Permanent Collection News

Detroit Repertory Theatre's Lobby Gallery to Hold Champagne Reception for Michael Horner, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Detroit Repertory Theatre's Lobby Gallery will have a Champagne Reception for local Detroit artist, Michael Horner on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Mr. Horner's works are on exhibit during Detroit Repertory Theatre's performances of Brother Of All until May 18, 2014. The Meet The Artist Champagne Reception is free and open to the public, and gives patrons an opportunity for an intimate experience with the artist and his works. Information about the Reception may be found by calling the Theatre at (313) 868-1347 or by visiting (more...)

April at the American Museum of Natural History Includes OUR GENES, OURSELVES and SLIDE SLAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Our Genes, Ourselves: What Can Our DNA Tell Us? Wednesday, April 23, 7 pm LeFrak Theater $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members What can our individual genomes tell us about ourselves? From shedding light on our ancestry to the potential for personalized medicine, what are the risks and rewards of getting your DNA sequenced? This program brings together Spencer Wells, geneticist and director of the Genographic Project from National Geographic and IBM; Rebecca Cann, cell and molecular biologist at the University of Hawaii; Dorothy Roberts, professor of law and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania Law School; and Robert Darnell, physician and investigator at Rockefeller University, to discuss the methods, results and implications of mapping our individual genomes. (more...)

Art Gallery of South Australia Has Secured French Impressionist Painter Camille Pissarro's PRAIRIE A ERAGNY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

The Art Gallery of South Australia has secured French Impressionist painter, Camille Pissarro's Prairie a Eragny (1886) for the Gallery's Permanent Collection. Purchased for $4.5 million at at Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art auction in New York, it is the Gallery's most significant acquisition to date. (more...)

GORGEOUS: Exhibition explores the extremes of beauty, combining exceptional artworks from the acclaimed collections of the Asian Art Museum and SFMOMA to challenge precon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A selection of 72 stunning artworks drawn from the collections of the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) challenges visitors to confront the extremes and the ambiguities of beauty in the special exhibition Gorgeous. On view June 20 through Sept. 14, 2014, at the Asian Art Museum, the exhibition is organized in partnership with SFMOMA as part of SFMOMA's On the Go program, an ambitious multiyear off-site programming effort presented while its building is closed for expansion construction. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Parrish Art Museum's Annual Spring Fling
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Over 350 guests flocked to Watermill for The Parrish Art Museum's annual Spring Fling community party, fundraiser and networking event this Saturday. Perhaps it's cabin fever or simply the thought that summer is a coming, the annual fete draws a crowd of local business professionals that relish the opportunity to greet old friends, share a cocktail with new ones and hit the dance floor all while knowing the importance of the event in raising funds for the Parrish Educational programs. (more...)

Guggenheim Presents UNDER THE SAME SUN for UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ From June 13 through October 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will present the exhibition Under the Same Sun, which marks the second phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Pablo Len de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, the exhibition features works by 37 artists and collaborative duos from 16 countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico (United States), Uruguay, and Venezuela. Following its presentation in New York, Under the Same Sun will travel to two additional venues. (more...)

The New-York Historical Society Sets May 2014 Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The New-York Historical Society has announced its May 2014 exhibitions. Details below! (more...)

Visual/Theater and Film Artist Janie Geiser Set for Arts Learning Residency at FirstWorks, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

FirstWorks brings internationally recognized visual/theater artist and experimental filmmaker Janie Geiser to Providence April 6-12 for a week-long FirstWorks Arts Learning residency to include a series of workshops, artist talks and screenings designed to engage Providence-area K-12 and university students. As part of a FirstWorks co-commissioned project, Geiser and a cross-disciplinary group of students from Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) will combine puppetry and video during a week-long developmental workshop for Geiser's new multidisciplinary work "Fugitive Time". (more...)

InterAct Theatre Company Announces 27th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

Continuing our tradition of producing new plays that speak to the social and contemporary issues of our time, InterAct will stretch its limits and audience's imaginations by producing four diverse plays starting in October 2014. Scroll down to learn more about the upcoming season. (more...)

InterAct Theatre Company Sets Season of World Premieres for 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

InterAct Theatre Company proudly announces a season of world premieres for the upcoming 2014/15 season. Continuing its tradition of producing new plays that speak to the social and contemporary issues of our time, InterAct will stretch its limits and our imaginations by producing four diverse plays starting in October 24, 2014. (more...)

