Non-profit galleries – Balazo Gallery Sat, 08 Jan 2022 18:18:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Non-profit galleries – Balazo Gallery 32 32 The publication dedicated to putting art in Seattle’s hands Fri, 07 Jan 2022 19:54:00 +0000 PublicDisplay.Art is a magazine-style art exhibition that aims to promote local artists. # k5soiree

SEATTLE – The brand new physical art publication PublicDisplay.Art aims to put art in Seattle’s hands. The Quarterly Journal is a way to reignite interest in the arts and local artists like the cover artist, Tariqa Waters of Martyr Sauce, and featured artists Anna Mia Davidson, Anouk Rawkson, Carolyn Hitt, Mari Shibuya, Monyee Chau, Moses Sun, Priyanka Parmanand, Romson Busstillio and Soo Hong.

“This is what Seattle has been missing for a while, it’s very important to have this platform to show their work,” said artist Anouk Rawkson.

The free post has been part of One Reel’s new arts-focused nonprofit programming since she stepped down as producer of Bumbershoot earlier this year. It’s also made possible, in part, through funding from the City of Seattle’s Arts and Culture Office.

PublicDisplay.Art enables One Reel to continue to serve its mission by reaching large audiences with a simple and accessible way to experience the work of well-established and up-and-coming local artists.

“It’s a chance for us to connect people to the arts,” says Marty Griswold, executive director of One Reel. “As amazing as the Internet is, it doesn’t allow this chance encounter.”

“It’s not a fancy book publication, it gets more personal, it goes more in-depth,” artist Soo Hong said.

Over 15,000 issues of this first-ever published art exhibit have been distributed to neighborhood galleries, cafes and retailers in Seattle. Find where you can get a copy here.

Despite the project’s limited budget, all artists were paid. However, the possibility of expanding their local clientele far exceeded the financial support received.

“Artists need to nurture and own their space, to make sure their stories are told,” said artist Tariqa Waters.

PublicDisplay.Art and its accompanying website (from which it takes its name) provide public access to the gallery’s art, which is essential not only to the livelihoods of thousands of local artists, but to the preservation of society’s continued appreciation for the arts and culture.

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Delco Press Club Hosts Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum Tour – Delco Times Fri, 07 Jan 2022 01:51:13 +0000

RADNOR – The Delaware County Press Club will be hosting a tour of the Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum, 301 Iven Ave., Wayne, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 19. The guided tour will include visiting permanent collections with personal memorabilia from Delco athletes to their respective areas of specialization. In all, there are 150 years of Delaware County sports history on display in seven galleries at Delco’s only Sports Museum.
The tour also includes a lunch inside the tailgate including a buffet of cold sandwiches and wraps, salad, fries, cookies and drinks in the museum auditorium.

All Press Club events are open to the public. Tickets for the Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum tour are $ 23 for pre-booked members and $ 28 for non-members and walk-ins. Reservations are recommended, but guests can also pay by cash, check, or credit card at the door. Participants are requested to wear masks during the event when they are not eating or drinking. For more information and tickets, visit

Participants are asked to bring one or two new books for Kindergarten to Grade 8 students for the Press Club book drive. Membership of the Press Club is open to individuals, companies and students working in all fields of communication and related fields of communication. For information on member eligibility, visit

The Press Club season runs from September to May. Founded in 1979, the Delaware County Press Club comprises professionals, active and retired, from all fields of communication, including print and broadcast journalism, public relations, marketing, writing and photojournalism, as well as communication teachers and students, and professionals in related fields. the fields. For more information about the Club, visit or send an email to

The multi-level Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum has seven galleries with permanent collections in each of its handicapped accessible galleries. The first floor includes the Mickey Vernon gallery, dedicated to the Delco Baseball tradition; the Jane Barkman / Mary Ellen Clark Wide World of Women’s Sports Gallery; and the hometown of Radnor Township Sports Atrium Gallery. On the second floor is the Ted Meredith Olympic Gallery; the Emlen Tunnell Football Gallery; the Jack Ramsay basketball gallery; and the All-Sports gallery.

Local associations receive vacation grants from the Community’s Foundation.

The Community’s Foundation has enabled each of its board members and staff to award vacation grants to organizations that serve Delaware County. Through this process, $ 1,900 in unexpected funding was given to the local non-profit community.

