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Cultural Institutions Collaborate on Web Site

Wednesday June 06 by Claudia bourne
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation announced the formation (, a new online destination for the visual and performing arts, due to launch in Fall 2001.

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Carthage Offers Four Brazilian Exhibits

Wednesday July 26 by Claudia bourne
Four separate Brazilian exhibitions are displaying the beautiful and most representative images depicting the South American giant's contemporary art panorama. The four shows are included in the La Mar de Músicas Art Festival. The first show is made up of a careful selection of portraits by Marta Sentís. The second exhibition features the works Mario Cravo Neto. The third show displays Sebastião Salgado's powerful images. Finally, the fourth exhibit is made up of the works of five young Brazilian artists coming from the Bahia area. The exhibtions run through different dates in the month of September, 2000.

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Arlington May Change Arts Funding System

Wednesday July 26 by Claudia bourne
City Councilman Ron Wright is trying to change the system used to fund the arts oranizations. Wright stated, "What they have done, they have created an entitlement for three arts groups, leaving everybody else to compete. I want to change that." The current system allocates 55 percent of arts funding to three local arts groups. These three organizations are: The Arlington Museum of Art, Theatre Arlington and The Creative Arts Theatre & School. The first two institutions will lose the amount of funding.

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Rivererdeep Partners

Tuesday July 25 by Claudia bourne
Riverdeep Group plc, a leading on-line designer and developer of K-12 interactive learning solutions, Monday announced that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with, a comprehensive provider for and about the global museum community. Under terms of the agreement, will grant Riverdeep the exclusive right to market and sell a museum education package in combination with Riverdeep's subscription-based products and services into the K-12 and home markets. Additionally, will become's primary K-12 educational portal and will offer MuseumNetwork content within the website.

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Tuesday July 25 by Claudia bourne
The Wanås Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the 10th exhibition of international artists . Wanås is a nonprofit foundation located in the South of Sweden.Included in the exhibition are works from Janine Antoni, USA; Miroslaw Balka, Poland; Monika Larsen Dennis, Sweden; Olafur Eliassson, Iceland; Paul Ramirez Jonas, USA; Patrick Killoran, USA; Tony Oursler, USA; Ann-Sofi Sidén, Sweden; Susan Weil, USA; and Robert Wilson USA.

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