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Press Release 9-15-10: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders
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Newsletter features: 23 new exhibitions that have opened recently, or will open soon, plus 10 exhibitions that will close this week!
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University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
(Penn Museum)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

About the Penn Museum
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum), through its research, collections, exhibitions, and educational programming, advances understanding of the world's cultural heritage.

Founded in 1887, Penn Museum has conducted more than 400 archaeological and anthropological expeditions around the world. Three gallery floors feature materials from Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Bible Lands, Mesoamerica, Asia and the ancient Mediterranean World, as well as artifacts from native peoples of the Americas, Africa and Polynesia.

With an active exhibition schedule, a membership program, and educational programming for children and adults, Penn Museum offers the public an opportunity to share in the ongoing discovery of humankind's collective heritage.

Exhibitions
  • Archaeologists, Travelers in Ottoman Lands
    • September 26, 2010 - February 6, 2011
Archaeologists, Travelers in Ottoman Lands
  • Lower Egypt Gallery
    • Ongoing77
  • African Gallery
    • Ongoing
  • Southwest Gallery
    • Ongoing

American Museum of Ceramic Arts
Pamona, CA

Mission Statement
It is the mission of the American Museum of Ceramic Art to educate by presenting, collecting and preserving significant ceramic achievements of the world's cultures from ancient times to the present and through aesthetic and technical study to develop a deeper understanding of cultural values and traditions.

Exhibitions
  • Ah Leon: “Memories of Elementary School and the Spirit of Yixing Tea Ware
    • Closes September 25, 2010
Ah Leon: “Memories of Elementary School and the Spirit of Yixing Tea Ware
  • Peregrinación: Mexican Folk Ceramics
    • Oct. 9, 2010 - Jan. 8, 2011.
Peregrinación: Mexican Folk Ceramics
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Openings, Closings, and Events
The newsletter is now divided into three pages:

California to Kentucky - page 1

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Click here for page 3 - Pennsylvania to Wisconsin


San Francisco, CA

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations
    • August 26, 2010 – March 22, 2011
  • Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)
    • Through October 26
  • Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life
    • Through 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
As It Is Written: Project 304,805 The Torah Project

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
    • Closes 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
    • August 4, 2010 - January 2, 2011
  • Go Figure!
    • Sept. 1 - August 5, 2012

Torrance, CA

Torrance Art Museum

  • Baker’s Dozen #2
    • Sept 18 – Nov 6
  • Event
Baker's Dozen

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, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • Rwanda/Intended Consequences – Jonathan Torgovnik
    • September 4 – Nov. 7
  • Home Stills – Bastienne Schmidt
    • September 4 – Nov. 7
  • I still do – Judith fox
    • Opens Sept. 4 – Dec. 16
  • Events

Winter Park , FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

  • MASTER/Plan: Visionary Architects and Their Utopian Worlds
    • Sept. 11 - Dec. 23
  • Robert Motherwell and Jasper Johns: Poetic Works as Metaphor
    • Sept. 11 - Dec. 23
  • REMIX: Old and New Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection
    • Sept. 11 - Dec. 23
JASPER JOHNS, Hatching Pattern, 1976, aquatint and drypoint

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • On the Silk Road and High Seas: Chinese Ceramics, Culture and Commerce
    • August 21–November 28, 2010
  • Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portrait from the National Gallery of Art
    • Sept. 4, 2010 - Feb. 8, 2011
  • Events
On the Silk Road and High Seas: Chinese Ceramics, Culture and Commerce

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
  • Speed Limits
    • Opens September 17
  • Event

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur’an
    • August 28 – December 5
  • Events
Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur’an

Milledgeville. GA

Georgia State College & University Museum

  • Collocations by Mickey Smith
    • Sept. 15 - Nov. 19
  • Stories by Jessica Bruah
    • Sept. 15 - Nov. 19
  • Event
Stories by Jessica Bruah

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Painters’ Reel: Contemporary Painting in Georgia
    • Closes Sept. 26
  • Wolf Kahn Pastels
    • Sept. 11–Nov. 7
  • Events
Wolf Kahn Pastels

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Ball-Nogues Studio: Gravity's Loom
    • Sept. 3, 2010 - March 6, 2011
  • Drawings to Prints
    • July 3, 2010 - January 2, 2011
  • 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
  • Events
Shots in the Dark: Photos by Weegee the Famous

Iowa City, Iowa

University of Iowa Museum of Art

  • Ere Ibeji: Yoruba Twin Figures from the Collection of J. Richard Simon
    • Opens tomorrow, Sept. 2 - Oct. 17
    • Iowa Memorial Union’s Black Box Theater
  • Events
Ere Ibeji: Yoruba Twin Figures from the Collection of J. Richard Simon

Wichita, KS

Wichita Art Museum

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

The National Quilt Museum

  • The Machine Age of Quilting: Treadle to Computer
    • Sept. 1 - Dec. 6
  • A Horse's Tale
    • August 13 - November 16
A Horse's Tale
The Yeiser Art Center
  • Anne Bagby: paintings
    Christina Bartsch: prints
    A Two Person Exhibition
    • Sept. 4 – Oct. 2
  • Carol Jones
    • YAC Artist of the Month
    • Sept. 4 – Oct. 2
  • Event
A Two Person Exhibition

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • Equine Divine
    • August 7 - October 16
  • Red River: The Narrative Carvings of Edgar Tolson, Donny Tolson, Carl McKenzie and Earnest Patton
    • July 24 - October 9
  • Events
Equine Divine
Louisville Visual Art Association
  • Reflections on a Louisville Landmark: 150 years of Louisville Water Company
    • Sept. 3 – Oct. 22
  • Events
Reflections on a Louisville Landmark: 150 years of Louisville Water Company
The Speed Art Museum
  • Andy Warhol: Myths
    • Through October 31
  • European and American Art, 1800-1960
    • Extended
  • Fifty Years of Contemporary Glass: Art, Craft, or Otherwise?
    • Extended to September 12
  • Pursuing the Masterpiece: Five Recent Acquisitions
    • Opens Sept. 12 – Dec. 31
  • Events
Andy Warhol: Myths

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