Virginia Commonwealth University announced today that Joseph H. Seipel, dean emeritus of the VCU School of Arts, has agreed to serve as interim director of the university?s Institute for Contemporary Art. Seipel will fill the role left...Show More Summary
Kim Sajet, the director of the National Portrait Gallery, offers ideas to make it better
Forgotten Temple Illustration by Rui Gonçalves AoiroStudio Jan 16, 2018 Let's take a look at this rather cool illustration by art director/graphic designer Rui Gonçalves. Based in Barcelona, Spain, Rui is a true passion when it comes to graphic design and also art direction. Show More Summary
Powder Magazine Photography Director: David Reddick Art Director: Tyler Hartlage Photographer: Tal Roberts Heidi: Who were you photographing for this story? Tal: I joined three siblings, McKenna, Axel, and Dylan Peterson who happen to all be amazing skiers for a road trip through Southern Idaho with a plan to ski some of the smaller ski […]
The Board of Directors of Mudam Luxembourg - Museum of Modern Art Grand Duke Jean, presided over by Her Royal Highness the Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, has appointed Suzanne Cotter as General Director of the museum. This appointment...Show More Summary
We’ve forgotten how to talk to one another. Here’s how to fix that. Despite technological advances, our ability to communicate meaningfully is deteriorating, says Fred Dust, a partner at creative consultancy Ideo. The remedy, he believes, lies in finding ways to restore real conversation to our daily lives. Read Full Story
Here's a snapshot of prices at more than 200 United States institutions, beginning with the pricing and going down from their, to free and suggested admission. (All of these are members of the Association of Art Museum Directors. About 34 percent of the 240 members of the AAMD are free.)
Charles McNulty: "Directors who have taken advantage of the casting couch, actors who have grotesquely exploited their stardom, conductors who have preyed on their young charges deserve to have the rug pulled out from under them. If the work they've done lives on, it will do so apart from the memory of their shameful deeds. […]
The MFA's newest security employee is Riley, a three-month-old Weimaraner who belongs to the museum's director of security services. Known for their powerful sense of smell, "Weimaraners are a particularly good breed for such tasks since they have stamina and can work for long hours without getting bored."
Lisa Freiman came from the Indianapolis Museum of Art (where she was the top curator for contemporary work) 4½ years ago as the first director of the museum at the city's Virginia Commonwealth University. She gave no reason for her departure other than wanting to return to her scholarly work (she's staying on at the […]
The Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University announced Dr. Heidi Davis-Soylu as its new Lucienne M. Glaubinger Director of Education. Davis-Soylu will begin at the museum on January 11. Most recently, Davis-Soylu was Director of Academic Engagement and Learning Research at Newfields (formerly the Indianapolis Museum of Art). Show More Summary
The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College announced today that it has received a gift of $3 million from John Wieland ?58 and his wife Sue to endow the Mead Director and Chief Curator position and to support contemporary art acquisitions. Show More Summary
Virginia Commonwealth University announced today that Lisa Freiman, Ph.D., has stepped down as director of the Institute for Contemporary Art, effective immediately. Freiman, who has served as the ICA?s inaugural director since 2013, led the institutional vision and planning for the ICA, which opens in April 2018. Show More Summary
Director Kevin R. Phipps' FRIDAY THE 13TH PART 3: THE MEMORIAM DOCUMENTARY made its world premiere in front of a lucky audience at Laemmle's Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre in Los Angeles this past October, and now we know when the rest...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the Autry Museum of the American West announced an unprecedented new partnership at a January 9 program with Michael Govan, LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director, and W. Richard West, Jr., President and CEO of the Autry Museum of the American West. Show More Summary
WHBPAC, a dynamic year-round performing arts center serving patrons on the East End of Long Island and beyond, seeks an Executive Director who will be responsible for the overall management and artistic direction of the organization...
Claire Mera-Nelson, a former violinist with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Florilegium, the London Handel Orchestra and The Sixteen, has been named director of music (and London) at Arts Council England. Her last job was head of music at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and executive director of Blackheath Halls.
The Speed Art Museum Board of Trustees has announced that Stephen Reily, formerly Interim Director, will remain at the Museum as Director. Reily, a longtime civic and business leader and supporter of the Museum, stepped into the role of Interim Director in March, 2017 after the departure of former CEO Ghislain d?Humières. Show More Summary
The ZKM is showing an extensive exhibition with over 400 art works from the Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, put together by founding director Gabriele Schor. In the 1970s, female artists began to subvert cultural constructions of the female, and in doing so, use their bodies as a projection surface for social codes and their criticism. Show More Summary
"Newfields is a new brand for a new type of an organization. Our mission is to create exceptional experiences with art and nature and the nature part is all of a sudden being revealed in pretty serious and very positive, successful ways. "I still think we've got a little ways to go before more people understand […]