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Tenement Museum in New York Names Its New President

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

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

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

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

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?

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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Some Things T Editors Are Really Into Right Now

Fri, 2017-06-09 15:31
A by-no-means exhaustive list of great things we’ve stumbled upon.
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Los Angeles Museum Starts a Kickstarter Campaign for a Traveling Egg-Shaped Gallery

Fri, 2017-06-09 13:02
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art aims to bring a reproduction of the Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, a tiny gallery space, from Guatemala City.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

Thu, 2017-06-08 15:49
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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The Peggy Guggenheim Collection Names Its New Director

Thu, 2017-06-08 02:00
Karole Vail, a curator at the Guggenheim Museum in New York and a granddaughter of Peggy Guggenheim, will lead the Venice collection beginning this month.
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