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Press Release 4-21-10: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders
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Grand Rapids Art Museum

Grand Rapids Art Museum
Grand Rapids, MI

Mission
The mission of the Grand Rapids Art Museum is to provide a gathering place where people of all ages and backgrounds can enrich their lives through interaction with authentic works of art of the finest quality in a thought-provoking and creative way. In order to nourish and delight the mind and spirit, the Museum collects, conserves, educates, and interprets.

Exhibitions:
  • Selections from the Photography Collection
    • Through Sept. 25
Selections from the Photography Collection
  • Side By Side: Mathias Alten and Norman Chamberlain
    • April 16 – May 30
Side By Side: Mathias Alten and Norman Chamberlain
  • Dutch Utopia: American Artists in Holland,
    1880-1914
    • May 21 – August 15
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Racine Art Museum
Racine, WI

Mission/Statement
The Racine Art Museum is one of North America's most significant contemporary craft museums, with more than 5,000 objects in the permanent collection. Its focus is on work from internationally recognized artists in ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood, as well as painting, sculpture and works on paper.

Exhibitions:
  • Catherine Chalmers: American Cockroach
    • April 18 – Sept.12
Catherine Chalmers: American Cockroach
  • Side By Side: Mathias Alten and Norman Chamberlain
    • April 16 – May 30
Side By Side: Mathias Alten and Norman Chamberlain
  • Dutch Utopia: American Artists in Holland,
    1880-1914
    • May 21 – August 15
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Openings, Closings, and Events
The newsletter is now divided into two pages:

Alabama to Missouri - page 1

Click here for page 2: New Mexico to Wyoming


Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • Allure of the East
    • Through May 30
  • 40 Years of Great Art
    • March 21 - May 30
Allure of the East

Stanford, CA

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

  • Longing for Sea Change
    • Through June 26, 2011
  • Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China
    • February 17 – July 4
  • The Eye of the Beholder: Honoring Ruth and Robert Halperin
    • March 17 – May 30
  • Rodin Sculpture Garden
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China

Irvine, CA

The Irvine Museum

  • El Camino De Oro ~ Journey Through Early California
    • Through June 5
El Camino De Oro ~ Journey Through Early California

Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Art Museum

  • OsCene 2010
    • Feb. 21 – May 16
  • Select works from Northern and Southern California artists
    • Through May 16
  • Event
OsCene 2010

Storrs, CT

The William Benton Museum of Art

  • CounterMart, An Installation by Abby Manock
    • March 25 - May 9
  • Poem & Picture
    • March 25 - May 9
  • Events
CounterMart, An Installation by Abby Manock

Daytona Beach

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • Double Exposure – Armistad Center
    • Through May 30
  • Bikeriders – Danny Lyon
    • Through May 30
  • Al sol – Stella Johnson
    • Through May 30
  • Events
Al sol – Stella Johnson

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • In Body and Soul: The Performance Art of María Teresa Hincapié
    • January 20 – May 16
  • Taiwan Discovered
    • February 19 – May 16
  • Women’s Work / Men’s Work: Labor and Gender in America
    • Wolfsonian Teaching Gallery at The Frost
    • Closes April 25!!!!
  • Crome Yellow, Spring Bachelor of Fine Art Students’ Exhibition
    • April 23 – May 9
  • Event
Spring 2010 BFA Student Exhibition

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

  • Man and the Machine
    • Through summer
  • Wonderful and Curious
    • Through summer
  • Out of the Shadow
    • Through summer
  • Event
Out of the Shadow

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Avedon Fashion 1944–2000
    • Feb. 9 – May 9
  • Reclaimed: Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker
    • Feb. 13 – May 9
  • RFK Funeral Train Rediscovered: Photographs by Paul Fusco
    • Feb. 13 – May 9
  • Here Comes the Sun: Warhol and Art after 1960 at the Norton
    • Feb. 13 – May 9
  • Events
RFK Funeral Train Rediscovered: Photographs by Paul Fusco

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • +5: Recent Acquisitions from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • April 23 - Sept. 26
  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • Advertising for Health
    • February 19 -
  • Events
+5: Recent Acquisitions from The Wolfsonian Collection

Atlanta, GA
  • Artists in Georgia: Contemporary Works from the Collection
    • February 6-May 16
  • When Gold Blossoms: Indian Jewelry from the Susan L. Beningson Collection
    • March 20 - July 11
  • Events
When Gold Blossoms: Indian Jewelry from the Susan L. Beningson Collection

Milledgeville, GA

Georgia State College & University Museum

  • TRANSITIVE GEOGRAPHIES: CONTEMPORARY VISIONS OF AN EVOLVING SOUTH
    • Closes May 8
  • A Gathering Place by Jon Coffelt
    From the Miniature Clothing Project
    • Closes May 8
A Gathering Place by Jon Coffelt

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Regional Dialect: American Scene Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection
    • March 6 - May 30
  • The Homeplace: Photographs by Kay DuVernet
    • Through June 20
The Homeplace: Photographs by Kay DuVernet

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Heather Rowe: Tenuous Arrangements
    • February 19-August 1
  • Joshua Mosley: American International
    • March 12-August 29
  • Tara Donovan: Untitled
    • April 4-August 1
  • Body Unbound: Contemporary Couture from the IMA's Collection
    • April 10, 2010 - Jan. 30, 2011
  • Shots in the Dark: Photos by Weegee the Famous
    • April 17, 2010-January 23, 2011
  • Indiana Artists' Club Annual Exhibition
    • April 17-May 30, 2010
  • Events
Heather Rowe: Tenuous Arrangements

Logan, KS

The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum

  • Dichroic Glass Light Sculptures by Ray Howlett
    • Closes May 2
Dichroic Glass Light Sculptures by Ray Howlett

