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Inside Sara Berman’s Closet at the Met

The American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is typically devoted to lavish domestic interiors of yore, but a tiny exhibit currently on display celebrates an altogether different kind of private space. It is the modest, minimalist...Show More Summary

Photos: Los Angeles' Glorious Bunny Museum Reopens In Altadena

The record-setting Bunny Museum now has more space for its furry wonders. [ more › ]

Kerry James Marshall Brings Blackness to the White Walls of a White Space

There are exceptions, but for the most part art museums are very white places. White walls are covered in the works of white artists. White nudes are illuminated by white lights. Marble sculptures reveal ivory-white skin. White people look at art made of, for and about the white experience. Kerry...

Adler Planetarium and DuSable Museum partner to bring 'Hidden Figures' to life

"Hidden Figures" was the feel-good movie of 2016. Following the story of the three African-American women who offered massive contributions to NASA during the space race in the 1960s, the film is uplifting and illuminating, and now coming to life in a three-day event co-hosted by the Adler Planetarium...

Royal Museums Greenwich receives major donation towards new gallery

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Royal Museums Greenwich announced a generous gift that will create a new Tudor and Stuart gallery and learning space at the National Maritime Museum (NMM). The new galleries will tell the story of Britain?s rise as a great maritime power and Greenwich?s place at the heart of this story. Show More Summary

The mirror art of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian in Chrysler Museum of Art's new glass exhibition

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Discover the geometric wonder of the art of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian. The Chrysler Museum of Art presents a selection of the acclaimed artist?s intricate mirror works and drawings in its Glass Projects Space (G. 118) from March 17 through July 30, 2017. Show More Summary

Introducing Abbott Square Part 2: Why We're Expanding in Public Space - and Why You Should Consider It Too

last weekArts / Museums : Museum 2.0

This is the second installation in a series of posts on the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH)'s development of Abbott Square, a new creative community plaza in downtown Santa Cruz.The MAH fundamentally has two jobs: we bring art and history out into our community, and we invite our community in. Show More Summary

6 notable SF buildings and spaces designed by female architects

San Francisco has a myriad of notable projects designed by women, including the Heart Building facade and the new Asian Art Museum While the field of architecture is—alas—a male-driven industry, that doesn't mean women aren't playing an important role in the field. Show More Summary

Introducing Abbott Square: A Multi-Part Series on the MAH's Expansion into Creative Public Space

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Museum 2.0

I love the sound of jackhammers in the morning. My organization, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH), is in the home stretch of a major expansion project. Over the next two months, as we head towards opening, I want to share some of the stories of this project and the process behind it. Show More Summary

A Death Labyrinth, a Steampunk Space Club, and More in the New Museum’s First VR Exhibition

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

From a watery remix of "Call of Duty" to an elegiac star system commemorating victims of police brutality, the online-only exhibition's six VR works showcase a range of possible worlds. The post A Death Labyrinth, a Steampunk Space Club, and More in the New Museum’s First VR Exhibition appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Smithsonian announces national tour of exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Apollo 11 command module Columbia?the only portion of the historic spacecraft to complete the first mission to land a man on the moon and safely return him to Earth?will leave the Smithsonian?s National Air and Space Museum for the...Show More Summary

Neighborhood Spotlight: Exposition Park's sports, culture and transit offerings make it a player to watch

The 160-acre complex of open space, sports facilities and museums that gives the neighborhood of Exposition Park its name was first established in the 1870s. Back then, it served as the home of a horse-racing track and fairgrounds, notorious for the licentious behavior of their patrons. When the...

Art Museums Provide Safe Spaces For Trans Students Across The Country

All Genders Welcome #AtTheWalker A post shared by Walker Art Center (@walkerartcenter) on Feb 22, 2017 at 9:14pm PST Not long after President Donald Trump’s administration announced on Wednesday that it will no longer stop schools from...Show More Summary

Apollo 11 command module readies for road trip

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

This year, one of the most important artifacts of the Space Age, the Columbia command module of the Apollo 11 mission, will leave its home at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum for the first time in almost 50 years. Show More Summary

$12M gift to support Welcome Center for Denver Art Museum's revitalization of Gio Ponti building

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Denver Art Museum today announced that Anna and John J. Sie have pledged $12 million to support the construction of a new Welcome Center as part of its North Building revitalization project. The new space will be named the Anna and John J. Show More Summary

Apollo 11 Space Capsule Is Going On Another Mission

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The capsule called Columbia hasn't left the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., since 1976. It's heading out on tour to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

This McDonald’s Cook Helped Raise The Minimum Wage. Now He Wonders if Trump Will Lower It.

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? The first time Luis Chiliquinga went on strike, he joined fellow fast-food workers and marched into his McDonald’s inside the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. He wasn’t satisfied with his $8.25-per-hour wage, and he was tired of burning his hands on hot grease. Show More Summary

New High Museum exhibition explores rural America’s place in modern art

“When we think of modernism, we associate it with urban spaces,” says Stephanie Heydt, the High’s American art curator. This exhibition showcases modernist works set outside of city limits.

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