Museum News

Queen Victoria’s Small Coronet Has a Big Story

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-21 22:08
When the Victoria & Albert Museum’s jewelry gallery reopens next month, the royal treasure will become its centerpiece.
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Tate Galleries Will Refuse Sackler Money Because of Opioid Links

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-21 17:41
“In the present circumstances we do not think it right to seek or accept further donations from the Sacklers,” the group said in a statement.
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15 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-21 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Living Things, With No Bone or Tissue, Pose a Quandary for Museums

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-21 10:24
A British museum has returned locks of an emperor’s hair to Ethiopia. But dealing with culturally sensitive objects is not always so simple.
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Warhol at the Whitney: Why This One Work Is So Stirring

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-21 09:12
As the museum’s Andy Warhol retrospective ends its run, Holland Cotter revisits the exhibition through a work that showed the artist shifting gears.
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The Met Will Use its Facade and Great Hall to Showcase Contemporary Art

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-21 08:30
The museum announced commissions from Wangechi Mutu and Kent Monkman and the world premiere of a video installation by Ragnar Kjartansson on Thursday.
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What’s Wrong With This Diorama? You Can Read All About It

NY Times feed - Wed, 2019-03-20 07:00
The American Museum of Natural History corrects a Native American story in full view of visitors, inviting them to “reconsider this scene.”
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British Gallery Turns Down $1.3 Million Sackler Donation

NY Times feed - Tue, 2019-03-19 11:40
“I congratulate them on their courage,” said the photographer Nan Goldin, after the National Portrait Gallery said it would not accept a gift from the family, which has links to the opioid crisis.
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Met Admission Fees Will Send $2.8 Million to Over 175 City Cultural Groups

NY Times feed - Mon, 2019-03-18 13:46
Among the institutions that will see increases in their grants are El Museo del Barrio, the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
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Germany Sets Guidelines for Repatriating Colonial-Era Artifacts

NY Times feed - Fri, 2019-03-15 08:15
Officials say the pact will ensure that objects taken from former colonies are returned to their rightful owners. But critics say German museums have a long way to go.
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See Ancient Trade Route Treasures at the Met

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-14 15:04
“The World Between Empires,” linking present and past, celebrates the distinctive art from all the cultures of the Middle East.
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14 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-14 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Miró’s Greatness? It Was There From the Start

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-14 12:41
The Museum of Modern Art takes a euphoric dive into the Spanish artist’s early years.
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The Buddhas, Gods and Emperors of Asia Week New York

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-03-14 10:10
From March 13-23, look for auctions, objects and exhibitions from all epochs, from Chinese bronzes to contemporary Indian painting.
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El Museo del Barrio Appoints Chief Curator

NY Times feed - Wed, 2019-03-13 21:01
Rodrigo Moura will lead the museum’s curatorial department as it undergoes an expansion.
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Stolen-and-Found de Kooning to Be Shown Off Before Restoration

NY Times feed - Wed, 2019-03-13 10:05
The Getty Center will begin conservation on the painting, “Woman-Ochre,” but first — a party on Sunday
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Offbeat History, Off the Beaten Path

NY Times feed - Tue, 2019-03-12 02:00
From Poe’s tiny cottage to a museum about a historic black community, New York City’s boroughs are full of hidden treasures.
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The Missouri Museum That Churchill Built

NY Times feed - Tue, 2019-03-12 02:00
Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., in 1946 led to America’s National Churchill Museum.
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Van Gogh’s Perennial Appeal

NY Times feed - Tue, 2019-03-12 02:00
At least nine exhibitions on the Dutch artist are in the works at museums around the world.
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Can Art Help Save the Planet?

NY Times feed - Tue, 2019-03-12 02:00
Museum exhibitions seek to raise public consciousness about the dangers posed to the environment by climate change.
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