Helen Molesworth was regarded as a fierce advocate for artists at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
“A Case Study in Transference,” a video of a 1994 performance featuring live pigs, had been removed from a fall exhibition — but now returns as a gift.
New York Times reporters across the country recommend museums that revisit the past, explore contemporary culture or simply delight them.
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs, founded in 1864, rebranded itself in January to spotlight its diverse collection and its “three kingdoms” of Mode, Arts and Design.
The living history museum has stayed true to its roots while adding immersive activities that have increased attendance.
The installation called Women House recalls the birth of feminist art and highlights a new generation’s take on issues of domesticity.
From a taxidermy gallery and a sea-diving experience in Paris to the viewing of Bronze Age objects in London, art is in the eye of a new beholder.
The art museum in Indianapolis, part of a complex now known as Newfields, is experimenting with new definitions of its role — to the dismay of some.
Gift shops aren’t just for postcards anymore. There’s a new emphasis on enhancing the visitor experience and bringing in revenue.
The New York City History Day Competition drew 500 students who tackled the theme “Conflict and Compromise in History.”
Artists including Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Mark Bradford and Glenn Ligon are donating work to be sold in May to benefit the Studio Museum in Harlem.
Harold Gordon took a piece of furniture and converted into a phony Civil War antique that ended up in a prominent museum.
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries will open this summer in a 13th-century arcade that has been off limits to the public for 700 years.
The New York Botanical Garden will exhibit works from 1939, and three museums will offer a show that highlights her influence on contemporary artists.
The photographer Nan Goldin led activists in a protest at the museum’s Sackler Wing, named after a family that owned Purdue Pharma.
A Dutch couple shares their collection by way of a free app, a smartphone and a headset.
Many of the exhibits reflect the violence over partisan struggles and the battles between the drug cartels that infected the nation for decades.
The center, which will open in April, takes a bold look at race and other social issues that still resonate in the region as well as the nation.
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
Battling mold, wind damage and a lack of money, museum directors struggle to restore damaged buildings.