Museum News

After Attack, Gainsborough Painting Returns to View

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-03-28 12:19
A painting by Thomas Gainsborough at the National Gallery in London has gone back on display after being attacked with a sharp instrument.
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Fonio, a West African Grain, Is the Star of a Brooklyn Talk

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-03-27 12:05
Pierre Thiam, a chef from Senegal, will demonstrate how to use this high-protein grain at the Museum of Food and Drink.
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Gold Coin Worth $4.5 Million Is Stolen From Berlin Museum

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-03-27 10:04
The police say thieves broke into the Bode Museum from a window over nearby railway tracks, and made off with the Canadian “Big Maple Leaf” coin, the world’s largest.
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Who Killed the Iceman? Clues Emerge in a Very Cold Case

NY Times feed - Sun, 2017-03-26 09:11
Using a wealth of new scientific information, a seasoned homicide detective has developed a theory in a death 5,300 years ago.
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Africa Center Looks to Close Fund-Raising Gap, and Open Its Doors

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-03-24 13:46
The center in Harlem posted video of what its headquarters may eventually look like, and announced financing efforts under its new board president.
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In Homage to India’s Jewel Culture

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-03-24 03:09
Two jewelers are establishing a museum in Jaipur, India’s gem capital, for precious objects, from jewelry to hair ornaments and toe rings.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-03-23 16:41
Our guide to new art shows, and one coming attraction.
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Desert Silence, Transposed to the Cacophony of New York

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-03-23 09:54
The artist Doug Wheeler has built a room in the Guggenheim Museum that evokes the quiet of the desert, where visitors can escape the city’s din.
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Unraveling the Mystery of Who Lies Beneath the Cloth

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-03-23 03:00
“Mummies,” an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, uses technology to get a better understanding of ancient Peruvians and Egyptians.
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Questions for: ‘Anne Frank Who? Museums Combat Ignorance About the Holocaust’

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-03-23 02:30
How are museums seeking to address a declining understanding of World War II and the Holocaust?
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Gender Gap Persists at Largest Museums

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-03-22 14:00
Just 30 percent of large art museums have female directors. And they make 75 cents for every dollar earned by male peers.
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Anne Frank Who? Museums Combat Ignorance About the Holocaust

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-03-21 08:53
The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam is one of several museums making changes to engage and educate younger people about the Holocaust and anti-Semitism.
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Dialogues on the Arts

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-03-17 22:01
Museum directors, artists, commentators and others gathered in Doha to discuss the state of art, including as a business.
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Third Time’s the Charm: Bass Museum Sets October Opening

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-03-17 13:39
Now focusing on contemporary art, the Miami Beach museum will have plenty of competition.
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Superflex Is Chosen for Tate Modern Turbine Hall

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-03-17 13:01
The Danish arts group is known for its politically charged work.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-03-16 15:53
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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From Artist’s Hand to Shop’s Counter: The Whitney Teams Up With Tiffany

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-03-15 20:00
Five artists in the Whitney Biennial have collaborated with Tiffany on limited-edition works to be sold at the museum and at the jeweler’s flagship store.
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On College Campuses, a New Role for Students: Museum Curator

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-03-15 18:00
In many ways, universities and their museums are drawing closer. You might even see students hanging artworks.
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Museums Tell Teenagers: We’re Here for You

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-03-15 18:00
In a growing movement, museums nationwide are offering programs for adolescents that let them explore challenging subjects, sometimes working directly with artists.
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How Do You Make a Museum for Outsider Artists?

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-03-15 08:00
Rebecca Alban Hoffberger discusses opening the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore in 1995 to show the works of outsider and self-taught artists.
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