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Banma Suhe Co-construction and Sharing “Shanghai Suzhou River Urban Public Art Collection Activity” begins

Shanghai, China, Oct. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Shanghai Suzhou River Public Urban Art Collection” will be officially unveiled on September 23. This event is organized by the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism and the People’s Government of Putuo County and hosted by the Bureau of Culture and Tourism of Putuo County. …

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Philadelphia Museum of Art staff strike shows woes of ‘prestige’ workplaces

October 9, 2022 | 7:33 in the morning (Philadelphia) — Workers are unionizing in areas where they haven’t had much of a presence, including world-class cultural institutions. Staff at about two dozen museums in the United States have joined unions since 2019, according to an NPR analysis of news reports and announcements. A strike continues …

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The Fort Road Hotel in Margate celebrates British art and maritime history

Frieze co-founder Matthew Slotover, developer Gabriel Chipperfield and artist Tom Gidley teamed up with Fleet Architects to transform a partially collapsed building in Kent, England, into a 14-room hotel. Located on Margate’s seafront, Fort Road Hotel features vintage furniture, natural materials and artwork by Tracey Emin, Hannah Lees and sculptor Lindsey Mendick. The ground floor …

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The Madden family’s donation drives efforts to provide a state-of-the-art football facility at Cal Poly | Local news

A major upgrade is in store for the Cal Poly football program. Cal Poly and the family of alumnus and NFL Hall of Fame coach and commentator John Madden have announced the John Madden Football Center, a new home for Cal Poly football. The school said the effort to bring the 30,000-square-foot facility to San …

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Concerns have been raised about the former Foreign Ministry director’s relationship with an English art collector

The revelations also throw up new ones light on the 2014 loan of paintings that Rogers brokered with Stunt on behalf of the MFA. Many of these paintings, including works attributed to Anthony van Dyck and Joshua Reynolds, were exhibited at various times at the museum between April 2014 and January 2018. Take on the …

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Burke School in controversy after student art project defaced by officials

Jason Kuhn Staff writer A group of East Burke High School students are reacting after part of a mural they created for the school was painted over by school officials. “When I first saw it, I was in tears,” said one student involved in the project News Herald on condition of anonymity. “Not only because …

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Sawtooth School for Visual Art Presents “Birds, Bats and Bones” Sculpture Exhibition by Bryant Holsenbeck and Nicole Uzelle

“Birds, Bats and Bones,” a one-man show by Bryant Holsenbeck and Nicole Uzell, will be on display through Oct. 25 at the Davis Gallery at the Milton Roads Center for the Arts in Winston-Salem. Presented by the Sawtooth School for Visual Art, this sculptural exhibit aims to draw attention to declining bird populations around the …

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Boyd woman designs arts program to help those in recovery | News

TOP Jessica Evans knows the psychological benefits of the arts—the way creation can calm the mind. Her understanding helped inspire her art/restoration program called Culture of Restoration. “I came up with the idea for Culture of Recovery after meeting an apprentice luthier in Hindman who was very honest about his struggles with addiction and believed …

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