Wichita, KS

Wichita Art Museum

  • Community Favorites
    • Through Nov. 30
  • Murdock and Friends
    • Through Oct. 3
  • Docent Selections
    • Closes May 2
  • Mingled Visions: Selections from Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian
    • March 14 - June 27
  • American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwel
    • March 7 - May 30
  • Events
Docent Selections

Paducah, KY

The National Quilt Museum

  • Imagine Hope
    • April 9-May 25
  • New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Sunflower
    • March 19 - June 15
Imagine Hope

The Yeiser Art Center

  • Fantastic Fibers: An International Juried Art Exhibition
    • Closes May 1
  • Yeiser Artist of the Month: Julie Shaw
    • Closes May 1
  • Creatures Great & Small
    • May 8 – June 12
Yeiser Artist of the Month: Julie Shaw

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • EYE OF THE CAMERA
    • April 11 – May 23
  • THE NATURE OF THINGS
    • April 11 – May 23
EYE OF THE CAMERA

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • Mark Peiser: A Life With Glass
    • April 22 to July 17
  • The Hand-Painted Art of Cricket Press
    • April 3 - June 19
  • Event
Mark Peiser: A Life With Glass
The Speed Art Museum
  • European and American Art, 1800-1960
    • Extended
  • The Most Famous People in the World: Karsh 100
    • March 12 - June 27
  • Fifty Years of Contemporary Glass: Art, Craft, or Otherwise?
    • April 25 - August 1
  • Events
Fifty Years of Contemporary Glass

Lexington, KY
  • GIFTED HANDS: Ceramic Work by Cliff Lee
    • Closes May 14
  • TREASURES FROM THE VAULT
    • May 2 - July 25
TREASURES FROM THE VAULT

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art

  • Women Artists in Louisiana, 1965–2010
    • March 17 -
  • Joan Mitchell in New Orleans
    • March 31 - June 27
  • CROSS-CURRENTS OF DESIGN: East to West and West to East in Ceramic Design
    • Through May 16
  • Feathers, Fur and Flowers: The Natural World in Edo-period Painting
    • Through June 20
  • Beyond the Blues: Reflections of African America in the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center
    • April 10 - July 11
  • Parallel Universe: Quintron and Miss Pussycat Live at City Park
    • Closes May 2
  • Events
Beyond the Blues: Reflections of African America in the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center
Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University
  • Joan Mitchell in New Orleans
    • March 31 - June 30
Joan Mitchell in New Orleans
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • José Bedia
    • Ongoing
  • New Southern Photography
    • Ongoing
  • Where They At: New Orleans Bounce and Hip-Hop in Words and Pictures
    • April 22 - August 1
  • Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues – Photographs by William Ferris
    • April 22 - July 25
  • The William Ferris Folk Art Collection
    • April 22 - July 25
  • Brooching the Subject: One-of-a-Kind
    • April 22 - July 15
Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues – Photographs by William Ferris

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library
LSU Libraries Special Collection
s

  • Campus Chronicle: 150 Years of LSU
    • Feb. 22 - May 29
Campus Chronicle: 150 Years of LSU

Baltimore, MD

Contemporary Museum

  • Project 20: The Pantheon Project
    • Closes April 30
  • Project 20: Finishing School: GO
    • Closes April 30
  • Project 20: Neighborhood Public Radio
    • Closes April 30
Participation Nation: Art Invites Input

The Walters Art Museum

  • Poetry and Prayer: Islamic Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum
    • March 20 - June 13
  • Expanding Horizons: Recent Additions to the Drawings Collection
    • April 17 - July 03
  • Mummified
    • Through November 2010
  • Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection
    • February 14 - June 13
  • Art of the Ancient Americas
    • Ongoing
  • Palace of Wonders: Renaissance & Baroque Galleries
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Mummified

Salem, MA

Peabody Essex Museum

  • The Kennedys | Portrait of a Family: Photographs by Richard Avedon
    • April 17 - July 18
  • Faces of Devotion, Indian Sculpture from the Figiel Collection
    • April 10, 2010 to Jan. 16, 2012
  • Trash Menagerie
    • Through June 1, 2010
  • Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea
    • March 27 -
  • Fish, Silk, Tea, Bamboo: Cultivating an Image of China
    • Through Dec. 31
  • Events

Muskegon, MI

Muskegon Museum of Art

  • COLOR IT BIZARRE: CLARICE CLIFF POTTERY FROM A MICHIGAN COLLECTION
    • April 29 – August 1
  • Mirror, Mirror: Art Inspired by Fairy Tales
    • Closes May 2
COLOR IT BIZARRE: CLARICE CLIFF POTTERY FROM A MICHIGAN COLLECTION

Grand Rapids, MI
  • Spirit and Form: Michele Oka Doner and the Natural World
    • Through May 9
  • Chihuly at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park: A New Eden
    • April 30 – September 30
Chihuly at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park: A New Eden

Ridgeland, MS

Mississippi Craft Center

  • Sami Lott - Fiber
    • Closes April 30
Sami Lott - Fiber

Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art

  • Hershel Lippmann: A Collector's Passion
    • Through May 28
Hershel Lippmann: A Collector's Passion

Columbia, MO

Museum of Art and Archaeology
University of Missouri

  • Faces of Warhol: Accessing the Private
    • Feb. 9 - June 6
  • Ancient Glass from the Permanent Collection
    • Ongoing from August 2007
  • The Fine Art of Living: Luxury Objects from the East and West
    • Ongoing from May 29, 2008
  • Connecting with Contemporary Sculpture
    • January 30 - May 16, 2010
  • The European and American Galleries
    • Ongoing
  • Treasures from Antiquity: The Weinberg Gallery of Ancient Art
    • Ongoing
  • Event
Faces of Warhol: Accessing the Private

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