Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art announces the acquisition of a Dutch masterpiece by Gerrit van Honthorst (1592–1656), considered one of the greatest painters of the Dutch Golden Age. The Concert, dated 1623, is an important and historic painting that has not been seen publicly since 1795. The acquisition is made possible by the Patrons’ Permanent Fund and Florian Carr Fund.
An International Survey of Contemporary Painting
Deadline: September 30, 2013
Entry fee: $12
Van Eyck is accepting new applications from 1 August – 10 October for a residency at the academy starting March 2014
The Van Eyck is a postacademic institute that has turned into an international multiform organization for fine art, design, and reflection. We are a multidisciplinary institute that furthers experiment, research, study, production and exchange. In our institute promising artists, designers, and curators are given the time and space that is needed to develop their talents, to discover as yet unexplored perspectives and delve into deeper layers of their selves.
ASEMUS, the cross-cultural Asia-Europe Museum Network, offers grants for the exchange of museum educators between Asian and European museums for 2014 and 2015. In the next two years, eight awards will be available in amounts between 4000 – 5000 Euro.
Museum educators who work in a member museum of the ASEMUS network can apply by submitting their CV and a 500 word essay as well as a letter of support from their supervisor. More information on the criteria and the application procedure are available on the network’s official website.
Deadline for submission for 2014 grants: 1 December 2013
Deadline for submission for 2015 grants: 1 June 2014
For more information: asemus.museum/news/museum-education-grant-programme/
William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain, on view at the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture from September 20, 2013 to February 9, 2014, is the first major exhibition to examine the life and career of one of the most influential designers in eighteenth-century Britain. Visitors will discover Kent’s genius, through nearly 200 examples of his elaborate drawings for architecture, gardens, and sculpture, along with furniture, silver, paintings, illustrated books, and through new documentary films. As most of his best-known surviving works are in Britain’s great country houses, the exhibition is rich in loans from private as well as public collections. Organized by the Bard Graduate Center in collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the exhibition is curated by Susan Weber (BGC) and Julius Bryant (V&A). It will travel to the V&A where it will be on view from March 22 to July 13, 2014.
The Museum of civilisations from Europe and the Mediterranean (MuCEM) will hold its 2nd International Scientific Meeting on 5-7 December 2013, in the J4, one of the sites of the new museum that will open up on June 2013.
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Deadline: 15 September, 2013
Application fee: none
Deadline: 1st September
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periscope’s call for 2014 is addressed to Austrian and international artists, who have ideas and concepts but had little chance to realize them yet.
Furthermore, in 2014 the annual programme will focus on projects which open up to the public in a participatory way or make use of participative art strategies. In this sense, artistic positions are wanted that aim for an interactive process and in their substance deal with the boundaries
between artist and the public.
We are looking forward to your digital submission by mail to periscope.office[@]gmail.com
including the following:
• documentation of the artistic work
• proposal, draft, outlines (max. 400 words)
5020 Salzburg – Austria
Call for entries: VIDA 15.0
Deadline: 31 July 2013
Application fee: none
VIDA, the International Art and Artificial Life Awards, launched in 1999 by Fundación Telefónica, was founded to promote creation in this unique field through a recognition of the pioneering work of the artists. Over these fourteen years, VIDA has become one of the most prestigious awards in the art world, and the only one in the world dedicated to the study of life. With each new event, the awards have seen great progress made in the work to promote and stimulate an environment in which art, science and technology converge.
An edition featuring several novelties: the Telefónica I+D Incentive award and the People’s Choice Award.
For another year running we’re supporting creative projects that break new ground in art in the fields of technology and artificial life.
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