National Gallery of Art

Type: Organization
Name: National Gallery of Art
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

'Picturing Mary' Exhibit Explores Womanhood Through The Figure Of Jesus' Mother

The Virgin Mary has played a central role in Christian art throughout the centuries, most often depicted as a holy mother with the infant Jesus. Now a new exhibit organized by the National Museum of Women in the Arts takes a comprehensive look at Mary ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Corcoran Gallery Offers Temporary Free Admission

FILE PHOTO:ALEXANDER BROWNEntry to the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design, at 500 17th St. NW, will be free until the gallery closes for renovations Oct. 1. The Corcoran is merging with The George Washington University and the National ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Farewells: The Corcoran's galleries won't officially...

View photo. The Corcoran's galleries won't officially close until October 1st but on Saturday, there will be a farewell hug /moment of silence/goodbye activities starting at 2:30 p.m. The financially beleaguered museum and college has been officially ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Artworks Tell Story of American Culture, History

"Allies Days, May 1917," an impressionistic scene of flags fluttering over midtown Manhattan, was painted by Childe Hassam to celebrate the United States' entry into World War I.  It is currently on display at the National Gallery of Art, and throughout ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

App Partner facilitates launch of educational iPad app

App Partner, a Brooklyn-based mobile application developer, has completed the iOS programming for a just-launched app, NGAkids Art Zone for iPad. The app was produced in collaboration with Al Jarnow of Protozone, Inc. and Donna Mann of the National Gallery ... [Published District Administration - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

10 Tips for Traveling with Teens

I love traveling with teenagers. Perhaps I’m just weird, or perhaps it is the fact that the teenagers I travel with are not typical. Whatever it is, I love traveling with teenagers.I’m currently planning the fourth trip for our homeschooled high school ... [Published Crosswalk - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Going Out Guide for the District of Columbia, Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2014.

By ,THU 28“The Winter’s Tale” Shakespeare Theatre Company concludes its run of the play, this season’s Free for All selection. Thursday at noon and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

"Modern American Drawings and Prints From the Kainen Collection"

National Gallery of Art, West BuildingAddress:6th Street, NW & Constitution Ave., NWWashington, DC 20565Phone Number:202.737.4215Nearby Metro Stops:Judiciary Square, Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter ... [Published Washingtonian.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Last Looks at Old Coran Feature New Admission Policy

Now that the deal between the Corcoran Gallery of Art, theNational Gallery of Art and George Washington University is signedand sealed, the first change in operations became apparent Friday:Admission to the Corcoran now is free.Adults used to pay $10 ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

University and Corcoran finalize merger details

GW signed final agreements with the Corcoran College of Art + Design on Thursday. Hatchet File Photo.GW and the Corcoran College of Art + Design finalized their landmark merger Thursday, several days after a D.C. Superior Court judge approved the pla ... [Published GW Hatchet - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 4 reports

Judge Approves Corcoran’s Controversial Merger Plan

A District of Columbia judge has approved the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s controversial plan to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University, The Washington Post reports .The gallery is affiliated with the Corcoran College of ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Loh testifies at Corcoran trial

Toll Brothers purchased 22 of the 29 Knox Box apartments Monday, enacting the 90-day lease termination clause that evening.During the Terrapins wrestling team’s last campaign, Geoffrey Alexander would often lie in bed at night questioning the rationale ... [Published DiamondbackOnline.com - Aug 14 2014]

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..."The is designed to foster strength in a broad array of humanities disciplines across the university," USC Provost Elizabeth Garrett said. "The six exceptional scholars joining us this semester are a diverse group of accomplished thinkers who will invigorate discussion within and across many fields."
"The advantage of being connected with the National Gallery is that they have the money to care for the collection, so they can use the right lighting, and the right humidifiers, the right air space, the qualifications that are needed for different kinds of artwork" Housholder said
"Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are the three most vulnerable states in terms of sculpture thefts. These states are rich in temples; many in small villages are often unlocked and unprotected, and hence, vulnerable to thefts. While Tamil Nadu has an active department to look after thefts of artefacts, I am not aware of such organisations run by the other states or the central government" Mankodi informs
As the court explained, "the Establishment Clause is not properly construed to command that government accounts of history be devoid of religious references."

