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Join us for a weekly Thursday Night Live performance, dinner at Cornelia on Thursday and Friday evenings, or for a Drop-In Artmaking activity every Friday! Stanley Whitney: How High the Moon is now on view!

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

After the sun—forecasts from the north.

April 26, 2024 – August 19, 2024

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Stanley Whitney: How High the Moon

February 9, 2024 – May 26, 2024

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Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

March 1, 2024 – August 19, 2024

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Before and After Again

March 8, 2024 – September 30, 2024

Installation view of oil painting portraits in two large wooden 'totems' and on dark blue walls

Quiet Elegance: A Remarkable Bequest

June 7, 2024 – October 21, 2024

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Arts on Tour offers tiered ticket pricing. Individuals can purchase tickets with a Season Subscription, a Mini-Season Subscription, or on an Individual ticket basis.

2023-2024 Season Subscription

  • Adult $211 (ages 18 - 62)
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  • Youth $155 (ages 17 and under)

Season Subscriptions offer the highest discounts for patrons, and provides individuals with tickets to all performances throughout the season. In addition to the discounted pricing, ticket sales open for Season Subscriptions prior to those for the Mini-Season and Individual tiers, which provides for better seating options. Individuals with Season Subscriptions automatically have the same seats reserved for the next Arts on Tour season.

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Mini-Season Subscriptions allow individuals to customize their Arts on Tour experience by selecting between 4 - 6 performances they would like to attend. The Mini-Season tier provides a 15% discount (off Individual Adult ticket price) on all tickets purchased within this subscription and patrons are offered early access to purchase tickets, prior to them going on sale to the general public.

Individual tickets will go on sale to the general public shortly after Season Subscriptions and Mini-Season Subscriptions are made available. Individual ticket prices will vary among performances.

Dependent on availability, groups of 15 or more individuals are able to receive an 18% discount off Individual Adult ticket price. The Group discount may not be combined with any other discount or subscription. For Group sales inquiries and information please contact the CSI Box Office at 208-732-6588 .

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Tickets for the Arts on Tour can be purchased online, in person, or over the phone.

To purchase tickets online, visit tickets.csi.edu and log into or create an account.

To purchase tickets in person, visit the CSI Box Office located on the College of Southern Idaho’s Twin Falls campus at 315 Falls Avenue in the Fine Arts Center.

The Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and one hour prior to Arts on Tour performances.

To purchase tickets over the phone, call the CSI Box Office at 208-732-6588 .

Phone lines for the Box Office are open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and all messages received are returned within two business days.

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When you wish upon a star: A jazz tribute to 100 years of Disney

When You Wish Upon A Star

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Sing & Swing - A Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents Production

When you wish upon a star: A jazz tribute to 100 years of Disney

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Art on Tour offers venues for central Pa. works: ‘We love looking at it’

Art on Tour offers venues for central Pa. works: ‘We love looking at it’

Duncannon resident and artist Connie Betz has found a new location for her paintings, many thanks to Perry County Council of the Arts ’ Art on Tour system. The method gives possibilities for regional artists to exhibit their work throughout central Pennsylvania. Betz’s oil paintings are on display screen at the Babs Curran Senior Centre in Duncannon.

PCCA’s Artwork on Tour program is an extension of its Newport gallery.

“It builds on a collaborative hard work between PCCA, regional artists and area corporations to maximize exhibition options,” mentioned Jasmine Colbert, PCCA govt director. “Art on Tour delivers energetic participation for the organizations, artists and potential buyers. Firms can demonstrate their assistance and curiosity in local artists and business people. Artists can actively endorse their work whilst enhancing the aesthetics and vibe of an current room.

“When anything sells, artists replenish and learn what shoppers are captivated to. Patrons to the organizations can get a feeling of the local community spirit, together with its interests and highlighted points of interest, by viewing the artwork on the walls.”

In addition to the exhibit at the Duncannon senior middle, the program has displays at Farmers Daughters Café in New Bloomfield and Buffalo Brew, Pennian Financial institution and Sisson-Boyer Eyecare, Newport. There also are distinctive reveals developing at Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art in Millersburg, the east wing rotunda of the point out Capitol, the Whitaker Center and WITF Media Center in Harrisburg.

Exhibitions operate on a quarterly agenda, with artists showing their art at a individual location for three months. Art is rotated and replenished by the artists. Artists who take part in the Art on Tour software are users of PCCA, and their operate is approved by PCCA staff prior to showings.

“Anyone may perhaps join PCCA to choose advantage of this chance, as perfectly as artist qualified growth alternatives. The once-a-year membership price is $30,” reported Colbert.

PCCA also operates a program called Artwork Uplifts, which Colbert reported “is an offshoot of Artwork on Tour that is held in community parks and alongside public walking trails. It is a display screen of about 25 short-term property signals that function an unique operate of PCCA artists, accompanied by an uplifting message and particulars about the artist. This fall’s exhibit will be at Minor Buffalo Point out Park on the Blue Ball Path and on the Millerstown Local community Park’s river path.”

Betz’s artwork is on display screen at the Babs Curran Senior Centre at 403 N. Current market St. in Duncannon, and it has been gained warmly. Speaking on behalf of the center, Deb Strawser said, “There is a good deal of desire in the artwork. We like on the lookout at it. Connie is seriously special. Her frames are exclusive, and her paintings are gorgeous.”

