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Take A Look At Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's Incredible Collection Of Landscape Art

Forty European and American landscapes from the art collection of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen will soon go on display at two art museums in the Pacific Northwest. The exhibit, called " Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Show More Summary

Australia Will Buy Any Fighter Jets the US Tells It to

Image via Flickr user San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive Australia’s alliance with the US is a linchpin of its defense policy. And to have a close relationship with the US is to have a close relationship with the American arms industry. Show More Summary

The AMNH Unlocks Thousands Of Old Photos From Vault

  The American Museum of Natural History will unlock thousands of old photos from their vault, they announced this week. The new online image database (officially launching on Monday the 28th) will take you behind the curtain, delivering images that span the 145-year history of the Museum. [ more › ]

Stedelijk Museum dedicates collection presentation to American painter Barnett Newman

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Beginning on April 24, the https://www.stedelijk.nl" target="_blank">Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam dedicates a collection presentation to Barnett Newman (1905-1970), one of the most celebrated artists of Color Field Painting, a movement that was part of American Abstract Expressionism. Show More Summary

eCigarette advertising: past is prologue

yesterdayIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Dr. Robert Jackler, “Freedom to Vape”: Unregulated Exuberance in Electronic Cigarette Advertising (Dr. Jackler is talking to FDA and to Congress about the same issues on his trip to the East Coast) Note: I’m just going to stuff Dr. Show More Summary

Guide To The Best Jewish Museums in the United States

Although barely 3% of America's total residents are Jewish, the Jewish community has contributed significantly to the American landscape and way of life since the 17th century. Throughout the country, museums both small and large have...Show More Summary

Five Questions: Celebrating The First Lady of Song’s Birthday

2 days agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

The American Art Museum is celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's birthday, April 25, with a special tribute concert in the museum's Kogod Courtyard. Laurel Fehrenbach, public programs coordinator, spoke with Fran Morris Rosman, the executive director of The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation...

Daily News legend Bill Federici dies at 82

Legendary Daily News reporter and editor Bill Federici, who in 1965 recovered the priceless DeLong Star Ruby that had been stolen from the American Museum of Natural History, has died. He was 82.

Smithsonian traveling exhibition featuring major American artist William H. Johnson opens at Phoenix Art Museum

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

An exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service arrived at Phoenix Art Museum and featuring rare paintings by William H. Johnson, from the collection of the James E. Lewis Museum at Morgan State University. Show More Summary

Artist Joe Fig opens exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

The New Britain Museum of American Art announces NEW/NOW: JOE FIG, a solo exhibition that presents a series of sculptures and paintings by Joe Fig representing the studios of some of today?s leading contemporary artists, including Petah Coyne, Tara Donovan and Ursula Von Rydingsvard. Show More Summary

Encounters

4 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company “Confluence” Kogod Courtyard National Portrait Gallery & Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington, DC April 19, 2014 by George Jackson copyright 2014 by George Jackson Mood plays always matter in Burgess’s dances. Show More Summary

First U.S. solo museum exhibition for artist Virginia Overton opens at MOCA, North Miami

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami, presents the work of Virginia Overton in Flat Rock, a major new large-scale and site-responsive exhibition. Marking the artist?s first solo exhibition at an American museum, Flat Rock...Show More Summary

Controversies: With the demolition of NYC's American...

With the demolition of NYC's American Folk Art Museum imminent, architect Tod Williams, who designed the building with his partner, Billie Tsien, has finally broken his silence. "People have lost limbs, but they still retain their heart and soul," he...

Dispatches from the East: Museumscapes of Asia

6 days agoArts : Createquity

by Alicia Akins A heat map of museum activity in Asia would show the whole region aglow. At first glance, if you’ve been getting your story from mainstream American media, you might think Asian institutions are becoming just like us, or beating us at our own game: the National Museum of Cambodia recently put its […]

Scott Snyder Shows Us The Real ‘Civil War’ On A Belt…

If you’ve read “American Vampire”, you know Scott Snyder loves his history and he’s just stumbled upon something huge at the Cradle Of Aviation Museum – A belt that reveals the truth about the American Civil War, including the fact that a bear rode good ‘ol Abe Lincoln. There’s also aliens, dragons, lasers, and more [...]

Smithsonian Horticulturalists Talk About American Art's Flora

last weekArts / Museums : Eye Level

Melanie Pyle and Joel Lemp are horticulturists with Smithsonian Gardens, and they lead tours through the garden growing in American Art's Kogod Courtyard. The natural beauty of the plants complements the art in our museum so well. This spring they...

African-American Museum in Kansas Gives Land Back to City

Without sufficient funds to proceed with building a new facility, the board of the Kansas African American Museum has voted to give back to the city a prime riverfront property and to postpone plans for a new home for up to five yea...

First North American survey of the work of Ai Weiwei opens at Brooklyn Museum

last weekArts : Artdaily

Ai Weiwei: According to What??the first North American survey of the work of the provocative Chinese conceptual artist, sculptor, photographer, filmmaker, and activist?will be presented at the Brooklyn Museum from April 18 to August 10, 2014. Show More Summary

Two new species of yellow-shouldered bats endemic to the Neotropics

Lying forgotten in museum collections two new species of yellow-shouldered bats have been unearthed by scientists at the American Museum of New York and The Field Museum of Natural History and described in the open access journal ZooKeys. Show More Summary

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