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Receives 200 Objects and an Endowment for the Native American Collection from the Thomas W. Weisel Family
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announce a major gift from the Thomas W. Weisel Family that includes approximately 200 objects and a generous endowment that will reshape the Native American art collection at the de Young. The gift will enable a new presentation of the art of the Americas, including major pieces of monumental Northwest Coast art and the first Plains ledger drawings to enter the Museums' permanent holdings. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Present Chicago Premiere of GROUNDED, 6/6-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the Chicago premiere of Grounded, by George Brant and directed by Lisa Portes, June 6 - July 13 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. The running time is approximately 80 minutes. Pink Previews, where tickets sales benefit the Lynn Sage Foundation for breast cancer research, are Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 8 at 2:30 p.m. Opening Night is Thursday, June 12 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $19 - $49 and are available at 773.404.7336 or (more...)

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN; TALLEY'S FOLLEY; DETROIT & More Set for Aurora Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The regular season will be staged August 2014 through July 2015 at the intimate Aurora Theatre in the downtown Berkeley arts district. For single tickets ($32-$60) or subscriptions ($155-$305), the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit Subscriptions on sale March 27. Single tickets on sale for subscribers July 29 and on sale August 5 to the general public. (more...)

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Presents ANTHONY FRIEDKIN: THE GAY ESSAY, 6/14-1/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 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 and San Francisco from 1969 to 1973. Coinciding with San Francisco's annual Pride events and the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York City, this exhibition will be on view at the de Young from June 14, 2014 through January 11, 2015. (more...)

The Guggenheim Museum Presents ITALIAN FUTURISM 1909-1944: RECONSTRUCTING THE UNIVERSE, Thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

From February 21 through September 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Italian Futurism, 19091944: Reconstructing the Universe, the first comprehensive overview in the United States of one of Europe's most important 20th-century avant-garde movements. Featuring over 360 works by more than 80 artists, architects, designers, photographers, and writers, this multidisciplinary exhibition examines the full historical breadth of Futurism, from its 1909 inception with the publication of Filippo Tommaso Marinetti's first Futurist manifesto through its demise at the end of World War II. The exhibition includes many rarely seen works, some of which have never traveled outside of Italy. It encompasses not only painting and sculpture, but also the advertising, architecture, ceramics, design, fashion, film, free-form poetry, photography, performance, publications, music, and theater of this dynamic and often contentious movement that championed modernity and insurgency. (more...)

Shadowbox Live and CMA to Premiere New Collaboration GALLERY OF ECHOES, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

'Imagine if you stopped to look at a painting, it unfolds in front of you, moving through space to cover every inch of your vision. A curator's voice begins to whisper in your ear, telling the story of the piece. Music transforms the brush strokes into melodies and harmonies that become the painting's soundtrack. And nearby, live performers may experience the work through dance, song, and spoken word. Art inspired by art inspired by art.' (more...)

OFFCENTRE exhibit of unconventional glass pieces by Romina Gonzales and Edison Zapata at UrbanGlass Art Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Artists Romina Gonzales and Edison Zapata will be presenting conceptual glass-blown, sculptural works at UrbanGlass Agnes Varis Art Center, coinciding with the first Spring season UrbanGlass studio is open to the public after 2 years of major renovations. Their work takes advantage of situations that can be seen as mistakes and exploits them to create a distinctive visual language. (more...)

Swoon, Brooklyn Street Art, Ai Weiwei Films & More Set for Brooklyn Museum in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in April. Public programs include talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and Permanent Collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

Red Bull Stratos Makes Final Landing At The Smithsonian
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ It was announced today that the world's largest and most significant collections of aviation and space artifacts, the National Air and Space Museum in our nation's capital, will host the next and final stop of Red Bull Stratos: Mission to the Edge of Space exhibit and significant mission artifacts will be added to the museum's Permanent Collection. (more...)

Lawrie Shabibi Dubai Presents SHAHPOUR POUYAN: PTSD, 3/17-4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Shahpour Pouyan: PTSD, consisting of new sculptures and drawings, will open March 17 in Dubai and run throughout the eighth edition of Art Dubai (March 19-22). The exhibition isShahpour Pouyan's second solo exhibition at Lawrie Shabibi and is curated by Murtaza Vali. (more...)

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