Board and staff members appreciated the opportunity to donate to the following nonprofit organizations: Audible for Autism; Possible college Philadelphia; Chester Children’s Choir; Delaware County Defense and Resource Organization; Family support line; Delaware County Domestic Violence Project; HEADstrong Foundation; Free Library Helen Kate Furness; Young companies in the south-east of the PA; Pantry for breads and fish; Make a change group; Play for the A’s; Ridley Hi-Q Fund; and Community Services for Seniors.
TCF is a Springfield-based community foundation that provides administrative and financial management services to community groups in Delaware County. TCF’s goal is to empower ordinary citizens to take charge of philanthropy. You can find more information about the Community’s Foundation at Those interested in donating to TCF and making a difference in their community can visit

Aston Lions present Sunday bingo

The Aston Township Lions Club will be sponsoring a bingo night on Sunday January 9 at the Aston Community Center. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and Bingo will start at 5 p.m.

The cost is $ 20 and there will be cash prizes, raffles and door prizes. Everyone must be at least 18 years old to play. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Go out for an evening of fun, bring your family, friends and neighbors. The funds benefit the Lions’ charitable budget.

Haverford recycling center reopens on January 10

The Haverford Township Community Recycling Center, located on Hilltop Road near the Old West Chester Pike intersection, will reopen on Monday, January 10.

Two dumpsters are clearly marked for cardboard and one dumpster is clearly marked for paper and cardboard and one dumpster for glass, cans and plastics. If the dumpsters are full, do not leave any recyclable material on the site. In addition, people are asked not to leave other materials or debris on the premises.

Documents prepared at no cost to first responders

State Senator John Kane D-9 from Birmingham and State Representative Leanne Krueger, D-161 from Nether Providence will present a veterans wills program, “Wills for Heroes,” from 9 am to 4 pm p.m. Thursday Jan. 13 at Brookhaven Municipal Building on Cambridge Road. The Wills for Heroes programs provide essential legal documents, including wills, living wills, and powers of attorney, free of charge to first responders. RSVP is required by contacting 610-447-5845 or

COSA Health and Wellness Program is looking for volunteer program leaders

The Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging is seeking volunteer leaders for the Steps to Healthy Living: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. The leader will receive virtual Zoom training to learn how to lead this evidence-based, small-group workshop to reach adults 60+ in Delaware County.

COSA volunteers work in teams of two to lead these interactive workshops in small, scripted groups that focus on skill building, experience sharing and support. Community programs meet once a week for six weeks, in person or in virtual form. Volunteers are encouraged to run at least two programs per year, when the schedule allows.

The Leader training will be held from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. virtually via Zoom on the following dates: 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 March and 1, 3, 8, 10, 15 and 17 March.

For more information or to register, contact Ellen Williams, COSA Health and Wellness Program Manager, at or 610-499-1937.

Delloso announces investment in Glenolden Community Park

State Representative Dave Delloso, D-162 of Ridley Park, announced this week that $ 222,600 has been allocated to the Borough of Glenolden for restoration and development around Muckinipates Creek in Glenolden Community Park. The funds come from a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Recreation.

Delloso says work in the park will focus on restoring 400 feet of Muckinpates Creek, including bank stabilization, installation of stormwater management measures, construction of a boardwalk and pedestrian walkways, l ADA access, landscaping and other improvements.

The awarded funds are part of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Grant Program, which was allocated by the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund to award this grant.

Help available for overdue water bills

The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program is available to help residents with overdue water and wastewater bills if they qualify. This is a temporary emergency program designed to help low-income families pay their overdue water bills. LIHWAP is a grant that does not have to be repaid.

Applications are now being accepted. Applicants do not need to be already on public assistance to be eligible and can rent or own their home. All applicants must have an unpaid water bill and be in danger of losing their water service or their service has already been terminated.
People in need can receive a crisis grant for their drinking water service and a crisis grant for their sanitation service, up to $ 2,500 each.

To apply or find out about income guidelines, visit or call Statewide Customer
Service center at 877-395-8930.

Readers can email community news and photos to Peg DeGrassa at

South Florida Accountant for an International Company That Operated Sexual “Child Modeling” Websites Pleads Guilty | USAO-MDFL Tue, 04 Jan 2022 16:51:43 +0000

Tampa, Florida – US Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Tatiana Power (41, Weston) today pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy linked to an international Florida-based company that operated web sites. Subscription “child modeling”. Power faces up to 20 years in federal prison.

