#AllByYourShelf Pick of the Day: "Echoing Images: Couples in African Sculpture"
The definition of #CoupleGoals. 💕 Explore representations of couples in African sculpture across cultures, mediums, and time in this 2004 publication.
Read it: http://met.org/2WVxJho
#Tailend of the week, #BestMuseumBum trending. Submitting OMA's entry to #CuratorBattle: "Tantra Gurl," William Schaff.
"For me, the horse serves as a magical guide, a guardian and protector, a force of soul. My horses are about primal energies long associated with the equine.”
🥁🥁🥁 We're so excited to share this with you! We've been working hard creating our "camp-in-a-box" ! Each Summer Art Kit include EVERYTHING: specialty art supplies, instructions, and video sessions with our art educators! Check it out #ldnont https://buff.ly/2Ds8MnP
Happening now! 🎶
Enjoy this summer Friday evening with Balcony Bar From Home with ETHEL and Friends (@ethelcentral).
This week, we're thrilled to welcome drummer @UlyssesOwensJr, featuring @_juquanvickers on vocals. 🥁 🎙️ #MetLiveArts
Tune in here ⬇️
This Tuesday, enjoy an intimate, casual evening online with artist Liz Trosper, currently featured in our special exhibition "Texas Women." Register here: https://www.samuseum.org/programs-events/event/artist-conversation/?year=2020&month=7&day=14&hour=23&minute=0&second=0
Members: We heard your requests for more availability in mornings, and we’ve found a way to safely increase early reservations for the museum and village for this weekend! Visit our website to make your morning reservation now: http://thf.org/welcomeback
#BTS at the #USMCMuseum
Though we remain closed to the public, our Exhibits team has been busy installing artwork and panels for our upcoming "In the Highest Tradition - #WWII Medal of Honor Art" exhibition that features the artwork of combat artist Charles Waterhouse, USMCR.
Virtual Art Auction featured artist: Sabrina Hornung, Sometimes it’s a matter of life and death, 2012. Bidding ends on July 24. All artwork is on view at the Museum. Please remember we require masks & groups of 10 or less in our galleries at a time. https://one.bidpal.net/plainsartauction2020/browse/3
#DidYouKnow: Near the end of his life, #VincentVanGogh moved from Paris to Arles where he experienced the most productive period of his artistic career. During his 444 days there, he completed over 300 works inspired by the region’s light, wildlife, and inhabitants. ☀️🐑🌱👫
Artists Ed Ruscha and his son, Eddie Ruscha, have each made a playlist for us, featuring some of their favorite songs: http://mo.ma/3fjysB7
What are the "thick blocks of musical fudge" preoccupying your mind this weekend?
Effective Tuesday, July 14, visitors to the Toledo Museum of Art are required to wear a face covering when inside Museum buildings. Wearing a face covering will also be a requirement of certain programs where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. 1/3
Thanks for attending our Virtual Educator Summer Camp and sharing! 💖 https://nmwa.org/whats-on/calendar/virtual-educator-summer-camp-jul-31/
@WomenInTheArts teacher summer camp collage day. We wear the masks of femininity and time
This week in #ArtFixFriday: photographs by the late #KhadijaSaye have been installed on the streets of London, photographer #MargaretMorton has died at age 71, @nytimes features artist #AyaBrown and her “Essential Worker” series—and more. https://bit.ly/2Oamazd
We would like to express gratitude to all of our sponsors. Today, we are featuring Presenting Sponsor Bell Insurance. Bell insurance has been a long time supporter of Plains Art Museum & its mission, and we thank you for your continued support with our Virtual Auction this year.
