At the Galleries

Masters of the Medium will be honored

Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

51_mastersofmedium_01Five accomplished artists will be presented to James Renwick Alliance members on March 27 at Spring Craft Weekend, its annual fundraising event. All are well-known and much appreciated, as indicated by the number of votes cast for each person last summer, and all have work displayed in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery.



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.



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.



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.



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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