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W Magazine: Just In Time for Art Basel Miami 2017, the Bass Museum Is Back and Already an Instagram Hit
It feels like every museum is getting younger these days, with a facelift to match. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York now has a dedicated home for modern and contemporary art with the Met Breuer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is undergoing a massive Frank Gehry-designed overhaul that will create new galleries to house its contemporary collection.
There is indeed a big Botticelli at The Bass, Miami Beach’s mighty little art museum. Starting Sunday, visitors can see it once more, after an absence of more than two years, in a freshened-up setting that signals a bold new start for the 53-year-old institution.
TennGreen: TennGreen Awarded Federal Grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Federation to Enhance Coal and Whites Creek Headwaters
On September 25, 2017, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded the Tennessee Parks & Greenways Foundation (TennGreen) funding to oversee habitat enhancement on the 5,200-acre Coal Creek Farms in Cumberland County.
NFWF: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announces Over $1 Million in Funding to Restore and Improve Cumberland Plateau Forestlands
I am thrilled that my farm, Coal Creek Farm, is participating in a vital preservation project administered by the Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation that has just received a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
Artnet News: Extreme Weather Is Threatening Museums Around the Globe. Here’s What They’re Doing About It.
As tides and temperatures rise, museums are rallying to protect themselves.
Laurence County Advocate: East Tennessee’s Soak Creek is named the states’s first Scenic River in fifteen years
“Soak Creek is a truly remarkable scenic river corridor,” said Jane Polansky, administrator of Tennessee’s Scenic Rivers Program.
The Tennessee state legislature has named Soak Creek, a tributary of the Piney River in East Tennessee, as the state’s newest Scenic River.
Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to the conservation of Tennessee’s wildlife and natural resources, recently hosted the 52nd Annual Conservation Achievement Awards.
The Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works was among winners of 2017 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards announced Wednesday by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
In a statement, George Lindemann, President of The Bass Board of Directors, explains that the new building meets the needs of The Bass’ goals: “More than just a building renovation, The Bass’ transformation brings the physical museum to the level of its curatorial ambition.