According to court documents, Tatiana Power (also known as “Tanya Power”) helped run the financial affairs of Newstar Enterprise, an internet-based business aimed at the for-profit sexual exploitation of vulnerable children under the control. covered in “child modeling”. through a collection of websites called the Newstar websites. Power did so as vice president and part owner of Power Trading, Inc., a Florida company used to control, operate, and disguise the true nature of the Newstar business. From 2009 to November 2019, Power served as “accountant” for Power Trading (and therefore Newstar Enterprise). She oversaw Power Trading’s QuickBooks, filed her annual business registration documents, managed her bank accounts, paid salaries, helped wire money to foreign co-conspirators, and advised co-conspirators on how to evade law enforcement and conceal the true nature of monetary transactions. She regularly helped transfer money and make payments for Newstar Enterprise. From January 2009 to November 2019, Power and her now deceased husband Kenneth Power made a profit of $ 2,211,651.89 on Newstar’s websites.

The Newstar company and the status of the other defendants

According to court documents, founded around 2005, Newstar Enterprise built, maintained, hosted and operated Newstar’s websites on servers in the United States and abroad. To fill Newstar’s websites with content, members of Newstar Enterprise sought out, attracted, solicited and recruited men and women under the age of 18, some of whom were prepubescent, to use as “model children” for the sites. Newstar Web. Using recruited child victims, Newstar Enterprise has produced more than 4.6 million sexualized images and videos for distribution and sale on Newstar’s websites. Some of these images and videos, although not nude, showed minors engaging in sexually explicit behavior. For example, images and videos sold on Newstar’s websites showed children as young as 6 years old in sexual and provocative poses, wearing police and cheerleader costumes, thong underwear, underpants. – sheer clothes, revealing swimsuits, tights and miniskirts. Most of the child victims, recruited from Ukraine, Moldova and other Eastern European countries, were particularly vulnerable due to their age, family dynamics and poverty. Law enforcement has disabled the servers hosting Newstar’s websites.

The Newstar Company has maintained a membership roster for subscribers and customers of Newstar’s websites, from 101 countries around the world. Images in website galleries were freely available to the public for preview, but better access and more content required the purchase of a subscription. The sale of alleged “child modeling” content on Newstar’s websites generated more than $ 9.4 million during the conspiracy. To process, receive and distribute this money, members of Newstar Enterprise fraudulently opened merchant and bank accounts in the United States and laundered the proceeds using a bogus jewelry company.

To date, six members of Newstar Enterprise have been charged in connection with Newstar’s websites. The table below shows the status of each case.

Last name

File number



Maximum penalty

Power of Tatiana

8: 21-cr-244-MSS-AAS

Conspiracy to commit money laundering

Pleaded guilty, sentence pending

20 years in prison

Kenneth power

8: 21-cr-00032-SDM-AAS

Conspiracy to advertise child pornography; conspiracy to distribute child pornography

Defendant deceased; Case closed

60 years in prison

Plamen Velinov

8: 21-cr-342-VMC-SPF

Conspiracy to advertise child pornography; conspiracy to distribute child pornography


50 years in prison

Patrice Wilowski-Mevorah

8: 21-cr-00206-MSS-TGW

Conspiracy to commit money laundering

Pleaded guilty, sentenced to more than 5 years in prison

Anthony lee kendall

8: 21-cr-358-SCB-TGW

Conspiracy to commit money laundering; promotion of money laundering; money laundering

Defendant deceased

100 years in prison

Marie Lou


8: 21-cr-00227-SDM-AAS

Conspiracy to commit money laundering

Pleaded guilty, sentence pending

20 years in prison

The defendants have also been told that the United States intends to confiscate a total of $ 9.4 million, which is believed to be attributable to the proceeds of the offenses, in addition to real estate located in Florida.

These cases were investigated by Homeland Security Investigations in Tampa and the High Tech Investigation Unit of the Division of Child Exploitation and Obscenity (CEOS) of the Criminal Division. Department of Justice, with substantial assistance provided by the Homeland Security Investigations offices in Fort Lauderdale, Athens and The Hague. , US Customs and Border Protection in Sofia, Bulgaria, as well as the IRS criminal investigation in Tampa.

