Museum News

A Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-06-23 01:21
Racist vandalism at the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a reminder of the long battle for the soul of this country.
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What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-06-22 15:20
New layers to the art of Betty Parsons; the painter Peter Shear gets his first New York solo show; and Leidy Churchman responds to the threat of the internet.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-06-22 14:56
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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At the Dr. Seuss Museum: Oh, the Places They Don’t Go!

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-06-21 15:03
The new museum dedicated to Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, in Springfield, Mass., left out some controversial political cartoons.
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Mass Resignations Embroil Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-06-20 11:11
Staffers had demanded better working conditions. The museum disputes the accusations.
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Yiddish Theater Plans an Immigration Arts Summit

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-06-19 13:02
The National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene, a downtown cultural mainstay, will bring together an array of arts groups for a two-day festival.
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Children Get Sticky Making Bread in Brooklyn

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-06-19 10:35
Karen Bornarth of Hot Bread Kitchen will lead a hands-on class at the Museum of Food and Drink in Brooklyn.
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Victoria and Albert Museum to Unveil Expansion

NY Times feed - Sun, 2017-06-18 13:17
A new courtyard and foyer are designed to help visitors avoid the maze of corridors and displays. Also in the works: a large, temporary exhibition space.
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Christina Padden, Declan Kiely

NY Times feed - Sat, 2017-06-17 22:00
The couple met at a fund-raising event for the Morgan Library.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-06-15 16:23
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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MASS MoCA: It’s a Site for All Eyes

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-06-15 14:13
This ever-expanding museum of contemporary art gives populism a good name. Every visitor can find something to like — and probably dislike, too.
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Rooftop Terrace at Brooklyn Children’s Museum Is Set to Open

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-06-15 12:51
A decade after it began, an outdoor green space for the museum’s small visitors is finally ready, and it arrives with an impressive design pedigree.
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Basel’s Beyeler Builds Out for the Future

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-06-14 22:01
The popular Swiss museum has tapped architect Peter Zumthor to design an extension for education, events and more exhibition space.
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Rodin Celebrations Around the World

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-06-14 14:04
Museums from the United States to Australia are mounting shows about this artist in the centennial year of his death.
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Tenement Museum in New York Names Its New President

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-06-14 12:14
Kevin Jennings, a former nonprofit leader and Obama official, plans to expand the museum’s reach through virtual and augmented reality.
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Sydney Art Museum Receives Big Funding Boost

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-06-13 17:25
The Art Gallery of New South Wales, a laggard on the Australian museum scene, is promised a hefty grant for a major expansion project.
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Met Museum Changes Leadership Structure

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-06-13 08:01
Daniel H. Weiss will lead and run the museum, and in a sign that fiscal responsibility trumps artistic control, the next director will report to him.
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The Broad Museum Will Host Sweeping Jasper Johns Show

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-06-12 17:01
The Broad is mixing it up, adding traveling surveys by major artists to its blue-chip collection.
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Sydney’s Major Art Museum, Mired in a Dispute, Falls Behind Its Rivals

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-06-12 16:30
An ambitious expansion proposal for this Australian city’s premier art museum has been thwarted by budget shortfalls, competing visions and bitter controversy.
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A Submarine in Hackensack Is Told to Leave. But How?

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-06-12 12:37
A World War II-era Navy sub has been mired in the Hackensack River for years. Developers want it moved, but solutions are scant.
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