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Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders 5-25-11 Newsletter
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Openings, Closings, and Events
New Exhibitons This Week

Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of Automobiles
    • May 15 – July 24
  • Edward Weston: Leaves of Grass
    • May 15 – July 24
  • Fast, Loose & Out of Control: Bobby Allison & The Alabama Gang
    • May 15 – July 24
  • Looking at the Collection: Encounters Alumn
    • Through Sept. 18
  • Event
Fast, Loose & Out of Control: Bobby Allison & The Alabama Gang

San Francisco, CA

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories
    • May 12 - Sept. 6
  • Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?
    • Through July 31
  • Are We There Yet? 5000 Years of Answering Questions with Questions
    • Through July
  • “Being Jewish”: A Bay Area Portrait
    • Ongoing
  • StoryCorps StoryBooth
    • Ongoing
  • Event
Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?

Stanford, CA

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

  • 12 Drawings from Domenico Tiepolo’s New Testament
    • Closes May 29!!!!
  • Illustrated Title Pages: 1500 – 1900
    • Through Oct. 16
  • Greco-Roman Marble Sculpture
    • Through August 7
  • Longing for Sea Change: Felix in Exile
    • Through June 26
  • Extreme Makeover: A Fresh Look at the Cantor Arts Center's Contemporary Collection
    • December 15, then ongoing
  • Go Figure!
    • Through August 5, 2012
  • Collection Highlights from Europe 1500 - 1800, Ancient Greece and Rome
    • ongoing
  • Event

Monterey, CA

Monterey Museum of Art

  • FROM DAWN TO DUSK: GOTTARDO PIAZZONI’S FINAL MURALS
    • Through Dec. 2012
    • MMA La Mirada
  • A GLORIOUS CENTURY: 1910-2010
    • Through May 28
    • MMA La Mirada
  • MontereyNOW: Mari Kloeppel
    • March 17-July 10
    • MMA pacific street
  • The Art of California, 1880 to the Present
    • Through Oct. 23
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • California Artists and Portraiture
    • Through Jan. 8, 2012
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • Adams & Weston and the Masters of California Photography
    • Through Jan. 8, 2012
    • MMA Pacific Street
  • Event
FROM DAWN TO DUSK: GOTTARDO PIAZZONI’S FINAL MURALS

Irvine, CA

The Irvine Museum

  • All Things Bright & Beautiful
    • Closes June 11
All Things Bright & Beautiful

Storrs, CT

The William Benton Museum of Art

  • The Colored Woodcut in 19th-Century Japan: Edo and Osaka
    • May 31 – August 7
  • The Art of Dr. Seuss
    • May 31 – August 7
  • The Sum of Its Parts: Selections from the Benton Collections
    • May 31 – August 7
  • The Sum of Its Parts: Selections from the Benton Collections
    • May 31 – August 7
  • 2011 Project 35
    • Through Dec. 18
The Colored Woodcut in 19th-Century Japan: Edo and Osaka

New London, CT

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

  • The Subject is Light: The Henry and Sharon Martin Collection of Contemporary Realist Paintings
    • March 19 - August 21
  • Face Off: Portraits by Contemporary Artists
    • April 10 - Sept. 18
  • American Stories
    • Ongoing
  • Event

Washington, D.C.

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

  • A Photographic Journey of the Ambassador’s Daughter: Moscow, 1937-38
    • Closes May 29!!!!
  • Event
A Photographic Journey of the Ambassador’s Daughter: Moscow, 1937-38

Daytona Beach, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • FACULTY FOCUS: GARY MONROE
    Photographs 1976 - 2011
    • May 25 - July 30
  • ALUMNI FOCUS: Jerry Englehart, Jr., Jim Gavenus, Craig Litten, Michael McElroy, Travis Ruse, Quenby Sheree and Lisa Stone
    • May 25 - July 30
  • THE TOUCH OF NATURE: Florida through the lens of the Orlando Camera Club
    • May 25 - July 30
  • KAREN GLASER – THE MARK OF WATER: FLORIDA’S SPRINGS AND SWAMPS
    • Closes May 29!!!!
  • LORNA BIEBER – IMAGES: FOUND AND LOST
    • Closes May 29!!!!
  • Event
ALUMNI FOCUS: Jerry Englehart, Jr., Jim Gavenus, Craig Litten, Michael McElroy, Travis Ruse, Quenby Sheree and Lisa Stone

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

  • Sharaku Interpreted by Japan’s Contemporary Artists
    • Closes June 12
  • Juxtaposing History: Salvador Dalí, the Hebrew Bible, and the Formation of Israel
    • Closes June 12
  • The Last Harvest: A History and Tribute to the Life and Work of the Farmworkers on Lake Apopka
    • Closes June 12
Sharaku Interpreted by Japan’s Contemporary Artists

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • EAST/WEST: Visually Speaking
    • May 25 – Sept. 11
  • Who's Counting and Temporal State Of Being
    David and Hi-Jin Hodge
    • May 25 - August 21
  • South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition
    • May 25 - August 21
  • Museum Studies Spring 2011 Exhibition: Folk Art Selections from the Frost Permanent Collection
    • Closes May 28!!!!
  • Event
EAST/WEST: Visually Speaking

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • PAGE AT A TIME
    • May 12 - June 12
  • Art for All: British Posters for Transport
    • April 15 - August 14
  • Rewriting the World: Primers and Poetry in the Age of Confusion
    • April 7 - June 5
  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • LAWRENCE WEINER (MIRA & VE): installation
    • Ongoing
  • Event
Rewriting the World: Primers and Poetry in the Age of Confusion

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Fabulous Fakes: The Jewelry of Kenneth Jay Lane
    • Closes May 29!!!!
  • Altered States: Jose Alvarez, Yayoi Kusama, Fred Tomaselli and Leo Villareal
    • Through July 17
  • From A to Z: 26 Great Photographs from the Norton Collection
    • Through July 17
  • Eternal China: Tales from the Crypt
    • Through July 17
  • Event
Fabulous Fakes: The Jewelry of Kenneth Jay Lane

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • Monsters, Demons, and Winged Beasts: Composite Creatures of the Ancient World
    • Closes June 19
  • Divine Intervention: African Art and Religion
    • Feb. 5 - Dec. 4
  • Works on Paper: Featuring Recent Acquisitions
    • Closes June 5
  • Events
Monsters, Demons, and Winged Beasts: Composite Creatures of the Ancient World

Athens, GA

Georgia Museum of Art

  • Horizons
    • Through June 30
  • Stone and Steel: Small Works by Beverly Pepper
    • Jan. 30 - July 29
  • American Watercolors from the Permanent Collection
    • May 14 - August 7
  • The Art of Disegno: Italian Prints and Drawings from the Georgia Museum of Art
    • May 15 - August 7
  • Dalí Illustrates Dante’s Divine Comedy
    • April 10 - June 19
  • All Creatures Great and Small
    • Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlanta, Georgia
    • April 20, 2011 - April 20, 2012
  • Event
The Art of Disegno: Italian Prints and Drawings from the Georgia Museum of Art

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Philip Juras: The Southern Frontier, Landscapes
    Inspired by Bartram's Travels
    • OPENING MAY 28th
  • The Charleston Renaissance: Works on Paper
    • Through June 26
  • Event
Philip Juras: The Southern Frontier, Landscapes

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Material World
    • Through February 5, 2012
  • William Lamson: Divining Meteorology
    • Through August 28
  • Selections from Project 35
    • Through Oct. 30
  • The Old Masters
    • Through December 31
  • Gauguin as Printmaker: The Volpini Suite
    • Through Sept.18
  • Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial
    • Through Sept 18
  • Indiana Artists' Club Annual Exhibition
    • Through June 5
  • Events
Gauguin as Printmaker: The Volpini Suite

Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa Museum of Art

  • Lil Picard and Counterculture New York
    • Closes May 27!!!!
  • Event
Lil Picard and Counterculture New York

Wichita, KS

Wichita Art Museum

  • A Kansas Treasure in Context: Mary Cassatt
    • Through July 31
  • The Art of Adornment: Artists Embellish the Body
    • Closes May 29!!!!
  • Wichita Art Museum: 75 Years of American Art
    • Through July 24
  • Events
The Art of Adornment: Artists Embellish the Body

Paducah, KY

The National Quilt Museum

  • Celebration! (SAQA)
    • April 7 - July 12
  • The Color Orange: Antique Quilts from the Pilgrim Roy Collection
    • Closes June 5
  • Orange Peel: New Quilts from an Old Favorite 2011
    • Closes June 5
The Color Orange: Antique Quilts from the Pilgrim Roy Collection
The Yeiser Art Center
  • FAITH
    • May 14 – June 11
FAITH

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • THE DIVINE IN ART
    • Closes May 31!!!!
THE DIVINE IN ART

Louisville, KY

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • Children's Fine Art Classes Exhibition
    Middle and High School
    • Closes May 29!!!!
  • Event
Children's Fine Art Classes Exhibition
The Speed Art Museum
  • RARE CARAVAGGIO MASTERPIECE THE FORTUNE TELLER ON VIEW FOR A LIMITED TIME
    • May 18 through June 5
  • Light into Line: Impressionist Prints
    • Closes June 5
  • Events

SPEED BRINGS RARE CARAVAGGIO MASTERPIECE TO AMERICA THE FORTUNE TELLER ON VIEW FOR A LIMITED TIME


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