At the Galleries

MFA Boston opens Art of Americas

Monday, 14 February 2011 00:00

46_mfaboston_01The new Art of Americas Wing at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston opened Nov. 20 after 10 years of planning and building. It includes 53 new galleries that contain more than 5,000 works of art over an area of more than 133,000 sq. ft.

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New Orleans exhibit stars local craftsman

Monday, 17 January 2011 00:00

48_atgThe Center for Southern Craft and Design, part of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, has announced the premiere of the Ogden Museum Furniture Collection.

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Civil War-era cabinetmaker has his Day

Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

48_atgThe North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh has the nation's largest collection of furniture made by Thomas Day, a free man of color who owned and operated one of North Carolina's largest cabinet shops prior to the Civil War.

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California gallery features Bennett’s work

Monday, 15 November 2010 00:00

55_bennettswork_01A broad scope of work by Oakland, Calif., artist and studio furniture maker Garry Knox Bennett is on display through Nov. 13 in the Main Gallery and Atrium Gallery at The Richmond Art Center in Richmond, Calif. Tables, sideboards, table lamps, accent lamps, and chairs are accompanied by a representation of clocks, twirlings, select Electro prints and paintings.

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Amateurs shine at Design in Wood exhibit

Monday, 18 October 2010 00:00

54_atg_aThe San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association held its 29th Design in Wood exhibition June 12-July 5, co-sponsored by the San Diego County Fair and the 22nd District Agricultural Association. What is considered to be the largest woodworking exhibition in the country, this year's juried exhibit featured more than 350 pieces and a total attendance of about 2.3 million.

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