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5 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Stephanie Stebich, director of the Tacoma Art Museum

NonProfit Business Leader of the Year Over nine years, Stephanie Stebich has led the Tacoma Art Museum into national prominence.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Columbia University, Arts, New York University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Art Daily

Exhibition brings renowned quilts and exploration of color theory to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Carpenter's Wheel Quilt. Attributed to: Mrs. Miller , Mennonite, Pennsylvania, Easton, about 1890.

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Related Topix: Arts, Pennsylvania, Collecting, Life, Hobbies, Quilting, California College of the Arts, Mills College

KISU-TV Pocatello

Live from the Artists Den

LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN is an innovative new music series featuring extraordinary artists performing in extraordinary settings.

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Related Topix: Arts, Vampire Weekend, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

A Floral Arrangement Inspired by a Sargent Masterpiece

John Singer Sargent's enigmatic 1882 canvas 'The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit' was the jumping off point for a double-vessel arrangement highlighted by burgundy ranunculus and a pink peony.

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Art Daily

Collection of rare and important thimbles to be auctioned at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago

A highly rare and historically significant American gold thimble attributed to Paul Revere Jr. will be sold on May 21 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Newport, RI

The Village Voice

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 144 Years Old, and Still Free... For Now

The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrated a birthday this week. Sunday, April 13, marked the 144th anniversary of the Met's incorporation by the New York state legislature, which makes this week as good a time as any to revisit the museum's mission as outlined in the legislation that created it.

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All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Jazz This Week: Poncho Sanchez, Catherine Russell, the Cunninghams, and More

As Jazz Appreciation Month 2014 continues past the halfway point, the live performance calendar this week in St. Louis includes several touring performers visiting our town, the return of a veteran of Gaslight Square, and the usual variety of activity from local musicians.

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Related Topix: Route 66, Arts

The New Hampshire

Senior art exhibition opens in PCAC

Last Friday was the opening reception for the Senior B.A. and B.F.A. Exhibition as well as the M.F.A. Exhibition at the Museum of Art in the Paul Creative Arts Center, which was held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event showcased the art of departing seniors and graduate students in the studio art program of the department of art and art history.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Kansas City Art Institute, Painting, Needham, MA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Celebrated works of New York Street Photographer Martin Elkort to be...

The work of American photographer Martin Elkort will be showcased this May in a one-man exhibit at the Catherine Couturier Gallery along with a screening of a documentary about his life and work at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Lower East Side (New York, NY)

The Morning Call

Pop-up exhibit at Allentown Art Museum bridges gap between museum and arts community

What is a "pop-up?" It's a new term in art circles that means a quick-hit exhibition of only a few days - sometimes only a few hours - where artists can get their work seen but reduce overhead by basically popping in and out of otherwise expensive gallery space.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Arts, Painting, Entertainment

MassLive.com

Springfield Museums All Access: Scholars laud Japanese prints at D'Amour Museum

Mr. Hinton commented that the Springfield Museums display one of the finest collections of Meiji-era art of any public institution.

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Related Topix: Arts, Springfield, MA

The Daily Star

Lebanese critic Nazih Khater dies at the age of 84

BEIRUT: Nazih Khater, a Lebanese art and literature critic, died Wednesday at the age of 84 after a long battle with illness.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon,

OregonLive.com

Oregon Arts Commission fills final two positions; director's post still open

Christine D'Arcy's abrupt and controversial firing from the Oregon Arts Commission last fall prompted five of nine commissioners to resign.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Arts, Washington State University, Oregon State University, Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

Methodist University gets $1 million gift

The Fayetteville Observer reported the gift comes from longtime university supporters Terri Union and Carlos Zukowski .

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Related Topix: Arts, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

TCPalm

Willi Miller: Vero Beach Museum of Art, Riverside Theatre have great events scheduled

I didn't spend the entire day there but did get to hear some musical talent that was new to me.

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Related Topix: Vero Beach, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

MoFA fosters critical thinking in gifted elementary students

Meta-cognitive critical thinking lessons don't always spring to mind when discussing elementary school curriculums.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Arts, Florida State University

Sedalia Democrat

SFCC student art show opens today

DemocratOn Tuesday, State Fair Community College art student Natalie Winery places the finishing touches to her 4-by-5-foot sculpture &... DemocratA large 3-foot ceramic pot created by Ceramics I student Sue Meyer titled "Classic Waves" sits in front of an oil o... DemocratAn oil painting titled "Tsunami," by student Paola Azvrdia, measures 110 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Painting, Arts, Arizona State University

PlanPhilly

Greenway in the works for Mantua's northern border

Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Home Gardening, Home

Houston Press

Capsule Art Reviews: April 17, 2014

"The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute " These days, Impressionist exhibitions are the art museum version of the ballet The Nutcracker : frothy and beautiful, if a little overexposed, and sure to pack 'em in at almost any price.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Arts

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Style Weekly

Confederate Flaggers Inspire Hip-Hop Counter Protest

Cook and indie rapper Goad Gatsby is protesting the Virginia Flaggers at VMFA by playing rap music and declaring hip-hop as his heritage.

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Related Topix: Arts, Richmond, VA

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