Artwork on show can be procured on spot, or it can be acquired online via PCCA’s site at https://perrycountyarts.square.internet site .

The senior heart originally was started as the Duncannon Senior Middle in May 1973 and was the to start with senior heart to open up in Perry County. The business bounced between many locations throughout the a long time, settling into its latest house in Could 2021. The heart provides a assortment of functions and online games, including twice-weekly bingo, visitor speakers, group foods, and particular activities these kinds of as a latest pizza celebration at Buddy Boy Vineyard in Penn Twp.

The middle also facilitates charity and fundraising routines. It serves 21 seniors with constrained mobility by way of day by day meal deliveries, and volunteers operate bake revenue, soup gross sales, raffles, and group dinners to raise funds. All money lifted goes toward continuing to supply expert services to senior citizens.

Any individual who would like to participate in any of the senior center’s pursuits may possibly arrive in and fill out an information and facts sheet.

The middle gives absolutely free daily lunches to these about age 60, but all other actions are open up to people of all ages. Strawser explained, “I’d say the most significant thing that folks don’t know is that they believe you have to be 60 to 65 to come in. It is only the food that you have to be 60 for.”

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Art on Tour places the work of more than 18 professional PCCA member artists in more than 10 offsite venues throughout Central PA. Exhibiting artists support the exhibition production process with hanging and dismantling the exhibitions.

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There is no strict dress code in Moscow museums. However, if you are going to explore ancient churches and holy places we recommend more conservative outwear. Women should have their heads covered.

All state museums and galleries are free every third Sunday of the month. Some of the Moscow museums are free on holidays, and during the «Museum days» and «Museum Night».

If you’re looking for great cultural tours around art points of Moscow, we have a great MOSCOW ART & DESIGN TOUR , available for you everyday except Mondays.

Moscow Museums

The Moscow Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin

Don’t miss a chance to see the very heart of Moscow, the Kremlin, the symbol of the Russian State, one of the greatest architectural ensembles in the world, a treasury of unusual relics and monuments of art. It is situated on a high Borovitskiy hill above the Moskva River, so you’ll be able to see a spectacular view of the city center. The famous Armory Chamber and the Diamond Fund are real treasure-houses, where you can see ancient Russian regalia, ceremonial tsar’s dress, church hierarchs’ vestments, arms, gold and silverware by Russian, European and Eastern masters. The Kremlin is the official President’s residence and remains a gorgeous political landmark. The UNESCO has included the ensemble of the Moscow Kremlin in the World Heritage List.

Site: http://www.kreml.ru/

The State Historical Museum

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Ivan Zabelin, Aleksey Uvarov, and several other Slavophiles founded the State Historical Museum in 1872 to promote Russian history and national self-awareness. During its century-long history, the museum has collected more than 4.5 million of valuable items and over 12 million pages of documental archives. Its exhibitions range from relics of prehistoric tribes that lived in the territory of present-day Russia, through priceless artworks acquired by members of the Romanov dynasty. The museum’s historical building which was reconstructed and equipped to meet all the visitors requirements is on the Red Square.

Site: http://www.shm.ru/

The State Tretyakov Gallery

The State Tretyakov Gallery

The State Tretyakov Gallery takes a special place among the national art museums of the world. Established with the efforts of one person, the dedicated collector Pavel Tretyakov, it possesses a unique collection of Russian art, more than 150000 masterpieces, created by famous Russian artists throughout the centuries. The historic building of the State Tretyakov Gallery at Lavrushinski Lane presents Russian art from the 11th through the early 20th century. The state Tretyakov Gallery at Krymsky Val has an excellent collection of Russian art of the 20th century, modern art and holds temporary exhibitions.

Site: http://www.tretyakovgallery.ru/

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

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The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is one the largest European museums of fine art. It has one of the most remarkable collections of fine arts in Russia that consists of artworks from ancient times to the present day. Visitors can see great paintings by world famous artists: Rembrandt, Botticelli, Canaletto, Tiepolo, along with the remarkable collections of Impressionists, Post-impressionists, modernists: Monet, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Picasso and others. Moreover, the museum holds the private collectors’ galleries, many of were inaccessible to public for many years.

Site: http://www.arts-museum.ru/

Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Moscow Museum of Modern Art specializes in the modern art of 20th and 21st centuries. The famous Russian artist and sculptor Zurab Tsereteli has founded it. The museum is located in four historic buildings in Petrovka Street, Gogolevsky Boulevard, Ermolaevsky lane and Tverskoy Boulevard. The museum’s collection depicts the development of avant-garde. The largest part of the collection consists of masterpieces of Russian artists, but you can also find works by Anri Russo, Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso and many others.

Site: http://www.mmoma.ru/

The Moscow Planetarium

The Moscow Planetarium

The Planetarium in Moscow first opened its doors in 1929. After a global reconstruction, it was reopened in 2011. Now it is a multifunctional complex that combines scientific and educational resources: the interactive museum «Lunarium», the Museum of Urania, the Big Star Hall and the Sky Park, family recreation center, that focuses on different age groups. The Moscow Planetarium is one of the biggest planetariums in the world.

