Museum News

El Museo del Barrio Fires Executive as New Director Faces More Challenges

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-05-26 09:45
Berta Colón, who had been the deputy director of institutional advancement, was dismissed; she has written to the board over concerns about finances.
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A Museum Where Giant Art Has Room to Breathe

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-05-26 03:00
Laurie Anderson, Jenny Holzer and James Turrell are taking up residence in a new space at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-05-25 17:12
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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What Awaits in New Haven? Pizza, Yes, and Brains in Jars

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-05-25 08:46
Visit this college town, a two-hour train trip from Grand Central Terminal, to learn about the origins of neurosurgery and to take in some classic works of art.
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African-American Museum’s Sports Gallery Wins a Following: Athletes

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-05-24 15:18
The history and culture museum in Washington has quickly become a must-see attraction for visiting players and teams, especially from the N.B.A.
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Artists Space Gallery Finds a New Home, in TriBeCa

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-05-24 09:15
The 45-year-old organization, which left SoHo last June, has signed a lease at 80 White Street.
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In Dallas With One of Fashion’s Most Innovative Designers

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-05-23 14:22
Iris van Herpen, who weaves cutting-edge technology with couture craftsmanship, brought T to Texas.
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Ai Weiwei’s Lego Portraits of Activists Head to the Hirshhorn Museum

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-05-22 08:17
“Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn,” a focused but sprawling exhibition of recent works, will open at the Smithsonian’s contemporary art museum on June 28.
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Solange Knowles Tears Down Barriers at the Guggenheim

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-05-19 13:22
In her performance at the museum, the high priestess of pop ministered to her flock. And everyone wore white.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-05-18 16:35
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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L.A. Reincarnation: New Art Spaces in Vintage Settings

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-05-18 09:54
Forget sleek architecture. Museums are finding unlikely homes in places like a Masonic temple and a historic bank.
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JAR’s Light in the Darkness

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-05-17 22:00
The reclusive jeweler Joel Arthur Rosenthal emerges to play a part in a new exhibition from the Vatican and the Jewish Museum in Rome.
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Questions for: ‘An Everyman Museum to Celebrate American Writers’

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-05-17 02:04
What is the purpose and the mission of the new museum?
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Would Fees at the Met Deter Visitors?

NY Times feed - Sun, 2017-05-14 17:01
The Times asked visitors from outside New York State what kind of mandatory admissions fee they would be willing to pay at the Met.
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‘Dinosaur Mummy’ Emerges From the Oil Sands of Alberta

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-05-12 18:19
The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta, is putting on display the best-preserved fossil of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur ever found.
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Irreplaceable Plant Specimens an ‘Obscene’ Loss After Being Incinerated in Quarantine Flub

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-05-12 10:43
A shipment of specimens from France to Australia included samples that were more than 200 years old and rich in scientific value.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-05-11 18:29
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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The Psychosexual World of Carol Rama Still Shocks

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-05-11 03:00
Erotic watercolors and mad cows in a posthumous retrospective at the New Museum for an Italian artist who came of age under Fascism.
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New Yale Partner Faulted for Handling of Tribal Artifacts

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-05-10 08:00
Native American tribes are waiting for the return of their sacred items from the collection of a Massachusetts seminary.
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An Everyman Museum to Celebrate American Writers

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-05-08 16:23
The American Writers Museum, opening in Chicago on May 16, aims to bring the nation’s collective literary creativity under one cozy roof (cookie smells included).
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