Museum News

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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Met Museum Plans Michelangelo Exhibition

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-05-08 10:30
The Met announced it would be displaying works by Michelangelo this fall, including drawings, sculptures and his earliest painting.
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A Rural Shrine to New York’s Angels and Gargoyles

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-05-05 15:46
A collection of stone fragments that once adorned city buildings, salvaged by a self-styled “rabble rouser,” is displayed at the Anonymous Arts Museum in upstate New York.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-05-04 16:07
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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Bruce Nauman Video Works Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-05-04 15:00
The museum and the Pinault Collection have jointly acquired Mr. Nauman’s “Contrapposto Studies, I through VII” and “Walks In Walks Out.”
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After Setbacks and Suits, Miami to Open Science Museum

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-05-03 13:28
The opening of the long-delayed Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science comes after a scramble to finish the 250,000-square-foot structure.
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