It's Friday y'all, and the weekend is almost here! We're sharing The Woodcutters by French artist Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, a preparatory oil study for a large mural that was never completed. #FridayVibes https://sanantonio.emuseum.com/objects/5808/the-woodcutters?ctx=414716d0-7009-4b1a-87db-8d7f3e3bb22e&idx=0
LET THE BIDDING BEGIN! Register today for the region’s premier art auction, and bid on over 90 artworks. You can also purchase tickets to our Culinary and Wine Adventure for $300 or try your luck with a Tombola box for $50. Registration is free! http://ow.ly/E8jH50Asemi
Happy eighty-first birthday to Permanent Collection artist, Siah Armajani, born #onthisday in Tehran, Iran, in 1939. Over the course of his decades-long career, Armajani has produced a wide ranging body of work which speaks to his experience as an immigrant. #artistbirthday
Virtual Art Auction featured artist: Mitchel Hoffart, Katie’s Barn with Polka Dots, 2018, 16 x 16”. Bidding ends on July 24. All artwork is on view at the Museum. Please remember we require masks & groups of 10 or less in our galleries at a time. https://one.bidpal.net/plainsartauction2020/browse/3
A beloved summer tradition is back! MFA Film is taking the annual Boston French Film Festival online, with support from @TV5MONDE. Check out our Virtual Screening Room for an eclectic lineup of 11 new films—from comedy & romance to experimental cinema: https://bit.ly/38GFIoj 🎞️
Reminder to join us for Community Day this Sunday, July 12th. On the anniversary of the 1967 Newark Uprising, we'll gather virtually for a series of programs to discuss & understand our past & present in order to build towards a better future. Register: https://www.newarkmuseumart.org/community-day-july-12
#coronavirus Lock-in Day 120. Natural History galleries closed @NMIreland, staff working towards opening on 20 July. Cautious about sharing an aircraft with strangers? This Common Hamster flew from Budapest to join us. Crew only checked baggage size, not contents (1/2)
"The secret of Jack Garner’s writing was he always put himself into his articles. He never made it a secret that he loved a film or hid behind a pretense of detached cynicism. He was willing to be carried away by a film.." Read Jared Case's tribute to Jack https://bit.ly/jackgarner
Start your day off with an #EyeOpener brought to you by the docents of @kempermuseum. Exploring art through the lively perspective of gallery guides, each features a work from our Permanent Collection. Today’s Eye Opener is brought to you by @kempermuseum docent, Lynda Partee!
🎥 PROJECTIONS: The Uncanny in Cinema, our next film & psychoanalysis course with the wonderful @psycstar, starts next week!
From #Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958) to Jordan Peele's Get Out (2017), cinema is one of the uncanny's favourite mediums... Book now! > https://www.freud.org.uk/event/projections-the-uncanny-in-cinema-livestream-recording-access/
NIEUW 👀 Bezoek vanaf vandaag de tentoonstellingen ‘Bier’ en ‘Vrouwen van Nieuw-West’! Dit weekend is het Amsterdam Museum elke dag open van 10:00 tot 17:00. Reserveer snel je e-tickets via: http://bit.ly/amsterdammuseumtickets #amsterdammuseum ➡️
What is hiding under the paint in this work?
🤔 See what the X-ray revealed: http://vangogh.nl/caqj50AiuSS #ClosetoVincent
🌻 Vincent van Gogh, View from Theo's Apartment (1887)
I mean, if there was ever a time we were going to win a #CURATORBATTLE now is the time with #tremendoustransport.
So, here we go.
To start, with what's better than a double decker bus? A quadruple decker bus of course! http://ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/collections-online/ephemera/item/2010-1272
Stephen Hamilton is a Boston-based artist & arts educator whose work incorporates both African and Western techniques, blending resist dyeing, weaving & woodcarving with figurative painting & drawing. His piece “Joseph Lewis as Eze Nri” (2018) was recently acquired by the MFA.
Today is the day - welcome back to your Dayton Art Institute! How fitting the museum reopens on the birthday of founder & benefactor Julia Shaw Patterson Carnell, who was born July 10, 1863. (Photo by Jane Reece)
This week's Curator's Choice has been chosen by Dr Aoife Brady, our Curator of Italian and Spanish Art.
Below, she explains why she loves this 15th century work by Fra Angelico, Saints Cosmas and Damian and their Brothers Surviving the Stake:
Virtual Art Auction featured artist: Ross Hilgers, blazing under load, 2019, Ceramic, 17 x 20”. Bidding ends on July 24. All artwork is on view at the Museum. Please remember we require masks & groups of 10 or less in our galleries at a time. https://one.bidpal.net/plainsartauction2020/browse/3
We're thinking the city that INVENTED THE AIRPLANE can handle this one. What do you think @AFmuseum & @daytonhistory?
IT’S TIME FOR #CURATORBATTLE!💥
Today’s theme is #TremendousTransport! 🚗
We’re starting as we mean to go on - with a Victory! This cute #Roman carnelian intaglio is carved with the winged goddess of Victory personified riding a two-horsed chariot (100-200 AD).
BEAT THAT! 💥
Planning a road trip this weekend? #staycation #Summer2020 #DiscoverIreland
Visit our online gallery to view travel & tourism posters that were used to promote & market #Ireland from the 1900s https://www.museum.ie/en-IE/Collections-Research/Collection/Irish-Travel-Posters
Can you believe Johannes Vermeer was virtually unknown until the mid 19th century? Today he is one of the most appreciated artists in the world. But why do we love Vermeer? ❤️ Pieter Roelofs tells us in the new episode of #RijksmuseumUnlocked🔓.