SALEM, Mass. — During the month of October 2022, Salem, Massachusetts will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Salem Haunted Happenings, the annual citywide event that attracts Halloween-lovers from around the world. To celebrate this milestone, attractions and businesses around Salem will host anniversary-themed special events in addition to the crowd-favorite festival activities such as the Haunted Happenings Grand Parade, Mayor’s Night Out, the Howl-o-ween Pet Parade, Haunted Happenings Marketplace and hundreds of other events.
NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Where can a $5 bill buy collectors an entertaining day of antiques and collectibles shopping, free expert appraisals, and admission to one of America’s most exciting museums? At The Big Collectibles Show taking place October 21 and 22 at the MAPS (Military Air Preservation Society) Air Museum.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) – After years of anticipation, a collection of rarely exhibited drawings by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn is now on display at the Ackland Art Museum. The Ackland’s newest exhibit, Drawn to Life: Master Drawings from the Age of Rembrandt in the Peck Collection includes dozens of 17th- and 18th-century drawings by Dutch and Flemish artists, including five sketches by Rembrandt, who died in 1669.
AMSTERDAM (AP) – The Rijksmuseum will unite two iconic paintings from Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer early next year – The Girl with a Pearl Earring and The Milkmaid. In an unprecedented blockbuster exhibit starting in February 2023, the most famous museum in the Netherlands will bring together 27 of the 35 known paintings of the 17th-century artist who had the uncanny genius of letting a soothing inner light exude from his canvas.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle returned to the White House on September 7 for the unveiling of official portraits with a modern vibe: him standing expressionless against a white background and her seated on a sofa in the Red Room wearing a formal light blue dress.
WAUSAU, Wisc. – Artwork created by 118 artists from throughout the world will be included in the 47th annual Birds in Art exhibition, on view Saturday, September 10 through Sunday, November 27 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin.
BALTIMORE — The Walters Art Museum will present a landmark installation of its Asian and Islamic collections that will offer new ways to examine and experience Asian art. As of Spring 2023, for the first time at the Walters, visitors can view approximately 500 artworks from across the Asian continent together in a contiguous space, including art from Islamic cultures spanning West to South Asia. This installation is the culmination of years of work by Walters curators to expand the connectivity of the Asian and Islamic art collections and will feature visitor favorites as well as works which have previously never been on view.
AURORA, Colo. – Grande Experiences, a company that specializes in multi-sensory art and culture experiences, in cooperation with the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, announces the world premiere of Dali Alive. The new permanent digital art gallery for the show is the Lume Colorado, located at Stanley Marketplace in Aurora. The Dali Alive experience will open to the public on Friday, October 21.
OXNARD, Calif. – The Mullin Automotive Museum will display six exquisite vehicles at various events during Monterey Car Week on August 17-21. Guests of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion; The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering; and the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will have the opportunity to view prized classics such as the 1946 Delage D6-3L racecar and the 1951 Talbot-Lago Type 26-GS.