Site: http://www.planetarium-moscow.ru/

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Inside Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Hall

Exhibit on display during the opening of «Art Experiment»

The museum is a kind of independent platform aimed to disclose and reveal a new way of thinking. The Garage Center currently reflects the contemporary innovations of national and world’s culture. It invites you to the beautiful world of modern art, showing its best pieces. This center offers a great number of various exhibitions, educational projects for kids and adults, and publishing. The Garage Center is also called The Museum of Everything. It provides ways and reasons for public dialogue and the creation of progressive ideas.

Site: http://garageccc.com/

The Multimedia Art Museum

Fifty Years of Bond Style Exhibition

Fifty Years of Bond Style Exhibition

The Multimedia Art Museum opened in October 2010 at the base of the Moscow House of Photography. One of the main principles of MAMM s work is complete openness to the new forms of visual expression and for the fresh, innovative trends in the Russian and foreign media art and photography. There are seven floors of spacious exhibition halls and minimalist architecture that is a great font for modern art. The exhibition history of MAMM and Moscow House of Photography counts more than 1300 exhibitions in Russia and abroad. Moreover, Multimedia Art Museum has different educational programs and holds famous Moscow art festivals: Photobiennale, «Fashion and Style in Photography» and others.

Site: http://www.mamm-mdf.ru/

Lumiere Brothers Photography Center

Lumiere Brothers Photography Center

This modern photo gallery is located in the very heart of Moscow, next to the Kremlin, Cathedral of Christ the Savior, big art galleries, design studios famous clubs and restaurants. The photography Center houses in an old and huge mansion at the Moskva River Embankment. Lumiere Brothers Photography Center has three huge exhibition rooms, lecture hall, library with an immense collection of rare books in photography and an independent bookshop. The Center is conducting research work, organizing educational projects, providing a base for the future Russian Museum of Photography.

Site: http://www.lumiere.ru/

Winzavod

Winzavod (Wine Factory) is the first and the biggest Center of Contemporary Art in our country. It unites all the areas of modern culture: exhibitions, festivals, lecture programs, cinema, concerts, theater premieres. You will find here a big amount of art galleries, artists’ workshops, designers and photographers studios, art cafes, fashion showrooms, a bookshop, children’s studio and many other things. The purpose of Winzavod is to support and to develop Russian contemporary art, art initiatives and help talented young people. Visiting Winzavod you will see the art that defines not only today’s but also tomorrow’s life.

Site: http://www.winzavod.ru/

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The Manezh was built in 1817 in honor of the 5th anniversary of Russia’s victory in the 1812 war. Then it was called «Exerzierhaus», building, intended for military drills. The building has the unique construction – wooden structure trusses overlap the space of 44.86 square meters without any intermediate supports. After 1917, Manezh served as a garage for government vehicles. And since 1957 it has been continuously used for exhibitions and public events. In 2004, the building was severely damaged by fire. Renovated in 2005 the Manezh doubled its area. Nowadays it is one of the leading Moscow exhibition halls. There are two exhibition spaces, a conference room and a cafe on the third-floor observation deck. The Manezh hosts numerous fairs, festivals, and exhibitions.

Site: http://moscowmanege.ru/

Flacon Design Factory

Flacon Design Factory

Flacon Design Factory, located in the territory of a former glass factory, has become a pioneer in the revitalization of industrial zone outside the historic center of Moscow. Flacon has become a powerful launch pad for multiple cool projects, self-expression of creative individuals and carrying-out of sociocultural initiatives. No wonder that the atmosphere at Flacon entirely coincides with its motto: «Create as you please!» The Factory includes offices, co-working zone, shops, workshops, exhibition and creative projects spaces. Lectures, film screenings, fairs, design festivals, innovative exhibitions, presentations, concerts, limited actions and design community work days pass here weekly.

Site: http://flacon.ru/

Artplay

Artplay is near Winzavod in the former industrial space in the area Kurskaya metro station and occupies an area of 75,000 square meters. Artplay, providing a new life to carefully reconstructed factory buildings, has become an important part of the contemporary cultural landscape of the city. Artplay unites designers, architects, furniture, lighting, ceramics, decorative materials shops, involving them in cooperation with each other. Young Moscow galleries, artists’ studios, cafes, bars, bookstores, music club, school of design, theater, children’s art studio are also situated here. Three exhibition halls regularly host contemporary art exhibitions, festivals, video art, alternative music concerts, performances, film screenings, lectures and master classes.

Site: http://www.artplay.ru/

CCI Fabrika

CCI Fabrika

The Center For Creative Industries «Fabrika» is an art space for non-commercial creative projects. Today it is the example of peaceful coexistence of art business, operating enterprise, production, and workplaces for talented people in Moscow. CCI Fabrika is a member of the international network of non-profit cultural centers – Trans Europe Halls. This project is a typical umbrella-center. It is developing in both ways: creating and exhibiting its cultural projects and offering workspaces for other creative groups. Here you can find art studios and workshops of design, architecture, cinema, theater, cartoon animation and contemporary music studios.

