Tom Pritzker, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago, announced that Douglas Druick has been selected as the new President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago .
Patty Wageman will take up the post of financial/deputy director of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen on 1 November 2011.
Marina Gavazzi at Open 14
Lido di Venezia (Venice)
1 September – 2 October, 2011
The fourteenth edition of OPEN, the International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations will be held at Venice Lido and San Servolo Island. from September 1st to October 2nd, 2011, in conjunction with the 68th Venice Film Festival.
At this venue the Milanese photographer Marina Gavazzi is presenting an installation built from iron scaffolding tubes taken from an abandoned building site.
Crucial central government support announced today by the Minister for the Arts, Culture and Heritage the Hon. Christopher Finlayson is a critical step towards making the Len Lye Centre a reality.
Lance Girling-Butcher, New Plymouth District Councillor and Len Lye Committee Chairman, says the committee is delighted with the Minister’s announcement that the Len Lye Centre will receive support of $4 million over two years from the Government’s Regional Museums Policy for Capital Construction Costs.
Master drawings London
1 – 8 July 2011
After celebrating its 10th anniversary last year Master Drawings London is returning once again to Mayfair, St. James’s and Bloomsbury from the 1 – 8 July 2011. Twentytwo leading drawings specialists from London, New York, Düsseldorf and Madrid open their doors to mount a series of co-ordinated selling exhibitions and lectures in galleries all within walking distance of each other. As ever visitors can expect to see a great range and variety of some of the finest Old Master and Modern drawings on the market by a number of the worlds most distinguished artists.
The Delaware Art Museum is pleased to present Creativity Multiplied: Art Teachers of the Christina School District, a unique exhibition that highlights the artistic imagination that inspires professional teaching artists from Delaware’s Christina School District, on view June 25, 2011 – August 21, 2011.