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Smithsonian pledges to open an American merchandise shop

The skirmish over product origins between the National Museum of American History and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was settled this week when the museum promised to open a gift shop devoted to made-in-America products. Sanders had expressed his displeasure at...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 11, 2011; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, Smithsonian  | Tags:  American manufacturing, National Museum of American History, Sen. Bernard Sanders, U.S.merchandise at the Smithsonian  
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Lockheed Martin gives U.S. Army Museum $10 million

The plans for the National Museum of the U.S. Army are marching right along. Lockheed Martin Corp., the global company based in Bethesda, pledged $10 million this week for the museum's education center.With that promise, the museum has raised $55...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 10, 2011; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums  | Tags:  $10 million to future Washington museum, Lockheed Martin, National Museum of the U.S. Army  
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Mary Surratt and "The Conspirator"

Hollywood producer Webster Stone entered the world of museum exhibition design with the adrenaline rush he brings to his movies. "We wanted to break it down just like a movie. There's the conspiracy. There's the attacks. There's the arrests," said...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 9, 2011; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Films, Jacqueline Trescott, Local Arts and Culture, Museums, Washington exhibitions  | Tags:  Mary Surratt, national crime and punishment museum, Robert Redford, Robin Wright, The Conspirator, Webster Stone  
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Phillips stacks the abstract deck with Kandinsky and Stella

The Phillips Collection is opening its summer season with solo shows by two celebrated modernists: Wassily Kandinsky and Frank Stella. For Washington museum-goers, it has been quite a while since both artists had individual shows at the city's major museums....

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 9, 2011; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, Washington exhibitions  | Tags:  Frank Stella, Phillips Collection, Washington exhibitions, Wassily Kandinsky  
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Smithsonian dispatches curator to collect from Wisconsin debates

The National Museum of American History, always on the outlook for current materials, has dispatched a curator to Wisconsin to judge whether signs and buttons from the ongoing labor debates are museum-worthy. Barbara Klark Smith, a curator with the museum's...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 8, 2011; 6:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, Smithsonian  | Tags:  Barbara Klark Smith, National Museum of American History, political history collection, smithsonian Institution, Valeska Hilbig, Wisconsin labor debates  
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National Gallery acquires 1881 landscape by Thomas Moran