Site: http://www.proektfabrika.ru/

Moscow Museum-Reserves

Tsaritsyno State Museum-Reserve

Tsaritsyno State Museum-Reserve

Tsaritsyno State Museum-Reserve is one of the largest historical, cultural, recreation and touristic complexes. Its total area is more than 700 hectares. It is an excellent combination of nature – marvelous rivers, ponds, streams, forests – and scientifically restored and renovated architectural and landscape monuments. The museum’s collection of historical items, exhibitions, and educational programs will be attractive for both national visitors and foreign tourists.

Site: http://www.tsaritsyno-museum.ru/

Arkhangelskoye Country Estate

Arkhangelskoe Estate

Russian cultural monument is a good sublimation of the stunning beauty of a green space and luxurious collection of paintings, sculptures, unique books and pieces arts and crafts. During its long history, the estate was used as a recreation place for emperors, politicians, famous writers and poets. Today it is the finest place to have an enjoyable walk and to see the richest collection Russian art.

Site: http://www.arhangelskoe.su/

Kolomenskoe Museum-Reserve

Kolomenskoe Museum-Reserve

A unique historic place – Kolomenskoe – is situated in the picturesque surrounding over the Moscow River banks. A magnificent country estate has appeared at the lands full of legends. Archeological discoveries state that the first settlements appeared here in the VIII century. It is an ancient and uniquely formed place. Today this is a unique complex of cultural monuments of high historical value.

Site: http://mgomz.ru/kolomenskoe

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Sergiev Posad

Sergiev Posad Museum-Reserve

Museum of Sergiev-Posad is a historical and art reserve. It is located within the unique wall of the St. Sergius Trinity Lavra. This ancient monastery gathered its treasures during centuries from the tsars, princes and boyars donations. Moreover, many art and craft items were made at Lavra’s workshops. Now, the collections of Sergiev-Posad Museum-Reserve include rare, ancient icons, Cyrillic alphabet books, medieval manuscripts, visual art items, gold and silver showpieces.

Site: http://www.stsl.ru/

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‘Our Life in Art’ Review: Stanislavski’s Work and Times

In Paris, a new production from Richard Nelson imagines a day on tour with Konstantin Stanislavski’s theater company in 1923, but misses the historical context.

Onstage, a group of people cheers glasses of wine around a long dinner table.

By Laura Cappelle

The critic Laura Cappelle saw “Our Life in Art” in Paris

What do you know about the Russian theater director Konstantin Stanislavski? If your answer doesn’t go much further than “He designed a method for training actors,” you are much like the audience members who were recently mystified by parts of “Our Life in Art,” a highly anticipated collaboration between the American playwright and director Richard Nelson and Théâtre du Soleil, in Paris.

Its title is a nod to “My Life in Art,” an autobiography by Stanislavski that first came out in English in the 1920s. The “Our” refers to the renowned company he co-founded, the Moscow Art Theater, which, in 1923, embarked on a lengthy tour of the United States. In this new play, presented in collaboration with the multidisciplinary Festival d’Automne, Nelson imagines a day the company spent between performances in Chicago.

Onstage, Stanislavski and his 10-person ensemble — who mostly use Russian nicknames for each other — bicker, eat dinner and talk about Russia and the United States. There are oblique references to the 1917 Russian Revolution and its aftermath; to Anton Chekhov, whose plays the Moscow Art Theater championed; and to the impact the tour and Stanislavski’s theories had on American art.

But it takes much of the play to even establish that one of the characters was Chekhov’s wife. The complex historical context to “Our Life in Art” is rarely addressed head-on, and won’t necessarily be obvious to Parisian theatergoers, most of whom are also encountering Nelson’s work for the first time. While he is a prominent figure in American theater, with several dozens plays to his name (including a recent 12-part project, “Rhinebeck Panorama” ), this is the first production Nelson has directed in French.

The sense that “Our Life in Art” wasn’t meant for its current audience is appropriate. Nelson originally intended for the play to be performed in Russia. He made several trips to the country, in 2020 and 2021, to start work on a production there, Nelson explains in a playbill interview.

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine upended these plans. Not long afterward, the Théâtre du Soleil — one of France’s top theater companies, led by the renowned director Ariane Mnouchkine — came calling, and Nelson offered “Our Life in Art” to the company.

Before the performance started, Mnouchkine explained that there were donation boxes in the hall to raise money for humanitarian relief in Ukraine. In the playbill, Nelson also said that the war had “added another dimension to the play, a feeling of powerlessness.”

On opening night, there was a palpable sense of curiosity at La Cartoucherie, the company’s home in Vincennes, a Paris suburb. Mnouchkine has personally overseen nearly every production performed by the Théâtre du Soleil since 1964, and Nelson is only the third outside director to work with the troupe in 59 years. The last was Robert Lepage, from Canada, whose 2018 work “Kanata — Episode 1 — The Controversy” brought, well, controversy .

The Théâtre du Soleil tends to overhaul its own venue for every new production, and “Our Life in Art” is no exception. Instead of the usual auditorium, the play is staged in a narrow space flanked by audience members on both sides. (The seating, akin to tiered pews, is exceptionally uncomfortable.)

This allows Nelson, who often works in the round , to create a new level of intimacy with the actors. Whereas Mnouchkine likes sweeping, large-scale tableaux, Nelson prefers to zoom in on smaller situations and conversations.

Around a large table, a couple, Nina and Vassily, trade barbs about Vassily’s cheating tendencies. Pyotr, a younger actor, is reprimanded for drinking too much and playing Lopakhin, a central character in Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard,” too coarsely. Masha, another company member, cooks pelmeni, Russian dumplings, for a celebratory dinner, during which everyone toasts the 25th anniversary of the Moscow Art Theater.

Like the company onstage, the Théâtre du Soleil is an ensemble theater, with a permanent troupe of actors and a singular vision, sustained over decades. Its players have a different kind of rapport than freelancers: When the characters sit down to eat together, their banter feels entirely natural. Nelson brings out a welcome new side of them, more casual than Mnouchkine’s directing style.

“Our Life in Art” really shines when Nelson plays up the contrast between the artists’ lives and the ideological pressure they were under in the Soviet Union. The play is book-ended by two letters Stanislavski wrote to Stalin in the 1930s, read onstage by the actor Arman Saribekyan. In them, Stanislavski praises “the great Communist Party” and the “spring of life” it supposedly brought to Russian art. “That’s why I love my homeland,” he says.

Saribekyan explains that Stanislavski signed the letters under duress, and that their sentiment is purposely at odds with the restrained, laconic director we witness in the play, as performed by Maurice Durozier. Stanislavski grew up in an affluent family under the czars before adjusting to the communist system after the Revolution, and Nelson touches on the “re-education” that Stanislavski had to endure.

There is a sense, in “Our Life In Art,” that Stanislavski and his touring actors are trapped between ruthless American businessmen — who rig the contracts to put all the financial risk on the company — and the looming threat of being deemed unpatriotic when they go home. The artists’ interactions with Russian émigrés in the United States are reported as suspicious in the Soviet press, and clippings are sent to the company as a warning of sorts.

In scenes like these, art and ideology collide. At one point, Stanislavski makes a speech about the players’ shared craft, their ability to zoom in on gestures and create art through verisimilitude, rather than through ideas. This is also what Nelson does in “Our Life in Art,” but that means that many things — from the politics of the time to shifting expectations of theater in Soviet Russia — go unexplained. Making them more accessible would only enhance the experience.

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Through March 3, 2024 at the Théâtre du Soleil, Paris; theatre-du-soleil.fr .

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Treasures on tour, outsized orchids and liberated bottoms – the week in art

Monet’s masterpiece flees the National Gallery, Marc Quinn plants himself in Kew and the Tate honours female artists – all in your weekly dispatch

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National Treasures As part of celebrations for its bicentenary, masterpieces from the National Gallery hang in museums across the UK including Vermeer in Edinburgh, Caravaggio in Belfast and Botticelli in Cambridge. At 12 museums across the UK, closing dates vary

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Now You See Us: Women Artists in Britain 1520-1920 A search for lost female artists of the Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Victorian eras opens new vistas on British history. Tate Britain, London, 16 May until 13 October

Marc Quinn: Light Into Life Outsized sculptures of orchids, palms and other plants by the artist who cast his own head in blood. Kew Gardens, London, until 29 September

Isa Genzken: Wasserspeier and Angels Dada’s not dead in the subversive scattershot assemblages of this powerful artist. Hauser and Wirth, London, until 27 July

Andrew Sim This New York painter represents queer experience in ironically twee images of trees, unicorns and santa. Jupiter Artland, near Edinburgh, 11 May until 29 September

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Lady of Marseille by Beryl Cook.

Beryl Cook was once dismissed by the art establishment as bawdy kitsch, but a new exhibition is celebrating her liberating sexual expression alongside another outsider artist, Tom of Finland.

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Influential US abstract artist Frank Stella has died aged 87

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Paul Trevillion is hoping to sell his pen-and-ink portrait of Churchill for £1m

The history of breasts in art is a ‘wild cocktail of emotion, politics and desire’

Marian Zazeela, who co-created the Dream House in New York, has died aged 83

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Masterpiece of the week

Saint John the Evangelist on the Island of Patmos by Diego Velázquez, 1618-19

Saint John the Evangelist on the Island of Patmos by Spanish Baroque painter Diego Velazquez.

The visionary and the real collide in a jarring, unforgettable way in this early painting by one of art’s most subtle intellects. John, a follower of Christ and author of one of the four gospels, is on a Greek island seeing the future. His prophetic insights, which he is seen here writing down as they unfold, are packed with startling, extreme imagery. Artists from Albrecht Dürer to JMW Turner have been inspired by John’s visions as described in the Book of Revelations. But Velázquez prefers hardheaded reality to fantastical allegories. He gives a glimpse of John’s Revelations in a golden void where the Woman of the Apocalypse confronts the satanic dragon. But the real meat of the painting is the lifelike presence of John himself, a young man clearly modelled on an actual person, maybe a Seville street seller or servant, who keeps his feet literally on the ground even as he witnesses the end of the world. National Gallery

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Best time to travel: June for the “White Nights” Best gateway city: Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia Moscow and St. Petersburg Slide Show

Experience the art treasures of Moscow and St. Petersburg with guide, Amy Osaki. Begin in Moscow, continental Europe’s largest city, the seat of the government of Russia, and now home to over twenty billionaires! View iconic sites such as the Kremlin (which began as a fortress in the eleventh century), Red Square, and the sixteenth century St. Basil’s Cathedral. Then explore the art masterpieces at the Tretyakov Gallery, the National Museum of Russian Fine Art encompassing works from the eleventh to the twentieth century. Visit the Armory at the Kremlin filled with Imperial treasures including Faberge eggs once exchanged by the tsar and tsarina at Easter. Conclude your Moscow experience at the quiet seventeenth century Novodevichy Convent, one of many World Heritage sites included in the trip.

After a short flight, continue the trip with five days in St. Petersburg where you’ll be immersed in the opulence of Imperial Russia. Established by Tsar Peter I in 1703, St. Petersburg (known as Petrograd and Leningrad for most of the twentieth century) was the capital of the Russian empire for over two hundred years until the Russian Revolution of 1917. The Hermitage—said to be the largest art museum in the world with a collection of over three million objects housed in four main buildings—rivals the Louvre in Paris for both the quantity and quality of its treasures. Founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great, and open to the pubic for over two hundred years the museum is so vast that we’ll spread our visit out over several days and organize it by different themes. Also on the schedule is a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress—the original citadel above the river founded in 1703—as well as some of the Imperial palaces in and around St. Petersburg such as Peterhof, a World Heritage Site. Peter I hired French architects to work on his many palaces, including Jean Baptiste Le Blond who worked with Andre Le Notre at Versailles. Consider enhancing your Russian experience by purchasing tickets to a performance—perhaps a ballet at St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre (also known as the Kirov).

Day 1 Overnight in Moscow Arrive in Moscow and transfer to your centrally-located hotel, your base for the next two nights. Enjoy an afternoon and early evening walk through Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) past St. Basil’s Cathedral, and GUM department store all of which are back-dropped by the walls of the Kremlin fortress. Remember that we are here during the fabled “White Nights” when the summer days linger with light-filled evenings.

Day 2 Overnight in Moscow Within the walls of the Kremlin fortress, visit the Armoury Museum, one of Moscow’s oldest museums established at the start of the nineteenth century. The Kremlin Armoury was the royal arsenal; it produced and stored the weapons, jewelry and other regalia of the tsars. The museum’s collection encompasses four thousand items of applied art from Russia and elsewhere dating from the early fourth century to the twentieth century. Later in the day, visit the collection of masterpieces of the renowned Tretyakov Gallery. The Tretyakov collections were begun by the philanthropist Tretyakov brothers in the early nineteenth century. The gallery is recognized by many as a key repository of Russian art spanning the nation’s artistic tradition from early Orthodox icons to art nouveau, impressionist, and avant-garde works.

Day 3 Overnight in St Petersburg Enjoy a morning visit to the sixteenth century Novodevichy Convent named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2004. The convent’s name is sometimes translated as “New Maidens’ Monastery” to differentiate is from the convent within the walls of the Moscow Kremlin. Surrounded by white crenellated walls, this complex of churches has remained essentially intact since the seventeenth century. Here you’ll find the five-domed Cathedral of Our Lady of Smolensk with its spectacular iconostasis and the tall, red and white Gate Church of the Transfiguration which is often cited as a fine example of “Moscow Baroque” architecture. The neighboring Novodevichy Cemetery is the final resting place of the likes of Anton Chekhov, Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Boris Yeltsin. This afternoon fly to St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city situated on the banks of the Neva River where it empties into the Gulf of Finland.

Day 4 Overnight in St Petersburg Start of your exploration of St. Petersburg with a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress, the original citadel of St. Petersburg. The fortress was built to the designs of the Swiss Italian architect Domenico Trezzini in the early eighteenth century. Trezzini’s Peter and Paul Cathedral dominates the fortress grounds and its iconic golden spire punctuates into the Baltic sky. Later visit the Yusupov Palace on the Moika, acclaimed as an “encyclopedia of St. Petersburg aristocratic interior design.” The palace was the home of the Yusupov family from 1830 and 1917 and was the place where Grigori Rasputin, a spiritual mentor to Tsar Nicholas II and the Royal Family in the early 20th century, was assassinated. A visit to the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood built between 1883 and 1907 rounds out the day. The church was built in “Russian Revivalist” architectural style by Tsar Alexander III in commemoration of his father, Alexander II. The church occupies a conspicuous location on St. Petersburg’s Griboedov Canal and contains 7,500 square meters of mosaics; the interior walls and ceilings are completely covered by mosaics.

Day 5 Overnight in St Petersburg Seeing St. Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum in a day would be like trying to see the Smithsonian in a day! Rather than a forced march through the galleries at a rapid pace, we will slow down and savor the masterpieces. Remember, there are nearly seven miles worth of exhibitions! Today we focus on “Imperial Russia,” touring the rooms decorated for members of the Russian Imperial Family and viewing the art they commissioned and collected. This is the art that influenced the style of the grand palaces of the era. View the Grand Suite of rooms, Peter I’s collection of gold, and the jewelers art owned by the Russian Imperial Family (including Fabergé eggs, gold and diamonds). Here, too, are the rooms of Catherine II and her son Paul I with their fifteenth to eighteenth century French paintings and sculpture (Poussin, Watteau, Fragonard, Chardin, and Houdon).

