Forty European and American landscapes from the art collection of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen will soon go on display at two art museums in the Pacific Northwest. The exhibit, called " Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Show More Summary
Image via Flickr user San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive Australia’s alliance with the US is a linchpin of its defense policy. And to have a close relationship with the US is to have a close relationship with the American arms industry. Show More Summary
The American Museum of Natural History will unlock thousands of old photos from their vault, they announced this week. The new online image database (officially launching on Monday the 28th) will take you behind the curtain, delivering images that span the 145-year history of the Museum. [ more › ]
Beginning on April 24, the https://www.stedelijk.nl" target="_blank">Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam dedicates a collection presentation to Barnett Newman (1905-1970), one of the most celebrated artists of Color Field Painting, a movement that was part of American Abstract Expressionism. Show More Summary
Smithsonian National Museum of American History Dr. Robert Jackler, “Freedom to Vape”: Unregulated Exuberance in Electronic Cigarette Advertising (Dr. Jackler is talking to FDA and to Congress about the same issues on his trip to the East Coast) Note: I’m just going to stuff Dr. Show More Summary
Although barely 3% of America's total residents are Jewish, the Jewish community has contributed significantly to the American landscape and way of life since the 17th century. Throughout the country, museums both small and large have...Show More Summary
The American Art Museum is celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's birthday, April 25, with a special tribute concert in the museum's Kogod Courtyard. Laurel Fehrenbach, public programs coordinator, spoke with Fran Morris Rosman, the executive director of The Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation...
Legendary Daily News reporter and editor Bill Federici, who in 1965 recovered the priceless DeLong Star Ruby that had been stolen from the American Museum of Natural History, has died. He was 82.
An exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service arrived at Phoenix Art Museum and featuring rare paintings by William H. Johnson, from the collection of the James E. Lewis Museum at Morgan State University. Show More Summary
The New Britain Museum of American Art announces NEW/NOW: JOE FIG, a solo exhibition that presents a series of sculptures and paintings by Joe Fig representing the studios of some of today?s leading contemporary artists, including Petah Coyne, Tara Donovan and Ursula Von Rydingsvard. Show More Summary
Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company “Confluence” Kogod Courtyard National Portrait Gallery & Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington, DC April 19, 2014 by George Jackson copyright 2014 by George Jackson Mood plays always matter in Burgess’s dances. Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami, presents the work of Virginia Overton in Flat Rock, a major new large-scale and site-responsive exhibition. Marking the artist?s first solo exhibition at an American museum, Flat Rock...Show More Summary
With the demolition of NYC's American Folk Art Museum imminent, architect Tod Williams, who designed the building with his partner, Billie Tsien, has finally broken his silence. "People have lost limbs, but they still retain their heart and soul," he...
by Alicia Akins A heat map of museum activity in Asia would show the whole region aglow. At first glance, if you’ve been getting your story from mainstream American media, you might think Asian institutions are becoming just like us, or beating us at our own game: the National Museum of Cambodia recently put its […]
If you’ve read “American Vampire”, you know Scott Snyder loves his history and he’s just stumbled upon something huge at the Cradle Of Aviation Museum – A belt that reveals the truth about the American Civil War, including the fact that a bear rode good ‘ol Abe Lincoln. There’s also aliens, dragons, lasers, and more [...]
Melanie Pyle and Joel Lemp are horticulturists with Smithsonian Gardens, and they lead tours through the garden growing in American Art's Kogod Courtyard. The natural beauty of the plants complements the art in our museum so well. This spring they...
Without sufficient funds to proceed with building a new facility, the board of the Kansas African American Museum has voted to give back to the city a prime riverfront property and to postpone plans for a new home for up to five yea...
It's a sad day for architecture when such an important building dies at 13.
Ai Weiwei: According to What??the first North American survey of the work of the provocative Chinese conceptual artist, sculptor, photographer, filmmaker, and activist?will be presented at the Brooklyn Museum from April 18 to August 10, 2014. Show More Summary
Lying forgotten in museum collections two new species of yellow-shouldered bats have been unearthed by scientists at the American Museum of New York and The Field Museum of Natural History and described in the open access journal ZooKeys. Show More Summary