NEW YORK – The Museum of Arts and Design today announced the appointments of Andrew Blauvelt as Curator-at-Large for Design and John Underkoffler as Curator-at-Large for Design Technology, effective immediately.
BEDALE, UK – Elstob & Elstob Auctioneers recently opened in the North Yorkshire market town of Bedale. The principals are David and Beth Elstob, a husband and wife who have created a focal point in the North of England for buying and selling high-quality antiques, fine art and objects of distinction.
NEW YORK – The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) today announced the appointment of Terry Skoda as its Deputy Director of Institutional Advancement, effective January 7, 2019. In this executive leadership position, Skoda will guide key revenue areas for the Museum, including major gifts, planned giving, grants, corporate and foundation relations, and special events.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – An upcoming exhibition in western Michigan will celebrate the role of Fred Meijer as a patron of the arts.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. will visit the University of Virginia as the UVA President’s 2019 Speaker for the Arts.
PHOENIX (AP) – Growing up, George Hardeen never thought too much about being related to arguably the most famous magician of all time, whose name is synonymous with great escape. But at 66, the Arizona man is delving into the history of his great-uncle Harry Houdini in a journey at the heart of a new series on the Science Channel.
DALLAS – Heritage Auctions has announced that Mark Wilson, a collector and dealer of comics and comic art for more than three decades, has joined its comics department as a consignment director.
NEW YORK (AP) — Penny Marshall, who indelibly starred in the top-rated sitcom Laverne & Shirley before becoming the trailblazing director of smash-hit big-screen comedies such as Big and A League of Their Own, has died. She was 75.
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. – The board of trustees of The Hyde Collection is proud to announce it has appointed Norman E. Dascher Jr. as the museum’s chief executive officer after an extensive national search. Read more
PARIS – Antoine Lebouteiller has rejoined Christie’s Paris as Head of the Impressionist and Modern Art department, as of December 3.