Day 6 Overnight in St Petersburg Return for a second dose of the Hermitage! Today is dedicated to the famous European masterpieces exhibited at the Hermitage. Feast your eyes on memorable works by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Tintoretto, Tiepolo, Velazquez, and El Greco. At the Hermitage, you can revel in Rembrandt; there are twenty of his works in the museum’s collection. After lunch, enjoy the eighteenth to twentieth century masterpieces of Monet, van Gogh, Gauguin, Rodin, Picasso, Matisse and Kandinsky. Digest the art and reflect on this unique collection of human creations. Consider an evening performance, possibly at the Mariinsky Theatre.

Day 7 Overnight in St Petersburg Journey by hydrofoil across the Gulf of Finland to experience Peter I’s palace at Peterhof, a series of palaces and gardens that evoke comparisons with Versailles which Peter visited in 1715. Begun in 1714 with the construction of the Monplaisir palace and expanded by later Imperial generations who added Rococo and Neo-classical elements, Peterhof is now a World Heritage Site. The creative mastery of architects, engineers, artists and craftsmen from throughout Europe is on display here and all is choreographed to celebrate water in homage to Peter, the maritime emperor.

Day 8 Overnight in St Petersburg Go behind the scenes with an excursion to the Hermitage Museum’s Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Center on the right back of the Neva River north of Kamenny Island. This vast treasure house is only accessible by private tour. Later, travel to Vasilvesky Island across the river from the Hermitage to visit Menishkov Palace completed in 1721 and now the oldest stone building in St. Petersburg. Enjoy a farewell dinner this evening.

About your guide : Amy Osaki holds a master’s degree from the Winterthur Museum. She studied art at the Louvre Museum in Paris and worked as a museum curator for over a decade including six years at the Portland Art Museum. She is an award-winning art educator who has led art trips around the world for the last fifteen years with Walking Softly Adventures. Many of these trips were offered for graduate credit from Portland State University where she is an Adjunct Professor.

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MMoCA | Exhibition Tour by Melanie Herzog (Ph.D., 1995) on “William Villalongo: Myths and Migrations”

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art | 211 State St. Madison, WI May 18, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm https://www.mmoca.org/events/melanie-herzog/

Exhibition Tour by Melanie Herzog (Ph.D., 1995) on William Villalongo: Myths and Migrations

From Picasso to George Clinton’s P-Funk, William Villalongo’s artworks contain imagery and allusions from various genres, underscoring the erasure of the Black culture and its layered past throughout the millennia. Join art historian Melanie Herzog for a tour of  William Villalongo: Myths and Migrations  as she explores these connections, adding context to the work on view.

Melanie Herzog is a Professor Emerita of Art History at Edgewood College. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has taught recently in the Department of African American Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She holds an M.F.A. in ceramics and a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. With an emphasis on artists’ encounters across cultural and geographical borders, socially engaged artistic practice, and intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, and representation, she teaches, publishes, and lectures widely on North American art and visual culture, particularly African American art, and art and visual culture of the African diaspora.

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Painting of a person in a white hate and shirt holding a drum against stark black and red background.

Past Forward: Native American Art from Gilcrease Museum  will be featured in MAG’s Docent Gallery from June 1 to August 25, 2024. This exhibition illuminates the extensive collection built by Native philanthropist and arts patron Thomas Gilcrease (Muscogee Nation; 1890–1962).

Surveying more than 3,000 years of Native American art, it reveals his unprecedented devotion to Indigenous traditions that is carried on by Gilcrease Museum today. Through portraiture, abstraction, sculpture, and archaeological works, viewers will explore visual motifs and systems of knowledge that connect different ancestries, time, and space. This enriching exhibition affirms these works as vital to American art history.

American oilman Thomas Gilcrease, the founder of Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma, was of Muscogee (Creek) ancestry and sought to tell the story of the United States through art that emphasized Native cultures and the history of the American West. As scholars and curators increasingly embrace the imperative to foreground Native perspectives, Gilcrease Museum is distinct for having been shaped by the connoisseurship of an Indigenous collector who maintained personal relationships with a number of the Native artists whose works he acquired. 

Past Forward  takes a thematic approach to Native American art history, considering ways in which Indigenous artists across time have conceptualized and represented similar subjects. The exhibition will be structured around transhistorical themes, each featuring two- and three-dimensional Indigenous objects ranging from ancient to contemporary. As a comparative context, a small selection of works by Euro-American artists such as Charles Russell and George Catlin depicting Native American peoples and landscapes are included. In addition to offering an overview of Indigenous visual culture through highlights from Gilcrease Museum,  Past Forward  also amplifies the perspectives of Native community members, scholars, and artists through the exhibition’s multi-vocal interpretive program and catalog entries that feature varied Indigenous perspectives. 

