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Poetry that makes you proud to be Gaelic and Nova Scotian
November 2, 2011

by Dr. Brad King Last week I’d heard that an old friend of mine, Lewis MacKinnon, has become the first non-Scot to be named Poet Laureate of the Royal National…

Colombia’s Cultural Initiatives – Notes from the Field
October 20, 2011

By Kyle Keefe Earlier this year I traveled to Colombia, where I had the opportunity to visit a number of cities, museums and cultural sites. I encountered inspiring cultural initiatives…

A Shiny New World
September 7, 2011

by Ngaire Blankenberg A holiday in Italy is a wonderful thing which should never be taken lightly. Days of being immersed in sunshine, Chianti wine, fabulous food, breath-taking monuments, naked…

The Quest for Perfection in Cape Town
August 23, 2011

by Ngaire Blankenberg The National Gallery, Cape Town[/caption]For most South Africans I speak to, it’s ascribed to a national inferiority complex. I prefer to think of it as an enviable…

The Art of the Steal
August 3, 2011

By Andrea Kezdi Albert C. Barnes (January 2, 1872 – July 24, 1951), who gained wealth through his breakthrough scientific research, was an art collector and owner of the Barnes…

Pieces of Soul on Show
June 13, 2011

by Ngaire Blankenberg After a couple of tiny European mugs of beer, the Venetian cameraman who accompanied me through two frenzied days at the Venice Biennale could barely disguise his…

The Townhouse Gallery: The Beating Heart of Cairo’s Contemporary Art Scene
June 1, 2011

by Joe Banh The glories of ancient Egypt are amazing to behold, but contemporary Cairo is just as compelling. Amidst the din of traffic and the chaos of the jostling…

When Slavery Came to Stay
May 18, 2011

by Joy Bailey On April 19, AAM announced its Brooking Paper Award on Creativity. It was awarded to Phillip Seitz, former curator at Cliveden of the National Trust in Pennsylvania,…

Bye Bye Kitty!!! Overcoming Kawaii in Japanese Art
April 28, 2011

by Barry Lord The Japan Society in New York is currently hosting a new exhibition entitled Bye Bye Kitty!!! Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art. The exhibition features…

Conference of the Future?
April 5, 2011

  The second Museums & Mobile Online Conference took place on March 22 and 23, 2011. It featured interactive online panel discussions by museum professionals from institutions including SFMoMA, the…

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