Due to inclement weather, the #ArsenalofDemocracy #flyover has been rescheduled to tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 26th!
The #livestream will play on their website starting with the pre-show at 10:00 a.m. ET and the flyover starting at 11:30 a.m. ET.
Learn to draw an Eastern Great Egret! ✨ Today we're teaching you how to draw this elegant native Australian bird. All you need is paper, a lead pencil, colouring pencils and a sense of adventure: https://fal.cn/3ayHN
Happy #NationalComicBookDay! 🎉 Celebrate even more with one—or more—of these graphic novels created by women artists and carefully selected for you by NMWA's own librarian as part of our Hit the Books with NMWA blog series. https://bit.ly/2EATpdV
1/2 This #FilmFriday, learn about the illusionistic technique known as anamorphosis, in which a hidden image only becomes visible when viewed from a different angle or in a curved mirror.
#CallForArt submission ending Sept. 29! Submit your artwork to be considered for the fall #ArtFarmPHX art experience at https://sarts.co/3hrOE4s. #SMoCA #RoadsideAttractionPHX
"It is really a matter of ending this silence and solitude, of breathing and stretching one's arms again."
—#MarkRothko, born #OTD in 1903
Join us at The Met to let go of the solitude, breathe in deep, and stretch your arms (or at least your art muscles) again.
Fall or spring? 🍁 🌸
The imagery on this bowl reflects a poem by Kokin Wakashū, who describes fallen autumn foliage on the Tatsuta River as if it were gold brocade, and cherry blossoms in the Yoshino hills that remind him of snowflakes.
Learn more: http://met.org/3mG08Eq
Good news! Both flags raised on Iwo Jima's Mt. Suribachi will remain on display through October 12, 2020, to allow more visitors the opportunity to view the flags.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to see the flags, displayed together!
#USMCMuseum #history #WWII #Marines
In this week's #ArtFixFriday: @washingtonpost pairs portraits of the late #RuthBaderGinsburg with Ginsburg’s words, @artnet visits the studio of textile artist #BisaButler, @frieze_magazine profiles shows featuring Surrealist women artists—and more. https://bit.ly/3kO4wQ6
Look at that newly paved parking lot! Smooth as a reel of brand new 35mm film.
Join us October 12th to discover the world of storybooks and illustrations at OMA's Book Making Bonanza! Two sessions are available, one for students in grades 1-4 and another for students in grades 5-8. 📚 http://omart.me/holiday
With the pandemic affecting everyday life, how do people feel about travelling less? Can this experience inspire new travel choices & changes to better protect our environment for future generations? Take our short survey to help us answer these questions http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/londontransportmuseum/
NEXT film & psychoanalysis course: PROJECTIONS: Darren Aronofsky – The Cinema of Obsession with Mary Wild @psycstar! In this day course, we'll examine Aronofsky's work; from Pi (1998) to Black Swan (2010) to mother! (2017). Book now! > https://www.freud.org.uk/event/projections-darren-aronofsky-the-cinema-of-obsession-livestream/
Join us this evening at 7pm for FORSA! and experience a sonic journey exploring the art, wonder, magic, and diversity of the 54 nations that comprise Africa and its vast Diaspora! Register for free: http://ow.ly/dSZQ50BBk76
Thank you! Generous support for our PlainArt4All initiative (free general admission for everyone) is provided by Arts Midwest.
How can design help us visualize and understand human effects on the environment? Filled with water and air, this inflatable blob slowly expands and contracts in response to changing environmental conditions around it. On view →https://wlkr.art/329URgL
#OTD in 1942, Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated @MCIWPendletonCA in honor of WWI Major General Joseph H. Pendleton. The base would become the Corps' largest West Coast expeditionary training facility.
Sound off if you have served on Camp Pendleton!
In this searing self-portrait from 1939, Frida Kahlo challenged gender roles and entrenched power dynamics.
