Museum News

Contractor Sues Glenstone Museum Foundation for $24 Million

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-09-06 17:58
A dissonant note before the opening of the revamped private museum to the public — by reservation — next month.
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25 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-09-06 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Fire Devastated the National Museum of Brazil. Show Us What Was Lost.

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-09-06 12:47
Have you been to the museum? Please share your photos and videos taken at the museum before it was destroyed by fire earlier this week.
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What to See, and Where to Eat Square Pizza, in Detroit

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-09-06 10:23
In the last decade, the city has added a new designation to its list of many: tourist stop. Here, T’s guide to Motown.
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A Good Year for Younger Artists, Immigrant Citizens and Outrage

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-09-06 01:00
Museums are tightening borders, too. Where are the big shows of art from Africa, Asia, South America? The United States and Europe dominate.
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An Exhibition That Gives the Finger to Authority

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-09-05 23:00
From an ancient Babylonian brick to a Banksy prank, a new show at the British Museum traces the long history of political dissent.
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Amos Rex Museum Is Helsinki’s New Homegrown Star

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-09-05 01:55
A new contemporary art museum vindicates the Finnish capital’s decision to turn down a proposal to build a Guggenheim branch there.
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Brazil Museum Officials Knew Fire Was ‘Bound to Happen’

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-09-04 18:32
Warnings, including a citizen complaint to the federal prosecutor, that neglect had turned the National Museum into a tinderbox piled up for years.
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What Was Lost in the Brazil National Museum Fire

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-09-04 15:49
Some items in the collection are irreplaceable to science, as well as the country’s national memory.
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Brazil Museum Fire Leaves Ashes, Recrimination and Little Else

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-09-03 16:30
When Brazilians look at the shell of their National Museum, some see a symbol of the hollowing out of their whole country and the near-abandonment of basic public services.
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What Artifacts Were in the National Museum of Brazil?

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-09-03 03:23
The items feared lost to a fire on Sunday include one of the world’s largest meteorites and the oldest human fossil from the region.
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Fire Engulfs a Brazilian Museum, Threatening Hundreds of Years of History

NY Times feed - Sun, 2018-09-02 19:56
The National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro housed a collection of more than 20 million items, including Egyptian mummies, dinosaur fossils and the oldest human fossil in the region.
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30 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-08-30 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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The Flea Circus of Times Square

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-08-30 02:00
Yes, it really was a thing. And yes, those fleas seemed to be trained. And very athletic.
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The National Portrait Gallery Lost Visitors, Though Not as Many as Feared

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-08-29 11:35
Reporting from a company that counts visitors suggested there was a drop of more than 40 percent at the London museum. It was more like 10 percent.
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Water’s Great Role in New York to Go on Display

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-08-29 09:18
A traveling Smithsonian exhibition, “Water/Ways,” will examine the political, economic and cultural roles water plays, at six museums in the state.
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Yale Receives $160 Million Gift for Peabody Museum

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-08-28 07:00
The donation, by Edward P. Bass, a Yale alumnus, will help the natural history museum add 50 percent more exhibition space and new classrooms.
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These Cultural Treasures Are Made of Plastic. Now They’re Falling Apart.

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-08-27 23:30
Museum conservators are racing to figure out how to preserve modern artworks and historical objects that are disintegrating.
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Initiative Brings Arab Art to New York Museums

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-08-24 11:00
The Met, the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim will celebrate Arab culture through art exhibitions, films and interviews.
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28 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-08-23 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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