Museum News

Trading David Bowie Cards

NY Times feed - Sun, 2018-07-01 15:00
Making friends while waiting to buy souvenirs at the Broadway-Lafayette station.
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The Philadelphia History Museum Is Closing Its Doors (Maybe for Good)

NY Times feed - Sat, 2018-06-30 06:30
Revenue is down and talks with Temple University abruptly fell through, city officials said. Now they don’t know when the museum will reopen.
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24 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-06-28 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Kids Don’t Just See Art at This Show. They Work With the Artists, Too.

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-06-28 10:58
The Children’s Museum of Manhattan has opened “Art, Artists & You,” an exhibition that gives four adult artists residencies and opportunities to mentor visitors.
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British Museum Accepts Hundreds of Rare Chinese Ivories as Ban Looms

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-06-28 06:46
The donation of more than 500 objects, including devotional figurines, fans and vases, came amid tightening regulations on the global ivory trade.
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Don’t Let the Frick Disappear

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-06-25 16:00
There are alternatives to the proposed expansion of a singular New York art collection.
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Preservationists Protest New Frick Collection Expansion Plan

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-06-25 11:19
Critics say the plan would still destroy the mansion’s gated garden as well as its music room, a chamber concert venue.
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A Museum That Makes White Liberals See the Horror of White Supremacy

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-06-25 03:00
I thought I knew about the ubiquity of racism. I was wrong.
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A San Francisco Museum Restaurant That Is on Theme

NY Times feed - Sat, 2018-06-23 02:00
At Sunday at the Museum, a new cafe at the Asian Art Museum, the food rides the line between familiar and adventurous.
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In an East Boston Shipyard, a Fresh Idea for Art

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-06-22 06:12
As museums groan under costly expansions, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, found a modest alternative a ferry ride across the harbor.
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24 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-06-21 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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The Transformative Nature of the Photographs of Diane Arbus

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-06-21 01:00
Diane Arbus’ portfolio “A Box of Ten Photographs” was pivotal in the acceptance of photography by the art world. A book published by Aperture and the Smithsonian American Art Museum examines the portfolio and it’s impact.
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They Suffered for Their Cézanne Portraits

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-06-20 13:09
In the National Gallery of Art’s major survey of Cézanne’s stirring, troubling portraits, he treats family and friends with affectionate digs.
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Warhol at the Whitney: From Myth to Man

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-06-19 09:59
The curator of the first Andy Warhol retrospective in the United States since 1989, coming in fall, offers details of the show for the first time.
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Bronx Museum of the Arts Hires New Director

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-06-19 09:00
Deborah Cullen, of the Wallach Gallery at Columbia University, will lead the Bronx Museum following the death of Holly Block last fall.
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Posters, Banners, Boarding Passes: Museums Try to Get a Head Start on History

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-06-18 08:18
Curators across Europe are increasingly trying “rapid response collecting” to obtain items used in major events just after they happen.
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At the Louvre, Beyoncé and Jay-Z Are Both Outsiders and Heirs

NY Times feed - Sun, 2018-06-17 10:58
A critic’s guide to the art in the couple’s new video, from the Mona Lisa to “Raft of the Medusa.”
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‘She Was Part of This Family’: Jefferson Descendants Reflect on Sally Hemings Exhibit

NY Times feed - Sat, 2018-06-16 02:00
Many who trace their roots back to the enslaved community at Monticello are expected to attend the exhibit opening, along with some of Jefferson’s white descendants.
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The Ornithologist the Internet Called a Murderer

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-06-15 03:00
It’s a scary thing to be the target of online vigilantes who believe in their own righteousness.
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21 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-06-14 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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