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Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders 8-17-11 Newsletter
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University Museums & Montclair Art Museum

University Museums
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

University Museums Mission Statement and Goals
The University Museums exist to foster understanding and delight in the visual arts with a focus on the creative interactions in arts, sciences and technology. The University Museums nurture knowledge of and appreciation for the University's cultural heritage and its present cultural context. The University Museums serve the Iowa State University community and the public as an educational and cultural resource.

Exhibitions
  • French Art Nouveau: From the Permanent Collection
    • August 23 – Dec. 30
  • The Age of Brilliance: Cut Glass from the Permanent Collection
    • August 23 – Dec. 30
  • Relationships: Interstitial Connections
    • August 23 – Dec. 30
  • A Fragile Thread of Glass
    • August 23 – Dec. 30
  • Priscilla Sage: Contemporary Sculpture
    • August 23 – Dec. 30
  • Ulfert Wilke: Words To Be Seen
    • August 23 – Dec. 30
  • N. C. Wyeth: America In the Making
    • August 23 – Dec. 30
  • Iowa City & Keota Glass
    • August 23 – Dec. 30
  • Subject to Change: Art and Design in the Twentieth Century
    • August 22 – December 16
  • Realties: The Lyric Sculpture of William King
    • August 22, 2011 – May 2012

Montclair Art Museum
Montclair, NJ

Mission Statement:
The Montclair Art Museum (MAM), along with its Yard School of Art, engages a diverse community through its distinctive collection of American and Native American art, exhibitions, and educational programs that link art to contemporary life in a global context.

  • Will Barnet: A Centennial Celebration
    • Through August 21
Will Barnet: A Centennial Celebration
  • What Is Portraiture?
    • Through Nov. 6
What is Portraiture?
  • Marina Zurkow: Friends, Enemies, and Others
    • Sept. 17, 2011 – Jan. 8, 2012
Marina Zurkow: Friends, Enemies, and Others
  • Marina Zurkow: Friends, Enemies, and Others
    • Oct.7, 2011 – Jan. 1, 2012
Marina Zurkow: Friends, Enemies, and Others

Openings, Closings, and Events

New Exhibitons This Week



Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • Blood, Thread & Tears: World War II Quilts
    • August 21 –Nov. 7
  • 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
Blood, Thread & Tears: World War II Quilts

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
Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?

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
Sequence, sculpture by distinguished American contemporary artist Richard Serra

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

Torrance, CA

Torrance Art Museum

  • Baker's Dozen III
    • Closes Aug. 27
Baker's Dozen III

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
Noguchi: California Legacy

Pomona, CA

American Museum of Ceramic Art

  • Exposed: Sculpture and Promised Gifts from AMOCA’s Permanent Collection
    • August 13 – October 29
Exposed: Sculpture and Promised Gifts from AMOCA’s Permanent Collection

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

Daytona Beach, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • A SECOND TELLING - SEPTEMBER 11th: HERE IS NEW YORK
    • August 18 - October 2
  • IN REVIEW: WAR : Ed Grazda, Louie Palu, Lucian Perkins and Christopher Sims
    • ED GRAZDA: EXCERPTS: AFGHANISTAN DIARY
    • LOUIE PALU: AFGHANISTAN: GARMSIR MARINES
    • CHRISTOPHER SIMS: THEATER OF WAR
    • LUCIAN PERKINS: A JOURNEY THROUGH AFGHANISTAN
      • August 18 - October 2
  • DEPARTURES
    • LYONIA GALLERY
    • Through October 23

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • 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!!!!
EAST/WEST: Visually Speaking

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
Lamar Dodd: Paintings and Drawings

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Civil War Redux: Pinhole Photographs by Willie Anne Wright
    • July 9 - Sept. 11
  • 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

Logan, KS

The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum

  • The Curious World of Patent Models
    Organized by: Rothschild Patent Model Collection
    • Closes August 28
The Curious World of Patent Models

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