Highland Flotsam - A Call for Stuff for an Exhibition Project on Global Connections

Highland Flotsam - A Call for Stuff for an Exhibition Project on Global Connections

Deadline: 15 February 2018

Rather than a Call for Papers, this is a Call for Stuff: we invite submissions for an upcoming exhibition project entitled “Highland Flotsam”. The aim of this exhibition, curated by Marlen Elders and Martin Saxer, is to shed light on seemingly remote mountain areas around the globe.

Scholars accuse Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent of exhibiting questionable works of Russian avant-garde (article)

The Art Newspaper has published an open letter signed by several prominent scholars, curators, and dealers calling into question a number of works included in a recent exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent. From the letter:

Exhibition Announcement - The Human Figure in Islamic Art - Holy Men, Princes, and Commoners (24 November, 2017 - 13 May, 2018, Copenhagen)

 
From: Joachim Meyer <j.meyer@davidmus.dk>
Date: November 17, 2017
 
We are pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition The Human Figure in Islamic Art — Holy Men, Princes, and Commoners, which will be on view November 24, 2017 – May 13, 2018 at the David Collection, Copenhagen.
 
Many people believe that it is not permitted to depict human figures in the Islamic cultural sphere. This is a qualified truth, however.

Publication announcement - Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection (Exhibition Catalogue)

Did you know a catalogue accompanies the Aga Khan Museum’s exclusive exhibition Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection?
 
From lavish textiles and intricately patterned carpets to colourful paintings, polychrome Iznik wares, and precious inlaid metalwork, Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection introduces readers to a selection from one of the world’s most important private collections of Islamic art.
 
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CfP for the Panel: European Cultural Heritage, Florence, 11 – 12 December 2017

Call for Papers for the Panel:

European Cultural Heritage – Celebrating Diversity

 

As part of the 6th Euroacademia International Conference

‘The European Union and the Politicization of Europe’

Florence, Italy, 11-12 December 2017

 

Deadline: 10th of November 2017

European Cultural Heritage – Celebrating Diversity

 

Panel Description:

Reception and talk at Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill: A Carolina Jewel - Reflections on PlayMakers’ History and Its Future

 A Carolina Jewel: Reflections on PlayMakers’ History and Its Future

Tuesday, November 14, 5:00 pm Reception;  5:30 Talk

Pleasant Family Assembly Room, Room 503, Wilson Special Collections Library, UNC-Chapel Hill

Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of the PlayMakers Repertory Company, will share some behind-the-scenes tales of the PlayMakers and offer her vision for the future of this nationally

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