The Dayton Art Institute announced it will add Thursday to its weekday hours.

The DAI will open two new Focus Exhibitions in conjunction with the expanded hours. “Photography through Time” will be on view July 30 through Oct. 24, and “Spotlight on Africa: Gifts from Dianne Komminsk” will be on view Aug. 7 through Nov. 4.

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“Photography through Time” explores the range of photographic processes and techniques within the Dayton Art Institute’s extensive photography collection.

From early photographic processes to contemporary artworks, the exhibition will include examples of daguerreotype, cyanotype, albumen, gelatin silver, chromogenic, photogravure and inkjet photographs.

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POUGHKEEPSIE – Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center presents a summer of art with exhibitions ranging from Robert Rauschenberg’s news-inspired screen prints and a related photo display, drawings by sculptor Harry Roseman, and a poignant commemoration of Juneteenth.

The Loeb Art Center also returns to regular public hours, every day (except Monday) from 11am to 5pm. As always, admission is free. For more information about accessing the Vassar campus, please refer to VassarTogether.

Summer exhibitions include:

Time Capsule, 1970: Rauschenberg’s Currents, an in-depth look at avant-garde artist Robert Rauschenberg’s famous 1970 series of politically charged screen prints, is on

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La Quinta Arts Foundation expands staff with newly created position

La Quinta Arts Foundation has announced the hiring of Kristen Dolan to fill a newly created position of managing director, starting Aug. 9.

The news was announced Thursday on the arts foundation’s website.

Christi Salamone will remain the nonprofit organization’s president and CEO, the announcement said.

“Talented, driven and with a deep professional network across multiple sectors, Kristen is the perfect addition to help fulfill LQAF’s plans for the future,” Salamone said in the release.

Little was said of Dolan’s new role, except that she will oversee daily operations and help develop and implement new program initiatives to promote

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‘SNL’s Bowen Yang, Broadway’s Ali Stroker Among Hundreds Of Performers

Little Island, the new Barry Diller-funded park and arts space rising out of the Hudson River, will host a free monthlong festival of music, dance and comedy beginning August 11 and featuring more than 450 performers. Among them: Saturday Night Live‘s Bowen Yang and Broadway’s Ali Stroker.

The festival, announced by Little Island’s operators today, is designed as the culmination of New York’s statewide NY PopsUp Initiative, the series of mostly small-scaled arts performances that began in the spring as a way to revitalize the state’s hard-hit arts and entertainment sector.

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Annual arts festival returns to Johnstown for three-day event

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Bottle Works Art Center located on 3rd Avenue in Johnstown will hold its annual 3rd Avenue Folk and Arts Fest from Friday, July 30 to Sunday, Aug. 1.

This three-day event will be a celebration of all things folk art and more. At this event will be art vendors, demonstrations, dancing, live music, food, BW Kid’s Zone, Italian Street Painting and more.

A full breakdown of the schedule for each day can be found below:

Friday, June 30

  • 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Opening reception
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Hunter Biden’s art dealer said he wanted to be the ‘lead guy in China’ in 2015

The art dealer representing the president’s son has longstanding ties to China and said in 2015 that he wanted to be the art world’s “lead guy in China.”

Georges Berges, who is representing Hunter Biden as he ventures into the art world, has talked about his business dealings in China in the past, but his reported ties could pose an ethics issue as he sells Biden’s art to anonymous buyers.

A representative for Berges previously told Fox News that the sales of Biden’s art will be kept “confidential.” The White House has said they have an ethics plan in place

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