American Art Directory, Volume 8

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R.R. Bowker., 1911 - Art
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Page 99 - passed by the House of Representatives May 12, and established by Congress May 17. The members were appointed by President Taft on June 15, and held their first meeting July 8, 1910. Following is the text of the Bill establishing a Commission of Fine Arts: Be it enacted by the Senate and
Page 322 - A handbook for teachers. detailing a five years' course in sewing for girls, In the public schools. Chapters on stitches, fibers and fabrics. cloth and cardboard construction. basketry, dress In its relation to art, and home furnishing. Price. $1.00. REFERENCE AND TEXT BOOKS ON WOODWORKING WOODTURNING, FURNITURE
Page 22 - Education in the Public Schools of the United States,” edited by James Parton Haney, published by the American Art Annual, Inc., New York, 1908; “Instruction in the Fine and Manual Arts in the United States,” by Henry Turner Bailey, published by the Bureau of Education at
Page 99 - of Representatives of the United States of A,nerica in Congress asse,nbled, That a permanent Commission of Fine Arts is hereby created to be composed of seven well qualified judges of the fine arts, who shall be appointed by the President, and shall
Page 11 - with Millet returned to Boston in 1855, where his personal force attracted many pupils. He was a painter of ability, but perhaps his greatest influence was as a teacher, and many prominent American painters, notably John La Farge, trace their beginnings to his studio. About 1870 Munich again drew many American students.
Page 214 - enterprises for the benefit of the community at large. SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM. The Museum is open to the public on Saturdays and holidays from 9 am to 12 m., and from 2 to 5 pm ; on other days from
Page 247 - on in cooperation with the Board of Education and five courses of twentyfour lectures each were given in the Teachers' Professional School. It was a private enterprise carried on for the benefit of the city and supported by a few public spirited men. Its success led to the formation of a broader organization.
Page 11 - to the establishment of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the oldest art institution in the country. The schools of the National Academy of Design date from 1826, while 1844 saw the establishment of the Philadelphia School of Design for Women: Cooper Union, which
Page 313 - (For foundation and history see Vol. IV, p. 164 ; VI, p. 138.) The rooms are open to the public daily from 9 a. m. to 5 pm for the exhibition and sale of such works, designed or executed by members, as have been admitted for sale by a jury elected by the council. The membership
Page 221 - p. 330.) The galleries are open to the public from 9 a. m. to 5 pm on week days; 1 to 5 pm on Sundays. The permanent collections are free all the year ; fee for special exhibitions. The attendance during 1909 was 182,228. The annual meeting is held in February.

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