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The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students, 4/23The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students, 4/23
April 16, 2014

The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family histor... (more...)


Luxembourg & Dayan Presents THE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED, 5/8-7/3Luxembourg & Dayan Presents THE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED, 5/8-7/3
April 16, 2014

In the early 1960s, the shaped canvas emerged as a new form of abstract painting that reflected the optimistic spirit of a postwar space-race era when such forms as parallelograms, diamonds, rhomboids... (more...)


Premier Exhibitions Signs Lease for New Exhibition, Retail Space in ManhattanPremier Exhibitions Signs Lease for New Exhibition, Retail Space in Manhattan
April 15, 2014

Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRXI), a leading presenter of museum-quality touring exhibitions around the world, today announced that it has signed a long-term lease for 51,232 square feet of worl... (more...)


The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Presents ANTHONY FRIEDKIN: THE GAY ESSAY, 6/14-1/11The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Presents ANTHONY FRIEDKIN: THE GAY ESSAY, 6/14-1/11
March 25, 2014

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are pleased to present Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay, a photographic series of more than 75 vintage prints that chronicles the gay communities of Los Angeles a... (more...)


American Museum of Natural History Presents PTEROSAURS: FLIGHT IN THE AGE OF DINOSAURS, 4/5-1/4American Museum of Natural History Presents PTEROSAURS: FLIGHT IN THE AGE OF DINOSAURS, 4/5-1/4
March 14, 2014

The American Museum of Natural History presents Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs. The exhibition opens to the public on Saturday, April 5, 2014, and is on view through January 4, 2015 at the... (more...)


April at the American Museum of Natural History Includes EARLY MORNING SPRING BIRD WALKS and MoreApril at the American Museum of Natural History Includes EARLY MORNING SPRING BIRD WALKS and More
March 07, 2014

Early Morning Spring Bird Walks Thursdays, April 3 to May 22, 7 to 9 am $85 Observe the vibrant spring migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologists Paul Sweet(Tuesdays and Fridays) or J... (more...)


Strata Exhibit Now on View in Arsenal GalleryStrata Exhibit Now on View in Arsenal Gallery
March 06, 2014

NYC Parks will present STRATA, an exhibition of prints, ceramics and collages by Marie Lorenz, Katy Fischer and Max Warsh. The artists in STRATA collect and arrange found or invented artifacts from th... (more...)


Mexican Museum Welcomes New Board MembersMexican Museum Welcomes New Board Members
February 26, 2014

The Mexican Museum, the premier West Coast museum of Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano, Latin American and Latino art, culture and heritage, announces the addition of six new members to the Museum's ... (more...)


New Exhibit Exploring Guastavino Structural Tiles Opens 3/26 at City MuseumNew Exhibit Exploring Guastavino Structural Tiles Opens 3/26 at City Museum
February 25, 2014

The Museum of the City of New York announces Palaces for the People: Guastavino and the Art of Structural Tile, an exhibition showcasing the architectural beauty and engineering strength of spaces cre... (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...)


Meijer Gardens Presents “Butterflies Are Blooming” Exhibition, 3/8Meijer Gardens Presents “Butterflies Are Blooming” Exhibition, 3/8
February 18, 2014

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park's 19th annual Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition will bring more than 7,000 tropical butterflies to West Michigan. Arriving from Africa, Asia, South and Centr... (more...)


Art Institute of Chicago Announces Major Gifts to Department of American ArtArt Institute of Chicago Announces Major Gifts to Department of American Art
February 14, 2014

The Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce two major gifts to the museum's Department of American Art: $2 million from Ann and Samuel Mencoff to endow the first curatorial position devoted ex... (more...)


San Francisco Hospital Announces New Heart Designs for 'Hearts in San Francisco' 10th Anniversary TodaySan Francisco Hospital Announces New Heart Designs for 'Hearts in San Francisco' 10th Anniversary Today
February 13, 2014

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (SFGHF) announced that it will celebrate the 10thanniversary of the Hearts in San Francisco project at the Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dark, tod... (more...)


