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Boston-based artist Taylor Davis opens exhibition at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Taylor Davis?s persistent sculptural engagement with the issue of orientation utilizes form, space, subject, identity, place, material, and language to make art that consistently calls what is known into question. The Boston-­?basedShow More Summary

New York Murals: The City’s Best Overlooked Museum

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

You might walk by some of the permanent works in New York City's best art collection and not even notice them. The murals embedded in the city's public spaces — in bars, restaurants, hospitals, skyscraper lobbies, and schools — together make up a historical tapestry of New York's visual culture.

Washington, D.C., 1960s

3 days agoVehicles / Cars :

When we recently posted a couple 1970s photos from Rocket Row at the National Air and Space Museum for a carspotting exercise, Michelle at the Library of Congress sent over a couple more for us to peruse, both from the 1960s. While we see identifications listed for the rockets in one of the image descriptions, […]

Washington: Smithsonian Air and Space Museum to Get First Refresh Since the 1970s

3 days agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

We checked out the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum when we were kids, and when we visited it recently?it looked exactly as we remembered it. Turns out that things haven?t really changed much since the place?s debut back in 1976, but thankfully that?s about to change as the place is undergoing a little bit of a 21st century facelift. Show More Summary

Record-setting capsule, pressure suit and parachute donated to the Smithsonian

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

The capsule from which Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner jumped to Earth Oct. 14, 2012, is joining the permanent collection of the National Air and Space Museum. The capsule is featured in the exhibit, ?Red Bull Stratos: Mission to the Edge of Space,? which will be on display at the museum in Washington, D.C., from April 2 until May 26. Show More Summary

Artist and former Buddhist monk Andrew Binkley explores “A Space Between” in Hawaii museum installation

There was a point at which American artist Andrew Binkley had had it with school and journeyed off to China to explore Ch’an Buddhism. A year’s immersion in the art and philosophy of that culture moved him to dive even deeper and off he went to Thailand where he spent two years as a Theravadan […]

Sandra Nuut: Sandra Nuut on Fashion

Sandra Nuut is investigating spaces for contemporary fashion curation inside and beyond the museum, and is analyzing the collision between culture and commerce. On this episode of Insights Per Minute she ponders the love/hate relationship she has with a coat.

SFMOMA to open new center for photography in 2016 as part of expansion

last weekArts : Artdaily

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art announced today the creation of the John and Lisa Pritzker Center for Photography, which will be the largest exhibition space for photography and among the most advanced photographic arts centers of any art museum in the United States. Show More Summary

SFMoMA to open massive photography center in 2016

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will open a new photography center in 2016 that leaders are saying will be the largest exhibition space for photography in any art museum in the United States.

Steampunk in Seoul: A Futuristic City Goes Victorian

In trend-loving Seoul, steampunk is the latest craze. The city’s Hangaram Design Museum is hosting Asia’s first exhibit of this Victorian–space age art and design aesthetic.

Washington, D.C., 1970s

We’ve since lost the link to where we came across these photos of the National Air and Space Museum’s outdoor rocketry exhibit, but we know that the museum moved into its current location in 1976, so these photos – probably from somebody’s eighth grade class trip to D.C. – have to come from before then. […]

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum receives $30 million from Boeing

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian?s National Air and Space Museum announced that Boeing is donating $30 million to support the museum?s educational activities and exhibitions, including an extensive renovation of its main hall, ?Milestones of Flight.?...Show More Summary

Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum gets $30 million from Boeing

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum — one of Washington's most reliable tourist attractions — is receiving a $30-million gift from Boeing and will use the money to renovate its main exhibition space that serves as home to such icons of aviation as the Wright Brothers' airplane and Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.

Smithsonian's Air And Space Museum To Get $30 Million Spiffier

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Curators say they'll use the big grant from Boeing to better highlight how exploratory flight — from the Spirit of St. Louis to the Starship Enterprise — has transformed the world.

Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Is Getting New Artifacts, Large Donation

The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum is getting a $30 million donation from Boeing, which will mostly go to renovating its "Milestones of Flight" hall. [ more › ]

Air and Space Museum’s Main Hall to Be Renovated and Renamed

2 weeks agoArts : ArtsBeat

The main hall, which now houses the Wright Brothers' plane and John Glenn's Mercury capsule, will be expanded and renamed the Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall.

A New Generation of Palestinian Artists Converges in New York

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

ArtPalestine International is a New York-based cultural organization that facilitates artistic exchange between Palestine and the U.S., representing artists through exhibitions and collaborations with museums, art spaces, and other non-profits. How Green Was My Valley opens April 3 at Whitebox Art Center and runs through April 27, 2014.

IMMA and IADT present an exhibition, 474: document / work / space, in the Drawing Project, DúnLaoghaire

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

474: document | work | space, an exhibition resulting from a collaborative project between the Institute of Art, Design and Technology and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, opened to the public at the Drawing Project Gallery, DúnLaoghaire, on Friday 28 March 2014. Show More Summary

Only in England – now at the National Media Museum, Bradford

After its brilliantly successful run as the debut exhibition hosted at Media Space in the Science Museum, Only in England, Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr, is now open at the National Media Museum in Bradford. Running from 28 March until 29 June 2014, it gives anyone who didn’t manage to make it to […]

U.S. Air and Space museum shut briefly for suspicious package

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington's National Air and Space Museum was briefly evacuated on Wednesday after a suspicious package and an unconscious man were found in the building, police said.

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