US Deputy Prosecutor Frank Murray of the Middle District of Florida and Prosecutor Kyle Reynolds of CEOS are continuing these cases.

This investigation benefited from the cooperation of foreign law enforcement agencies and substantial assistance from the Republic of Bulgaria, the prosecution of the Supreme Court of Cassation and the national investigation service; Center for International Legal Assistance (IRC), North Holland Unit; and the Czech Republic, Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office, Czech Police. The Department of Justice’s Office of International Affairs provided investigative assistance and its Office for Overseas Prosecution Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) provided investigative assistance. capacity building and mentoring.

An indictment is simply a formal charge that an accused has committed one or more violations of federal criminal law, and each accused is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Virginia History Museum closes so final touches can be made to expansion | news / fairfax Sun, 02 Jan 2022 16:13:00 +0000

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The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) in Richmond will soon complete the largest and most transformative renovation in its nearly 200-year history.

The museum, operated by the Virginia Historical Society, remained open with limited capacity during most of the construction, which began in October 2020, but will close from January 1 to public reopening on May 14.

This closure will allow for the final phase of construction, the installation of many new exhibits and museum experiences, and the activation of new amenities for customers, including a new store and café. “The construction crews have done a tremendous job creatively managing timelines and phases, allowing us to keep many of our galleries accessible to this day, but we’ve gotten to the point in the project where we need to provide them, and our staff, unlimited access to the entire complex so that we can unveil this radically renovated, welcoming and innovative museum experience for all visitors, ”said Museum President and CEO Jamie Bosket .

The renovated nearly 250,000 square foot museum complex will include several new exhibition spaces for permanent and rotating exhibitions; a new immersive orientation theater; a new interactive learning space for families; a new research library with an advanced suite for rare books and manuscripts; and several new education / meeting rooms.

The facility will also have a new café, museum shop and other amenities; and several new and renovated community and event spaces, including a new Great Hall, second-floor event terrace, outdoor event lawn, expanded parking, and an improved campus link to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

This more than $ 30 million project is the cornerstone of various expansions and improvements to the museum over the past two decades. Guided by the museum’s strategic plan, the changes aim to reinvent the museum as it enters its third century of operation and the country’s 250th anniversary.

While the galleries will be closed to daily tours, the museum will continue to host a limited number of in-person events and a list of virtual programs for members and the general public. More information can be found at

In early 2022, the museum will release details of its major reopening plans, which will include a series of preview events in early May, followed by a full public opening celebration with live music, free admission, and family activities. the weekend of May 14 and 15.

The Virginia Historical Society is a private, non-profit organization established in 1831. The Historical Society, which is Virginia’s oldest cultural organization, maintains a collection of nearly 9 million items representing the ever-changing history of the Virginia.

new museum openings for 2022 Sat, 01 Jan 2022 09:32:30 +0000

Nasjonal Museum

Oslo, Norway

Opening on June 11, cost $ 670 million

Norway’s new Nasjonalmuseet is gigantic in every way, from its size to its budget. The largest museum in the Nordic region brings together the collections of three major Norwegian institutions – the National Gallery, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design – under one roof. The new building designed by German architects Kleihues + Schuwerk cost 6.1 billion crowns ($ 670 million) and is fully funded by the state.

More than 5,000 works, dating from Antiquity to the present day, will be exhibited in a permanent collection of more than 80 rooms and two floors. Important pieces housed in the new museum include Edvard Munch’s The Scream (1893); a self-portrait painted by Vincent van Gogh at the Saint-Rémy-de-Provence asylum in 1889; and Harald Sohlberg Winter night in the mountains (1914), who was elected Norway’s national painting.

The Light Hall, a 2400 m² illuminated rooftop for temporary exhibitions, is a highlight of the new building. Its opening show will be dedicated to Norwegian contemporary art, with more than 150 artists and artist collectives.

The Nasjonalmuseet is part of the FutureBuilt program which aims to develop carbon neutral urban areas in Norway. According to a project statement, the museum has “high environmental ambitions” and is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50%, while a heat pump using seawater will be used for cooling. The entire facade is covered with Norwegian slate.

The great Egyptian museum of Giza Khaled Desouki / AFP via Getty Images

Great Egyptian Museum

Giza, Egypt

Opening at the end of 2022, costs over $ 1 billion

The great Egyptian museum (GEM) is finally on the verge of completion and is slated to open in November, 20 years after former President Hosni Mubarak laid the foundation stone. The cost of the new museum, designed by Dublin architects Heneghan Peng, is estimated at more than $ 1 billion. Much of the funding comes from Japanese government loans.

