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Press Release 7-21-10: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders
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Openings, Closings, and Events

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
    • June 13 – August 29
    • Huth and Boeing Galleries
  • Imagine Tomorrow
    • June 13 - September 12
  • Event
Encounters: Kathy Chan

Stanford, CA

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

  • Buildings on Paper: Architectural Drawings
    • June 30 – October 17
  • Longing for Sea Change: Odile and Odette
    • June 16 – January 9, 2011
  • William Trost Richards—True to Nature: Drawings, Watercolors, and Oil Sketches at Stanford University
    • June 23 - September 26
  • Collection Highlights from Europe 1500 - 1800, Ancient Greece and Rome
    • ongoing
  • Mami_wata1Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and Its Diasporas
    • Opens August 4, 2010
  • Event

Daytona Beach, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • Florida Vernacular – Rick Lang
    • April 15 – September 5
  • DSC FACULTY FOCUS - DAN BIFERIE
    • Closes July 30
  • DSC ALUMNI FOCUS – STEPHEN CROWLEY
    • Closes July 30
  • Departures V
    • Closes July 30
Departures V

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
Man and the Machine

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
    • Closes August 1
  • Tap-Tap: Celebrating the Art of Haiti
    • May 26, 2010 – September 5
  • Event
Spiritual Healing – Shamans of the Northwest Coast

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
    • Closes August 1
  • Events
Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney

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
  • Event
+5: Recent Acquisitions from The Wolfsonian Collection

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Painters’ Reel: Contemporary Painting in Georgia
    • June 19–Sept. 26
  • Unhindered by Seriousness: Sculpture by Carl Blair
    • July 3 - August 29
  • Events
Painters’ Reel: Contemporary Painting in Georgia

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Drawings to Prints
    • July 3, 2010 - January 2, 2011
  • Jeppe Hein
    • May 7- Sept. 5
  • The Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji, Part II
    • May 8 - Sept. 5
  • Heather Rowe: Tenuous Arrangements
    • Closes August 1
  • Joshua Mosley: American International
    • March 12-August 29
  • Tara Donovan: Untitled
    • Closes 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

Wichita, KS

Wichita Art Museum

  • The Secrecy Series: Selected Works
    • June13 - October 10
  • In Plane View: Abstractions in Flight
    • July 3 - Nov. 26
  • Community Favorites
    • Through Nov. 30
  • Murdock and Friends
    • Through Oct. 3
  • Western Imprints: Carving out
    the Western Landscape
    • May 9 - October 3
  • Events

Paducah, KY

The National Quilt Museum

  • 19th Century Vibrations: Color Resonance in Antique Quilts 1860-1940
    • July 9 - August 31
  • Quilt National 2009, Group C
    • June 17 - August 10
19th Century Vibrations: Color Resonance in Antique Quilts 1860-1940
The Yeiser Art Center
  • 35th Annual Paducah Photo ‘10 Juried Photography Exhibition
    • Closes July 24!!!!
Creatures Great & Small

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • Red River: The Narrative Carvings of Edgar Tolson, Donny Tolson, Carl McKenzie and Earnest Patton
    • May 8 - July 17
  • Event
Red River: The Narrative Carvings of Edgar Tolson, Donny Tolson, Carl McKenzie and Earnest Patton

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • Ne10
    • June 4 – August 8
  • Events
The Speed Art Museum
  • Andy Warhol: Myths
    • Through Fall 2010
  • European and American Art, 1800-1960
    • Extended
  • Fifty Years of Contemporary Glass: Art, Craft, or Otherwise?
    • Closes August 1
  • Selections from the Collection
    • Closes August 1
  • Events
Fifty Years of Contemporary Glass

Lexington, KY

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky

  • TREASURES FROM THE VAULT
    • Closes July 25!!!!

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art

  • Women Artists in Louisiana, 1965–2010
    • March 17 -
  • Scents and Sensibility
    • June 30 - October 24
  • Beyond the Blues: Swamp Tours
    • Through August 29
  • Events
Beyond the Blues: Swamp Tours
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Where They At: New Orleans Bounce and Hip-Hop in Words and Pictures
    • Closes Aug. 1
  • Give My Poor Heart Ease: Voices of the Mississippi Blues – Photographs by William Ferris
    • Closes July 25!!!!
  • The William Ferris Folk Art Collection
    • Closes July 25!!!!
The William Ferris Folk Art Collection

Baltimore, MD

Contemporary Museum

  • Project 20: Bearing Witness: Work by Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry
    • Closes July 31
Project 20: Bearing Witness: Work by Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry

The Walters Art Museum

  • Checkmate! Medieval People at Play
    • July 17, 2010 - October 10
  • Bearing Witness: Work by Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry
    • Closes August 1
  • Palace of Wonders: Renaissance & Baroque Galleries
    • Ongoing
  • Mummified
    • Through November 2010
  • Art of the Ancient Americas
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Expanding Horizons: Recent Additions to the Drawings Collection

Lowell, MA

New England Quilt Museum

  • Contemporary Broderie Perse: An Elegant Revival
    • July 15 - October 17
  • Events
Women's Writes: Signature Quilts & Their Stories
Whistler House Museum of Art
  • Lowell-Rooftops to Widow's Walks by Don Sullivan
    • Closes July 29
  • En Plein Air: Paintings Here and Abroad by Lynne Friedman
    • Closes July 29
En Plein Air: Paintings Here and Abroad by Lynne Friedman

Salem, MA

Peabody Essex Museum

  • Imprints: Photographs by Mark Ruwedel
    • June 12, 2010 - January 1, 2011
  • Eye Spy
    • June 19, 2010 - June 1, 2011
  • 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
  • Events
Faces of Devotion, Indian Sculpture from the Figiel Collection

Grand Rapids, MI

Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

  • Sculptors Celebrate the Legacy and Fred and Lena Meijer
    • June 4, 2010 – January 2, 2011
  • 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

Ridgeland, MS

Mississippi Craft Center

  • Exhibiting member: Larry Smith
    • July
Larry Smith's clocks

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
    • June 5 - September 26
  • 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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