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Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders 8-10-11 Newsletter
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We Welcome Two New Jersey Museums!
Hunterdon Art Museum & Grounds for Sculpture

Hunterdon Art Museum
Clinton, NJ

General information
Founded in 1952 by a group of spirited local citizens, the Hunterdon Art Museum has evolved into the region's premier showcase of contemporary art and design. The museum's changing exhibitions feature the work of emerging and established artists, and showcase the museum's collection of works on paper. A vibrant education program includes studio classes, workshops, summer art camps, lectures, docent-led exhibition tours and other interpretive and outreach experiences.

Exhibitions
  • Up & Coming 2011: New Printmakers Make Their Mark
    • Through Sept. 18
Up & Coming 2011: New Printmakers Make Their Mark
  • Stephen Mallon: Next Stop Atlantic
    • Through Sept. 18
Stephen Mallon: Next Stop Atlantic

Grounds for Sculpture
Hamilton, NJ

About Grounds For Sculpture
Grounds For Sculpture is a 35-acre public sculpture park located in Hamilton, NJ. It was founded in 1992 on the site of the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds by J. Seward Johnson to promote an understanding of and appreciation for contemporary sculpture for all people. Visitors to the park can enjoy the outdoor permanent collection, indoor seasonal exhibitions, and learn about contemporary sculpture through a variety of educational programs including workshops for adults and children, artist residencies and lectures, tours for adults, schoolchildren, toddlers, as well as touch tours for the blind.

Exhibitions
  • Aerial Roots
    • Opens Sept. 17, 2011 through
      July 31, 2012
  • Events
Aerial Roots

Openings, Closings, and Events

New Exhibitons This Week



Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • A Sense of Place: Plein Air Painters of the Southeast
    • August 7 – Sept. 23
  • Sally Johnson: Projections and Reflections
    • August 7 – Sept. 23
  • Looking at the Collection: Encounters Alumn
    • Through Sept. 18
Sally Johnson: Projections and Reflections

San Francisco, CA

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations
    • August 4 -
  • Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories
    • Through Sept. 6
  • Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?
    • Extended Through October 16
  • StoryCorps StoryBooth
    • Ongoing
  • “Being Jewish”: A Bay Area Portrait
    • Ongoing
Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories

Stanford, CA

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts

  • Expanding Views of Africa
    • Ongoing
  • Sequence, sculpture by distinguished American contemporary artist Richard Serra
    • Through 2016
  • The Art of the Book in California: Five Contemporary Presses
    • Closes August 28
  • Illustrated Title Pages: 1500 – 1900
    • Though Oct. 16
  • Rodin Sculpture Garden
    • Ongoing
  • Go Figure!
    • Through August 5, 2012
  • Collection Highlights from Europe, Ancient Greece and Rome
    • Ongoing
The Art of the Book in California: Five Contemporary Presses

Monterey, CA

Monterey Museum of Art

  • MontereyNOW: Greg Mettler
    • July 21 – Nov. 6
  • FROM DAWN TO DUSK: GOTTARDO PIAZZONI’S FINAL MURALS
    • Through Dec. 2012
    • MMA La Mirada
  • 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
The Art of California, 1880 to the Present

Irvine, CA

The Irvine Museum

  • California Rhapsody: Early Artists of the Bohemian Club
    • Through Nov. 5
California Rhapsody: Early Artists of the Bohemian Club

Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Art Museum

  • Noguchi: California Legacy
    • June 12 - October 2
  • Lita Albuquerque: Emergence
    • June 12 - October 2
  • Natural Wonders: Wood Sculptures Inspired by Isamu Noguchi
    • June 12 - October 2
  • Landscape and Figuration from the Collection: Early to Mid-Twentieth Century
    • Through Oct. 9
  • Event
Lita Albuquerque: Emergence

New London, CT

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

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

Washington, DC

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

  • Wedding Belles: Bridal Fashions from the Marjorie Merriweather Post Family, 1874-1958
    • June 18, 2011 - January 1, 2012
  • Event
Wedding Belles: Bridal Fashions from the Marjorie Merriweather Post Family, 1874-1958

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • Rise of an Empire: Scenes of the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95
    • Closes August 14!!!!
  • Tribute to Japanese Splendor: The Art of the Temari
    • Closes August 14!!!!
  • EAST/WEST: Visually Speaking
    • Through September 11
  • Who's Counting and Temporal State Of Being: David and Hi-Jin Hodge
    • Through September 18
  • South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition
    • Closes August 21
Rise of an Empire: Scenes of the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • CLASS DISTINCTIONS: SELECTIONS FROM THE LAURENCE MILLER COLLECTION
    • Through September 30
  • Art for All: British Posters for Transport
    • Closes August 14!!!!
  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • LAWRENCE WEINER (MIRA & VE): installation
    • Ongoing
  • Event

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • The Art of War in East Asia
    • July 23 - Nov. 13
  • Out of This World
    • Through Sept. 4
  • From A to Z: 26 Great Photographs from the Norton Collection
    • Extended Through October 16
From A to Z: 26 Great Photographs from the Norton Collection

Athens, GA

Georgia Museum of Art

  • Introduction to the Centers
    • August 15 - November 20
  • Lamar Dodd: Paintings and Drawings
    • Closes August 28
  • All Creatures Great and Small
    • Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Through April 20, 2012
  • Event
Introduction to the Centers

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Civil War Redux: Pinhole Photographs by Willie Anne Wright
    • July 9 -
  • Philip Juras: The Southern Frontier, Landscapes
    Inspired by Bartram's Travels
    • Closes August 14!!!!
  • Event
Philip Juras: The Southern Frontier, Landscapes

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Dynasty and Divinity: Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria
    • July 8, 2011 - Jan. 16, 2012
  • Venetian Views: American Works on Paper
    • June 3 - Nov. 27
  • 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
  • Events
Gauguin as Printmaker: The Volpini Suite

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