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14:51 ET Piaget, American Airlines, Jeep And IFC To Serve As Premier Sponsors Of The 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards, Film Independent at LACMA and the LA Film Festival, announced...


Feb 23, 2017, 16:30 ET FMC Launches Art Initiative in Collaboration with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

On February 2, FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) launched the FMC | PAFA Art Initiative, a unique...


Feb 23, 2017, 12:12 ET 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Children's Festival Brings The Performing Arts to 18,000 LA County Fifth Graders; Event Culminates In All Students Performing A Synchronized Dance Inspired By Ailey II On The Music Center Plaza

More than 18,000 fifth grade students from throughout Los Angeles County will immerse themselves in the performing arts at the 47th Annual Blue...


Feb 23, 2017, 11:28 ET CollectAtAuction.com, hosting a network of dot-com web addresses, will deliver brand promise, promote understanding and ensure recall

In 1999 MISSIonLINES began to assemble a portfolio of dot-com marketing addresses to connect fine art with luxuries. Today, with holdings exceeding...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Shutterstock Launches its Fifth Annual Oscar Pop! Poster Series

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of imagery and music, today released its 2017 Oscar Pop! poster series which celebrates...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Wix Acquires DeviantArt, Pairing Wix Capabilities with Global Creative Community

Wix.com Ltd. (Nasdaq: WIX) has announced that it has acquired DeviantArt, one of the world's largest online communities dedicated to artists, art...


Feb 23, 2017, 07:00 ET Dr. Guislain Museum and Janssen Seek Nominations for 2017 "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award

The Dr. Guislain Museum in Ghent, Belgium and Janssen Research & Development, LLC ("Janssen"), today announced that they are seeking...


Feb 23, 2017, 03:01 ET Epson Large-Format Printer Brings "Times Square" to Silicon Valley in New Exhibition

The Computer History Museum is celebrating software with the opening of a new exhibition which will feature Bert Monroy's "Times Square" image...


Feb 22, 2017, 13:00 ET Spaceworks Appoints Risa Shoup as New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Spaceworks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the shortage of stable, affordable rehearsal and studio...


Feb 22, 2017, 12:28 ET Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund receives $10 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for campaign to build the Education Center at The Wall

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has received a $10 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for the campaign to build the Education Center...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:07 ET Mellon Foundation To Fund A Series Of Case Studies On Diversity To Guide Art Museum Leadership On Future Inclusivity Efforts

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced it will support the creation of a series of case studies designed to guide museum leadership teams...


Feb 22, 2017, 09:00 ET The Hasty Pudding Institute Of 1770 To Honor Acclaimed Director Paris Barclay With The Order Of The Golden Sphinx

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announces that acclaimed producer and current President of the Directors Guild of America, PARIS BARCLAY, will...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:35 ET BNIM to Participate in Preview for Bloch Galleries

In a design that honors the Bloch Collection, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and the museum's focus on public engagement and user experience, the...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:30 ET Historic Ringling Brothers Circus Photographs From the 1930's and 40's Available for Licensing

Prior to joining LIFE magazine, photographer Loomis Dean lived and worked for five years as a press agent and photographer for the Ringling...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:02 ET Cranberry Culture Offers Big Rewards: Loyal Enthusiasts Win $4,000 Worth of Prize Money for Posting Cranberry-Themed Pix on Social Media

The scores have been tallied and the results are now in – the Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) announces eight $500 winners for its 2016...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Park West Gallery Artist Csaba Markus Unveils Caldographs

Park West Gallery and contemporary artist Csaba Markus are proud to unveil caldographs, revolutionary works of art that blend ancient techniques...


Feb 22, 2017, 07:51 ET Two Bright Lights Honors Top Photographers With 2017 Editors' Choice Awards

Two Bright Lights, a one-of-a-kind platform that makes getting published easy by connecting photographers and vendors to hundreds of publishers...


Feb 22, 2017, 05:00 ET The Silk Road Leads to Tuxedo Park and Manhattan New York

Cocoons convey a delicacy, transformation and silence. Delicate as the silk moth worm spins the thin thread that makes up the cocoon, silent as the...


Feb 21, 2017, 19:01 ET Artistes visuels de renom et universitaires se joignent à la CISAC pour promouvoir le droit de suite au Japon

Appelée à faire date, la conférence organisée à Tokyoillustre le soutien international croissant dont bénéficie le droit de suite, adopté à ce...


Feb 21, 2017, 17:45 ET Trinity Christian School Student Wins State-Wide Google Contest

Rayla Okasaki, a fifth-grade student at Trinity Christian School in Kailua, has won the Doodle4Google Contest for the state of Hawaii. In her...


Feb 21, 2017, 13:18 ET James G. Niven, Joseph J. Plumeri Elected Co-Chairs of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) announced that its board of directors has elected James G. Niven, former chair of...


Feb 21, 2017, 10:47 ET Carnival Cruise Line Expands 'Carnival Journeys' Program With 13 Additional Voyages Departing In 2018-19

Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its popular Carnival Journeys enrichment cruise series with 13 new 12- to 14-day seagoing adventures departing...


Feb 21, 2017, 07:00 ET Designhill Takes on Fiverr, Freelancer and Upwork With Launch of its New 'Custom Services'

After taking on established design crowdsourcing marketplaces such as 99designs and Designcrowd for the past few years, one of the world's...


Feb 21, 2017, 00:00 ET Spring Art Exhibition Scheduled at Park Hotel Tokyo to Offer Guests Hospitality with Japanese Aesthetics of Season

Park Hotel Tokyo announced on February 21 that it will hold an art exhibition titled "Spring of Prism Go Ogawa Exhibition" from March 20 to May...


Feb 20, 2017, 06:00 ET Erasmus Prize 2017 Awarded to Michèle Lamont

The Praemium Erasmianum Foundation has awarded the 2017 Erasmus Prize to the Canadian cultural sociologist Michèle Lamont (1957). She is...