Located in the historic 18th & Vine district of Kansas City and housed in the same building that’s home the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum,, the American Jazz Museum showcases the life works of Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzergerald, Louis Armstrong and other jazz greats. The museum’s department of collections and exhibitions specializes in several […]
The Art Institute of Chicago is presenting the first museum survey ever mounted of American photographer John Gossage?s career. John Gossage: Three Routines opened Jan. 22, 2015, and continues through May 3, 2015, in Galleries 188 and 189 in the museum?s Modern Wing. Show More Summary
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces today that Lyndsay Hoover has joined the museum?s leadership team as the director of external affairs. In this new position, Hoover oversees the development and public relations departments. Show More Summary
Photo from Parade of Life Through The Ages, by Charles Knight, Nat. Geo., Feb. 1942. From the American Museum of Natural History web site:Adventurer, administrator, and Museum promoter — Andrews (Jan. 26, 1884 – March 11, 1960) spent...Show More Summary
?Kodachrome Memory: American Pictures 1972-1990? is the inaugural solo museum exhibition of the photography of Nathan Benn. Comprised of 67 evocative color photographs, the exhibition spans the two decades prior to the digital revolution, a sea change that created a surplus of images in everyday life. Show More Summary
Past and present connect in a selection of photographs of American servicemen and women dating from the Civil War to recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. American Soldier opened at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City on Jan. Show More Summary
Did you know that the modern American museum was invented in Newark in 1909? The Newark Museum?s vast and diverse collections will be highlighted at the 61st annual Winter Antiques Show, which will take place at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City from January 23-February 1, 2015. Show More Summary
The American Museum of Natural History's research library has an online exhibit of bird illustrations taken from the book Extraordinary Birds. (via @kellianderson) Tags: American Museum of Natural History books Extraordinary Birds illustration museums NYC
A new exhibition of the work of Rochester-born, Berlin-based sculptor David Adamo (American, born 1979) will open at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on January 22. It will be the artist?s first American solo museum exhibition. Among the...Show More Summary
(YouTube link) Prepare a coelacanth? Surely people don’t eat the most ancient of all fish species -they are so rare that we once thought they were extinct! No, that’s not what this preparation means. The American Museum of Natural History’s...Show More Summary
American Artist, Phil Brown, turns our museum's trees into beautiful art.
The Dahesh Museum of Art will display its collection of academic European and American art from the 19th and 20th centuries at a townhouse on the Upper East Side.
When the Philadelphia Museum of Art purchased Henry Ossawa Tanner’s painting The Annunciation in 1899, they became the first American museum to acquire a work by an African-American artist. That purchase announced a new era of recognition...Show More Summary
Previous installments: Introduction: Paris for the Holidays, Saying Goodbye to American’s Old Business Class, and a Suite at the Park Hyatt Vendome American First Class Lounge Chicago O’Hare and Business Class, Chicago – Paris Park Hyatt Paris Vendome Executive Suite Paris is a fantastic city to experience food. Show More Summary
- Max Kutner reports for Smithsonian about a new "rapid-capture" digitization process being used at the National Museum of American History.- Andrea Cawelti blogs about an 1842 music score printed on (very!) glossy paper she found while...Show More Summary
The New Britain Museum of American Art announces a retrospective exhibition of artist Otis Kaye (1885?1974), entitled, Otis Kaye: Money, Mystery, and Mastery on view from January 17?May 10, 2015. The exhibition displays Kaye?s mastery of trompe l?oeil technique and invites the viewer to ponder and explore the mystery that surrounds Kaye and his work. Show More Summary
"Shelf Life" is the American Museum of Natural History's new series of exploratory, fun science videos, offering us a glimpse of the rare items and specimens they've got tucked away in their collection. This month, Ichthyology Curator Melanie L. Show More Summary
The American Salvage Association’s (ASA) Education Committee Fundraiser will be hosted by TITAN Salvage on Thursday, January 22, at the Houston Maritime Museum.
On Tuesday, January 20 American Art will screen Aves: Magnificent Frigate Bird, Great Flamingo, a film by Nancy Graves, artist and former member of the museum's Commission. The screening is as part of our exhibition The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art. Show More Summary
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter announced at the American Museum of Natural History yesterday that the worldwide number of cases of the debilitating Guinea worm disease dropped to 126 in 2014?a decrease of more than 99.9 percent since...Show More Summary