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Met and Brooklyn Museums Will Not Use Saudi Money for Programs on the Middle East - The New York Times

Met and Brooklyn Museums Will Not Use Saudi Money for Programs on the Middle East - The New York Times | Artsfile | Scoop.it
As more details emerged about the fate of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the museums said they would use their own money for events originally supported by Saudi funds.
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Art, Development and the New MOCA Toronto –

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With five floors, 55,000 square feet and new commissions by Nep Sidhu and Rajni Perera—as well as contributions by international stars like Barbara Kruger—MOCA hopes to double its old attendance numbers
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Do Canada’s Art Laws Need to Change? –

Do Canada’s Art Laws Need to Change? – | Artsfile | Scoop.it
The nation’s major museums are pushing for a speedy appeal to a recent court ruling. But is it the ruling, or the law itself, that needs to change?
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The 2017 Whitney Biennial Is the Most Politically Charged in Decades

The 2017 Whitney Biennial Is the Most Politically Charged in Decades | Artsfile | Scoop.it
The first, last, and only Hillary Clinton biennial.
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A Children’s Museum ‘Surprise Blockbuster’: A Show on Islam

A Children’s Museum ‘Surprise Blockbuster’: A Show on Islam | Artsfile | Scoop.it
“America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far,” at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, is designed to educate young visitors and prevent bias.
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Richard Wagamese: Remembering a kind spirit

Richard Wagamese: Remembering a kind spirit | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Wagamese as a man who helped Canada better understand the stories of Indigenous people
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How Will the Canada Council’s New $88.5 Million Digital Fund Be Spent?

How Will the Canada Council’s New $88.5 Million Digital Fund Be Spent? | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Canada Council CEO says nation needs digital projects that benefit not just individual artists or organizations, but the entire arts sector.
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Trump Proposes Eliminating the Arts and Humanities Endowments

Trump Proposes Eliminating the Arts and Humanities Endowments | Artsfile | Scoop.it
It was the first time a president has called for ending the endowments, which were created in 1965 under President Lyndon B. Johnson.
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Female Old Masters finally get their day in the sun

Female Old Masters finally get their day in the sun | Artsfile | Scoop.it
The Art Newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events. Based in London and New York, the English-language publication is part of a network of titles founded by Umberto Allemandi with editions in Italian, French, Russian, Chinese and Greek.
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New Message at Some Museums: Don’t Just Look. Do.

New Message at Some Museums: Don’t Just Look. Do. | Artsfile | Scoop.it
More and more, art institutions are trying to prompt community involvement in social issues, from gender discrimination to sex trafficking.
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Review: ‘Come From Away,’ a Canadian Embrace on a Grim Day

Review: ‘Come From Away,’ a Canadian Embrace on a Grim Day | Artsfile | Scoop.it
This musical pushes emotional buttons as it portrays a town’s efforts to accommodate travelers whose planes were diverted to a Canadian town after the 9/11 attacks.
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Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump

Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Atwood on whether her dystopian classic is meant as a “feminist” novel, as antireligion or as a prediction.
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Michael J. Fox 'humbled' to receive Canadian honour of Governor-General's award

Michael J. Fox 'humbled' to receive Canadian honour of Governor-General's award | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Other laureates include Martin Short, Jean Beaudin, Brigitte Haentjens and Yves Sioui Durand
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8 Artists Taking On The Big Global Challenge: Climate Change

8 Artists Taking On The Big Global Challenge: Climate Change | Artsfile | Scoop.it
“We should (and may) die trying to render climate change issues accessible."
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Who Says Culture Doesn't Pay? $9.9 Billion Was Spent on New Arts Projects Around the Globe in 2017

Who Says Culture Doesn't Pay? $9.9 Billion Was Spent on New Arts Projects Around the Globe in 2017 | Artsfile | Scoop.it
AEA Consulting has released its second annual Cultural Infrastructure Index, which shows the global cultural boom is not slowing down.
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A Conversation with Jordan Bennett –

A Conversation with Jordan Bennett – | Artsfile | Scoop.it
This year's Sobey Art Award finalist animates Mi'kmaq creation stories and petroglyphs in his largest public artwork to date
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Books Can Take You Places Donald Trump Doesn’t Want You to Go

Books Can Take You Places Donald Trump Doesn’t Want You to Go | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Books are central to our resistance to a too narrow vision of the world.
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Canadian Crystal Pite gives pointed look at refugee crisis in London debut of Flight Pattern - The Globe and Mail

Canadian Crystal Pite gives pointed look at refugee crisis in London debut of Flight Pattern - The Globe and Mail | Artsfile | Scoop.it
B.C.-born choreographer’s first work for Royal Ballet is a clear and purposeful look at an ongoing humanitarian crisis
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Behind The Tutus, Ballet Is A Boys' Club. This Ballerina Wants To Fix That.

Behind The Tutus, Ballet Is A Boys' Club. This Ballerina Wants To Fix That. | Artsfile | Scoop.it
The ballerina may be the visual symbol of the art form, but men wield most of the creative control.
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Canada Council announces $88.5-million Arts in a Digital World fund

Canada Council announces $88.5-million Arts in a Digital World fund | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Canada Council for the Arts head Simon Brault says the fund will help the arts sector play ‘catch-up’ in age of digital transformation
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Justin Trudeau Brings Ivanka Trump to Broadway Show on Welcoming Outsiders

Justin Trudeau Brings Ivanka Trump to Broadway Show on Welcoming Outsiders | Artsfile | Scoop.it
The Canadian prime minister, who has emphasized welcoming refugees, attended “Come From Away” with the president’s daughter in a pairing that was rich with symbolism.
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Museums Chart a Response to Political Upheaval

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In a tumultuous era, some museums are rushing to embrace the political moment, while others deliberately retreat.
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Ojibway author Richard Wagamese dead at 61

Ojibway author Richard Wagamese dead at 61 | Artsfile | Scoop.it
Award-winning Ojibway author Richard Wagamese, whose work was inspired by the generational damage left by Canada's residential school system, has died.
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New Message at Some Museums: Don’t Just Look. Do.

New Message at Some Museums: Don’t Just Look. Do. | Artsfile | Scoop.it
More and more, art institutions are trying to prompt community involvement in social issues, from gender discrimination to sex trafficking.
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