The Los Angeles County Museum of Art launches its William Castle festival with a double bill of THE TINGLER and HOLLYWOOD STORY. Other titles from the gimmicky producer-director include HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, 13 GHOSTS, MR. SARDONICUS, THE NIGHT WALKER, STRAIGHT-JACKET, and HOMICIDAL.
Fairground Follies at the Antique Mechanical Music Museum features a collection of fairground and mechanical music including the Taj Mahal (pictured,...
The Lehmbruck museum in Duisburg, presents works from the Erwin Wurm's "Abstract Sculptures? series. Wurm follows Tino Sehgal, who presented his work ?Kiss? as part of ?Sculpture 21st?, and Monika Sosnowska. For the first time, Erwin Wurm presents the latest works from his ?Abstract Sculptures? series in Germany. Show More Summary
Throughout the autumn season visitors to the National Gallery of Denmark can see the museum?s conservators at work, restoring Albrecht Dürer?s 500 year-old masterpiece The Arch of Honour of Maximilian I. For many years, this artworkShow More Summary
24-20 Sep The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (aka the body behind the Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Observatory) are putting on their most elaborate jewellery...
Nationalmuseum has made a major loan of works to the Pehr Hilleström exhibition at the Sinebrychoff Art Museum in Helsinki. The loan comprises some 20 works by this artist best known for his documentary paintings of 18th-century Stockholm. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, September 2, the Fleming Museum of Art reopens for its Fall 2014 season with the first of three exhibitions commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Civil War. A contemporary lens on the war is provided...Show More Summary
The Asheville Art Museum presents the next exhibition in its New Media Gallery: Humans and Machines: The Robotic Worlds of Adrianne Wortzel, on view beginning September 2. Adrianne Wortzel utilizes computer software, robotics, videoShow More Summary
The 6,500-year-old skeleton excavated from Ur in 1929 and rediscovered last month in the basement of the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Museum is now on public view. It was moved from storage on Saturday to the museum’s In the Artifact Lab, glass-walled conservation lab that gives visitors the chance to see conservators at work. The [...]
by Catherine Schofield Sezgin, ARCA Blog Editor According to the FBI, the Henri Matisse painting “Odalisque in Red Pants" stolen from the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas (MACCSI)) in Venezuela in December 2002 was recovered in an undercover operation in Miami on July 16, 2012. Show More Summary
In 2009 The Wedgwood Museum won the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year. In the same year the historic firm Waterford Wedgwood plc, which owned the brand names Wedgwood, Royal Doulton and Waterford Crystal, called in the receivers (CLICK). Show More Summary
A strange man steals paintings not for money or to appeciate the way they look, but so that he can eat them and briefly transform. But what happens when the museum beefs up security and he runs out of artistic food? Read more...
Plans are in the works to open a Holocaust museum in what may seem a surprising location: Hitler's boyhood home in Austria. Local officials in Braunau am Inn, near the German border, have decided to turn it into the House of Responsibility, a center designed to educate the public about...
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This article first appeared on the Apollo Magazine’s website. The Scottish independence referendum takes place on 18 September. What would a ‘Yes’ vote mean for the country’s museums and galleries?… Continue reading The post Would Scottish independence compromise its museums and galleries? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Norman Rockwell, illustration from 1917, "The Ungrateful Man," from the Google Art Project and the Norman Rockwell Museum The reputations of Golden Age illustrators have risen and fallen over the decades. This Google NGram chart records...Show More Summary
A French museum of modern art has commissioned an installation that makes music from the weather. (Probably a better way to handle the end of summer than moaning to everyone you know about it being September.) With the help of digital...Show More Summary
One of the world’s rarest gems, the Blue Moon Diamond, will be on exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County from September 13 through January 6, 2015. The rough stone was originally sourced from the famous Cullinan mine in northeastern South Africa in January of this year. Show More Summary
Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that century-old museum specimens hold clues to how global climate change will affect a common insect pest that can weaken and kill trees – and the news is not good."RecentShow More Summary
Debate is continuing over the fate of the 'Hitler Birthplace' in Austria, with yet another potential use for the controversial house has been mooted by the local government, this time proposing a 'House of Responsibility' museum, potentially saving the house from demolition. Show More Summary