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President Barack Obama Salutes Eduardo Souto de Moura: Winner of Top...

WASHINGTON (AP).- President Barack Obama praised the winner of a top architecture prize Thursday for embodying a style that is, in his words, as "effortless as it is beautiful." Obama lauded Eduardo Souto de Moura of Portugal at an awards ceremony wher...

British Museum Study Shows Britain is an Amateur Treasure Seeker’s Paradise

LONDON (REUTERS).- Britain is bursting with ancient buried treasure and the masses have been bitten by the bug for digging it up -- ironically with the full approval of the government and leading museums. Latest figures released by the British Museum ...

British Museum Study Shows Britain is an Amateur Treasure Seeker’s Paradise

LONDON (REUTERS).- Britain is bursting with ancient buried treasure and the masses have been bitten by the bug for digging it up -- ironically with the full approval of the government and leading museums. Latest figures released by the British Museum ...

Agreement Reached on the Sphinx of Hattusha

BERLIN.- Several days ago the conclusion in Berlin of German-Turkish expert discussions on the Hittite sphinx was reached. It has been agreed that the more than three-thousand year old sculpture which has survived only in part and which has been kept i...

1,300 Museums Offer Military families Free Tickets

WASHINGTON (AP) .- More than 1,300 museums across the country are offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families all summer in a program with the National Endowment for the Arts. The expanded Blue Star Museums program is b...

The Guggenheim’s Helsinki Concept and Development Study: Project Update

NEW YORK, NY.- The Guggenheim's Helsinki Concept and Development Study is well underway. This project update, the first to be issued since the project was announced in January 2011, offers information about what the study entails and who is involved. "...

Four Museums Short Listed for £100,000 Art Fund Prize

LONDON.- This evening, on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row and BBC TWO The Culture Show, news of the four museums and galleries that have been short listed for the Art Fund Prize 2011 will be announced. The single, £100,000 prize for the ‘Museum of t...

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Shows Works From the Migros Museum of Contemporary Art

Liechtenstein.- The Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein will show a thematic exhibition of selected works from the collection of the Migros Museum of Contemporary Art Zurich. The exhibition, called "Theatre of the World: The Migros Museum of Contemporary Art C...

The LOOP Videoart Fair Comes to Barcelona in May

Barcelona.-  The 9th annual LOOP Fair, dedicated exclusively to the promotion of video art and film takes place May 19 - 21 at the Hotel Catalonia in Ramblas, Barcelona. LOOP is the annual meeting point in Barcelona for video art lovers from ar...

Metropolitan Museum and the Whitney Announce Collaborative Agreement for Breuer Building

NEW YORK, NY.- The directors of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art announced today that their boards of trustees have agreed in principle to a multiple-year collaboration projected to begin in 2015, when the Whitney o...

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