Museum Admissions: Better Than Free Over the years, so many people have advocated for free admissions to art museums that one cannot keep track. I have almost always disagreed, with an exception possibly being federally supported museums like the National Gallery … read more AJBlog: Real Clear Arts Published 2016-04-28 Brothels & Landscapes: MoMA Mines […]
From April 29 to October 5, 2016, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York presents But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, the third exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced today that Elaine Wynn, co-chair of the board, pledged $50 million to kick off the next phase for the Peter Zumthor-designed permanent collection building. Simultaneously with Ms. Wynn?s gift, Mr. Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Museum brings African masquerade to life with a groundbreaking installation that connects works by twenty-five contemporary artists with examples of traditional disguise in the exhibition Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, on view April 29 through September 18, 2016. Show More Summary
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag has purchased the painting Slide, two drawings and a sketch by Lee Lozano (1930-1999). No museum in the Netherlands has work by Lozano in its collection, unlike that of her friends Sol LeWitt and Carl Andre. As such, this American artist is perhaps one of the best kept secrets of the post-war avant-garde. Show More Summary
The Museum of Chinese in America announces the major exhibition Stage Design by Ming Cho Lee, on view from April 28 through September 11, 2016. Stage Design by Ming Cho Lee is a retrospective exhibition of celebrated and influential set designer Ming Cho Lee. Show More Summary
The San Diego Museum of Art welcomes Brush and Ink: Chinese Paintings from The San Diego Museum of Art Selected by Pan Gongkai, on view April 29, 2016 through September 4, 2016. Curated by acclaimed contemporary Chinese artist Pan Gongkai, the exhibition showcases the evolution of brush and ink painting from the 15th century to the present day. Show More Summary
Video: You know that feeling, we’ve all had it. You’re walking in a museum and stumble upon something you think is so simple, a piece that is so ridiculous that you look at it and then look at the people around you and are like, “Oh my god, I could totally do this. Show More Summary
A couple of days ago, Zack Kopplin wrote at Slate about how the Creation Museum, with all of its anti-science exhibits, was becoming a destination for public schools.
Funds are being raised and reviews are being conducted for the museum's dramatic reimagining LACMA just took a huge step forward in its quest to make over both its entire museum campus and a significant chunk of the Miracle Mile. ByShow More Summary
Abigail DeVille's ambitious solo exhibition Only When It's Dark Enough Can You See The Stars dredges up the history of the defunct Peale Museum, set to reopen later this year.
Dr Matthew H. Van Dam of the SNSB-Zoological State Collection, Raymond Laufa of The University of Papua New Guinea, and Dr Alexander Riedel of the Natural History Museum of Karlsruhe have discovered a new species of weevil, and they’ve named it after the beloved character Chewbacca from the Star Wars film series. Show More Summary
Levon Bliss’ stunning collection of insect macro photography. Each portrait was painstakingly made from 8,000 to 10,000 photos. Prints of the portraits will be shown at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History from 5/27 to 10/30/16, and you can deep zoom them here.
Google and the Sydney Opera House have teamed up to create a beautiful museum experience through the Google Cultural Institute, exhibiting one of the world’s most iconic — and busiest — performing arts centres in 360 degree video, as...Show More Summary
Stark and beautiful, inside and out Three years in the making, today the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art re-opened their doors to the media for an exclusive look at the Snøhetta-designed makeover. And what a transformation it is.Show More Summary
One irony of witch trials is that any sinister malevolence involved was thanks almost uniformly to the accusers and the court itself, rather than the poor luckless innocents who found themselves accused of the same. Few incidents demonstrate...Show More Summary
The legendary rocker will host the first public listening session of his latest album and share his process of making the record. [ more › ]
"I'm always ready to take a risk. I don't work in a bank," Josh Homme said of Post Pop Depression, his new album with Iggy Pop, during a talk between the two collaborators Wednesday night at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. "I'm here to take a leap and see what's...
When is an Iguanodon Not an Iguanodon? Yesterday, Everything Dinosaur reported on the discovery of a giant whale tooth found in Beaumaris Bay (Victoria). This significant fossil find, once again highlighted the importance of amateur fossil hunters when it comes to contributing to the Earth Sciences. You don’t have to travel all the way to […]
If you like old Porsches and the history of the 20th century, try to become friends with a chap called Dieter Landenberger. You can also ask him about the Porsche Museum’s latest project, the restoration of the 1980 Porsche 924 GTP Le Mans racer. Read more...