Curators for Past Forward: Native American Art from Gilcrease Museum

The exhibition and tour are co-organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art. The guest curators are Chelsea M. Herr and Janet Catherine Berlo:

  • Chelsea M. Herr (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma) is the Jack & Maxine Zarrow Curator for Indigenous Art and Culture at Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She earned a PhD from the University of Oklahoma, writing a dissertation on Indigenous Futurisms in the work of Native North American artists. She recently guest curated Stitched in Sovereignty: Contemporary Beadwork from Indigenous North America at the Couse-Sharp Historic Site in Taos, New Mexico, and guest co- curated Indigenous Futurisms: Transcending Past/Present/Future at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe.
  • Janet Catherine Berlo, Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies Emerita at the University of Rochester, holds a PhD in History of Art from Yale. She is the author of Native North American Art (with Ruth

Phillips, second edition 2015), Plains Indian Drawings 1865–1935 (the catalog for an AFA traveling exhibition, 1998), Spirit Beings and Sun Dancers: Black Hawk’s Vision of a Lakota World (2000), Arthur Amiotte: Collages 1988–2006 (2006), José Bedia: Transcultural Pilgrim (with Judith Bettelheim, 2011), and many other publications on the arts of the Americas.

In Rochester, the exhibition is sponsored by Caitlin and Benn Kireker and Marion Swett Robinson, with additional support from Richard A. Bloom, MD, the Claymore (Cle’ment) and Good Voice Elk Families, Dr. Michael J. Feinstein, Charlotte and Raul Herrera, and Tom and Ebets Judson. Funding is also provided by Ronald C. Lovell.

The Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Fund and the Nancy R. Turner Fund for Temporary Exhibitions also support the exhibition.

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Local students help create Mills 50 Walking Art Tour Central Florida middle school students recently partnered with Mills 50 for a Walking Art Tour. (Lake Highland Preparatory School /Lake Highland Preparatory School)

ORLANDO, Fla. — Central Florida middle school students recently partnered with Mills 50 for a Walking Art Tour.

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On May 7, the seventh and eighth-grade Lake Highland Preparatory School students saw their finished work come to life.

They took leadership and entrepreneurship classes with the Mills 50 Board of Directors and Promotions Committee to help tell the stories behind the art.

The students interviewed the artists for their inspiration behind each piece and their advice for young artists.

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These details were then put on a website with QR codes linking to the art.

City Commissioners Patty Sheehan and Robert Stuart joined the students to see their work.

Two artists, Dueling Dragons Mural artist Steve Nedley and Mills Monsters artist Genevieve Bernard, were also there.

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Sheehan worked with the city of Orlando to make murals permanent works of art.

“The murals are a vibrant part of downtown,” said Commissioner Sheehan. “It’s great working with City staff on ordinances that enhance the downtown experience. I’m so glad the students have adopted these murals and are talking about the importance of celebrating art, not destroying it.”

The students also had a special experience with the murals.

“Something cool about working on this project was learning more about the different art in Mills 50,” said eighth grader Maleah Petion. “I really liked learning about [the ‘Dueling Dragons Mural’] because it showed unity and teamwork between the police department and youth groups.”

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Simone Ashley's 'Bridgerton' Tour Wardrobe Demonstrates the Art of the Outfit Change

I CYMI: Simone Ashley is taking over New York City ahead of the release of Bridgerton Season 3. While promoting the highly anticipated season , Ashley solidified her style darling status as she made four (!) outfit changes for the day—two of them tapping into fashion's top color trends of 2024 , all of them coordinated by stylist Rebecca Corbin-Murray .

On Monday, May 13, Ashley was spotted bright and early in midtown Manhattan dressed in head-to-toe butter yellow . She wore the upbeat hue while heading to the Good Morning America studio, opting for a full-on Hermès ensemble from the Fall/Winter 2024 collection. Her outfit featured a knit turtleneck, high-waisted leather pants, and a matching belt at the waist. She styled her look with a cropped bomber jacket, heeled boots, and chunky Missoma earrings.

The 29-year-old was spotted leaving the studio not long after. Upon her return, she was captured in a completely new outfit, swapping out her sunny yellow 'fit for tomato red —another colorway that's been on the rise since the Fall/Winter 2023 runways.

Ashley wore a trompe l'oeil Jacquemus shirt from the Spring/Summer 2024 collection—the short-sleeve top giving the illusion of a sweater wrapped around her. She also wore a knee-hitting embossed leather skirt, cherry red slingback pumps, and the same Missoma earrings to complete her look.

After the recording, the British actress made yet another outfit change, endorsing the timeless double denim outfit formula. She put a high-fashion spin on the Canadian tuxedo in head-to-toe Prada. Her look included an oversized jacket on top of a black bralette paired with denim Bermuda shorts. She accessorized with the brand's oval sunglasses, leather loafers, and a black mini bag.

Later that night, Ashley stepped out at the Bridgerton Season 3 World Premiere in New York City. She joined her fellow cast members at the event wearing a strapless crystal-embellished gown from Prada. She styled the dazzling fringe ensemble with dainty jewelry pieces from Anita Ko and Suzanne Kalan jewelry.

Ashley's back-to-back looks on Monday come after her appearance at the 2024 Met Gala , where she wore a cutout gown designed by Prabal Gurung.

Season 3 of Bridgerton premieres its first four episodes on May 16, with the second half airing on June 13 on Netflix. The show's official press tour will soon be wrapping up, but Simone Ashley isn't done becoming a fashion darling to watch—she's just getting started.

 Simone Ashley's 'Bridgerton' Tour Wardrobe Demonstrates the Art of the Outfit Change

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