Latest Art museum Stories

2010-11-18 14:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco's Asian Art Museum will keep its doors open and maintain operations despite financial challenges faced by the Asian Art Museum's Foundation, which is the private fundraising arm of the Museum.

2010-09-13 12:36:00

Booth Western Art Museum announces largest temporary exhibition in Museum history CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 25, 2010, the Booth Western Art Museum will open the largest temporary exhibition ever held at the Museum.

2010-09-08 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- EK Projects, Eli Klein Fine Art's new gallery in Beijing, is pleased to present five major black American artists: Rashawn Griffin, Whitfield Lovell, Senga Nengudi, Shinique Smith and Saya Woolfalk.

2010-07-07 08:07:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to inspiring parents and caring adults to nurture a child's love of learning, Target is partnering with more than 80 cultural and art institutions in 30 cities throughout the country to launch the Target Arts & Wonder Free Family Event.

2010-06-30 10:00:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toledo Museum of Art announced today that Brian P. Kennedy, director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, has accepted the position as the Museum's ninth director with a start date of September 1.

2010-06-15 13:34:00

Quad/Graphics and Milwaukee Magazine present annual arts showcase MILWAUKEE, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Milwaukee Art Museum's 2010 Lakefront Festival of Arts (LFOA) will be Friday, June 18, through Sunday, June 20, on the grounds of the Museum along Lake Michigan.

2010-05-17 11:45:00

Exquisite works illuminate historic view of our country PITTSBURGH, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The exhibition Small but Sublime: Intimate 19th-Century American Landscapes features 22 small-scale paintings and drawings by 18 American artists, which range from the realistic style of Hudson River School to the brilliantly colored canvases of the American Impressionists.

2010-04-12 10:30:00

ZIONSVILLE, Ind., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Watts Fine Art (www.wattsfineart.com), the first art gallery in the Midwest to represent contemporary masters from around the country, will open on May 1, 2010, according to owners John and Shannon Watts of Zionsville, Indiana. "Our goal is to become a destination for collectors throughout the Midwest," said John Watts.

2010-01-22 15:16:00

New complex will encompass the Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies and one of the finest collections of African-American art SAVANNAH, Ga., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Savannah College of Art and Design held an historic groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, Jan.

2009-10-15 08:00:00

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October 22 - 25, the Booth Western Art Museum will host the 7th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium, the South's largest celebration of Western art.

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