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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...)


Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Offers History of Cherokees, Now thru 4/5Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Offers History of Cherokees, Now thru 4/5
April 03, 2014

For the first time in intertribal history, the Cherokee Nation and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are partnering to host 'Cherokee Days,' a public educational program that shares the true Cherokee s... (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...)


The National Portrait Gallery Unveils Newest Commissioned Portrait, DAME MONICA MASONThe National Portrait Gallery Unveils Newest Commissioned Portrait, DAME MONICA MASON
March 27, 2014

A newly commissioned portrait of former ballerina and Director of the Royal Ballet, Dame Monica Mason, by artist Saied Dai has been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, London, it was announced ... (more...)


MOA at UBC to Present North American Premiere of 'WITHOUT MASKS: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art' Exhibition, 5/2-11/2MOA at UBC to Present North American Premiere of 'WITHOUT MASKS: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art' Exhibition, 5/2-11/2
March 25, 2014

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC opens a window into the lives and struggles of Cubans of African descent in Without Masks: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art, the upcoming exhibition making its North... (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...)


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...)


Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Friedrich Kunath's THE TEMPTATION TO EXIST (MAY CONTAIN NUTS), 3/15-4/26Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Friedrich Kunath's THE TEMPTATION TO EXIST (MAY CONTAIN NUTS), 3/15-4/26
March 11, 2014

The Temptation To Exist (May Contain Nuts) marks a notable evolution in Friedrich Kunath's practice into a matured exploration of abstraction, interior sensation, and oppositional relationships that p... (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...)


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...)


Art Institute Chicago Presents Two Solo Exhibitions from Indian Contemporary Women Artists, Dayanita Singh and Nilima SheikhArt Institute Chicago Presents Two Solo Exhibitions from Indian Contemporary Women Artists, Dayanita Singh and Nilima Sheikh
March 06, 2014

In the coming weeks, the Art Institute will present two solo exhibitions devoted to the illuminating work of two contemporary women artists from India: Dayanita Singh and Nilima Sheikh. Though pursuin... (more...)


Two Female Contemporary Indian Artists Featured in First Exhibitions at Art InstituteTwo Female Contemporary Indian Artists Featured in First Exhibitions at Art Institute
March 06, 2014

In the coming weeks, the Art Institute will present two solo exhibitions devoted to the illuminating work of two contemporary women artists from India: Dayanita Singh and Nilima Sheikh. Though pursuin... (more...)


Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky Named 2014 Canadian Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Prize WinnerRhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky Named 2014 Canadian Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Prize Winner
March 04, 2014

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Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery Presents Largest U.S. Display of American Master James McNeill Whistler, 5/3Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery Presents Largest U.S. Display of American Master James McNeill Whistler, 5/3
March 03, 2014

'An American in London: Whistler and the Thames,' opening May 3 at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, is the first major exhibition ever devoted to American artist James McNeill Whistler's e... (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...)


Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Offers History of Cherokees, 4/3-5Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Offers History of Cherokees, 4/3-5
February 21, 2014

For the first time in intertribal history, the Cherokee Nation and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are partnering to host 'Cherokee Days,' a public educational program that shares the true Cherokee s... (more...)


Nicolai Fechin Exhibition Set for Taos Art Museum, 4/12-9/21Nicolai Fechin Exhibition Set for Taos Art Museum, 4/12-9/21
February 20, 2014

Exhibition Dates: The exhibition opens to the public at 10 AM on Saturday, April 12, 2014 and closes at 4 PM on Sunday, September 21, 2014. The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM. Fo... (more...)


Over 16,000 People Attend Opening Weekend of 1st International Contemporary Art Biennial in CartagenaOver 16,000 People Attend Opening Weekend of 1st International Contemporary Art Biennial in Cartagena
February 19, 2014

The 1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias opened last week to astounding success. With more than 16,000 people in attendance for the inaugural weekend, the crowds poure... (more...)


The Met Museum's Daniel Brodsky and His Wife Establish Two Curatorships in the Department of Modern and Contemporary ArtThe Met Museum's Daniel Brodsky and His Wife Establish Two Curatorships in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art
February 18, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that Daniel Brodsky, the Museum's Chairman, and his wife Estrellita B. Brodsky, an art historian and specialist ... (more...)


MoMA Announces Expansion to Include the American Folk Art MuseumMoMA Announces Expansion to Include the American Folk Art Museum
February 17, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art's Board of Trustees today approved initial details of a major building project that will expand the Museum's public spaces and galleries to provide greater public accessib... (more...)



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