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The Met Museum Presents OUT OF CHARACTER, 4/29-8/17The Met Museum Presents OUT OF CHARACTER, 4/29-8/17
April 12, 2014

A loan exhibition devoted entirely to Chinese calligraphy— including masterpieces by some of the most renowned practitioners in Chinese history—will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on April 29.... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, 4/22-8/3The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, 4/22-8/3
April 10, 2014

By special arrangement with the Banco de España, from April 22 through August 3, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will reunite for the first time four portraits painted by Francisco de Goya (1746–1828) ... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including  15th-Century Haggadah, On View During PassoverThe Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including 15th-Century Haggadah, On View During Passover
April 04, 2014

In time for the observance of Passover this year, two medieval Hebrew manuscripts are on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. One manuscript, on loan from the Library of the Jewish Theological Semi... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents the GLOBAL MUSEUM LEADERS COLLOQUIUM, 4/7-18The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents the GLOBAL MUSEUM LEADERS COLLOQUIUM, 4/7-18
April 04, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the 14 participants in the inaugural session of the Global Museum Leaders Colloquium, to be held at the Museum A... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents NOW YOU SEE IT: PHOTOGRAPHY AND CONCEALMENTThe Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents NOW YOU SEE IT: PHOTOGRAPHY AND CONCEALMENT
April 02, 2014

Now You See It: Photography and Concealment, an installation of 25 works at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, focuses on the dynamic interplay between concealment and revelation in contemporary photogra... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents INK ART: PAST AS PRESENT IN CONTEMPORARY CHINAThe Met Museum Presents INK ART: PAST AS PRESENT IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA
April 02, 2014

A major loan exhibition of contemporary Chinese art currently on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be closing soon! Consisting of 70 works created by 35 artists born in China, Ink Art: Past ... (more...)


World First Solo Show for Kim Keever 'Underwater' Abstracts Opens at Waterhouse & Dodd TonightWorld First Solo Show for Kim Keever 'Underwater' Abstracts Opens at Waterhouse & Dodd Tonight
April 02, 2014

Startling and beautiful photographic images, generated by releasing and exploding paint pigment in a 200 gallon water tank, are to feature in a one-man show at the prestigious Waterhouse & Dodd's Uppe... (more...)


French Embassy's ART² Festival Begins TonightFrench Embassy's ART² Festival Begins Tonight
April 01, 2014

Opening tonight, ART² presents a month of exhibitions, performances, workshops, and lectures by international art experts exploring seven key areas of investigation in today's global art world. (more...)


Linda Harrison Honored at 5th Annual Powerful Women of the Bay Awards Luncheon TodayLinda Harrison Honored at 5th Annual Powerful Women of the Bay Awards Luncheon Today
March 27, 2014

It's really no surprise that Linda Harrison, Executive Director of San Francisco's Museum of the African Diaspora, (www.moadsf.org) will be honored at the 5 th Annual Powerful Women of the Bay Award... (more...)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents Rare Hindu-Buddhists Art of First-Millennium Southeast Asia, 4/14Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents Rare Hindu-Buddhists Art of First-Millennium Southeast Asia, 4/14
March 26, 2014

A ground-breaking international loan exhibition devoted to the Hindu-Buddhist art of first- millennium Southeast Asia will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning April 14. Some 160 sc... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents LOST KINGDOMS: HINDU-BUDDHIST SCULTPURE OF EARLY SOUTHEAST ASIA, 5TH TO 8TH CENTURY, 4/14-7/27The Met Museum Presents LOST KINGDOMS: HINDU-BUDDHIST SCULTPURE OF EARLY SOUTHEAST ASIA, 5TH TO 8TH CENTURY, 4/14-7/27
March 25, 2014

A ground-breaking international loan exhibition devoted to the Hindu-Buddhist art of first- millennium Southeast Asia will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning April 14. Some 160 sc... (more...)


World First Solo Show For Kim Keever 'Underwater' Abstracts Opens At Waterhouse & Dodd, 4/2World First Solo Show For Kim Keever 'Underwater' Abstracts Opens At Waterhouse & Dodd, 4/2
March 20, 2014

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Startling and beautiful photographic images, generated by releasing and exploding paint pigment in a 200 gallon water tank, are to feature in a one-man show at th... (more...)


