Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is dedicated to the idea that art is for everyone. The groundbreaking new exhibition, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, furthers the museum?s mission to welcome all to celebrate the American spirit and highlights the voices of 102 artists from across the country. Show More Summary
The first United States exhibition of Dutch artist Willem van Genk’s work at the American Folk Art Museum offers a comic counterpoint to the recent Futurist show at the Guggenheim.
The Natural History Museum's mobile tour. The new project's opening is Saturday at the Queens Museum. What is the point of a science museum? If you’ve visited the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan recently, you might think...Show More Summary
An exhibition opens today at the Museum of the City of New York dedicated to the work of US illustrator, McCauley 'Mac' Conner, whose work helped define American advertising from the late 1940 to the early 60s. Accompanying the show is a filmed interview with Conner – who turned 100 last November – which you can watch here...
The Speed Art Museum has announced today that Erika Holmquist-Wall has been hired as the Mary and Barry Bingham, Sr., Curator of European and American Painting and Sculpture for the museum. Holmquist-Wall will begin her new role at the Speed on October 6, 2014. Show More Summary
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces that it has cataloged, digitized and published online more than 35,000 artworks of eight prominent American photographers of the 20th century?Carlotta Corpron (1901?1988), Nell Dorr (1893?1988),...Show More Summary
Latin American art has become fashionable these days.
The first US monographic exhibition of works of the internationally-acclaimed Dutch artist Willem van Genk (1927-2005) will be on view from September 10 through November 30, 2014 at the American Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square in New York City. Show More Summary
NeoMexicanism, curated by Edward Hayes Jr., Assistant Curator at the Museum of Latin American Art, is a bold show. It's also a problematic one. While the work is interesting enough, it's hard to embrace the exhibition as a whole with...Show More Summary
The polished machinery featured in Marvin Beerbohm's "Automotive Industry" mural will be shimmering a little brighter now that the mural has been treated by the American Art Museum's conservation department. The mural, which was previously located in Detroit's Public Library, was recently installed in the museum's first floor.
The Georgia O?Keeffe Museum announces that Tracey Enright has been appointed to the position of Director of Education and Interpretation. Enright comes to the Museum from the National Museum of African American History and Culture of the Smithsonian Institution. Show More Summary
ASPEN, Colorado — Despite its reputation as a resort town for the 1%, the heart of Aspen looks much like a classic Western American town. The new Aspen Art Museum, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban, stands out in this context in both height and design.
Tonight we're introducing a new feature: Drunk Museum Reviews. We love museums. We love drinking. Why not combine the two for the best weekend plans there are? This week: alcohol laws, the American Museum of Natural History, and me drunk-flying a pterosaur to its doom. Read more...
When many Americans heard about the opening of the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, they had two words: Too soon.
The first modern work of Latin American art entered the collection of the Allen Memorial Art Museum in 1936, providing the seed for a diverse group of more than 200 modern and contemporary works by artists from 12 countries. This fall,...Show More Summary
Did you know that climate change denier David H. Koch is a trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and an advisory board member of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History? "So, what's in it for him apart from unlimited free entry?" I hear
The anonymous American hero who settled the scales of justice by killing Osama Bin Laden has done a fabulous service by donating to the National September 11 Museum the Navy SEAL shirt he wore on the famed mission.
A German museum said Thursday it is examining a request from a Native American tribe for the return of a scalp claimed as an ancestral artefact. Scientists from the Karl May Museum in the eastern town of Radebeul near Dresden will soon...Show More Summary
Asia Society Museum presents the first major institutional exhibition of Korean American video artist Nam June Paik in New York in more than a decade. Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot explores the artist?s visionary use of new technologies, and the lasting impact his singular contributions have had on the development and appreciation of new media art. Show More Summary
Ralph Fasanella (1914?1997), a self-taught artist who celebrated and fought for working people through works that also tackled complex issues of postwar America, is the subject of an exhibition on view at the American Folk Art Museum from September 2 through November 30, 2014. Show More Summary