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Airport named Telstra ACT Business of the Year

The Capital Airway Group, which operates Canberra Airport, was named the 2016 Telstra ACT Business of the Year at a black tie event in the National Gallery’s Gandel Hall last night, putting it in the running for the national title late next month. Almost three million passengers travel through Canberra Airport to and from Australia’s capital [...]

Simon Russell Beale narrates the first museum choral audio guide

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The National Portrait Gallery will create the world?s first museum permanent collection Choral Audio Guide, it was announced today, Monday 25 July 2016. Launching on Friday 14 October 2016 with two special Gallery events, the Choral Audio Guide was recorded by The Portrait Choir, which is at the heart of the Gallery?s Choir in Residence programme. Show More Summary

First museum exhibition devoted to the portraits of William Eggleston opens

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

A previously unseen image of The Clash frontman Joe Strummer and a never-before exhibited portrait of the actor and photographer Dennis Hopper are being displayed for the first time in the National Portrait Gallery this summer. TheyShow More Summary

Stolen Buddha statue bought by National Gallery of Australia to be returned to India

4 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

archaeologicalnews: CANBERRA, July 22 (Xinhua) – An 1,800-year-old stone Buddha which featured in Canberra’s National Gallery of Australia (NGA) is on its way home to India, after it was found to have been purchased from an illegal antiquity...Show More Summary

Deutsche Bank KunstHalle in Berlin opens "Common Ground" exhibition

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

Common Affairs was conceived as a cooperation project between the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle in Berlin, the Polish Institute Berlin, and the Zach?ta ? National Gallery of Art in Warsaw. At the two Berlin venues, the exhibition presents a selection of artists who were nominated for the VIEWS Award from 2003 to the present. Show More Summary

Golf: Amateur Du Toit Has Fans Singing 'Oh Canada' at National Open

4 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Moments after 21-year-old amateur Jared du Toit drained a dramatic 40-foot eagle putt to close out his third round at the Canadian Open at Saturday, the giant gallery around the 18th green serenaded their countryman with the national anthem.

Gems of Australia’s rich quilting history

A new exhibit at the National Gallery of Victoria is putting on display an exceptional collection of quilts and related pieces from Australia’s rich history of patchwork. Making the Australian Quilt: 1800–1950 brings together almost 100 quilts, blankets, coverlets, and patchwork clothes from museums and private collections all over the country. They date to the [...]

Transformation of Scottish National Gallery given £5 m funding boost by Heritage Lottery Fund

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The National Galleries of Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund have announced the confirmation of a £4.94 m award to support an ambitious major redevelopment of the Scottish National Gallery (SNG) in Edinburgh. A HLF Stage One pass...Show More Summary

How This Immigrant Shop Owner Is Helping Make Cleveland A 'Cultural Hub'

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A little cafe near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio is embracing the city’s vibrant multiculturalism in the best of ways. The Algebra Tea House is a cafe and art gallery located in the city’s Little Italy district...Show More Summary

Self-portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei explored at Scottish National Portrait Galler

last weekArts : Artdaily

The many extraordinary ways that artists have created works using their own image are being explored in a major international exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this summer. From Rembrandt?s famously unflinching treatment...Show More Summary

Treasures of Versailles to go on display in Australia

last weekArts : Artdaily

Riches from the Palace of Versailles including a harp belonging to Marie Antoinette will travel to Australia, the country's national gallery said Monday, as part of a display never seen outside France. More than 130 paintings, tapestries,...Show More Summary

BP Award 2016 winning artist Clara Drummond meets young talent

last weekArts : Artdaily

Talented young musicians and artists will be featured at this year?s Private View of the BP Portrait Award, at the National Portrait Gallery, run exclusively for young people as part of its BP Portrait Award Next Generation project.Show More Summary

Donald Trump -- I Like Asian, Italian, Mexican ... I Like it All!!! (PHOTO GALLERY)

Donald Trump's convention will be inclusive for almost all nationalities... at least in the food court. We've done some digging, and found out the RNC has planned a true smorgasbord. Delegates can dine from a variety of restaurants including: --…

Masterpieces replaced by fakes in six national galleries in nation-wide treasure hunt

last weekArts : Artdaily

A top secret operation saw millions of pounds worth of priceless masterpieces removed from the collections of galleries and museums around the UK. In a further twist, the seven paintings ? all by celebrated British artists ? have been switched for copies. Show More Summary

National Portrait Gallery to suspend sculpture by Antony Gormley from Main Hall ceiling

last weekArts : Artdaily

A life-size sculpture by Antony Gormley dramatically suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall of the National Portrait Gallery, together with a suite of drawings, will be seen for the first time in Britain this autumn, it was announced today, Friday 15 July 2016. Show More Summary

Why Is The UK's Intellectual Property Office Praising National Portrait Gallery's Copyfraud Claims Over Public Domain Images?

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The other day I saw the following tweet and was very confused: That's a tweet from the UK's Intellectual Property Office (IPO) asking how does the UK's National Portrait Gallery in London "manage the copyright of national treasures like...Show More Summary

henriplantagenet: The Statue of Cleopatra, Rome’s National...

henriplantagenet: The Statue of Cleopatra, Rome’s National Gallery of Modern Art.

A major new acquisition by Charles Meynier now on view in Ottawa

last weekArts : Artdaily

A monumental early 19th-century painting by the talented French artist Charles Meynier (1763?1832) is now on view at the National Gallery of Canada. Wisdom Defending Youth from the Arrows of Love, measuring 242 × 206 cm, was first shown at the Paris Salon in 1810, and was once in the collection of famed ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev. Show More Summary

Portrait of Yarrow Mamout on view at the National Portrait Gallery

last weekArts : Artdaily

Pocahontas, Benjamin Franklin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frederick Douglass, Walt Whitman and hundreds more who may?or may not?have been highlighted in high school history lessons are featured in the Portrait Gallery?s permanent collection...Show More Summary

National Portrait Gallery unveils its new portrait of publisher Baroness Gail Rebuck

last weekArts : Artdaily

The National Portrait Gallery, London, has unveiled its most recent commissioned portrait, a painting of Baroness Gail Rebuck by the artist Jennifer McRae, it was announced today, Thursday 14 July 2016. It was commissioned by the Gallery with the support of J. Show More Summary

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