With nearly 500,000 m², the GEM is the size of a large airport terminal. The sprawling site near the Pyramids of Giza will house 100,000 Egyptian artefacts, presented in chronological order from prehistoric times to the Greco-Roman period. Among the larger objects are an 11 m high, 75 ton red granite statue of Ramses the Great in the atrium and a 45 m long wooden “solar boat” which was excavated in 1954 at the base. of the great pyramid of Cheops. But for many visitors, the biggest draw will be the collection of 5,000 relics from Tutankhamun’s tomb, transferred from the Egyptian Historical Museum in central Cairo and exhibited in its entirety for the first time.

Artist’s impression of the Sydney Modern extension of the Art Gallery of New South Wales Render: Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA; © Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Sydney, Australia

Opening at the end of 2022, cost 247 million dollars

Known as the Sydney Modern, the expansion of the New South Wales art gallery showcases a new, airy glass-fronted building designed by Tokyo-based architecture firm Sanaa above a pair of disused WWII oil tanks. This will connect to the existing neoclassical sandstone gallery via a public art garden which will be accessible 24 hours a day, with a view of Sydney Harbor. The design, including green roofs, solar panels and rainwater harvesting, achieved Australia’s highest rating for environmentally friendly buildings.

The transformation will create 16,000 m² of exhibition space, almost doubling the current footprint, and is expected to increase the number of visitors to over two million per year. A complete overhaul of the collection will give works by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists pride of place in a dedicated space near the entrance and throughout the gallery’s exhibits. One of the old oil reservoirs will be transformed into a cavernous underground gallery for special exhibitions and performances.

Sydney Modern is supported by A $ 244 million ($ 175 million) from the State Government of New South Wales and over A $ 100 million ($ 72 million) in philanthropic support.

Cluny Museum in Paris © Muchel Denancé

Cluny Museum

Paris, France

Opening spring, cost 21.5 million euros

Seven years of renovation of the Cluny museum in Paris, the French national museum of the Middle Ages, will soon be completed. The work took place in stages, starting with the restoration of a Gothic chapel and the ruins of old Gallo-Roman thermal baths in the park. In 2018, a new reception building designed by Bernard Desmoulin was inaugurated, while the 15th century mansion of the museum and the 19th century annex buildings were made accessible to disabled visitors.

The final phase will consist of redesigning the museum’s exhibits, which date back to the 1950s. A thematic approach will give way to a chronological arrangement. A new route will lead visitors to the Byzantine collections and the birth of Gothic art until the 16th century, including the famous Lady and the Unicorn tapestries. Five of the tapestries represent the senses of touch, taste, smell, hearing and sight while the mysterious sixth is inscribed “To my only desire”.

Other key items in the collection include stained glass windows from the Sainte-Chapelle and 13th-century statues of the Kings of Judah that were torn from the facade of Notre-Dame Cathedral during the French Revolution and only recovered in 1977.

Hong Kong Palace Museum © ROCCO Architects Design

Hong Kong Palace Museum

Hong-Kong, China

Opening July, costs $ 450 million

After the long-awaited revelation last November of the M + Museum in Hong Kong, comes the neighboring Palace Museum, dedicated to the imperial treasures of China, on loan from the Forbidden City in Beijing. The museum was announced by the Hong Kong government in December 2016, sparking controversy over the lack of prior public consultation. This is a late addition to the West Kowloon Cultural District, which spans 40 hectares of reclaimed land adjacent to Victoria Harbor. The HK $ 3.5 billion ($ 450 million) investment project is fully funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust.

Designed by Hong Kong architect Rocco Yim, the building will include nine galleries of 7,800 m², as well as a 400-seat theater, educational spaces and nurseries. About 800 artefacts from the Beijing Palace Museum will make up the inaugural exhibits, including paintings, calligraphy, decorative arts and rare books. Other galleries will focus on the history of art collecting in Hong Kong and interactive experiences for children. The first in a series of international partnerships, an exhibition on horses will juxtapose ancient Chinese art with works from the Louvre in Paris.

