The Petersen Automotive Museum will host a new “Art of Bugatti” exhibit, beginning Oct. 23, and running through October 2017. The multidiscipline exhibit will feature automobiles, paintings, furniture, sculpture and silver work from three generations of the Italian-French family. The bulk of the...
(Note: The following was written expressly for the Huffington Post by Tom D. Crouch, PhD, Senior Curator, Aeronautics, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution) In a recent book, a television "docu-drama," and in a paper...Show More Summary
New York City has some of the best major museums in the world. But beyond the big league Museums of Natural History and Modern Art exist a number of smaller, quirkier spaces that delve into topics spanning everything from bygone mobsters to the history of elevators. Here are our favorite niche museums in NYC; as always, leave yours in the comments. [ more › ]
The last year has brought a lot of change for the Santa Monica Museum of Art. It’s left Santa Monica and its longtime space at Bergamot Station and is now scheduled to open next year in an old industrial building in downtown Los Angeles. In May, reflecting its eastward move, the museum changed...
At galleries and museums, a certain decorum is expected. For starters, visitors should keep a safe and respectful distance from the pieces. Sometimes they can take photos, other times they can’t. Some spaces encourage lively chatter, while others prefer silence. Machine Project, an educational arts non-profit organization with a brick-and-mortar...
The future of the Portland Art Museum includes the addition of a Rothko pavilion and more showings of Mark Rothko works, from the artist's private collection.
Built in the 1920s but revamped for the 21st century, this well-designed St Pete landmark offers plenty of space and a prime location for the city’s museums and nightlife, as well as a nearby marina and golf course.
The Whitney decamped its longtime UES home for the glitz of the Meatpacking District—where it got its very own Danny Meyer joint. The Metropolitan Museum then took over the Whitney's imposing Madison Avenue space, opening the Met Breuer,...Show More Summary
The Museum of Natural History in London is set to receive a makeover that will enhance its space.
Microsoft User Experience Designer DongYoon Park has posted a video which raises interesting questions about mixed reality and communal spaces. In the video he places a typography-inspired sculpture in the atrium of the Bellevue Art Museum’s atrium and rooftop sculpture garden created using this Typography Insight for HoloLens. Show More Summary
Through the most significant renovation since its founding in 1988, the Autry Museum of the American West opens nearly 20,000 square feet of redesigned indoor and outdoor spaces on October 9, 2016. With new temporary and core galleries,...Show More Summary
A new museum that seemingly rises out of the ground will replace the small exhibition space inside the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, its grass roof blending with the landscape and affording... To view the full story, click the title link.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art director Michael Govan will kick off South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action, which starts Monday morning with Govan’s breakfast conversation with light and space artist James Turrell and architect David Adjaye. The event is a White...
With How Should We Live? Propositions for the Modern Interior, The Museum of Modern Art examines a range of environments?domestic interiors, exhibition displays, and retail spaces?with the aim of exploring the complex collaborative partnerships, materials, and processes that have shaped the modern interior. Show More Summary
Gene Roddenberry will be inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame. The announcement came courtesy of The New Mexico Museum of...
Bastard Assignments is back with the second of their New Teeth series, this time performing in the atmospheric space of the Thames Tunnel Shaft at the Brunel Museum, Rotherhithe, SE16 4LF on Thursday 29 September 2016. As ever the group...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — “No one is an innocent actor in the fine art of gentrification,” said a woman with a bandana covering her face, as she stood with dozens of protesters last Saturday evening outside of Museum as Retail Space, a gallery in the Eastside neighborhood of Boyle Heights.
“With the new addition, dubbed the Pavilions, Glenstone’s exhibition space will increase fivefold. Eight of the nine discrete but linked buildings will be dedicated to the work of a single artist, including Brice Marden, Charles Ray, Michael Heizer and Cy Twombly. (The ninth pavilion will house special exhibitions.)”
Mexico City has a vibrant contemporary art scene that thrives thanks to its museums, galleries and independent exhibition spaces. Morton Subastas, the leading auction house in Mexico and the most active in Latin America, has been gaining international appeal thanks to the diversity and quality of its auctions. Show More Summary
Starting this weekend, visitors to will gain access to not only Fernbank Forest, but WildWoods, a new 10-acre outdoor educational area that bridges the space between the museum and the urban forest. Here's what you can expect to fin...