Thomas Moran's "Green River Cliffs, Wyoming." (Courtesy of National Gallery of Art) The National Gallery of Art has acquired a key landscape of the untamed American West, its third painting by the celebrated 19th century artist Thomas Moran. "Green River...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 3, 2011; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, National Gallery of Art  | Tags:  19th Century art, landscape painting, national gallery of art, thomas moran  
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Archives announces spring and summer hours, Jacqueline Trescott , March 3, 2011
(e)merge art fair opens applications, Jacqueline Trescott , March 2, 2011
PEN/Faulkner Names Fiction Finalists, Jacqueline Trescott , March 2, 2011
White House names Medal of Arts and Humanities honorees, Jacqueline Trescott , March 1, 2011
Smithsonian Snapshot focuses on suffrage movement, Jacqueline Trescott , March 1, 2011
Holocaust museum sponsors talks with survivors, Jacqueline Trescott , March 1, 2011
Secrest tackles Modigliani in new biography, Jacqueline Trescott , February 28, 2011
A sampler of rarely seen Gauguins, Jacqueline Trescott , February 25, 2011
Kennedy Center features Wednesday matinee of "Follies", Jacqueline Trescott , February 24, 2011
Museum acquires rare Baldwin photographs, Jacqueline Trescott , February 24, 2011
William Christenberry to be honored, Jacqueline Trescott , February 23, 2011
Paul Richard to trace Color School origins, Jacqueline Trescott , February 22, 2011
Washington and religious freedom seminar, Jacqueline Trescott , February 21, 2011
NEA proposes a new American Artists of the Year award, Jacqueline Trescott , February 18, 2011
VFW gives $500,000 to U.S. Army museum, Jacqueline Trescott , February 17, 2011
President's budget reduces almost all cultural funding, Jacqueline Trescott , February 14, 2011
"Hide/Seek" visitors register their opinions, Jacqueline Trescott , February 10, 2011
Local activists added to national exhibition, Jacqueline Trescott , February 10, 2011
Coalition supports a new museum for "American People", Jacqueline Trescott , February 9, 2011
American History wants your help, Jacqueline Trescott , February 9, 2011
States start to target arts funding, Jacqueline Trescott , February 9, 2011
Clock is ticking for Magna Carta viewing, Jacqueline Trescott , February 9, 2011
National Book Festival to expand , Jacqueline Trescott , February 8, 2011
Freedom Riders remember events of 50 years ago, Jacqueline Trescott , February 8, 2011
Smithsonian Channel spotlights black history, Jacqueline Trescott , February 4, 2011
Sesame Street and Children's Museum form partnership, Jacqueline Trescott , February 3, 2011
Smithsonian has bonanza year in fundraising, Jacqueline Trescott , February 2, 2011
National Cathedral, Renwick Gallery win federal funds, Jacqueline Trescott , February 1, 2011
Smithsonian nominates Steve Case for its board, Jacqueline Trescott , February 1, 2011
Kennedy Center captures stars for Kaiser's 10th anniversary, Jacqueline Trescott , February 1, 2011
Memorial service to be held Saturday for Lou Stancari, Jacqueline Trescott , January 28, 2011
Kreeger displays Washington artists' prints, Jacqueline Trescott , January 26, 2011
Spacey to deliver Nancy Hanks Lecture, Jacqueline Trescott , January 25, 2011
Work on East Building to begin in March, Jacqueline Trescott , January 25, 2011
Arts groups lost considerable ground in the recession, Jacqueline Trescott , January 24, 2011
Sitar appoints Dwyer as interim executive director, Jacqueline Trescott , January 21, 2011
Gray asks cultural groups to keep the arts accessible, Jacqueline Trescott , January 20, 2011
Smithsonian explains merchandise selection, Jacqueline Trescott , January 19, 2011
Sen. Sanders questions Chinese products at the Smithsonian, Jacqueline Trescott , January 19, 2011
Mayor Gray to discuss arts and culture, Jacqueline Trescott , January 19, 2011
Lincoln's coat returns to Ford's Theatre, Jacqueline Trescott , January 18, 2011
Clough pledges to continue "Hide/Seek" conversation, Jacqueline Trescott , January 18, 2011
MoMA acquires and shows "Fire In My Belly", Jacqueline Trescott , January 13, 2011
Bunch to be honored by BET, Jacqueline Trescott , January 13, 2011
Work continues at the site of Haiti's famed cathedral, Jacqueline Trescott , January 12, 2011
Artisphere appoints first executive director, Jacqueline Trescott , January 10, 2011
NEA plans to webcast jazz concert, Jacqueline Trescott , January 7, 2011
Obama resubmits humanities nominees, Jacqueline Trescott , January 6, 2011
Protesters Plan to Stage "Museum of Censored Art", Jacqueline Trescott , January 5, 2011
Rockwell: Officially a Gallery Buster, Jacqueline Trescott , January 5, 2011
Kaiser Set to Confer with African Art Leaders, Jacqueline Trescott , January 5, 2011
Corcoran and Carr Properties Team Up, Jacqueline Trescott , December 14, 2010
Stovall Finds Colors that Dance, Jacqueline Trescott , December 14, 2010
President nominates Dworkin to National Council on the Arts, Jacqueline Trescott , December 9, 2010
