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ARTifacts: Japanese Friendship Doll

ARTifacts: Japanese Friendship Doll

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the 1920s, U.S. immigration restrictions created a strained relationship with Japan. In an effort to promote goodwill and ease cultural tensions, an American missionary in Japan initiated an exchange of dolls between children.

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The Urban Landscape at the Riffe Gallery

The Urban Landscape at the Riffe Gallery

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Urban Landscape: A Tale of Grandeur and Abandonment, curated by Christine Fowler Shearer, showcased 63 pieces by 16 Ohio artists at the Riffe Gallery.

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Solomon’s Castle

Solomon’s Castle

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Located in a rural swampland region in central Florida, about 90 mins from Tampa, there is a home and gallery like no other.

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American Sign Museum

American Sign Museum

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cincinnati’s American Sign Museum offers a permanent home to hundreds of signs that may have otherwise been lost forever. And with a working neon sign shop right on site, this museum offers a glimpse of Americana that is truly enlightening.

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The Fashions and Designs of Charles James

The Fashions and Designs of Charles James

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Couturier Charles James influenced a generation of fashion designers. In the mid-20th century, he was known among the glitterati of Hollywood and New York’s high society for his architecturally stunning ball gowns and highly structured evening wear.

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Crocker Museum

Crocker Museum

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since its opening more than 125 years ago, the Crocker Art Museum has been a jewel of the Sacramento Art Community. Through the halls of the original Victorian building and into the heart of the more contemporary pavilion, the museum’s director gives us an inside look at this historic institution.

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In __ We Trust: Art and Money

In __ We Trust: Art and Money

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

This exhibit currently on view at the Columbus Museum of Art addresses the complex nature of money and its relationship to art. Focusing on work made since the 2008 financial crisis, the pieces in this exhibit use currency as a material or subject as the artists explore issues of representation, value and exchange in items [...]

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The 25th Anniversary of the Riffe Gallery

The 25th Anniversary of the Riffe Gallery

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Riffe Gallery is unique to Columbus. It’s located in the Vern Riffe Center downtown which also houses the members of the Ohio legislature and other government agencies. The gallery showcases the work of Ohio artists and curators, and this year is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

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COSI’s 50th Anniversary

COSI’s 50th Anniversary

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you go to COSI you’ve probably got science on your mind. But March 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the popular science center, so it’s a good time to think about history, too. WOSU’s Brent Davis tells us how COSI really began when dream met opportunity.

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D’Art the Gallery Kitty

D’Art the Gallery Kitty

| December 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Dublin Arts Council – like all museums and art galleries – serves as a caretaker of the Arts, from paintings to sculptures. But the DAC is home not only to fine art displays, but also fine feline displays. Allow us to introduce you to D’Art, the gallery kitty.

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