36th Annual Museum Mile Festival Set for 6/1036th Annual Museum Mile Festival Set for 6/10
March 17, 2014

Now celebrating its 36th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival (www.museummilefestival.org) takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Over 1.5 million people have t... (more...)


Asia Art Fair at Bohemian National Hall Opens TomorrowAsia Art Fair at Bohemian National Hall Opens Tomorrow
March 13, 2014

Kicking off Asia Week 2014, the historic Bohemian National Hall (BNH) will present its first annual Asia Art Fair, previewing on Friday, March 14, 2014 and running from Saturday, March 15 - through Tu... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the Launch of METCOLLECTSThe Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the Launch of METCOLLECTS
March 11, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the launch of MetCollects, a new web series on the Museum's website that offers first looks at works of art acqu... (more...)


'The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux' on View at the Met, Thru 5/26'The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux' on View at the Met, Thru 5/26
March 11, 2014

The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, a major retrospective that explores the life and work of the exceptionally gifted, deeply tormented sculptor who defined the heady atmosphere of the Second Empi... (more...)


Met Museum Opens CARPETS OF THE EAST IN PAINTINGS FROM THE WEST Exhibition TodayMet Museum Opens CARPETS OF THE EAST IN PAINTINGS FROM THE WEST Exhibition Today
March 11, 2014

As early as the 14th century, images of carpets woven in the East-primarily in the areas constituting present-day Turkey and Iran-began to appear in European paintings. Originally, these precious text... (more...)


Linda Harrison to be Honored at the 5th Annual Powerful Women of the Bay Awards Luncheon, 3/27Linda Harrison to be Honored at the 5th Annual Powerful Women of the Bay Awards Luncheon, 3/27
March 10, 2014

It's really no surprise that Linda Harrison, Executive Director of San Francisco's Museum of the African Diaspora, (www.moadsf.org) will be honored at the 5 th Annual Powerful Women of the Bay Awards ... (more...)


Last Chance to See JEWELS BY JAR at the Met Museum, Closing 3/9Last Chance to See JEWELS BY JAR at the Met Museum, Closing 3/9
March 07, 2014

Jewels by JAR at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will feature more than 400 works by renowned jewelry designer Joel A. Rosenthal, who works in Paris under the name JAR. The exhibition will be the first... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents CARPETS OF THE EAST IN PAINTINGS FROM THE WEST, 3/11-6/29The Met Museum Presents CARPETS OF THE EAST IN PAINTINGS FROM THE WEST, 3/11-6/29
March 07, 2014

As early as the 14th century, images of carpets woven in the East—primarily in the areas constituting present-day Turkey and Iran—began to appear in European paintings. Originally, these precious text... (more...)


L'Art to Present LANDMARK as Inaugural Exhibition of L'Art Projects, 3/29L'Art to Present LANDMARK as Inaugural Exhibition of L'Art Projects, 3/29
March 05, 2014

On Saturday, March 29th, L'Art Projects (www.l-artprojects.com) is proud to present its inaugural exhibition Landmark - a group show of thirteen dynamic artists with work spanning painting, drawing, s... (more...)


Birmingham Museum of Art Names New European CuratorBirmingham Museum of Art Names New European Curator
February 27, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, AL - After an extensive national search, the Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Schindler as Curator of European Art. Schindler comes to the Birmingh... (more...)


NYC's Creative Communities Showcased In New Exhibition at Museum of Arts and DesignNYC's Creative Communities Showcased In New Exhibition at Museum of Arts and Design
February 27, 2014

In July 2014, the Museum of Arts and Design will transform itself into a nexus for New York City's leading makers-artists, artisans, and designers-through NYC Makers Open, a juried exhibition and the ... (more...)


Nakian: The Later Works 1966 - 1986 at Project 3W57 by Cavalier GalleryNakian: The Later Works 1966 - 1986 at Project 3W57 by Cavalier Gallery
February 26, 2014

Cavalier Gallery has announced Nakian: The Later Works, 1966-1986, a feature exhibition honoring the renowned artist, Reuben Nakian. A prolific sculptor, Nakian produced works in numerous mediums, suc... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents THE ROOF GARDEN COMMISSION: DAN GRAHAM, 4/29-11/2The Met Museum Presents THE ROOF GARDEN COMMISSION: DAN GRAHAM, 4/29-11/2
February 21, 2014

American artist Dan Graham (born 1942, Urbana, Illinois) will create a site-specific installation atop The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden—the second in a new series... (more...)



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