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Press Release 7-7-10: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders
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Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)
Re-opening July 15 after renovations!

Mission:
The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art seeks to enhance perspectives, inspire community and ignite new ideas at the intersection of art and you.

Reopening Exhibitions:
  • GlassWear: Glass in Contemporary Jewelry
    • July 15 -
GlassWear: Glass in Contemporary Jewelry
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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
    • June 13 – August 29
    • Huth and Boeing Galleries
  • Imagine Tomorrow
    • June 13 - September 12
  • Event
Encounters: Kathy Chan

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
Art Shack

San Francisco, CA

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life
    • April 22 - October 3
  • “Being Jewish”: A Bay Area Portrait
    • Ongoing
  • StoryCorps StoryBooth
    • Through November 7
  • As It Is Written: Project 304,805
    (The Torah Project)
    • Through Fall 2010
  • Jews on Vinyl
    And You Shall Know Us by the Trail of Our Vinyl
    • Through August 22

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
  • Event
Longing for Sea Change

Daytona Beach, FL

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
  • Departures V
    • Through July 30
Departures V

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
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
    • May 1 – 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
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
    • Closes 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

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
Unhindered by Seriousness: Sculpture by Carl Blair

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
    • 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

Logan, KS

The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum

  • Fragile Nature: Photographs by Joel Sartore
    • Smith Kramer Fine Art Services
    • June 25 - August 8
Uncommon Threads : Stitched Artwork by Margaret Cusack

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
    • Opens 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
    • June 19 – July 24
  • Event
Creatures Great & Small

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • Tom Philabaum: Glass Pioneer
    • Closes July 17
  • Mark Peiser: A Life With Glass
    • Closes July 17
Mark Peiser: A Life With Glass

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?
    • April 25 - August 1
  • Selections from the Collection
    • Through August 1
  • Events
Andy Warhol: Myths

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: Reflections of African America in the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center
    • April 10 - July 11
  • 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
    • Closes July 15

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library
LSU Libraries Special Collection
s

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

Baltimore, MD

The Walters Art Museum

  • Checkmate! Medieval People at Play
    • July 17, 2010 - October 10
  • Bearing Witness: Work by Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry
    • May 8 - 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

  • Women's Writes: Signature Quilts & Their Stories
    • Closes July 11!!!!
  • Contemporary Broderie Perse: An Elegant Revival
    • July 17 -
  • Events
Women's Writes: Signature Quilts & Their Stories
Whistler House Museum of Art
  • Lowell-Rooftops to Widow's Walks by Don Sullivan
    • June 23 - July 29
  • En Plein Air: Paintings Here and Abroad by Lynne Friedman
    • June 23 - July 29
  • Event
Lowell-Rooftops to Widow's Walks by Don Sullivan

Salem, MA

Peabody Essex Museum

  • Eye Spy
    • June 19, 2010 - June 1, 2011
  • Imprints: Photographs by Mark Ruwedel
    • June 12, 2010 - January 1, 2011
  • The Kennedys | Portrait of a Family: Photographs by Richard Avedon
    • Closes 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
    • Closes July 18
  • Events

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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