The National Museum of Women in the Arts announces recent major collection acquisitions in celebration of the beginning of the museum?s 30th-anniversary year. Newly acquired works by Yael Bartana, Berthe Morisot and Faith Ringgold are...Show More Summary
The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens announces the exhibition ?Divine Dialogues: Cy Twombly and Greek Antiquity?, from 25 May to 3 September. The exhibition showcases ancient artefacts side by side with works by contemporary American artist Cy Twombly and is made possible thanks to the kind support of the Cy Twombly foundation. Show More Summary
The North Carolina Museum of Art this week launched a new mobile app that offers themed, self-guided audio tours of the Museum's permanent collection. Each tour lasts about 30 minutes and features art in the Museum?s free permanent collection. Show More Summary
The Akron Art Museum announced the appointment of Ellen Rudolph to the position of Chief Curator. Rudolph was identified as a leading candidate from a shortlist of several nationally prominent curators and art professionals for her leadership,...Show More Summary
The Pera Museum announced its new exhibition Doublethink: Double Vision. Curated by Alistair Hicks, the exhibition title alludes to George Orwell?s seminal work 1984 and presents a selection that includes Tracey Emin, Marcel Dzama, Anselm...Show More Summary
After sitting in storage space, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's thousands of 35-millimeter slides found a new home at the Department of Cultural Affairs's reuse center, Material for the Arts. The post Archival Slides from the Metropolitan Museum Find New Life as Artworks appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Übersee-Museum Bremen and three other institutions are repatriating 59 Moriori and M?ori ancestral remains collected in the 19th century. The post Dozens of M?ori and Moriori Remains Return to New Zealand from European Museums appeared first on Hyperallergic.
You have the privilege of sharing the planet with the largest animal that ever lived on Earth. The great blue whale, which can be found in every ocean around the globe, is bigger than any dinosaur you’ve seen in a museum. It can weigh as much as 24 elephants, and can grow up to two school buses...
"Longer on gadgetry than on literature, AWM is all about the breezy quote and the glitzy busywork toys that are now the currency of the exhibit industry: push a button, spin a wheel, drag an icon, and the gadgets spit out a thimbleful of data. It's American Lit 101 (and more), the nutshell version. The […]
Listicles are always fun to read, and they’re fun to make too! In keeping with our “5 of the most…” series I’ve decided to write up a list of the most magical objects in our collection. But there’s a problem…. Magic is kind of a vague term. I mean, are talking about turning a pumpkin […]
By Shane Breynard It has become commonplace to engage with museums online. Indeed social media and the web are now the main ways that museum… Read More ? The post Live social media as museum object appeared first on MuseumNext.
Like similar projects in California, Florida, Texas, Connecticut, Maryland and elsewhere, the Marciano Art Foundation isn’t exactly a museum. It’s merely a private collection open to the public. The selection is highly personal. TheShow More Summary
Emerald, which was sold to mine owner, may be exhibited in museums, libraries, lawyer says
So, it has been a few hectic days in Larnaca. We have been working at the Museum’s off-site storage facility trying to finish things up for PKAP II. Tuesday was another rainy day, it stormed for a while. There was a … Continue readi...
It's been 27 years since thieves made off with more than a dozen works of art from Boston's Gardner Museum. But the museum's trustees hold out hope — and have doubled the bounty on the masterpieces.
During the Memorial Day weekend, the Trolley Museum will show wartime D.C. transit movies.
Around 10,000 B-25 bombers took to the skies during World War II, on missions all over the world. Some made it home and now sit in museums. Others never returned, their whereabouts still unknown. More than 70 years after the end of the war, lost warbirds are still found on the ocean floor, but many don't look like planes any more. Show More Summary
After a year of construction delays, The Bass Museum of Art, is set to reopen October 7th with a major retrospective of artist Ugo Rondinone. Miami Beach’s only major art institution temporarily shuttered its doors in 2016 for a major renovation that would almost double its programmable space without altering...
Henry Nicholls revels in a biography of Enlightenment collector and Royal Society president Hans Sloane.
The museum's board of trustees hopes the sum will lead to the return of the 13 works stolen in 1990, which are collectively valued at over $500 million. The post Gardner Museum Doubles Reward to $10M for Return of Art Stolen in 1990 appeared first on Hyperallergic.