American Museum of Natural History Celebrates Black History Month with GIVE YOUR VOICE: HONOR BLACK HISTORY, TodayAmerican Museum of Natural History Celebrates Black History Month with GIVE YOUR VOICE: HONOR BLACK HISTORY, Today
February 07, 2014

Performers from the Young People's Chorus of New York City sing two world premiere works and three special arrangements composed by NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis to celebrate Black History Month w... (more...)


THEIR SPIRITS Installation Goes on View at International Slavery Museum TodayTHEIR SPIRITS Installation Goes on View at International Slavery Museum Today
January 31, 2014

A canoe that represents strength over adversity will go on show at the International Slavery Museum. (more...)


NYC Parks Community Celebrates Black History Month with Exhibit at Arsenal GalleryNYC Parks Community Celebrates Black History Month with Exhibit at Arsenal Gallery
January 27, 2014

In commemoration of Black History Month, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce The March, an exhibition that includes seventeen artists at the Arsenal Gallery in Ce... (more...)


American Museum of Natural History Celebrates KWANZAA 2013: 35TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION TodayAmerican Museum of Natural History Celebrates KWANZAA 2013: 35TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Today
December 28, 2013

Performers from the Tony-nominated “Motown: The Musical” sing a medley of Supremes hits, including “Where Did Our Love Go?” andRestoration Dance Theatre Company perform African, Caribbean, and modern ... (more...)


American Museum of Natural History Celebrates KWANZAA 2013: 35TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, 12/28American Museum of Natural History Celebrates KWANZAA 2013: 35TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, 12/28
December 20, 2013

Performers from the Tony-nominated “Motown: The Musical” sing a medley of Supremes hits, including “Where Did Our Love Go?” andRestoration Dance Theatre Company perform African, Caribbean, and modern ... (more...)


City Museum of NY Celebrates with 'Holiday @ City Museum'City Museum of NY Celebrates with 'Holiday @ City Museum'
December 18, 2013

The Museum of the City of New York is celebrating the end of 2013 with 'Holiday! @ City Museum'-a week of fun activities and events for adults and kids alike, including ice cream, a winter wonderland ... (more...)


San Francisco Hospital Announces New Heart Designs for 'Hearts in San Francisco' 10th Anniversary, 2/13San Francisco Hospital Announces New Heart Designs for 'Hearts in San Francisco' 10th Anniversary, 2/13
December 11, 2013

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (SFGHF) announced today that it will celebrate the 10thanniversary of the Hearts in San Francisco project at the Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dar... (more...)


THEIR SPIRITS Installation to Go on View at International Slavery Museum, Jan 31THEIR SPIRITS Installation to Go on View at International Slavery Museum, Jan 31
December 09, 2013

A canoe that represents strength over adversity will go on show at the International Slavery Museum. (more...)


Galleria Ca' d'Oro and Villa Firenze Foundation Announce Latest Installation, from REgeneration Art Project, at Columbus CircleGalleria Ca' d'Oro and Villa Firenze Foundation Announce Latest Installation, from REgeneration Art Project, at Columbus Circle
December 03, 2013

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Galleria Ca' d'Oro and Villa Firenze Foundation are pleased to announce their installation at Columbus Circle. Named after Cristopher Colombus, the Circle is one of... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening TodayThe Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening Today
December 03, 2013

Since 1881, an ancient Egyptian monument—the obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, popularly known as “Cleopatra's Needle”—has stood in New York's Central Park, a gift to the City of New York from the khed... (more...)


Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Showcases a Collection of Penthouses During Art BaselDouglas Elliman Development Marketing Showcases a Collection of Penthouses During Art Basel
November 22, 2013

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Showcases a Collection of Exclusive Penthouses During Art Basel in Miami Beach (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening 12/3The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents CELOPATRA'S NEEDLE, Opening 12/3
November 21, 2013

Since 1881, an ancient Egyptian monument—the obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III, popularly known as “Cleopatra's Needle”—has stood in New York's Central Park, a gift to the City of New York from the khed... (more...)





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by Barry Kostrinsky