A wider lesson from the African American History Museum.
A new display at the American History Museum marks the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066
On Feb. 22, French artist Abraham Poincheval moved into his temporary new home: a 12,000-kilogram (or 12-metric-ton) limestone boulder located inside Paris’s Palais de Tokyo art museum. He will reside there for a full week. The modest abode doesn’t offer much in terms of space. Show More Summary
In January, just before the 2017 SHOT Show, I got the opportunity to travel to Cody Wyoming to visit the Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, to see some of their rare firearms and bring photos of them to our readers. Show More Summary
There may come a time when World War II ceases to be a source of fascination for millions of Americans, but for now, the subject matter continues to inspire historians, novelists, screenwriters — and everyone who is glued to the American Heroes Channel. Perhaps you’re reading “All the Light We...
Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. There is a town in England that has a box of prophecies, kept in a secret location near the Panacea Museum. That fact is just a small portion of a larger article about a ritual […]
(John Hinderaker) There was a bizarre incident at the Minneapolis Institute of Art today: a fight broke out in an 18th Century European art gallery. Almost equally remarkable is the manner in which my local newspaper, the Star Tribune,...Show More Summary
Qatar Museums in collaboration with the Musée National Picasso and the Fondation Giacometti, present the first exhibition dedicated to the work of two of the most important artists of the twentieth century, Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti, at the Fire Station Artist in Residence in Doha, Qatar. Show More Summary
The Tampa Museum of Art is presenting a survey of black and white works by the legendary artist Alex Katz (American, b. 1927). This exhibition features Katz?s signature portraits of family and friends, renderings of Maine?s countryside, and ephemeral still lifes. Show More Summary
A giant kitchen grater with menacing blades, an ironing board festooned with penises and Marcel Duchamp's repurposed urinal greet visitors to the Israel Museum's new show "No Place Like Home". The exhibition focuses on the reinterpretation of household objects in art, and takes Duchamp's jokey 1917 "Fountain" as its starting point. Show More Summary
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today remembered the lives of the innocent victims of the 1993 World Trade Center terror bombing on the 24th anniversary of the attack. A moment...Show More Summary
Elmhurst Art Museum presents the World Premiere of Kings and Queens: Pinball, Imagists and Chicago, an examination of the intertwined history of two of Chicago?s greatest exports: pinball and imagist painting. Curated by New York?s Dan...Show More Summary
The Japan Ninja Council announced a plan to drum up excitement around a fading culture.
The 4000 years of personal ornaments have their moment at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
My favorite news story of this last week was word that Anne Koyama, the gracious and much-loved publisher behind Koyama Press, was donating a bunch of original art of recent vintage to the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. What's...Show More Summary
It was called "the war to end all wars." But it wasn't. The United States entered it to make the world "safe for democracy," only to have to fight totalitarianism … Click to Continue »
Ever feel like you’re om-ing right to the universe? You’re not alone. And now, literally, you’re not alone, thanks to the folks at the Rubin Museum who want you to join in the largest collective chant of “om” the world has ever known. Since the beginning of February, visitors to NYC’s Rubin Museum of Art […]
The Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art presents the first comprehensive exhibition on the work of Cesare Leonardi (b. 1935, Modena, Italy). An architect and photographer, in the course of a career that spanned more than four decades Leonardi has continuously challenged the boundary between design and artistic practice. Show More Summary
The Aspen Art Museum announces renowned artist Lawrence Weiner as the recipient of the 2017 Aspen Award for Art. The Award will be presented to Weiner at the annual AAM ArtCrush, held August 4, 2017. "Lawrence is a true friend of the museum, and one of the most significant contemporary artists of our time. Show More Summary
In 2006, thieves took advantage of the bustle of the Rio Carnival, stealing five major works of art from a museum and ending up on the FBIs Top Ten Art Crimes list.