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'Picturing Mary' Exhibit Explores Womanhood Thr... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Corcoran Gallery Offers Temporary Free Admission [Published Individual.com - Aug 29 2014]
Six Steps To Restore People’s Faith In The (Div... [Published Washington City Paper - Aug 29 2014]
Meet the saviour of India's heritage [Published Mid Day - Aug 29 2014]
A Long Time Coming [Published Baltimore Jewish Times - Aug 28 2014]
Farewells: The Corcoran's galleries won't offic... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 28 2014]
D.C. community calendar, Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2014 [Published Washington Post - Aug 28 2014]
Artworks Tell Story of American Culture, History [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 28 2014]
App Partner facilitates launch of educational i... [Published District Administration - Aug 28 2014]
10 Tips for Traveling with Teens [Published Crosswalk - Aug 27 2014]
Going Out Guide for the District of Columbia, A... [Published Washington Post - Aug 27 2014]
‘Black Ladder’ illuminates Glasscock School’s A... [Published Rice University - Aug 26 2014]
These Photos Capture Both The Exuberant And Ten... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Photos: A beautiful look back on an extreme win... [Published Washington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Cross at Ground Zero: History lesson or state r... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Aug 26 2014]
The 18 Most Generous Philanthropists in Finance [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
"Modern American Drawings and Prints From the K... [Published Washingtonian.com - Aug 25 2014]
Czech Embassy celebrates Kafka in festival Sept... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 24 2014]
Last Looks at Old Coran Feature New Admission P... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 24 2014]
Variety of nonfiction for young readers at A.K.... [Published Redlands Daily Facts - Aug 24 2014]
Weekend Outlook: Dance to 2000′s throwbacks and... [Published GW Hatchet - Aug 23 2014]
Mundheim to be Honored by The American Lawyer a... [Published Shearman & Sterling - Aug 23 2014]
GWU president on Corcoran: ‘A little more drama... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 22 2014]
Culture Vultures Should Head East For The Lowes... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
Corcoran merger approved, cy prés ruling treats... [Published Lexology - Aug 22 2014]
From Recess, Artzero Artists Go Drawing With Th... [Published Individual.com - Aug 22 2014]
University and Corcoran finalize merger details [Published GW Hatchet - Aug 22 2014]
Internationally Renowned Contemporary Artist Wi... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 21 2014]
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Jewish Jesus and Identity Theft in Renaissance Art [Published OpEdNews - Aug 15 2014]
Renaissance artists typically depicted Jesus as a Christian without a hint of his Jewish identity and heritage. And art historians and art critics have failed to acknowledge this falsification of biblical history. An upcoming exhibit at tsinghe National ...
In Culture News: Amazon Explains What It Wants,... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 30 2014]
Amazon Speaks : Unless they've got a new product to sell, Amazon only speaks directly to the public when it absolutely has to. Which means the Hachette/Amazon dispute has gotten really ugly. After months of not talking about specifics, Amazon posted ...
Garry Winogrand Retrospective to Open at Metrop... [Published Women's Wear Daily - Jun 27 2014]
The exhibition was originally at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the National Gallery of Art in Washington. Continue reading... Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . ...
Hidden Painting Found Under Picasso's Masterpie... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 17 2014]
Scientists found a portrait of a bearded man underneath Picasso’s 1901 painting “The Blue Room.” This is Pablo Picasso's painting "The Blue Room." Created in 1901, the piece is one of the his first masterpieces. He painted the image in Paris, during ...
Picasso Painting Reveals Hidden Man [Published The China Blog - Jun 17 2014]
(WASHINGTON) — Scientists and art experts finally know what’s beneath one of Pablo Picasso’s first masterpieces, “The Blue Room,” using advances in infrared imagery to reveal a hidden portrait of a bow-tied man with his face resting on his hand. More ...
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