Artist’s impression of the refurbished Burrell Collection in Glasgow John McAslan + Partners

Burrell Collection

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Opening March, costs £ 68million

Home to 9,000 works of art donated to the city of Glasgow by shipping magnate William Burrell, the Burrell Collection will reopen in the spring after more than five years of closure. Its namesake has amassed a rich collection of medieval and early Renaissance art from Northern Europe, with stained glass windows, armor and over 200 tapestries; Chinese ceramics, bronzes and jade; and 19th century French art, including pastels, drawings and oils by Edgar Degas. The museum, located in the woods and gardens of Pollok Country Park, was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1983.

Architects John McAslan + Partners led a major renovation of the 1970s listed building, creating 35% more gallery space and adding a new entrance and learning center. The renovated building is also more environmentally friendly, following repairs to the chronically leaking roof and the installation of new heating, ventilation and lighting systems. A comprehensive re-exhibition of Burrell’s collection promises works that haven’t been seen in decades and immersive, family-friendly exhibits designed to appeal to those under the age of five.

On the horizon

Prague’s former Zenger electrical substation will open on February 22 as Prague Kunsthalle, a non-profit exhibition space supported by the family foundation of Petr and Pavlína Pudil. The program of modern and contemporary Czech and international art begins with a performance paying homage to the building’s original function from the 1930s, Kinetismus: 100 years of art and electricity.

Platform 10 the arts district of the Swiss city of Lausanne will end on June 18 with the inauguration of a new building housing the Élysée Museum, a leading photography museum, and the mudac, dedicated to contemporary design and applied arts.

The Fotografiska chain of photography museums in Stockholm, New York and Tallinn expands to Berlin and Shanghai in the second half of 2022. Fotografiska Berlin renovates the Kunsthaus Tacheles, a former Nazi Party department store and office that was saved from demolition in the 1990s by artist squatters. Fotografiska Shanghai takes over a former warehouse in the waterfront district of Suzhou Creek. Another new space is slated to open in Miami in 2023.

The new building of the Orange County Museum of Art in Costa Mesa, Calif., will open on October 8 with free entry for the next ten years, sponsored by Lugano Diamonds. Its inaugural shows will be the 2022 California Biennale and an investigation spanning the entire career of Light and Space sculptor Fred Eversley.

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, will reopen in late 2022 as Buffalo AKG Museum of Art after a $ 160 million campus expansion designed by OMA Architects Shohei Shigematsu. New additions include the 2,800 m² Gundlach Building, an educational wing, and collection galleries dedicated to the works of Clyfford Still and Marisol.

Manchester Museum, which is part of the University of Manchester, will complete construction of its £ 13.5million extension at the end of 2022, unveiling a new exhibition hall and galleries for Chinese and South Asian culture. The latter is organized in partnership with the British Museum and members of the South Asian diaspora community.

Founded by Indian businessman and collector Abhishek Poddar, the Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) will open in Bengaluru at the end of 2022. Its collection includes more than 18,000 works donated by Poddar, spanning paintings, photographs, textiles, graphic arts and sculpture from the 10th century to the present day.

Western art and performances planned at the Deming Art Center in January Thu, 30 Dec 2021 19:32:46 +0000

DEMING – January marks a new register of art exhibitions at the Deming Art Center located at 100 S. Gold Street. The Deming Art Council will open its doors in 2022 with “Arts of the West: Cowboys, Ranching, Music & Poetry Show”, presented from January 2 to 29. The exhibit will also feature live entertainment at the center during the show’s “Meet the Artists” event from 1 pm to 3 pm on Sunday January 2. Art lovers can also look forward to an exhibition of rodeo photography, cowboy poetry and a book signing during the month of January.

“Arts of the West: Cowboys, Ranching and Music” is DAC’s attempt to bring together the artistic elements of the Southwest that contribute to cultural diversity in the Booteel area of ​​New Mexico.

Robert "Shoofly" Shufelt drew "Moving camp," depicting cowboys working in the range, was donated to the Luna County BorderBelles to raise funds to promote the New Mexico beef industry.

The January 2022 exhibit at the center will be an invitation-only exhibit showcasing and showcasing the western way. The artists include:

Robert “Shoofly” Shufelt is an American cowboy artist who made his home in New Mexico. He is known for his realistic pencil drawings of contemporary Western culture, says Shoofly Shufelt: “My goal has always been for my drawings to continue to grow, illustrating a cowboy heritage long after I have left.