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What Exactly Did the Exploratorium Just Build In San Leandro?

And where can we get one? Last year, San Leandro asked the Exploratorium for help making its public spaces a little more lively. The creative science museum responded with an multi-pronged, tunnel-like installation of giant chimes and...Show More Summary

Edinburgh Art Festival presents work by 250 artists

17 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Edinburgh Art Festival opens today presenting work by 250 artists, in more than 40 exhibitions across 30 of Edinburgh's museums, galleries and artist-run spaces, including seven new commissions as part of the 2016 Commissions Programme. Show More Summary

The pleasurable things always get delayed

Last February, Open Space saw its first major changing of the guard when, after ten years at SFMOMA — eight of them founding and running this site — Suzanne Stein left the museum. Claudia La Rocco succeeded her as the platform’s editor-in-chief after 15 years spent mostly freelancing in New York. We didn’t know each... More

Museo d'Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce presents exhibition by Mark Handforth

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Villa Croce presents SMOKE, an exhibition by Mark Handforth, combining existing works with sculptures specifically created in response to the museum's spaces. This Anglo-American artist has gained international recognition with his large-scale...Show More Summary

The Curator of Vitra’s Furniture Museum Names Some Of His Favorite Pieces

From Eames prototypes to Art Nouveau gems, rare designs from Vitra’s incomparable furniture collection At first thought, it may seem like an easy task; how do you arrange a priceless collection of modern furniture in a new space devoted...Show More Summary

North Carolina Museum of Art to renovate East Building Gallery, education spaces

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The North Carolina Museum of Art announced a plan to renovate its East Building gallery and education spaces. It will include improvements and additions to the NCMA?s education studios, the creation of a new media and photography gallery space, and the reinstallation and expansion of the Museum?s African collection. Show More Summary

Sculpture by renowned artist Nick Cave on view at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

Property, a profound sculpture by Nick Cave, one of America?s foremost contemporary artists, has been acquired by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and will be on view in the museum?s Project Space beginning July 23. The sculpture, like Cave?s other celebrated works, explores issues of race, gender, oppression, identity and history. Show More Summary

Artisanal astronaut ice cream is one giant leap for tastebuds

Astronaut ice cream (whose actual journey into space is widely questioned) is that freeze-dried brick you bought on your eighth grade field trip to the space museum. It tasted like cardboard dipped in strawberry cough syrup. Now there's...Show More Summary

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 gloves and helmet on display at Smithsonian

last weekArts : Artdaily

In commemoration of the 47th anniversary of the first moon landing, the National Air and Space Museum will display Neil Armstrong?s lunar extravehicular gloves and helmet for the first time since 2012. The artifacts recently underwent conservation as part of the successful ?Reboot the Suit? Kickstarter campaign conducted in summer 2015. Show More Summary

Art Gallery of Ontario exhibition by Theaster Gates reimagines the house museum as a visionary site for Black freedom

last weekArts : Artdaily

Contemporary American artist Theaster Gates makes his Canadian debut this summer with an ambitious solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. In a series of large-scale installations, Gates creates symbolic spaces in the tradition of the house museum, each dedicated to the potential of Black creativity and freedom ? past, present and future. Show More Summary

Smithsonian launches online Apollo 11 high-res 3D spacecraft model for moon landing's 47th anniversary

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

If you're looking for a way to commemorate the 47th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing, which took place this day in 1969? You could go to the National Air and Space Museum in DC (highly recommended!), where you can view the "Columbia" spacecraft that carried astronauts to the moon. Show More Summary

Google's Arts & Culture app lets you browse artworks from more than 1,000 museums

You probably didn't know you needed yet another Google app on your smartphone, but if you're an art lover, you'll want to make space for this one.  The Google Arts & Culture app, launched Tuesday, applies Google's search chops to a database...Show More Summary

Public Service Broadcasting became the first band to perform under the Space Shuttle Enterprise (pics)

PSB brought 'The Race for Space' to NYC's The Intrepid museum over the weekend. Continue reading…

Stockholm, I’ll be back, but probably not stay

Stockholm is a city I want to love. On the surface this seems like a large city I should love. There are miles of coastal waterways and islands, extensive green space in urban parks, many museums and strikingly beautiful people all around. Show More Summary

The Story of Bad Angel

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photos: Southern Arizona Guide) This is Bad Angel, an American P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Pima, Arizona. Like many World War II aircraft, it has kill markings on the side. Do you notice anything unusual about them? Yes, that's an American flag. Show More Summary

Even A 176-Year-Old SI Cemetery Isn't Safe From Pokémon Go

Adorable Pokémon have been popping up all over the place since Pokémon Go had its global release last week, prompting some sacred spaces—Arlington Cemetery, for instance, and Auschwitz, and the Holocaust Museum—to tell Pokétrainers to keep out. Show More Summary

Exhibit at Bronx Museum Explores the Influence of HIV/AIDS on American Art

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

The curators of “Art AIDS America” want to bring discussions of the epidemic into the present, and into bright and shiny museum spaces they say don’t normally rush to embrace topics such as death, disease and sexuality. They are trying...Show More Summary

Renderings Released For Asian Art Museum Expansion

Including an outdoor sculpture garden and events space. [ more › ]

Bruce Museum announces plans to expand

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Bruce Museum filed plans today with the Town of Greenwich for a building expansion that includes additional permanent exhibition and teaching spaces as well as a café. The transformation is designed to accommodate a growing cultural...Show More Summary

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