The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, August 19, 2017


Smithsonian Plans to Open Human Evolution Hall


WASHINGTON, DC (AP).- The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History plans to open a hall next year dedicated to the story of human evolution.

The nearly $21 million Hall of Human Origins announced Wednesday will trace 6 million years of history. It's scheduled to open in March 2010, marking the museum's 100th anniversary.

It's being funded by David H. Koch, a chemical engineer and executive vice president of energy company Koch Industries Inc. of Wichita, Kan. The hall will be named in his honor.

Koch was the Libertarian Party's vice presidential candidate and has been a donor to conservative causes as well as educational, medical and cultural groups.

The exhibit will follow milestones in human history, including the impact of climate change and extinction of ancient species.



Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.


Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History | Human Evolution | Hall of Human Origins | David H. Koch |





Today's News

October 15, 2009

Frieze Art Fair: Magnet for the Art World's Most Important Players Opens in London

First Major Exhibition of Works by Edward Hopper Opens at Palazzo Reale in Milan

Christie's to Unveil Major Works by Basquiat, Doig and Warhol

Leonardo Fingerprint Reveals Painting May be Worth $150 Million

Taubman Museum of Art Awarded 2009 International Architecture Award

Seattle Art Museum Exhibition Traces 50 Years of Alexander Calder's Career

Museum Honors the Life and Work of Its Co-Founder, Serge Sabarsky

London Three-Month Art Project that Put People on Plinth Ends

Tate Modern Replaces Nude Image of 10-Year-Old Brooke Shields

First Time Kunsthalle Wurth Shows All Paintings by Max Ernst in Its Collection

Beatles to Bowie: The 60s Exposed at the National Portrait Gallery

Discover a New Face of Contemporary Art Using Glass as a Medium

Historic Judaica from West Country Set to Make 60,000 Pounds at Bonhams

MCA Presents First Solo Exhibition in Australia of Danish-Icelandic Artist Olafur Eliasson

Scope Art Fair/Perpetual Art Machine's Lee Wells Joins Judging Panel

Museum Acquires Monumental Early Renaissance Horse and Man Armors

William Smith Pledges Second Major Gift to Detroit Institute of Arts

Smithsonian Plans to Open Human Evolution Hall

First Solo Exhibition in a Major European Institution for Jim Hodges

New Amon Carter Museum Galleries, Web Site Spotlight Remington and Russell

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Basquiat: A darling of pop culture, but not museums

2.- Edward Hopper House unveils new collection of the American artist's early years and memorabilia

3.- Alice Cooper finds precious Warhol work in storage

4.- Evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem found at the City of David

5.- Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibits masterpieces by painter Cristóbal de Villalpando

6.- Exhibition on Screen to open its fifth season with Canaletto & the Art of Venice

7.- Gifts to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II go on display at Buckingham Palace

8.- The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago opens first-ever museum exhibition of Amanda Williams

9.- Exhibition details how Israel's Mossad tracked down and captured Adolf Eichmann

10.- Extraordinary embroidery: Hidden histories of ordinary girls revealed through their sewing

Related Stories



Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Opens "Pioneers of Flight Gallery"

Mrs. Obama to Donate Inaugural Gown to Smithsonian

Smithsonian Acquires Historic Food Coupons from USDA

Native Artists Explore Skin as a Subject at the Smithsonian

New Exhibition Hall Devoted to Human Origins to Open at Smithsonian

Plains Indian Artists Tell 19th-Century Stories through 'Ledger Drawings'

Smithsonian Exhibit on Commercial Holiday Displays

National Museum of the American Indian Opens "IndiVisible" Exhibition

National Portrait Gallery Announces Portrait Competition 2009 Awards

'Lion King' Costumes Headed to Smithsonian



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful