Laura McBride and Dr Mariko Smith share the importance of the award-winning truth-telling Unsettled exhibition, which closes Jan 27: https://bit.ly/2Y8kdvn
“Voice-Over: Zineb Sedira” closes in 2 weeks! Plan a visit today and experience Sedira’s immersive installation “Standing Here Wondering Which Way to Go” (2021). Reserve your timeslot today at https://sarts.co/32Hys7Q. Explore the exhibition online https://sarts.co/3fJqrIN. #SMoCA
Are you a college student looking to discuss art with peers? 🤔 💭
On Thursday, January 20, join fellow students on Zoom to discuss "Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room" and the impact of art on students today.
Register for free ↓
Music performance by Chinah Black inspired by MLK Jr. #MLKday https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1DXxyDMRPyRJM
On view at the Orlando Museum of Art beginning February 12, 2022: 26 works by Jean-Michel Basquiat from 1982. Mark your calendars! 👑
#HeroesandMonsters #Basquiat #OrlandoMuseumofArt
Learn more about the Montgomery bus boycott, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s role in the event, and the way both were covered in the local media of the day over on our blog: https://www.thehenryford.org/explore/blog/the-montgomery-bus-boycott-in-the-news/. #MLKDay
How Newly Recruited Native Curators Are Changing the Narrative of American Art at Museums Across the Country https://bit.ly/3tmGfb7 @artnet
Poetry Performance: The Power of Words with Alexis Green #MLKday, 1pm https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1MnxnkjdMbdKO
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly..."
— Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 1963
The first full moon of 2022 has appeared, so we thought we'd re-share this thread from a few months ago, highlighting some of our most gorgeous moonlit paintings.🌑
"At the rise of the moon
bells fade out
and impassable paths
Federico García Lorca
There's a full moon tonight (known as the Hunter's Moon), so we thought we'd share some of the most atmospheric moonlit scenes from our collection.
We love The Poachers (1835) by James Arthur O'Connor (and will therefore be renaming tonight's moon the Poacher's Moon!).
Twitter: Meet the yunluo—the cloud gong ☁️
First cited in the early 14th century, this Chinese instrument featuring 10 tuned bronze gongs was originally used at court and in Confucian ceremonies.
By the mid-20th century, it was enlarged to incorporate 24 or more gongs.
“This will be no mere one-day march in Washington, but a trek to the nation's capital by suffering and outraged citizens who will go to stay until some definite and positive action is taken to provide jobs and income for the poor.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Today for #NationalKidInventorDay we celebrate the creativity & ingenuity of our student inventors. We’re proud to be part of the invention education movement providing learning & skill-building opportunities to empower the young inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs.
"It's hard being a kid brother."
If you missed hearing this lovely piece by Dermot Bolger about Jack B. Yeats on yesterday's @RTESunMisc, do listen back: it's beautiful, and really captures Jack's spirit and joyful nature.
Listening time: 5 minutes
'Freud and Said – Elective Affinities'. In this international online conference we will seek to revisit Said’s lecture ‘Freud and the Non-European’ and explore some of the latent themes within the text.
Introduced by Jacqueline Rose.
29 January. Book now! http://ow.ly/xuSh50GWpKf
‘I Have a Dream’ Speech delivered by our youth program #MLKday https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1YqGopORmLBJv
For #MuseumCrushMonday, check out @SMUJonesFilm, a research archive part of the SMU Library. Last spring, the Collection's film on Martin Luther King Jr.'s visit to Dallas was featured in our 'Building on the Boulevard: Celebrating 20 Years of the Meadows's New Home' exhibition.
Today, we honor the life & legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Bring in your family to view all of our exhibitions including, ND Human Rights Arts Exhibition. As always, FREE General admission thanks to our members & supporters. #mlkday2022
Would you guess that a tapestry purchased in the 16th century would cost the equivalent of 52 milking cows? 🐄
Explore historical worth and relative value systems in "Relative Values: The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance" through January 23.
Love is the greatest force in the universe. — #MartinLutherKingJr
If you are looking for a place to reflect on #MartinLutherKingDay, the #Minneapolis Sculpture Garden can offer a serene winter walk.
Robert Indiana, LOVE 1966–1998 & Theaster Gates, Black Vessel for a Saint 2017
"A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true." - Martin Luther King Jr. #MLKDay #MLK #MartinLutherKing (1/4)
It's time to launch a collaborative multinational #miltwitter history series that covers the history of #WWII.
1st up: @HQUSAFEAFAF covers Why We Fight: British and Allied Ground Forces to 1942.
IT'S A LONG WAY...
#BlueMonday is not getting to us! 💙 So, cheers to a great new week! Which of these three men would you like to toast with? 🍻
🚨 Discover the Rijksmuseum from home: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/from-home
Today we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for all his extraordinary efforts, work, and activism throughout his life. | #MLKDay #MLK
This drawing is one of fifteen studies for the mural at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C. ...(cont.)
Join us today for our annual #MLKDay Open House, presented with @citizensbank!
