The first major exhibition of Qur?ans (Korans) in the U.S., ?The Art of the Qur?an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts,?will open at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Oct. 22 and continue through Feb. 20, 2017. The exhibition was organized by the Sackler in collaboration with the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts in Istanbul. Show More Summary
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the opening of the exhibition, The Art of American Dance, on view October 22, 2016, through January 16, 2017. The Art of American Dance is the first major traveling exhibition to explore American art related to the many forms of dance. Show More Summary
The New Britain Museum of American Art presents the exhibition As We See It: The Collection of Gail and Ernst von Metzsch. The exhibition features over 80 paintings by approximately 30 American artists, whose careers have been supported by Boston-area collectors Gail and Ernst von Metzsch throughout their four decades of collecting. Show More Summary
Fan art and fine art are coming together! This week, we’ve got fan art from eight talented artists who have taken inspiration from some of the more recent masters. Megan Lara, and DeviantArt users HanieMohd, jackieocean, johntylerchristopher,...Show More Summary
After months of speculation, the big spring exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute will center on the influential designer Rei Kawakubo and her line, Comme de Garçons. The museum said the show will look at herShow More Summary
Mother and Child: ca 1865 by Bruce Johnson Via Flickr: Location : Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery Work of: Lord Frederick Leighton English Academic Art 1830 – 1896 Artist Frederic Leighton demonstrates that he was truly a man of his times in the work Mother and Child. Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that Comme des Garçons’s Rei Kawakubo would be featured for next year's gala.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum's ground floor galleries of Folk and Self-Taught Art reopen today with a compelling, new installation that features more than 120 objects, including 59 new acquisitions. These include works by artists such as Emery Blagdon, Ralph Fasanella, Clementine Hunter, Eddy Mumma, and Achilles Rizzoli. Show More Summary
After months of speculation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Friday morning that its 2017 spring Costume Institute exhibit and gala will honor legendary Comme des Garçons designer Rei Kawakubo. This will be just the second spring exhibit in the museum's history to spotlight a... Continue reading
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that the theme for its 2017 Costume Institute exhibition and gala will be Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons.
The Petersen Automotive Museum will host a new “Art of Bugatti” exhibit, beginning Oct. 23, and running through October 2017. The multidiscipline exhibit will feature automobiles, paintings, furniture, sculpture and silver work from three generations of the Italian-French family. The bulk of the...
The Smithsonian American Art Museum?s collection of folk and self-taught art represents the powerful vision of America?s untrained and vernacular artists. Represented in the museum?s collection are pieces that draw on tradition?such as quilts?and artworks that reveal a more personal vision. Show More Summary
Anna Katherine Brodbeck has been named The Nancy and Tim Hanley Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, it was announced today by Agustín Arteaga, the DMA?s Eugene McDermott Director. Brodbeck will begin work...Show More Summary
Phoenix Art Museum presents the exhibition Horacio Zabala: Mapping the Monochrome, the first expansive overview of this artist?s work at a major U.S. museum. Featuring original scholarship by Lampe Curator of Latin American Art, Dr. Vanessa Davidson, the exhibition includes nearly 40 artworks from the 1970s to today. Show More Summary
The Museum of Arts and Design is presenting Françoise Grossen Selects, an exhibition showcasing pioneer fiber artist Françoise Grossen's selections from MAD's permanent collection alongside some of her most seminal work, which radically...Show More Summary
The São Paulo Museum of Art, architect: Lina Bo Bardi Ask an architect which buildings they think are inspirational, innovative or simply beautiful and you'll receive a thoughtful and educated response that may include words like entasis, monolithic and Corbusian. Show More Summary
In addition to the historic gift, the museum will establish a center for the study of modern art from Latin America. The post 102 Latin American Works Gifted to the Museum of Modern Art appeared first on Hyperallergic.
New York City has some of the best major museums in the world. But beyond the big league Museums of Natural History and Modern Art exist a number of smaller, quirkier spaces that delve into topics spanning everything from bygone mobsters to the history of elevators. Here are our favorite niche museums in NYC; as always, leave yours in the comments. [ more › ]
Union Terminal in Cincinnati is one of those happy examples of a defunct historic building finding a new life. Rather than meeting with a wrecking ball, the art deco building now houses multiple museums and features a priceless Rookwood tiled ice cream parlor. When Union Terminal first opened in 1933, it wasn't so different from modern-day airports. Show More Summary
Art and citizenship. Cuban posters. Vintage photos of travel through China. Plus: a new wing at the Huntington Library and a line-up of new shows at the California African American Museum. Here are nine exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week: "S/Election," at the Los Angeles Municipal...