Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
‘Stradivarius Museum’ Opens in Italy
If the destruction of the Museum of the Musical Instrument in Italy’s Reggio Calabria still has you fuming, take heart: a new museum devoted to violins and violin making opened recently in Cremona, Italy.
The Museum of the Violin opened in September in the hometown of Antonio Stradivari, the world’s foremost maker of violins.
In addition to hosting exhibits of instruments made by Stradivari and other elite luthiers, the museum is also home to the Triennial Stradivarius International Stringed Instrument Competition, popularly known as the “Olympics of violin making,” and offers concerts in its 500-seat concert hall.
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