#LucianFreud’s late self-portraits are increasingly built up with thick layers, by turns smoothed and scratched, as though responding to changes in his physical appearance. See installation views of #FreudSelfPortraits, which was scheduled to close today: https://bit.ly/2TwqrQv
Check out this week's schedule of digital experiences and activities you can enjoy from home! http://ow.ly/zFSz50zsycv
#NMOAatHome is brought to you by @BankofAmerica
Happy #MemorialDay! In light of this long weekend, we wanted to create our own versions of contemporary artworks at home. We challenge you to test your art knowledge & name the works we recreated. Can you guess them all? 🤔 #SMoCA #BetweenArtAndQuarantine (a thread)
#AllByYourShelf Pick of the Day: "Childe Hassam: American Impressionist"
Explore the works of the prolific pioneer of American Impressionism Childe Hassam in this 2004 publication.
Read it: http://met.org/3geMd4Q
#OnThisDay in 1953, the North American F-100 Super Sabre flew for the first time. In Vietnam, she flew 250,000 sorties—more than any other fixed-wing aircraft and more than the number of sorties flown by P-51 Mustangs during #WWII. Read more: http://ow.ly/HKcv50zKZfz
Explore the Museum online while we're closed using our Virtual Experience! Follow the link and learn history from the Revolutionary War to Vietnam through the eyes of the Marine Corps!
Good afternoon! We have an important message from the Executive Director of @unityprojectldn, Chuck Lazenby. Learn how your support of @unityprojectldn through #UPwithART is helping our community, and the increased need for your support during this time. 👉https://buff.ly/2LXQH1X
Honoring the brave man and women of the United States Armed Forces this #MemorialDay. Thank you for your service. 🇺🇸
Iturbide and Kahlo: A Conversation—In 2005, just over 50 years after #FridaKahlo’s death, #GracielaIturbide was commissioned to photograph the contents of the Kahlo’s completely untouched bathroom at her home, which is now @museofridakahlo. https://bit.ly/2WKheWJ
This #MemorialDay, we’re ringing in the unofficial start of summer with a virtual picnic, inspired by Stephen Frykohlm’s delectable posters 🍉🍔🌽🥧http://mo.ma/36ua8cn
Today marks day # 2 of #UPwithART 2.0, and here’s your daily check in with @unityprojectldn ‘s Development Director, Silvia Langer! 👉 https://buff.ly/2B0gODk We are excited to have 341 registrants, and five pieces have already been sold at their Buy It Now price! Thank you!
What better way to while away the hours on a #bankholiday than with a #HiddenLondon emoji #quiz! They are all Hidden London tour sites, or stations visited on the station architecture tours.
Our Work of the Day is Mildred Anne Butler's Shades of Evening.
Born in 1858, Butler was a regular contributor to the Water Colour Society of Ireland's exhibitions between 1892 and 1938. She drew inspiration from the tranquil countryside around her home at Kilmurry, Co Kilkenny.
Docent Mike Styka takes us through the WWII Gallery in this short video! Learn about U.S. Marines in the Pacific and how we display the history in our gallery.
Check it out on our YouTube channel here:
This #MemorialDay we remember and honor all the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our safety and freedom.
Mary Nevius Potter and others, Album quilt, 1864. Pieced, appliqued, and embroidered cotton with stamped and inscribed ink.
"To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody is with me." 🌿
So begins the first chapter of "Nature," published in 1836 by #RalphWaldoEmerson—born #OTD in 1803.
Learn how fossils form and create your own fossil imprint with just a few kitchen staples at tomorrow's Science Pill Live. Join us online Tuesday, May 26th at noon on Zoom or Facebook Live!
This #MemorialDay, we pause to honor our fallen brothers and sisters. We will always remember their sacrifices for our nation.
Start your day off with an #EyeOpener brought by the docents of @KemperMuseum. Get close to artworks through the lively perspective of art gallery guides. Featuring work from our Permanent Collection, today’s Eye Opener is brought to you by @kempermuseum docent, Mark Dirkes!
