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National Museum of African American History and Culture opens today in Washington, DC

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the United States' only national museum devoted to exclusively showcasing African American art, history and culture. Photo: Douglas Remley Adjaye's design adds a striking, three-tiered piece of ornamental architecture to the National Mall. Show More Summary

Datebook: Toba Khedoori's enigmatic drawings, games about capitalism, art about the California coast

The ethereal drawings of Toba Khedoori. An L.A. artist makes a comeback. A museum debuts a politically minded arcade. Plus: Beer and art in Santa Monica, paintings about the California coast and a debut film about a mother’s death. Here are 10 exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week:...

Nationalmuseum lends leading fin de siècle art to museum in France

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Light and stillness ? Scandinavian art at the turn of the 20th century opens on Saturday 24 September at the Musée Toulouse-Lautrec in Albi. The exhibition comprises some of the best examples of Scandinavian painting from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, all on loan from Nationalmuseum. Show More Summary

Museum of Modern Art presents Nástio Mosquito in his first solo exhibition at a U.S. museum

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Modern Art presents Projects 104: Nástio Mosquito, the artist's first solo exhibition at a U.S. museum, from September 23 to October 30, 2016. Projects 104, part of the Elaine Dannheiser Projects series, features Mosquito?s...Show More Summary

ICA Miami launches new educational initiative and research department

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) announced today the launch of its Art + Research Center (A+RC), the museum?s new research department and educational initiative dedicated to exploring topical social and environmental issues in relation to contemporary art. Show More Summary

Blaffer Art Museum presents first major museum exhibition for Analia Saban

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

This exhibition, the first major museum presentation of Argentinian artist Analia Saban, surveys her last decade of practice through 30 works that explore everyday objects through unconventional usage of materials. Surveying art history...Show More Summary

"Her Crowd: New Art by Women from Our Neighbors' Private Collections" opens at the Bruce Museum

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent exhibitions have featured women?s art, the collecting of art created by women has received scant attention. Show More Summary

Grant S. Smith to lead development, revitalize fundraising initiatives at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art announced this week the appointment of Grant S. Smith to the position of Director of Development. Following a national search that engaged leading philanthropy professionals who then nominated anShow More Summary

First museum exhibition of Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi in the Netherlands opens at De Hallen Haarlem

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

This autumn the Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem is presenting the first museum exhibition of Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi in the Netherlands. Koizumi is one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary art in Japan, who in his...Show More Summary

Phoenix Art Museum names adjunct curator of American Art

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Phoenix Art Museum announces the appointment of Dr. Betsy Fahlman, PhD, to the role of adjunct curator of American art. Dr. Fahlman will officially begin her role overseeing the care and scholarship of the Museum?s historical American...Show More Summary

News Briefs: High Museum reduces admission fee, Carlos Museum and Georgia Public Library partner up and more

The High Museum of Art has announced a reduced admission price of $14.50 across the board, with admission for children 5 and under remaining free. “Art museums exist to make the world a better place via engagement with complex visual culture,” says Director Rand Suffolk. “The more individuals who come through our doors, the greater our...

'The Gildless Age': A different tale of the '1 percent' at the Torrance Art Museum

2 days agoArts : Culture Monster

When some of the gilding gets stripped away from our New Gilded Age, defined by the concentration of income and wealth that fueled the incredible rise of the "1 percent," what is left behind? A new show at the Torrance Art Museum has some thoughts. For "The Gildless Age," an apt if rather clumsy...

The Photographer Who Captured Black Voters for Decades in Pittsburgh

Vice President Richard Nixon and Pat Nixon greeting crowd from car, including Harold Irwin, Centre Avenue, Hill District, October 1960. (© Charles "Teenie" Harris/ Courtesy the Carnegie Museum of Art) Throughout the course of his prolific...Show More Summary

Lisa Eisner, Oliver Peoples, Pam & Gela tapped for Wear LACMA fall 2016 collection

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced this week that its fall 2016 Wear LACMA collection will include wearable items inspired by Japanese ceramics, the street-lamp sculpture permanently installed in front of the museum and a 1959 painting by Jay DeFeo. The art-meets-fashion mash-up, launched...

Art Review: Jerusalem as a Place of Desire and Death, at the Metropolitan Museum

2 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The exhibition “Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven” looks at the past and the present, with 200 works from some 60 international collections.

A New Museum in Lisbon Pushes the Barriers of Art, Architecture and Light

2 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

“It’s the light,” says Amanda Levete, “that incredible southern light.” Curled up barefoot on a sofa in her studio on a gray North London morning, the architect of the beautiful new Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) in...Show More Summary

Smart Museum of Art presents collection of 830 photographic works

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

An extraordinary collection of 830 photographic works spanning from 1844 to 2012, bequested to the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, forms the basis of an expansive new exhibition, There was a whole collection made: Photography from Lester and Betty Guttman, September 22?December 30, 2016. Show More Summary

The Trustees of Reservations names Shana Dumont Garr as Curator at Fruitlands Museum

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Trustees of Reservations announced that curator, arts writer, and educator Shana Dumont Garr has joined the organization as Curator at Fruitlands Museum. Before joining The Trustees, Shana was the Director of the Kingston Gallery in Boston. Show More Summary

Sculptures by Chris Antemann explore lust and sexuality in ceramic vignettes inspired by the 18th-century

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

From September 22, 2016, to February 5, 2017, the Museum of Arts and Design presents Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit, an installation of 21 porcelain sculptures resulting from the collaboration between Oregon-based artist Chris Antemann and the renowned MEISSEN Porcelain Manufactory in Germany. Show More Summary

Fifty Prominent Museum Directors Sign Letter Supporting North Dakota Indian Treaty Rights

“The letter was initiated by the Natural History Museum, a project of the New York-based art collective Not An Alternative, which has sought to politicize science and natural history museums around issues of climate change.”

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