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Everson Museum Receives $4.8 Million Gift

November 15th, 2018

Everson Museum, via Art NewsSyracuse’s Everson Museum of Art in New York has received a donation of $4.8 million, one of the largest gifts ever made to a Syracuse arts organization, given by board members Paul Philips and Sharon Sullivan. “This campaign is the most ambitious fundraising effort in our institution’s 120-year history,” says Elizabeth Dunbar, director and CEO of the Everson.
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New York Times Spotlights Art Storage Facilities

November 15th, 2018

Uovo, via NYTThe New York Times looks at the new storage facilities popping up in New York and around the US for art collectors. “Dealers have to store it, then they sell it to collectors who have to store it, then they donate it to museums that have to store it,” says art adviser Todd Levin.
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Knight Foundation Donates $435,000 to Digital Arts Projects

November 15th, 2018

Gray Area Theater, via Art NewsThe Knight Foundation in Miami, Florida, has earmarked a total of $435,000 for four digital art projects. “As in many parts of modern society, technology advancements have revealed both new opportunities and challenges for artists,” says Chris Barr, director of arts at the Knight Foundation. “At the moment, there are few organizations providing support systems for digital art. These projects are filling that gap, helping artists navigate and thrive in this new terrain.”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Louvre Museum Paris

Place du Palais Royal
75001 Paris
www.louvre.fr

Monday 9am-6pm
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 9am-6pm
Thursday 9am-6pm
Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 9am-6pm
The Hall Napoléon: 9am-10pm
Tickets for the Permanent Collections: €9 and €6 (from 6 pm. to 9:45 pm)
Tickets for Exhibitions in the Hall Napoléon: €9.50
Combined Ticket: €13 and €11

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Van Dyck the Engraver
February 7 – May 5, 2008
Babylon
March 14 – June 2, 2008