Scott Moore and I started work yesterday at the Larnaka District Archaeological Museum. Our first goal was to develop a method for processing the over 700 lbs of ceramic excavated in 2012 from what appears to be a stone lined storage bit abutting a Hellenistic fortification wall. Brandon Olson our Hellenistic ceramicist shows up in […]
The National Palace Museum and the Gold Media Group will co-host the Renoir and Painters of the Twentieth Century Special Exhibition beginning May 25, 2013 to Sep. 8, 2013 on the first floor of the NPM Library Building. The exhibition...Show More Summary
The Dallas Museum of Art presents The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum, an international touring exhibition of more than 120 objects exploring the human form through exquisite works exclusively from the British Museum?s famed collection of Greek and Roman art. Show More Summary
Ellsworth Kelly?s famous prints of geometric shapes, along with prints of flowers and plants, are on view at the Detroit Institute of Arts May 24?September 8. The exhibition is free with museum admission. For more than 50 years, Kelly...Show More Summary
Richard Koshalek, director of the Smithsonian?s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, announced his resignation today; no departure date has been set. Koshalek became director of the Hirshhorn in April 2009. The announcement followed the museum?s board of trustees meeting. Show More Summary
The Ashmolean announces one of its major summer exhibitions, Master Drawings, as part of the celebrations to mark the founding of the Museum in 1683. The exhibition, drawn from one of the world?s greatest collections of works on paper,...Show More Summary
To launch the summer season, the Musée d?art contemporain de Montréal is presenting a critical overview of the work of Michel de Broin. The first major Canadian museum exhibition devoted to this Montréal artist, Michel de Broin brings together some thirty pieces, several of them new and produced specially for this occasion. Show More Summary
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum announced the opening of Tony Feher, the first in-depth retrospective of Feher?s career, on view from Friday, May 24, 2013, through Sunday, September 15, 2013. The exhibition seeks to reveal the richness,...Show More Summary
If Klein Bottles - which have neither an inside nor an outside surface - aren't confusing enough for your, check these glass Klein bottles made by Alan Bennett for the Science Museum in London: A single surface model made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. Show More Summary
The new museum received strong suport from San Francisco's most successful philanthropist: Tad Taube.
The latest effort to keep Hollywood Boulevard's 14 million annual visitors occupied after they're done walking on people's names and handprints comes from the Ripley's Believe It or Not museum, which has just undergone a major macabre-ectomy. It's part...
Hi, y'all. Do you detect the scent of warm buttery toast, wafting in on a humid breeze from way down South? What you're smelling is the glorious butter-birth of the Official Paula Deen Museum, a tourist attraction recently proposed for Deen's hometown of Albany, Georgia. Just kidding. You're smelling toast because you're having a stroke. Read more...
Beginning on Monday, active-duty military men and women and their families may visit more than 2,000 museums nationwide for free under the Blue Star Museums’ program, a national initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts. The program ends on Labor Day. Read full article >>
Nearly a year after Paul Schimmel’s controversial departure from MOCA as the museum’s long-standing chief curator in 2012, Schimmel has come out with his head high above water.
The Tenement Museum, an institution dedicated to educating visitors on the lives of New York's turn-of-the-century working class, allegedly axed one of its part-time employees after she injured her face. [ more › ]
7. Visiting the beautiful Milwaukee Art Museum.
With Detroit on the brink of declaring bankruptcy, all avenues to rescue the city from insolvency are being put on the table. One of these is the multi-billion dollar art collection held by the Detroit Institute of Arts Museum (DIA), a possibility which could be pushed for in a bankruptcy situation to cover some of the city's billions in debt.
The Second International Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives, and Museums Summit has announced the finalists of the LODLAM Challenge. The finalists were broken into two heats. In the first heat, the finalists are Free Your Metadata, ReLOAD, and Linked Jazz. Show More Summary
"We need you to help us transcribe that data and make it available for further use in biodiversity and conservation research. Along the way, you will be possibly be finding species that have never been observed anywhere else!"