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National Museum of the American Indian and the Government of the Republic of Peru Sign a Memorandum of Understanding To Return the “Echenique Disc” to Peru

National Museum of the American Indian and the Government of the Republic of Peru Sign a Memorandum of Understanding To Return the “Echenique Disc” to Peru

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and the Peruvian government signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate the return to Peru, for the benefit of the citizens of Peru and particularly the Indigenous communities of Peru, of the “Echenique Disc,” a pre-Inka gold ornament recognized as the symbol of the city of Cusco.

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The Parabolic Monolith Iridium is on view at James Monroe Park in Northwest DC through early 2022

The Parabolic Monolith Iridium is on view at James Monroe Park in Northwest DC through early 2022

Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) presents the Parabolic Monolith Iridium, a public sculpture by light and space artist Gisela Colón. The sculpture is located at the top of James Monroe Park in Washington, DC, steps away from the National Mall, the White House, and the Renwick Gallery. It is on view now through early 2022, and this is the first public sculpture by the artist in the Washington, DC metropolitan region.

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Dr. Sarah Kennel Named VMFA’s Aaron Siskind Curator of Photography and Director of the Raysor Center

Dr. Sarah Kennel Named VMFA’s Aaron Siskind Curator of Photography and Director of the Raysor Center

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) has announced the appointment of Dr. Sarah Kennel to the position of Aaron Siskind Curator of Photography and Director of the Raysor Center at VMFA. She will begin the newly developed position in September. Kennel comes to VMFA from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia, where she has served as the Donald and Marilyn Keough Family Curator of Photography and most recently organized the exhibition Underexposed: Women Photographers from the Collection. 

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