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Press Release 6-2-10: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders
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Blue Star MuseumsBlue Star Museums is a partnership among Blue Star Families, the National Endowment for the Arts, and more than 700 museums in all 50 states to offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 31, 2010, through Labor Day, September 6, 2010. Some of the participating museums on Art Museum Touring started May 28.

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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

  • Encounters: Kathy Chan
    • May 15 - August 16
  • In Praise of America: Selections from the Sellars Collection of Art by American Women
    • Opens June 13 – August 29
    • Huth and Boeing Galleries
  • Imagine Tomorrow
    • June 13 - September 12
  • Event
Encounters: Kathy Chan

San Francisco, CA

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life

Torrance, CA

Torrance Art Museum

  • Set Theory: Roland Reiss
    • Closes June 12
  • Susan Collis
    • Closes June 12
SET THEORY: Roland Reiss

Irvine, CA

The Irvine Museum

  • El Camino De Oro ~ Journey Through Early California
    • Closes June 5!!!!
  • Saving Paradise
    • June 16 - October 23
El Camino De Oro ~ Journey Through Early California

Laguna, CA

Laguna Art Museum

  • Artists in California, Early Twentieth Century: From the Permanent Collection
    • Through October 3
  • Art Shack
    • Opens June 13 - October 3
  • Event
Artists in California, Early Twentieth Century: From the Permanent Collection

Daytona Beach

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • Florida Vernacular – Rick Lang
    • April 15 – September 5
  • DSC FACULTY FOCUS - DAN BIFERIE
    • May 25 – July 30
  • DSC ALUMNI FOCUS – STEPHEN CROWLEY
    • May 25 – July 30
  • Events

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • Spiritual Healing – Shamans of the Northwest Coast
    • May 26 - October 3
  • Volf Roitman: From MADI to The Ludic Revolution
    • May 26, 2010 – August 29
  • Paul Strand in Mexico
    • May 26, 2010 – August 1
  • Tap-Tap: Celebrating the Art of Haiti
    • May 26, 2010 – September 5
  • Event
Paul Strand in Mexico

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Beyond the Figure: Abstract Sculpture in the Norton Collection
    • June 5–September 5
  • Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney
    • June 5–September 5
  • Acting Out/Three Videos by Three Artists
    • May 1 – August 1
  • Events
Beyond the Figure: Abstract Sculpture in the Norton Collection

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
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • When Gold Blossoms: Indian Jewelry from the Susan L. Beningson Collection
    • March 20 - July 11
  • Event
When Gold Blossoms: Indian Jewelry from the Susan L. Beningson Collection

Milledgeville, GA

Georgia State College & University Museum

  • MATRIARCHAL WARDROBE
    • May 24 - August 26

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Jeppe Hein
    • May 7- Sept. 5
  • The Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji, Part II
    • May 8 - Sept. 5
  • 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
Shots in the Dark: Photos by Weegee the Famous

Wichita, KS

Wichita Art Museum

  • Community Favorites
    • Through Nov. 30
  • Murdock and Friends
    • Through Oct. 3
  • Western Imprints: Carving out
    the Western Landscape
    • Opens May 9 - October 3
  • Mingled Visions: Selections from Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian
    • March 14 - June 27
  • Events
Western Imprints: Carving out

Paducah, KY

The National Quilt Museum

  • SAQA @ 20: Art & Excellence
    • May 28 - July 6
  • New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Sunflower
    • March 19 - June 15
  • Events
New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Sunflower
The Yeiser Art Center
  • Creatures Great & Small
    • Closes June 12
Creatures Great & Small

Louisville, KY

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • Ne10
    • June 4 – August 8
  • Events
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
  • Selections from the Collection
    • Through August 1
  • Events
European and American Art, 1800-1960

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
  • Beyond the Blues: Reflections of African America in the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center
    • April 10 - July 11
  • Feathers, Fur and Flowers: The Natural World in Edo-period Painting
    • Through June 20
  • Events
Joan Mitchell in New Orleans
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Where They At: New Orleans Bounce and Hip-Hop in Words and Pictures
    • April 22 - Aug. 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

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library
LSU Libraries Special Collection
s

  • Campus Chronicle: 150 Years of LSU
    • Closes May 29!!!!
  • A Beneficial Harvest: Edible and Medicinal Plants from Flora of Louisiana
    • Opens June 21 – October 23
Campus Chronicle: 150 Years of LSU

Baltimore, MD

Contemporary Museum

  • Project 20: Bearing Witness: Work by Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry
    • May 8 - July 31
  • Event
Project 20: Bearing Witness: Work by Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry

The Walters Art Museum

  • Bearing Witness: Work by Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry
    • May 8 - August 1
  • Poetry and Prayer: Islamic Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum
    • Closes 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
    • Closes June 13
  • Art of the Ancient Americas
    • Ongoing
  • Palace of Wonders: Renaissance & Baroque Galleries
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection

Lowell, MA

New England Quilt Museum

  • Women's Writes: Signature Quilts & Their Stories
    • May 13 - July 11
  • Events
Women's Writes: Signature Quilts & Their Stories

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
  • Fish, Silk, Tea, Bamboo: Cultivating an Image of China
    • Through Dec. 31
  • Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea
    • March 27 - July 18
  • Events

Muskegon, MI

Muskegon Museum of Art

  • COLOR IT BIZARRE: CLARICE CLIFF POTTERY FROM A MICHIGAN COLLECTION
    • April 29 – August 1
  • A Collector's Gift: Works by Walter Shirlaw and J. Frank Currier
    • April 29 - August 8
  • Events
A Collector’s Gift: Works by Walter Shirlaw and J. Frank Currier

Grand Rapids, MI

Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

  • Chihuly at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park: A New Eden
    • April 30 – September 30
  • Events
Chihuly at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park: A New Eden
Grand Rapids Art Museum
  • Selections from the Photography Collection
    • Through Sept. 25
  • Dutch Utopia: American Artists in Holland, 1880-1914
    • May 21 – August 15
  • Events

Columbia, MO

Museum of Art and Archaeology
University of Missouri

  • The Voyage of a Contemporary Italian Goldsmith in the Classical World: Golden Treasures by Akelo
    • Opens June 5 - September 26
  • Faces of Warhol: Accessing the Private
    • Closes 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
  • Treasures from Antiquity: The Weinberg Gallery of Ancient Art
    • Ongoing
  • The European and American Galleries
    • Ongoing
  • Event
The Voyage of a Contemporary Italian Goldsmith in the Classical World: Golden Treasures by Akelo

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