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[New York] A Rich Feast of Folk Art at the New-York Historical Society

“The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman,” a marvel of an exhibition that opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society. ... The displays range from several large cigar-store figures and a marvelous ship’s figurehead of a flirtatious woman
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 01:08
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[UK] Taking a look back at Player's cigarette factory

140 years of tobacco making history in Nottingham is set to come to an end on Thursday. The brand has been a huge part of the city's industries ever since John Player opened his first factory in Radford in 1877.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added May 18, 2016 19:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Exhibition supports No Tobacco Month

The BODY WORLDS Vital exhibition now on at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg, until 19 June encourages smokers to quit, especially now, during No Tobacco Month which runs until 1 June. From 17 May to support of the No Tobacco Month in
Artslink.co.za (za)
added May 18, 2016 06:53
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[UK] Museums face attack over tobacco cash ($$)

Signatories said most members of the Royal Academy would be “appalled” to learn that JTI, the company behind Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges, paid almost £40,000 a year for a corporate package that meant its name appeared on all
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 15:48
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[UK] The Tobacco Industry

Tobacco industry sponsorship of the arts is unacceptable: – Because the tobacco industry was responsible for 100 million deaths in the 20th century and current predictions are that it will kill one billion people in the 21st. – Because smoking is a m
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:38
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[UK] Tobacco Arts Sponsorship

As of April 2016: – Japan Tobacco International (JTI) is a Premier Sponsor of the Royal Academy of Arts. – British American Tobacco (BAT) is an Associate Sponsor of the Royal Academy of Arts. – JTI is a Corporate Supporter of the Southbank Centre.
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:37
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[UK] SmokeFreeARTS.org

We invite arts, cultural and heritage organisations as well as charities and other bodies to sign up to a SmokeFreeARTS declaration: 1. There is no place for the tobacco industry as a sponsor of arts, heritage or cultural activities. 2. We will not acc
SmokeFreeARTS (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:33
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LETTER: We ban tobacco sponsorship of sport in the UK. Let’s stub it out in the arts, too

We suspect that most members of the Royal Academy in London will be appalled to learn that Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has been a premier sponsor for its exhibitions. British American Tobacco is also a sponsor, a position it shares with, among other
The Guardian (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:29
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[UK] Ditch tobacco sponsors, health experts warn cultural institutions

1,000 experts sign open letter to London’s leading cultural bodies, including British Museum and Royal Academy, over ‘morally unacceptable’ sponsorship
The Observer (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:25
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[North Carolina] First event of history series to be held Tuesday in Innovation Quarter

A new history series that will explore the former downtown tobacco district, the people who worked there and the effect it had on many aspects of life will be held on Tuesday in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. “Making Sense of the Factory” will featur
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2016 13:32
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