• September 28, 2017 01:29 PM
    Established in 1961 by Ninah May Holden Cummer, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens holds one of the finest art collections in the Southeast, with nearly 5,000 objects in its Permanent Collection. The Museum offers world-class art spanning from 2100 B.C. through the 21st century, including masterpieces created by Peter Paul Rubens, Winslow Homer, Thomas Moran, Norman Rockwell, and Romare Bearden. The Museum attracts 130,000 visitors annually. It is home to the Wark Collection of Early Meissen Porcelain, three flower gardens designed by world-renowned landscape architects dating back to 1903, and an award-winning education center - Art Connections - which possesses a number of interactive educational installations and serves underprivileged and special education students.
  • September 19, 2017 03:02 PM
    The Design Museum is a museum of product, industrial, graphic, fashion and architectural design. In 2016, the Museum moved to the former Commonwealth Institute building in west London, a landmark 1960s building that was redeveloped by a design team led by John Pawson. The new site features the Swarovski Foundation Centre for Learning, the 202-seat Bakala Auditorium, and dedicated gallery to display its permanent collection.The top-floor space under the spectacular museum roof houses a permanent display, Designer Maker User, with key objects from the museum’s collection. It is the only one in the UK devoted exclusively to contemporary design and architecture. A restaurant, members’ lounge, residency studio and an events and gallery space are also located on the top floor.On the first floor, a design and architecture reference library is a resource for students, educators, researchers and designers. It also includes archive material relating to the history of the museum. The Swarovski Foundation Centre for Learning is a suite of learning facilities including a Design Studio, Creative Workshop, two seminar rooms and a Common Room. The Design Museum offices and main reception, a meeting room and a film studio are also located on the first floor.On the ground floor, the largest gallery showcases a programme of temporary exhibitions. The ground floor atrium welcomes visitors and acts as an events space. A main staircase from the atrium gives access to all floors and offers views to the first and second floors.
  • Exterior View, High Museum of Art
    July 6, 2017 02:02 PM
    Taking in artists from Giovanni Battista Tiepolo to Chuck Close, the High Museum of Art boasts one of the most prominent collections of art in the south of the US. Based in a Pritzker Prize-winning building designed by Richard Meier in 1983, with an extension by Renzo Piano completed in 2005, the collection includes European works, spanning the medieval and Renaissance eras to the French modernists; American fine and decorative art from the 19th and 20th centuries and important photography holdings (The High was among the first US museums to begin to acquire photography in the 1970s). It continues to expand on its collections of international modern and contemporary works, African American art, folk art and African art. The High is exceptional among US museums in its dedication to self-taught artists and also supports artists from the southern states. The museum runs a vigorous and wide-ranging exhibition programme.
  • Justin Peck's Everywhere We Go with Music by Sufjan Stevens at NYC Ballet
    June 20, 2017 10:52 AM
    The epic new performance ‘Everywhere We Go’ features 25 dancers in a nine-part exploration of Sufjan Stevens' cinematic score, the indie-pop icon's first orchestral work, with each section accented by a shifting geometric backdrop by Karl Jensen.
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