Unpack how "Self Portrait with Cropped Hair” captures the artist’s evolving identity in a new book from our One on One series: http://mo.ma/2G2kRBw
This lovely phenakistoscope was created by the Waterford-born artist Michael Angelo Hayes (1820-77).
The illustrated disc is from a private collection, and this recording is in our ESB CSIA collection. Both are part of our Irish Horse exhibition, which you can explore online!
And we hope they enjoyed our online learning resources:
https://www.museum.ie/en-IE/Museum-at-Home #edchatie #histedchatie
Went on some virtual tours this afternoon with 1st years exploring sources and artefacts @IrishMuseums
This week we unveiled "No Weapon Formed Against Thee Shall Prosper," an installation presented as part of @streettheory_'s #MuralsForTheMovement. The work was created by @ceyadams, @Iamwetpaint, @MARKA27 & our artists-in-residence @ProblaK and @RobStull24.
Was Vincent ever lucky in love? In 1884 Vincent moved back in with his parents in Nuenen. Margot, the neighbours’ daughter and ten years his senior, responded to his advances, but the affair ended in dramatic fashion. Find out why, watch the video! #VanGoghMythBusters
Happy birthday to Mark Rothko, master of the sacred and the profane.
@PatchLimb “If people want sacred experiences they will find them here. If they want profane experiences, they’ll find those too. I take no sides.”
Rothko installing his first solo show at @MuseumModernArt
- Newsweek, January 1961
Maandag op 15:00: zoom-interview met Dan Vu, die bij verschillende grote musea LGBTQ+ tours ontwikkelde! Lees snel meer info over het event en Queering the Collections op https://bit.ly/2HxBs0T @Ihlia #amsterdammuseum #ihlia #queerinthecollections #queer
In NMWA's new online series The Tea, women musicians perform original work via live-stream on the first Friday of the month. 🍵 Tune in next Friday at 12 p.m. (EDT) to hear local singer and songwriter #Tashera! https://bit.ly/2Gb8hjf
Did you know that today it is Love Note Day? 💌
Let’s go back to the 17th century, where an elegantly dressed woman looked up expectantly at a maidservant, who has just handed her a letter. What was this letter about?
This poster from 1977, Gone but not forgotten, advertises London Transport's collection of vehicles at Syon Park, including trams which had been replaced by diesel buses in 1952. Trams were re-introduced in London in 2000. See more in our Poster Parade http://ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/poster-parade
#RIAgrants for #archaeology are now open
- Archaeology Research Excavation Grants
- Directed Archaeological Research for World Heritage Sites
- Archaeology Radiocarbon Dates Scheme
Full details and closing dates http://bit.ly/RIAarch
Supported by @NationalMons @QUBelfast
Grab a coffee with a slice of transport history in our cafè Canteen! Decorated with iconic poster art from our collection, original Tube signs and tiles, Canteen is open everyday from 10:00 to 16:00 for breakfast, light lunches & snacks from BENUGO ☕🍰 http://ltmuseum.co.uk/visit/eating
Our #HispanicHeritageMonth highlights continue with #MarisaTelleríaDíez! She explores the relation between a work’s physical reality and what she calls its “perceptual presence”—“a presence that points not only to what’s there but also to what’s not.” https://bit.ly/3i12pGL #HHM
A rarely seen Charles Shaw painting from our collection serves as the inspiration for this week's PNC Tiny Thursdays at Home project! Young artists see how a playground is taken apart and redesigned, and then make their own artistic twist on a blueprint: https://bit.ly/3j2504A
Join us this Sunday afternoon for the last Highlights Tour of the month! Enjoy a docent-led tour of the “Highlights of the Collection.” Meet your docent in the Council of 101 Grand Gallery.
Now on view through October 6—visit Irving Penn's captivating portrait of the late #RuthBaderGinsburg taken the day before she left New York for D.C., where she would take the oath of office to become the first Jewish woman to serve as a Supreme Court Justice.
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