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Early flight collection lands at the National Air and Space Museum

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian?s National Air and Space Museum has acquired the Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection. The collection has more than a thousand works of art, prints, objects, books, photos and manuscript materials...Show More Summary

Boijmans honours gigantic art space: Submarine Wharf

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

Between 2010 and 2013 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen reconnoitred its borders in Rotterdam?s dockland. The Port of Rotterdam gave the museum the chance to use the 5,000 m2 Submarine Wharf as an open house for talent and new challenges. Show More Summary

Arizona’s AvGeek Heaven, Part 2 – AMARG aka “The Boneyard”

Row after row of KC-135s at AMARG In my previous piece we talked about how great the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson was, and how much of an AvGeek dream it is to walk around. However Pima isn’t the only reason AvGeek’s want to come to Tucson; they also come for the [...] The post Arizona’s AvGeek Heaven, Part 2 – AMARG aka “The Boneyard” appeared first on

Kickstart Me Up: Surprisingly, Museum With 30,000 Bunnies Needs More Space

Photo via California Through My Lens A married couple in Pasadena, California has been gifting each other bunnies every day since Valentine's Day in 1992. Six year later, Candace and Steve opened their home with its vast collection of real...

Miami Gets a Latin American Art Museum, at a High Price

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last week during Art Basel, collector Gary Nader unveiled the design for his new Latin American Art Museum (LAAM), ArchDaily reported. When the 90,000-square-foot space opens in Miami in 2016, it will finally give the "capital of Latin America" an exhibition hall worthy of its nickname.

No, U.S. Air Force Band, That Song You're Singing Is Not 'Greensleeves'

For the second year in a row, the U.S. Air Force band has surprised a crowd of Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum visitors with a "holiday flash mob," wowing an unsuspecting audience with over 100 Air Force Band instrumentalists...Show More Summary

Arizona’s AvGeek Heaven, Part 1 – Pima Air & Space Museum

A look down one of the “streets” in the outdoor portion of the Pima Air & Space Museum Tucson, Arizona is home to the University of Arizona and also Raytheon Missile systems. Those two companies, along with the US Air Force, form the largest three employers in the city. However, Tucson is also home [...]Show More Summary

Peachtree Center MARTA station. It’s an impressive space....

Peachtree Center MARTA station. It’s an impressive space. I was here yesterday to take the train to the High Museum for their free-admission first Saturday for Fulton County residents (which is very cool thing for the High to do, and...Show More Summary


2 weeks agoNews : Jonathan Turley

This video below shows the ultimate flash mob... by the Air Force band. It is a great idea and done perfectly at the Air and Space Museum. It also highlights the incredible talent of our military bands. Whoever came up with this idea needs to be made a general.Filed under: Society

Air Force Band flash mob

PapaMAS sends us a link to which reports about the flash mob that the Air Force perpetrated on visitors to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. It was actually really good; But, you know, I’m a cynic and I couldn’t help but think how much money is being spent on that huge band […]

Boston College to Move and Expand Art Museum

2 weeks agoArts : ArtsBeat

The McMullen Museum of Art will double its exhibition space by moving across the street into the former home of Boston's archbishops.

Delaware Art Museum's 19th Century Art Galleries reopen to the public

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Delaware Art Museum unveiled its renovated and reinstalled 18th- and 19th-century American Art galleries?Galleries 1, 2, and 3?to the public. Just in time for the holiday season, the beautifully redesigned space displays over 50 works of art, including many permanent collection objects that have not been on view for over 10 years. Show More Summary

Drawn by Light

3 weeks agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Here's a brief YouTube trailer for the exhibition Drawn by Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection, which opens on 2 December in the Media Space of the Science Museum in London, Floor 2. This is the world's oldest surviving photographic society, founded in 1853. Show More Summary

How Much Is Public Space Worth?

Contributions to Rahm Emanuel's campaign fund from George Lucas' wife stand out like a diamond in the ongoing debate over the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. [ more › ]

Art and Craft

Priceless cultural artifacts and works of art belong in a museum, as Indiana Jones taught us. But if the museum doesn’t have the space for that painting or Cross of Coronado, these pieces go to companies like The Icon Group. Photo by...Show More Summary

Architectural Craziness: Spanish Art Museum from the 1800s Gets Hole-Punch Extension

Photo by Fernando Alda courtesy of Estudio Arquitectura Hago The Fine Arts Museum in Badajoz, Spain has now outgrown three spaces. Its first home was in a Moorish palace complex, its next home was in a 19th-century mansion, and now....

New video and site-specific sculpture by Kate Gilmore on view at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

last monthArts : Artdaily

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum has commissioned Kate Gilmore to debut a new video and site-specific sculpture that is a record of a private performance produced in the gallery space where it is on view from October 19, 2014, through April 5, 2015. Show More Summary

Lucas Fracas: Though architecturally reticent San Franciscans actually...

Though architecturally reticent San Franciscans actually seem to prefer the Space Mountain-y Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts MAD Architects designed for Chicago, Chicagoans are staging a full-on sequel to the frosty reception Lucas's Presidio proposal got in San Francisco. The...

This Centuries-Old Museum Installed a Lighted Lawn/Roof — Design News

The Städel Museum in Frankfurt, Germany may be 200 years old, but it's still hip. A walkable grass roof features undulating hills and 195 skylights to the 32,000 square foot gallery space below. READ MORE »

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