Museum News

Leader of American Folk Art Museum to Step Down

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-12-06 11:35
Anne-Imelda Radice, the museum’s executive director, is planning to retire early in 2018, the museum said.
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Planetarium Opens in New Jersey, Ushering in a New Kind of Star Wars

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-12-06 06:34
The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City says it’s 110 feet in diameter — even bigger than one across the river at the Museum of Natural History.
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With Trump Visit, Protest May Follow Opening of Civil Rights Museum

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-12-05 17:32
With the announcement that President Trump would attend the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, veteran activists debated how to respond.
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Met Defends Suggestive Painting of Girl After Petition Calls for Its Removal

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-12-04 15:57
“Thérèse Dreaming,” by the French painter known as Balthus, will remain in the museum’s offerings.
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Can El Museo’s Leader Build a Bridge to Its Latino Future?

NY Times feed - Sun, 2017-12-03 09:21
Patrick Charpenel, a curator and philosopher, faces a rocky road, including the competition for financing.
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