The Springfield Art Museum is getting ready to display “Wonder Rooms: Ozark Collections,” including more than 200 works from 10 private art accumulations, featuring pieces that incorporate late nineteenth century painted porcelain and rock publications from the 1960s, all organized in rooms, reenacting the private ambiance where these objects originally lived.
The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State welcomes the public to stop by the exhibition hall on Sundays this semester to spend an evening in the galleries with a docent-guided visit. Visits start at 3 p.m. in the Christoffers Lobby and last around 45 minutes. Each visit will be special and led by an alternate docent, concentrating on an area of their special interests.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has gotten its biggest single gift for the performing arts, with a $12 million enrichment to the college’s PlayMakers Repertory Company and Department of Dramatic Art.
News outlets report the college declared the donation from Chapel Hill donor Joan H. Gillings on Monday. The gift will be equally divided amongst PlayMakers and the division, and the Center for Dramatic Art will bear Gillings’ name.