"[Krzysztof Wodiczko's] site-specific work, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC, 1988-2000, was restaged for the first time in 30 years on Tuesday and was meant to remain on display for three days... The three-story-tall piece... shows two hands holding a gun and a candle on either side of a row of microphones."
This week the French capital received far more than its usual share of snow, leaving many of its museums, gardens, and outdoor sculptures with a photogenic dusting of fresh powder. The post A Snowstorm Paralyzed Paris, But Its Museums Look Lovely appeared first on Hyperallergic.
It’s going to be hot this weekend, perfect weather for outdoor cinemas, spending time in an air-conditioned museum or gallery, and going for a swim! Conveniently, the American Express Openair Cinema has set up camp on the Patrick White Lawns for the summer, and this Friday the National Museum of Australia is holding an outdoor screening of […]
The Mid-America Windmill Museum, in Kendallville, Indiana, exists almost entirely outdoors. Its 53 specimens, most of them metal, are dropped like jacks across a patch of grass a few miles north of State Road 3, and represent one ofShow More Summary
The Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has commissioned its first major site-specific, outdoor art installation in nearly 20 years: a ?stickwork? sculpture by Chapel Hill-based artist Patrick Dougherty entitled Step Right Up. Show More Summary
Taipei Fine Arts Museum is presenting La Camera Insabbiata at its outdoor plaza. This virtual reality work, collaborated by American multi-media artist and musician Laurie Anderson and Taiwanese new media artist Hsin-Chien Huang, was evolved and expanded from previous piece Chalkroom exhibited at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Show More Summary
Do you know where the largest outdoor sculpture museum in Europe is located? Did you know that it contains some of the finest examples of marble carving of the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century? Did you know that many of these...Show More Summary
Pride of the Washington Navy Yard’s outdoor ordnance museum, the railroad gun is a monument to the combination of technical ingenuity and colossal excess that humanity is capable of throwing into military conflicts. The railroad gun is the last of five that the United States built during World War I to pummel German trenches from afar. Show More Summary
At 790 square feet, the house offers outdoor space, an updated kitchen, and vintage touches This four-story house up the hilly street from the Southwest Museum offers multiple living areas and room to spread out. The house is dottedShow More Summary
This story starts with standing outside the Museum of Sydney taking in an outdoor display of a cottage garden – complete with vegetables and herbs. As I was trying to work out why this garden was there, a couple walked up and the woman said – “obviously they do not have possums around here.” I […]
Contemporary art museum creator Bernardo Paz, "an eccentric and celebrated figure in Brazil’s art scene, was accused of using money raised abroad for Inhotim for expenses related to a conglomerate of mining and steel companies he ran. Mr. Paz’s sister, Virgínia de Mello Paz, was also convicted in the scheme and sentenced to five years […]
A picturesque section of Griffith Park contains the ruins of a much grander plan. The Fern Dell (alternatively spelled “Ferndell”) Nature Museum isn’t exactly a museum. Centrally located in Griffith Park, it’s an outdoor recreation area that most visitors encounter on the hike to the Griffith Observatory. Show More Summary
Sixty incredible outdoor scenes are now on view at the National Museum of Natural History
Johnny Morris is the fisherman and conservationist who founded Bass Pro Shops in the 1970s, turning it into the massive superstore it is today. Now, he's turning some focus to a wildlife museum to hook more people on the great outdoors. NBC's Kevin Tibbles has this week's Sunday Closer.
"During springtime, the Indianapolis Museum of Art welcomed you to friendlier weather with thousands of color-drenched blooms on its outdoor campus. A beer garden and, later on, 18 holes of mini-golf designed by artists kept you coming back. Starting in mid-November,... the museum's gardens will be illuminated by millions of lights that dance along […]
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake is celebrating its 60th season with the opening of a new interactive gallery installation exploring the spirit, history, culture, and people of the Adirondack region. Life in the Adirondacks is the largest permanent exhibition on ADKX's stunning 121-acre campus. Show More Summary
On July 28, the Heidi Latsky Dance, a modern dance company that includes people with disabilities, will perform along the High Line and at the Whitney Museum's outdoor galleries. The post A Dance Performance Commemorates the Americans with Disabilities Act appeared first on Hyperallergic.
On Thursday evenings, the museum hosts an outdoor party with live music—children are welcome, and there’s a cash bar for the cocktail set.
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is presenting an exhibition of sculpture by the late David Smalley (1940-2015). The David Smalley Memorial Exhibition includes more than 40 sculptures exhibited in the Museum?s galleries and outdoors on the Museum grounds and campus of Connecticut College. Show More Summary
The High Museum of Art continues its innovative multiyear initiative to animate its outdoor space with ?Merry Go Zoo? (June 24 through Nov. 26, 2017), a new interactive installation by Spanish designer Jaime Hayon on The Woodruff Arts Center?s Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza. Show More Summary