Impressionism is an art movement whose unique style is defined by small, thin, and visible brush strokes, and which focuses on accurate depiction of light.
The New Britain Museum of American Art announced that Min Jung Kim has been selected as the sixth Director of the oldest museum in the country dedicated solely to American art. Chosen after a nationwide search, Ms. Kim?s appointment was unanimously approved at the August 26 meeting of the Board of Trustees. Show More Summary
That's a lot of letters in the headline. Basically it's the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum and Columbus College Of Art & Design teaming up to host the Association Of American Editorial Cartoonists' yearly meeting in Columbus, Ohio. Show More Summary
A group of African American pastors is upper their demand for the taxpayer-funded Smithsonian to remove a statue of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger. The museum has so far refused their request to remove the statue of the eugenics-supporting founder of the abortion business caught selling aborted babies and their body parts. The museum has […]
In 2014, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced the acquisition of a rare Frank Lloyd Wright house originally built in 1954 along the Millstone River in New Jersey. Since then, the house has been disassembled, transported 1,200 miles across the country, and meticulously reconstructed on the grounds of the museum. Show More Summary
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art has acquired and installed a site-specific, multi-media artwork by American artist Jack Pierson. Hovering above the Main Street entrance, the letters "OMG" provide a colorful and engaging element to the museum's historic, Gothic-revival façade. Show More Summary
Restoring a painting at the FAIC Cultural Recovery Center in Brooklyn. (Photo: Courtesy Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works) You’ve got a muddy 18th century chest of drawers. Who you gonna...Show More Summary
A wealthy white lawyer has spent 16 years and millions of dollars turning the Whitney Plantation into a memorial to the nation's past.
Meet Callicebus urubambensis, a "new" monkey which languished in the American Natural History Museum in New York City for almost a century, wrongly labelled. In 2013 a Dutch primatologist conducting a jungle expedition through central Peru found this previously unknown species and named it after the river where he found it. Show More Summary
For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from South America gathered dust in a windowless backroom of the American Natural History Museum in New York City. Like a morgue corpse in a drawer with the wrong toe tag, it was a victim of mistaken identity. Show More Summary
The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts opened a new exhibition on August 22: Common Ground: African American Art from the Flint Institute of Arts, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Muskegon Museum of Art, with sculpture, paintings, and works on paper by more than 60 artists. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, a group of African American pastors asked the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. to remove a sculpture of Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger. The museum has the Sanger bust in their “Struggle for Justice” exhibit, which is supposed to honor those of the past who were “champions of justice.” A sign beneath the […]
Get a first look at Lady Gaga’s American Horror Story role in this footage on set at the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art. Gaga will play Elizabeth, a bisexual socialite and owner of the Hotel Cortez. Only Cristiano Ronaldo could make plunging into an ice bath look so damn sexy. Ashley Parker Angel takes a break from […]
It's one of the rarest things an American museum could display: a piece of marble made marvelous by the hand of Michelangelo.
In this short film, Peter Nardini from the American Museum of Fly Fishing talks with Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello about baseball, fly fishing, and history.
Laurie Frey, the Heritagist, has a sensible piece on Gary Vikan's suggestion in the Wall Street Journal (August 19) that Western museums and cultural institutions should be willing to purchase Syrian and Iraqi antiquities of dubiousShow More Summary
Today, the Biggs Museum of American Art announced that it will host the Illuminating the Word: The Saint John's Bible exhibition from December 4, 2015-March 27, 2016. This international exhibition features 70 pages of The Saint John's Bible, the first monumental hand-illuminated bible to be commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in over 500 years. Show More Summary
Lady Gaga was out in Los Angeles yesterday filming a scene at the L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA), and ComingSoon.net snagged some great pictures giving us a first peek at the villain Gaga will be playing.
In 2010, anonymous emails started popping up in the inboxes of Department of the Interior officials. The messages accuse museums across the country of failing to deal with their massive collections of Native American bones. Those remains are there illegally, the emails allege, and should be returned to the tribes to which they belong. Show More Summary
Opening on August 19, Jazz: Print Series by Romare Bearden will be on view through June 26, 2016, in the Booth Lobby, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, Modlin Center for the Arts. Romare Bearden (American, 1911-1988) was one of the leading artists of the twentieth century. Show More Summary