On #MemorialDay, we pause to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our country. #MemorialDay2020 #DaytonArtAtHome
📷: Walter Rosenblum (American, 1919-2006), D-Day Rescue, 1944, Gelatin silver print. Museum purchase by exchange, 2005.18
Ever wondered who guards the Night Watch? 🦸♂️
Find Playmobil, and many more great gifts, in our museum shop: https://www.rijksmuseumshop.nl/en/search?sSearch=playmobil
Today on #MemorialDay, we remember all of those who have served and sacrificed for their country, and hope that you'll also join us in doing the same.
🖼: #GlennaGoodacre, "Untitled (Maquette for the Vietnam Women Veteran Memorial)," 1992
As we mark #MemorialDay, take a look at these boldly designed color lithographic posters used during World War I (1914–1918). They were intended to promote recruitment for @USArmy, @AmericasNavy, Marines (@USMC) and Air Service (@usairforce) 🇺🇸
For many families across the UK, this week it's #HalfTerm. To help keep your little ones entertained, we wanted to bring our popular singing and story sessions online! Listen to one of our interactive stories or join in with our popular transport songs http://ltmuseum.co.uk/learning/activities/singing-stories
The Museum may be closed but you can still see our newest addition, the Legacy Walk Extension. Exhibits Chief Chuck Girbovan walks you through the extension and what we have on display.
Watch the video here:
📝 ‘We’ve had a couple of true spring days, including last Monday, which I enjoyed. The change of the seasons is something the people feel very much.’, wrote Vincent. Vincent saw great beauty in the changing of the seasons. Do you like the differences each season brings?
In this week's #NationalGalleryIRLAtHome creative workshop, follow along with these simple steps to make a collage inspired by John Lavery's portrait of his nine year old daughter Eileen, called Her First Communion!
From 1 June onwards, we’ll be open again every day. Book your ticket now and get closer to Vincent than ever before. http://vangogh.nl/UJbW50zPaVf
#coronavirus Lock-in Day 74. Public galleries closed @NMIreland, staff confined to homes now. Roots showing? This plant root grew 320 million years ago. It is a VERY heavy fossil, and here it is mounted upright, long before modern health & safety would have stopped this. (1/2)
Have you met your microbes? ✨ Dive deep into your gastrointestinal tract and join Snr Curator of Human Biology & Medicine Dr Johanna Simkin as special guest on the 'In Good Health' podcast with @SandroDemaio. Listen now: https://fal.cn/38gtH 🎧
Follow Docent Mike Styka as he tours the Korean War Gallery at the Museum! Learn more about the conflict and our gallery in the Museum.
Check it out on our YouTube channel here:
#AllByYourShelf Pick of the Day: "Landscapes Clear and Radiant: The Art of Wang Hui (1632–1717)"
Get lost in the landscapes of Wang Hui—the most celebrated painter of 17th-century China—in this 2008 publication. 🌿
Read it: http://met.org/3bsE9Ld
Why These Bangladeshi Women Artists Are Using Creativity To Combat Covid-19 https://bit.ly/2TxPMJU @Forbes
At first glance, #ThomasCole’s "River in the Catskills" (1843) may seem like a typical 19th-century landscape. But upon close inspection you can see a steam locomotive 🚂 This work is considered to be the earliest known American oil painting to depict a train. #MuseumFromHome
What can community-based and participatory art look like during pandemic? This Wednesday, May 27, hear from artists Jordan Weber and Nancy Nowacek during Instagram Live chats with the Walker's @nisamackie at 12 noon CDT and 1 pm: http://wlkr.art/3eraMKv
It's #SlowArtSunday & this week our exhibitions manager @BestsOfPhoenix talks about Melinda Bergman’s “Pretty Teeth” from the 2009 installation “Every Way in is a Way Out” & part of the #SMoCACollection. Watch the full video on the #SMoCA blog at https://sarts.co/2WOY81H.
A spot of extra Sherlock Holmes related transport trivia for you today. Can you tell us what Sherlock Holmes story features the London Underground? http://ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/collections-online/photographs/item/1998-88239
Sharing some #SundayVibes from photographer William Eggleston.
Get in the right state of mind to enjoy your day—from mindful walks to drawing prompts, we’ve got your guide to connectedness and healing through art: http://mo.ma/wellbeing