At the Galleries

Craft invitational opens in D.C.

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 April 2011 00:00

46_atg"History in the Making: Renwick Craft Invitational 2011" opened March 25 and will run through July 31 at the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Smithsonian American Art Museum's branch for craft and decorative arts.

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Masters of the Medium will be honored

Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

51_mastersofmedium_01Five accomplished artists will be presented to James Renwick Alliance members on March 27 at Spring Craft Weekend, its annual fundraising event. All are well-known and much appreciated, as indicated by the number of votes cast for each person last summer, and all have work displayed in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery.

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MFA Boston opens Art of Americas

Monday, 14 February 2011 00:00

46_mfaboston_01The new Art of Americas Wing at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston opened Nov. 20 after 10 years of planning and building. It includes 53 new galleries that contain more than 5,000 works of art over an area of more than 133,000 sq. ft.

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New Orleans exhibit stars local craftsman

Monday, 17 January 2011 00:00

48_atgThe Center for Southern Craft and Design, part of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, has announced the premiere of the Ogden Museum Furniture Collection.

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Civil War-era cabinetmaker has his Day

Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

48_atgThe North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh has the nation's largest collection of furniture made by Thomas Day, a free man of color who owned and operated one of North Carolina's largest cabinet shops prior to the Civil War.

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