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  1. Danforth Art Museum names executive director who spent years at The Mark Twain HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Business Journal

    ... January after 10 years with the museum. Most recently, Petke served as president of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, CT, a role she held for five years. At the Mark Twain House & Museum, Petke spent 14 years in a series of ...

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  2. UES Shapolsky Gallery Hangs Painter Russell Connor's History of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New York Observer

    ... around as Mr. Connor quipped about his days as the writer and host of a televised gallery talk at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Russell Connor at his talk "The Artist is Present" at the Anita Shapolsky Gallery on April 19, 2015. (Photo credit: ...

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  3. ASU Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Phoenix New Times

    ... That's the premise of [DE/AS]cending, a theatrical and immersive experience that brings two troupes of master of fine arts students wh... Sustainability this, green that. We get it. The Earth is cool and maybe let's not destroy it. So does ...

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  4. What should you do this weekend? May 22-24Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CJAD

    ... here in PDF format. I recommend catching the "Marvels and Magic of Orientalism" exhibit at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - it wraps up May 31. The photo above is 'The Favourite of the Emir', by the exhibit's main focus, French painter Jean-Joseph ...

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  5. Nazi art collection pushes Bern museum into redRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Swissinfo

    ... the art collection of Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of one of Hitler's art dealers, has so far cost the Museum of Fine Arts in Bern around CHF800,000 ($850,000). Instead of a profit of CHF300,000 for 2014, it was almost CHF530,000 in the minus. Museum ...

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  6. Delaware By Hand spring members' arts and crafts show set May 23 in LewesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Delaware By Hand artist members at the Biggs Museum of American Art will present the annual Fine Arts & Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, Saturday, May 23, in the park at the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes. A variety of artists will display furniture, wood, metal, glass, ceramics, photography, fiber, sculpture, baskets, printmaking, jewelry and painting for sale.

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  7. Around the San Sebastian CathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... vessels and adornments were collected in 1983 by the faculty of the La Consolacion College-School of Architecture, Fine Arts and Engineering (Arfien) for an exhibit during the golden year of the Diocese. The collection came from all the churches of ...

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  8. MoreRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Following an extensive international search, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has named Dr. Michael R. Taylor as chief curator and deputy director for art and education, effective August 10. In this key leadership position, crucial to the museumA's new strategic plan, Taylor will oversee the division of art and education, which encompasses VMFAA's curatorial, exhibition, and education departments, as well as the library and statewide programs. Taylor comes to VMFA from his previous role as director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College.

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  9. 2015 Glassfest Ribbon CuttingRead the original story

    Yesterday | WENY

    ... everything from glassmaking, exhibits, entertainment, food and more. Glassfest is a celebration of glass and the fine arts in America's Crystal City. This year, the festival is celebrating the birthday of a very special kind of glass, the 100th ...

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  10. In Limbo, In Cuba, Tania Bruguera Kicks Off First Art Project Since ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Artforum Intl.

    ... her work in sculpture. Throughout her career Castoro both taught and lectured at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Syracuse University; University of Colorado; Pratt Institute; and Hunter College. Her work is the collections of the ...

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  11. Exploring the Terrain of Contemporary Native American ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Hyperallergic

    ... Though we have seen museums progress in their presentation of traditional Native art, such as the Boston Museum of Fine Arts' acclaimed reinstallation of the Art of the Americas Wing in 2010 and the Metropolitan Museum's recent Plains Indians ...

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  12. Chicago Wins Out Over NYC, Hawaii as Site of Future Obama Presidential LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Beaux-Arts building that served as a temporary art museum during the World's Columbian Exposition , the Palace of Fine Arts. Chicago cynics had been in two camps considering the future Obama Presidential Library. Some felt the Obama Foundation ...

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  13. The Weekender: Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons, McCartney Tribute, & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... chemistry. White graduated from Little Falls Community High School. She is now in her final year of the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She was selected to be a Hot Metal Artist in Residence at Franconia ...

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  14. New Curator of Asian Art appointed at Worcester Art MuseumRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Art Daily

    ... Dallas Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum, and worked as a curatorial assistant of Asian art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where she helped organize the opening of its first Korean art gallery and the reinstallation of its Asian art ...

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  15. 7 best things to do in Denver this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheDenverChannel

    ... maybe a hat and gloves, and enjoy some of our picks for the 7 Best Things To Do in Denver this weekend. What: A fine arts and crafts festival dedicated to supporting local artists. Showcasing over 100 of Colorado's best artists and a select group of ...

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  16. Exploring Philadelphia's art sceneRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Xtra!

    ... Museum (its New Year's Day Mummers parade and party is the oldest in the US); the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ; and the creepy MA1 4tter Museum , which puts medical history and all of its mishaps on display. At this point you might want to ...

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  17. Danville Museum Declines Request To Replace Old Confederate MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... the architecture and lifestyle," said Jane Murray, President of the Board of Director of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History. "What happened while he lived here is a big part of what we do here at our tour." The HPA said the reason they ...

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  18. Rockford Area Historical Society News and UpdatesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rockford Squire

    ... people. Students in 1976 could attend school during "zero" hour. According to the yearbook, four classes in fine arts were given starting at 7:00 A.M.. Ken Vidro was the advisor to a newly formed "Art Club" in 1977. Members who were present Art ...

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  19. UPDATED: Danforth Art Announces New Executive DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    Debra Petke, who most recently served as President and CEO of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Connecticut, was announced as the new Executive Director Danforth Art Museum\School today. Petke was selected after a national search conducted by an internal search committee of Danforth Art trustees and the firm Opportunity Resources, Inc. Richard Perse, Co-President of the Board of Trustees and Co-Chair of the Search Committee said "Debra was a clear choice for the Executive Director position because of her experience in directing institutions that needed to grow to the next level, her energy and enthusiasm for Danforth Art, and its plan to move to the Jonathan Maynard Building.

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  20. Danforth Art Announces Debra Petke as New DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Board of Trustees of Danforth Art MuseumSchool today announces that Debra Petke has been appointed as Executive Director. Petke, who most recently served as President and CEO of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Conn., succeeds Katherine French who retired January 1, 2015.

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