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Inspired by the Pompidou Centre in Paris, which for nearly two years removed all the men's art from its modern galleries, the Seattle Art Museum is letting women take over its downtown building this fall.
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A critique of various art museum programs offered to teenagers.
The Virtual Broad Art Museum, a multi-user online environment developed, was launched in anticipation of the fall 2012 opening of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (Broad/MSU).
Videos about the British Museum exhibition, The horse: from Arabia to Royal Ascot.
Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum is reopened by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands after a refurbishment lasting nine years.
Description: Hosted by the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark, New Nordic: Architecture & Identity is an exhibition which aims at exploring the relationship of architecture to culture and identity.
PARIS — “All good Americans when they die go to Paris” — so says a poster in a new exhibit tracing American cinema’s enduring fascination with the city of light.
Educational practices in art museums don’t often make the pages of major newspapers, so I was pleasantly surprised to see this article, “From Show and Look to Show and Teach,” in the New York Times...
The 2012 ZERO1 Biennial proposes that contemporary art practice can re-imagine the place, the idea, and the experience of Silicon Valley. Featuring artworks by over 200 artists from around the world, the ZERO1 Biennial is a dynamic network of more than 100 exhibitions, performances, public art projects, and events taking place in 45 locations throughout Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
The Municipal Art Society and the 9/11 Museum are working out the details of a handover that may secure future funding for the public art piece.
Plus the Warhol Foundation planned a blow-out sale, Preston Scott Cohen explained his new Chinese museum, Michelle Obama's DNC outfits compared, and Broadway's rising stars profiled.
The origin of the challenge Pat Kane is involved in a future envisioning exercise, looking ahead to 2060. He asked me if I would try to envision museums, and culture in general, in 50 years. I’m ...
"NEW YORK, NY.- Picasso Black and White, the first major exhibition to focus on the artist’s lifelong exploration of a black-and-white palette throughout his prolific career, is being presented at the Guggenheim Museum from October 5, 2012, to January 23, 2013. The exhibition features 118 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from 1904 to 1971, and offers new and striking insights into Pablo Picasso’s vision and working methods. This chronological presentation comprises significant loans drawn from private and public collections across Europe and the United States, five of which have never before exhibited or published, including works from the Picasso family and other lenders that are on public view for the first time. Thirty-eight of these artworks are having their first U.S. presentation."
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The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., has a new 25,000-square-foot permanent exhibition dedicated to innovations and artifacts throughout the history of computing.
"AMSTERDAM.- In the presence of Her Royal Highness Queen Beatrix, the renovated and expanded Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam will celebrate its official re-opening on Saturday, September 22, 2012. This leading international institution of modern and contemporary art will begin welcoming the public on September 23, following the most ambitious transformation in its history.
A complete renovation of the Stedelijk’s historic 1895 building, designed by A.W. Weissman, has converted virtually all of its spaces into galleries, enabling the first comprehensive display the Stedelijk has ever mounted of its permanent collection, widely acknowledged to be among the most important in the world. The vibrant new building designed by Mels Crouwel of Benthem Crouwel Architects, measuring 9,423 square meters (101,428 square feet), will provide vast new space for the Stedelijk’s renowned and influential temporary exhibitions, as well as a host of new amenities. The innovative design also re-orients the entire Museum to face onto the great public lawn of Amsterdam’s Museumplein (Museum Plaza), creating an active common ground for the first time among the Stedelijk and its neighbors, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, and the Concertgebouw."
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Find out how you can get free admission to your favorite museum on Sept. 29 for Museum Day Live.
"When is Ask a Curator?
It’s an all day event on September 19th on Twitter.
What is Ask a Curator?
It’s a way to talk to curators and people who work in cultural venues you normally don’t have access to. You can ask anything that you’re curious about or want more information on.
What’s it’ like to be a curator?
How do you decide what to display?
What is the most unique object in your collection?
Ten years in the making, the project was financed in part by the French government, along with Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia.
Audio Tour Hack returns with MOMA Unadulterated. See modern art through the unfiltered perspective of kids. Part of the permanent painting and sculpture exhibition on Level 4.
"With over 500 million users, one in every 13 people on planet Earth is on Facebook. Museums, zoos, aquaria and other informal educational institutions have also jumped onto the Facebook bandwagon. Most use their page as a promotional tool – a kind of up-to-the-minute newsletter – informing their audience about events, programs and exhibitions. A few, but only a very few, use Facebook and other social media outlets as educational tools as well."