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Ming at BM

18 hours agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

The British Museum in London is already taking bookings for its autumn biggy Ming: 50 years that changed China, which opens on 18 September and runs until 5 January 2015. This major exhibition covers the period from 1400 to 1450 and brings together porcelain, gold, jewellery, furniture, paintings, sculptures and textiles from museums across China. Show More Summary

British Museum launches the Annual Review 2013/14 celebrating the successes of the previous year

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

2013/14 saw great successes in the temporary exhibition programme with nearly half a million visitors to the special exhibition Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum, sponsored by Goldman Sachs. Exhibitions on subjects as diverse as pre- Colombian gold and Japanese sex art also performed beyond expectation with around 90,000 visitors each. Show More Summary

Maritime Museum

Today the National Maritime Museum in London put on display its latest acquisition: Alan Sorrell's five-panel, nine-metre-long mural Working Boats from around the British Coast, designed for the Festival of Britain in 1951. I didn't realise we had mermaids "manning" our ships back then. Show More Summary

National Maritime Museum, London acquires 9 meter long mural

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

Working Boats from around the British Coast by Alan Sorrell, a five panel, nine metre long mural was originally made for the decoration of the Nelson Bar aboard HMS ?Campania?. This aircraft carrier, converted as a floating display space, toured British ports as a microcosm of the Festival of Britain exhibition on London?s South Bank in 1951. Show More Summary

Netsuke at BM

One of the free displays at The British Museum in London over the summer is Dressed to impress: netsuke and Japanese men’s fashion. You'll find it in Room 3 (CLICK). Shown is a Sleeping Mouse Netsuke by Masanao of Kyoto from the late 1700s. Show More Summary

Major exhibition puts Wales' greatest artist Richard Wilson back on international stage

last weekArts : Artdaily

National Museum Cardiff hosts exhibition celebrating the life and work of the ?father of British landscape painting? Richard Wilson Turner, Constable and Gainsborough are well-known names we associate with landscape painting. But the...Show More Summary

“The Star-Spangled Banner” as You’ve Never Heard It Before

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

It's been 200 years since Francis Scott Key's poem about a shredded star-spangled flag surviving an 1814 British siege at Fort Henry was set to music. To commemorate the anniversary, the Morgan Library & Museum has put on view one of the few surviving copies of the first edition.

British Story Museum brings us the best cosplay ever

See your favorite children's book authors dressed up as their favorite characters.

Authors Dress Up as Their Favorite Storybook Characters For Photo Exhibit

The Storybook Museum in the UK has a new exhibit up by photographer Cambridge Jones featuring 26 British authors dressed up as their favorite storybook characters. Check it out: “Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman metamorphoses into the Wicked Witch of the West. Terry Pratchett achieves outlaw status as Just William. Show More Summary

After the Silence: Music in the Shadow of War

The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) has presented a series of large-scale off site projects includes ones at Manchester's Piccadilly Railway Station, Victoria Baths and last year's Sound histories at the British Museum. On 3 July...Show More Summary

Korean Cultural Centre UK to fund Korean curatorial post at British Museum

last weekArts : Artdaily

Korean Cultural Centre UK to fund Korean curatorial post at British Museum On 25 June 2014, the Korean Cultural Centre UK, supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, and the British Museum signed an agreement that establishes a new three-year post for a full-time Curator of Korean Collections at the Museum. Show More Summary

Thank God, Tracey Emin's second-rate bed isn't being saved for the nation

Tracey Emin's "My Bed" is being sold next week by Christie's for an estimated £1.2m. Emin has been bemoaning the fact that it will probably end up abroad. She'd much prefer a benefactor to buy it and install it in a British museum. She's sad, too, that, because the work is less than 50 years [...]

Work by British artist John Piper on view at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon presents two bodies of work by British artist John Piper (1903-92), one of many prominent artists who used the silkscreen printing process made popular by the Pop Art movement. Show More Summary

"Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from the British Museum" on view at Ferens Art Gallery

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

This touring exhibition explores our enduring curiosity about the animal world through the beautiful and bizarre imagery found in prints of the 15th to the early 19th centuries in the British Museum?s collection. The exhibition features...Show More Summary

Saving Lives With Hives: Our Idea Using Bees to Promote Health in Urban Slums

This video was made for Bee Healthy's crowdfunding campaign. While sitting in an auditorium at the British Museum waiting to find out which four teams would be chosen as semi-finalists at the Hult Prize London Regionals, I turned toShow More Summary

Paths of Glory

2 weeks agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

The Imperial War Museum London reopens on 19 July with what it promises to be "the largest First World War art exhibition for almost 100 years". Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War will run until 8 March 2015, admission free. Show More Summary

A New York museum's interactive exhibit lets you redesign art pieces

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Yes, the British Museum's interactive mummies exhibit sounds intriguing, but what if preserved corpses aren't your thing? If you're in New York, you can instead visit the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, which is slated to tie up an interactive system...

Hammer Museum to get exhibition on British designer Thomas Heatherwick

last monthArts : Culture Monster

They say every cloud has its silver lining. Evidence that it’s true will be coming to the Hammer Museum early next year in the form of a touring exhibition on the work of Thomas Heatherwick, a noted British designer whose credits include a new fleet of London double-decker buses and the gasp-...

First major museum survey in the United States of Turner-Prize winning British artist Simon Starling opens in Chicago

last monthArts : Artdaily

This summer, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the first major museum survey in the United States of Turner-Prize winning British artist Simon Starling. Simon Starling: Metamorphology showcases the artist?s work in film,...Show More Summary

Currently Hanging: The Exhibition You Should See in Vancouver, B.C., Now, Is Not the One You Think

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

No, the art exhibition you should see in Vancouver, B.C. right now is not the Douglas Coupland celebrity-thon, it's Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth at the University of British Columbia's extraordinary Museum of Anthropology. Show More Summary

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