Museum News

How an Arctic Hyena Was Found in Canada, Then Lost, Then Found Again

NY Times feed - Tue, 2019-06-18 11:36
The discovery illustrates how museum collections may be filled with forgotten fossils that could expand knowledge of prehistory.
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Serpentine Galleries Chief Quits, With Harsh Words for Activist Artists

NY Times feed - Tue, 2019-06-18 05:09
Yana Peel resigned after a newspaper revealed she had connections to a cybersecurity firm whose spyware has been used by governments to track journalists and activists.
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What 7 Visitors (and One Guard) Cherished on MoMA’s Closing Day

NY Times feed - Mon, 2019-06-17 12:06
They were drawn to the Big M’s: Monet, Matisse, Miró, and more.
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World War II Planes Can Still Fly, but Who Will Keep Them Flying?

NY Times feed - Sun, 2019-06-16 21:00
A number of organizations are now training young pilots and engaging students in the art of flying and repairing vintage aircraft.
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Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S.

NY Times feed - Fri, 2019-06-14 15:49
Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.
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5 Little Museums of Paris, for Little Travelers

NY Times feed - Fri, 2019-06-14 02:00
Yes, there’s the Louvre. But Paris and its surrounding region also have some 200 other museums, many of which cater happily to young travelers and their families.
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21 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-06-13 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-06-13 05:50
The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere.
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The Dia Diversifies, While Staying True to Its Roots

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-06-13 03:00
A farsighted director is leading a profound transformation and anointing the next Dia Generation: Charlotte Posenenske and Lee Ufan.
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Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff

NY Times feed - Wed, 2019-06-12 10:06
Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers.
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How to Have a High-End Vacation for Less

NY Times feed - Wed, 2019-06-12 02:00
You want luxury, but you don’t want to overspend for it. Here’s how to save in five popular and pricey cities without feeling deprived. (No hostels involved.)
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He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It.

NY Times feed - Wed, 2019-06-12 02:00
The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life.
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A Helicopter Crash Unsettles the City

NY Times feed - Tue, 2019-06-11 02:38
Tuesday: A skyscraper was evacuated. Smoke rose from the roof. People wondered whether it had been an accident or had been deliberate.
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In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’

NY Times feed - Sat, 2019-06-08 23:45
The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis.
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Things to Do in New York This Weekend: MoMA and the Tonys

NY Times feed - Fri, 2019-06-07 12:10
Also “Late Night” and “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” arrive in theaters, and “Big Little Lies” returns for a second season.
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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Names Rein Wolfs Its New Director

NY Times feed - Fri, 2019-06-07 07:53
The appointment ends a year-and-a-half vacancy at the top of one of Europe’s leading modern art museums.
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Symbol of a Brutal Regime? Or a Fun Place to Party?

NY Times feed - Fri, 2019-06-07 03:58
An exhibition looks back at the Palast der Republik, the East German Parliament building, which was torn down after the country ceased to exist.
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It’s the Last Weekend to Visit MoMA Before It Closes for Renovations

NY Times feed - Fri, 2019-06-07 02:34
Friday: The museum plans to add space and change what it displays. It will reopen in October.
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22 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-06-06 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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In Praise of the Great Majority

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-06-06 12:36
At MoMA, Honoré Sharrer’s “Workers and Paintings” asks: “What if great art were more accessible?”
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