Enjoy free admission for Massachusetts residents, pick up an art-making kit, and register to vote with
🖼️: "Martin Luther King, Jr." (2002), #JohnWilson
As we celebrate #MLKDay with free admission to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, we’ll be sharing artifacts & blog posts about the Civil Rights leader & his contributions to social innovation throughout the day. Explore more here: https://bit.ly/3rg9VnP
To honor Dr. King’s legacy today, TMA will be open as a space to gather on Monday January 17, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This photograph was taken by Ernest C. Withers in June 1963 during Medgar Evers’ funeral in Jackson Mississippi. #MLKDay
This is the street level entrance of Clapham South deep-level shelter, located on a corner of Clapham Common. The shelter was built under the Northern line, around 30 meters underground, and was opened to the public in 1944 https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/collections-online/photographs/item/2006-398
The #USMCMuseum is open today, Monday, Jan. 17, 9 am-5 pm. Come and spend the day at the Museum!
Effective Monday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m., MCB Quantico will be Code Green. The Base will be open and all employees are expected to report to work on time.
At the time of this message Gate 6, Onville Rd. Gate, is still closed due to road conditions.
The Necessary Art of Leisure—Rest, as #bellhooks told us, is a dynamic place for creative engagement and imagination of the world. https://bit.ly/33iY406 @hyperallergic
#OTD, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He is remembered as one of the most significant leaders of the civil rights movement, helping to ensure equal rights for all.
#SemperFi #USMCValues #MLKDay
Check out @bridin_music a vital new sound in Irish music who uses loop and effect pedals, layered melodies on harp and voice mixed with fiddle, electric guitar and bass, punctuated with pulsating drumlines to produces a sound to savour. Book now @ https://bit.ly/3Ds8ZAO
This week we look at the history of Clapham South deep-level shelter, one of eight shelters built by London Transport during WW2 in response to public demand to take refuge in Tube stations. Stay tuned for exciting news involving the shelter coming up later this week!
'Psychoanalysis Under Nazi Occupation: The Origins, Impact and Influence of the Berlin Institute'. A panel discussion with author Laura Sokolowsky. 3 February. Book Now! http://ow.ly/Y4bp50HolB7
Our #MondayMarvel was a common sight in grand European households combatting foul-smelling air that was associated with the spread of disease. Although of no medical value this 17th c. German silver perfume burner would have ensured the home smelled of exotic oils.
Some uplifting and inspiring words from Vincent to cheer you up on this #BlueMonday: ‘But I’ll fight my fight and sell my life dearly and try to win and pull through’. 🌻 Self-portrait (1887) #MondayMotivation Discover more inspiring quotes: http://vangogh.nl/Q5r150Hrz63
We absolutely love these shots taken by Instagram's @tobeysecret exploring our Dinosaurs gallery earlier this month! It looks like everyone had a dino-mite time! 🦖
If you'd like us to share your adventures of the AM, don't forget to tag us with #australianmuseum!
"Nostalgia, family and fun remained in Kodak advertisements right up to the 1990s, and even today"
Take a peek into the eye-catching & joyful @Kodak promotional collection. https://fal.cn/3lmNq
🎬 A special mention goes to the classic TV commercials! https://fal.cn/3lmNp
Lazy Sunday, anyone?
For your #museummomentofzen we’re sharing this beautiful sculpture of Ariadne sleeping. We hope it will inspire you.
"Sleeping Ariadne," Roman, 2nd century, marble, gift of Gilbert M. Denman, Jr., 86.134.149
Captain David McCampbell was born #onthisday in 1910! McCampbell is the all-time leading flying ace and top F6F Hellcat ace with 34 aerial victories! He set an aerial combat record for shooting down nine enemy planes in one mission.
Join us in honoring this American Hero!
Pretty sure we saw Leo stick his tongue out to grab a snowflake! ❄️ #snow
📷: Emily von Stuckrad-Smolinski
How do we help scientists from all over the globe research using our collection of more than 21 million objects and specimens? We digitise them!
Learn the discoveries we’ve made while digitising our Marine Invertebrate collection.
Read more: https://bit.ly/3tzoTIv
Ethereal Oil Paintings by #EkaterinaPopova (@popovakatya) Glimpse the Warm, Intimate Interiors of Home https://bit.ly/3qkPl6h @Colossal
The reimagined #MetBritishGalleries provide a fresh perspective on British decorative arts, design, and sculpture created between 1500 and 1900.
Explore them on the #MetPrimer.
“You’re not cool, and your breath smells.”
For his loosest and softest film to date, Paul Thomas Anderson returns to his unlikely muse, the San Fernando Valley.
🎟️ See @licoricepizza on 1/20: http://mo.ma/33Ge9x2
Courtesy of United Artists Releasing
Virtual Panel: Monumental Voices https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1rmxPgEegPmJN
For #NationalNothingDay we’re celebrating the use of negative space (the space around and between the subject(s) of an image) in both the composition and the creation of this print. New Jersey-born artist Irene Rousseau arranged small square shapes in various...(cont.)
16 January 1991 - Operation Desert Shield
#OTD Operation Desert Shield became Operation Desert Storm as forces of the allied coalition launched an all-out air campaign against targets in Iraq and occupied Kuwait.
Were you there? Sound off!
The Museum is closing at 1 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, 2022. Please check our website (http://www.usmcmuseum.com) and social media (@USMCMuseum) for updates on the status of the Museum.
Effective Sunday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m., MCB Quantico’s Operating Status is Code Red due to WEATHER Conditions. The base will be closed. Only Mission Essential personnel are expected to report to work. Personnel should contact their chain of command for specific direction.