A world-renowned collection of avant-garde Russian art housed in a remote museum in Uzbekistan may be at risk after the director was abruptly fired on allegedly trumped-up charges of theft, staff say. The alarm was raised by staff working...Show More Summary
Limoges enamels, named after the town in central France in which they were was produced, are one of the most distinctive art forms of the French Renaissance. Director Ian Wardropper has authored the first book dedicated fully to the important collection of Limoges enamels housed at The Frick Collection. Show More Summary
The world-renowned Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art has announced the appointments of members for 2015?2016. They include Iain Boyd Whyte of the University of Edinburgh as Samuel H. Kress Professor; Paul B. Show More Summary
The Bruce Museum adds three new faces to its staff next month, filling one permanent position in its Audience Engagement and Interpretive Services Department (formerly the Education Department), and adding two year-long fellows, one each in art and science. Show More Summary
A leadership group of trustees, benefactors, staff, and close associates has made a $6.5 million gift to the Clark Art Institute to honor Michael Conforti?s vision and leadership during his twenty-year tenure as its director. Conforti announced his retirement earlier this year and will step down at the end of this month. Show More Summary
Treasured objects from fresh-to-market private collections, including a 96-Piece Sèvres-Style Porcelain Service (est. $30,000+) will cross the block in Heritage Auctions' Fine & Decorative Arts Including Estates Auction Sept. 12-13 in Dallas. Show More Summary
Can Melvin Guillard earn a knockout in his Bellator debut? With no Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event this weekend, Bellator 141: "Guillard vs. Girtz" takes center stage in the mixed martial arts (MMA) world this Friday night (Aug. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today the appointment of Nicole K. Allen White as Director of Government and External Affairs, effective immediately. In this position, Mrs. Allen White will advance the Museum?s goals for public...Show More Summary
Huang Yung-fu greets visitors to his village in central Taiwan with paint-stained hands and shoes spattered with flecks of colour, a sign of the daily artistic labour that has seen him single-handedly stave off the developers' bulldozers. Show More Summary
Spike Lee was surprised to learn that he was being honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - a group he hadn't been afraid to criticize in the past for its lack of diversity.
The Kaufman school, which started classes this week, is unusual in embedding a conservatory-style bachelor of fine arts program within a private research university of some academic rigor. It’s also distinctive in curricular focus; its motto — “the New Movement” — connotes revolution, and Jody Gates speaks of “reimagining dance education for the 21st century.”
When I talked to Cheryl Boone Issacs earlier today she was excited about the list of the latest Oscar winners of the 7th Annual Governors Awards that the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced this morning. The AcademyShow More Summary
Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, It is pure idiocy to support a man simply because he is outspoken, or says popular things, or has mastered the art of titillation. Have you people forgotten Chris Christie?? SomeShow More Summary
This is a reminder that today (Friday, August 28th) is the last day to receive a special early bird discount when you register for our new class The Art of the Ask: How to Successfully Ask Anyone for a Donation to Your Non-Profit. Early bird registration closes at 7 PM tonight. During this 4 week multimedia […]
Publisher NIS has started taking pre-orders for Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut - Classified Edition for PS3. It includes a hardcover art book, soundtrack, all the available DLC, and a custom set of Bicycle brand cards. This special...Show More Summary
Fetty Wap became a household name back in April when his hit “Trap Queen” topped the charts. His continued success with “679” and “My Way” earned him the title of the first rapper since Chingy to have his first three singles in the Top 10 of the Hot 100, according to AllHipHop.com. Show More Summary
Combate Americas is back, and this time the surging mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is bringing a fight series with it. The Miami, Florida-based promotion announced today that "Road To The Championship" -- which will air on NBC Universo -- is set to go down on Thursday, Sept. Show More Summary
Did you know that the best, funnest, dress-uppie-est arts party in all of Seattle is 100% FREE to attend? So why haven't you RSVP'd to get your FREE TICKET yet? I mean, what else can you do on Saturday, September 12th that's free? Go...Show More Summary
This museum show in Boston illuminates the influence of Asia on the arts of colonial North, Central and South America.
The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has launched a $68-million campaign to reach a broader, more diverse public, centered on reconfiguring its outdoor plaza to make it busier and more attractive, with stepped-up free events and a shady, "town square" atmosphere.