Perillo Selected for Bobbitt Poetry Prize, Jacqueline Trescott , December 7, 2010
Va. woman sells Lichtenstein work for $128,700, Jacqueline Trescott , December 7, 2010
Kennedy Center Honors: One-of-a-kind jam session, Jacqueline Trescott , December 5, 2010
AAMD Criticizes Portrait Gallery's Action, Jacqueline Trescott , December 3, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Herman, Jacqueline Trescott , December 3, 2010
Emerging Artists to Grab the Spotlight, Jacqueline Trescott , December 2, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Jones, Jacqueline Trescott , December 2, 2010
Portrait Gallery gets huge online bump, Jacqueline Trescott , December 2, 2010
Phillips gears up for a celebration, Jacqueline Trescott , December 1, 2010
Strathmore Changes Leadership Roles, Jacqueline Trescott , November 30, 2010
Goldberg organizes art for charity, Jacqueline Trescott , November 30, 2010
The Hope Returns with Ribbons of Diamonds, Jacqueline Trescott , November 18, 2010
Arena Extends "Oklahoma!", Jacqueline Trescott , November 18, 2010
Air and Space Unveils New Home for Pioneers, Jacqueline Trescott , November 16, 2010
Portrait Gallery To Read and Read and Read "Leaves of Grass", Jacqueline Trescott , November 16, 2010
National Gallery Gets a Gift of Decorative Arts, Jacqueline Trescott , November 12, 2010
National crime museum offers $6 tickets, Jacqueline Trescott , November 11, 2010
Extended Hours for Rockwell, Jacqueline Trescott , November 10, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Haggard, Jacqueline Trescott , November 9, 2010
Common, Kurtis Blow to discuss rap in D.C., Jacqueline Trescott , November 4, 2010
Gates Foundation donates $50 million to Smithsonian, Christine Ledbetter , November 3, 2010
Pyramid Atlantic set to open the Book Arts Fair, Jacqueline Trescott , November 3, 2010
Corcoran announces FotoWeek 2010 winners, Jacqueline Trescott , November 3, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Jones, Jacqueline Trescott , November 2, 2010
Projections of Sudan photographs at Holocaust Museum, Jacqueline Trescott , November 1, 2010
Art and law, by Allan Gerson, Jacqueline Trescott , October 29, 2010
Outdoor arts festivals: As popular as ever, Jacqueline Trescott , October 29, 2010
'America I AM' stopping at National Geographic, Jacqueline Trescott , October 27, 2010
Papers of a poet, Jacqueline Trescott , October 27, 2010
Local family salutes young filmmakers, Jacqueline Trescott , October 27, 2010
2010 Ken Cen Watch: Winfrey, Jacqueline Trescott , October 25, 2010
W.S. Merwin takes the Library of Congress stage tonight, Jacqueline Trescott , October 25, 2010
Edwidge Danticat: Reading full of tears, Jacqueline Trescott , October 22, 2010
Hope Diamond gets a Hollywood voice, Jacqueline Trescott , October 22, 2010
Morgan, Poehler to join in Fey salute, Jacqueline Trescott , October 21, 2010
The Hirshhorn -- 'Party Central' -- on Oct. 29, Jacqueline Trescott , October 18, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Paul McCartney, Jacqueline Trescott , October 18, 2010
Gala celebration planned for JFK 50th anniversary, Jacqueline Trescott , October 13, 2010
A book of rules from Michael Kaiser, Jacqueline Trescott , October 12, 2010
National Gallery adds an elusive Moran, Jacqueline Trescott , October 8, 2010
Phillips Collection recruits Klaus Ottmann, Jacqueline Trescott , October 8, 2010
Farewell seminar at the Corcoran, Jacqueline Trescott , October 7, 2010
2010 Kennedy Center Honors Watch: Bill T. Jones, Jacqueline Trescott , October 6, 2010
Gayle, Gatlin and Cooney set to appear at the new Hylton, Jacqueline Trescott , October 5, 2010
Wolf Trap's best-ever summer, Jacqueline Trescott , October 1, 2010
Next Spring, it's La Dolce D.C. , Jacqueline Trescott , September 30, 2010
The NEA'S 45 years of numbers, Jacqueline Trescott , September 29, 2010
President Carter cancels tonight's talk, Jacqueline Trescott , September 29, 2010
Tina Fey's funny friends, Jacqueline Trescott , September 29, 2010
Phillips Collection at 90, Jacqueline Trescott , September 28, 2010
Teaching, inspired by Sondheim, Jacqueline Trescott , September 28, 2010
A stunning diamond arrives at Natural History Museum, Jacqueline Trescott , September 27, 2010
Gray speaks up for the Humanities Council, Jacqueline Trescott , September 24, 2010
President names Kennedy Center Trustees, Jacqueline Trescott , September 24, 2010
A free evening with Heritage pioneers, Jacqueline Trescott , September 23, 2010
Streep pledges $1 million for Women's History Museum, Jacqueline Trescott , September 22, 2010
Rubenstein donates $10 million to Kennedy Center, Jacqueline Trescott , September 22, 2010
The Smithsonian's 'rat tale', Jacqueline Trescott , September 21, 2010
Smithsonian Summer crowds, Jacqueline Trescott , September 20, 2010
Bio: Jacqueline Trescott, Christian Pelusi , September 15, 2010
Shakespeare Records a Surplus, Jacqueline Trescott , December 1, 2009
 
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