CBS Finally Schedules Long-Delayed Shareholder Meeting, Sets Vote On New Board Members
CBS has finally scheduled its twice-delayed annual shareholder meeting for the morning of December 11 at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. During the meeting, new members will be elected or re…
Designs revealed for V&A East buildings by O'Donnell + Tuomey and Diller Scofidio + Renfro
London's V&A has released details of its plans for V&A East, a five-storey museum designed by O'Donnell + Tuomey and a research centre created by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, at the city's Olympic Park.
Two Cats In Japan Have Been Trying To Sneak Into A Museum For Years (30 Pics)
What do you do after you fail? Purr your disappointment away and try harder. Two devoted art lovers have been trying to get into the Hiroshima Onomichi City Museum of Art for YEARS now, but have been consistently kicked out just as they were entering it. Meet Ken Chan and Gosaku, the most persistent feline out there.
Glenn Lowry to Remain Director of MoMA Through 2025 -
If he completes his term, he will have overseen the museum for three decades. Read More
7 great things to do indoors on this smoky Bay Area weekend
The Bay Area Air Quality is poor, so stay home with great TV or books or hit a movie theater or museum to have fun and avoid the smoke.
Interview with International Art Museum of America By Bay Area Focus News program
Interview with International Art Museum of America - By Bay Area Focus News program
San Francisco museums, businesses close due to poor air quality
Many museums and recreational centers have closed to the public on Friday as air quality around the Bay Area worsens. San Francisco Recreation and Parks tweeted that Coit Tower, Shred N Butter skate park at Upper Noe Rec Center, McLaren Bike Park and the Mission Pool will be closed today and additionally cancelled other outdoor activities and after school programs.
Metropolitan Museum Acquires Another Vase
NEW YORK—Heralding the 2,200-year-old fired-clay container as a priceless addition to one of the world’s largest collections of same, the Metropolitan Museum of Art held a press conference Friday to announce the acquisition of yet another vase. “We’re more than thrilled to add one more intricately designed vase from either late Greek or early Roman times. Could be Phoenician, really. We’ll have to check. At any rate, it shares many of the same basic characteristics as other vases in our possession, distinguishing itself through slight differences that you no doubt will be easily able to discern,” said museum director and CEO Daniel Weiss, noting that the ceramic piece would be placed on display in the passageway between the “Interminable and Labyrinthian Galleries of Asian Art” and “Stacks and Stacks of Musical Instruments” wings. “We look forward to our visitors spending 10 or 12 seconds blinking at this excellent example of a vase, and perhaps even reading its placard in the hope of learning something uniquely interesting about it, but most likely it will simply read ‘vase’ and list a general time period for its creation.” The Met also took the opportunity to announce the acquisition of a bunch more old coins.
How Does a Museum Buy an Artwork That Doesn’t Physically Exist?
The Hirshhorn Museum’s purchase of a piece by Tino Sehgal reveals a different kind of acquisition process.
Historic Cape Town Grain Silos Converted into Breath-Taking Art Gallery
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) is a towering art gallery with over 80 spaces, designed by architect Thomas Heatherwick. What’s so uni
RISK Assessment: Contemporary Art at the Mayfair Los Angeles
RISK is a man with a lot going on. The artist also known as Kelly Graval is a legend among taggers, writers and muralists for his heroic lettering and, perhaps even more so, his eye-popping large-scale color-wash pours. He long ago added a solid gallery practice and curatorial efforts to his outdoor heroics, and in addition to museum shows, books and film projects, he’s also been busy curating...
Museum-like house was designed around an art collection
During a remodel of their home, a couple decided to reshape the space around the work of Jun Kaneko, an Omaha-based artist known for his striking graphical paintings and large ceramic sculptures.
Body Beautiful Will Celebrate Diversity at the National Museum of Scotland in 2019
Body Beautiful will celebrate diversity at the National Museum of Scotland in 2019, focusing on race, age, shape, disability, and gender.
MoMA PS1 Art Handlers and Maintenance Workers to Stage Action in Protest of Unfair Wages
On Sunday, installation and maintenance workers belonging to the union Local 30 will stage an action to bring attention to their ongoing wage negotiations at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, reports Artnews. PS1 installers are paid between $20 and $30 hourly, while their Manhattan counterparts at MoMA can make up to $47 an hour, according to Local 30. The union is currently negotiating with the museum’s management to raise PS1 rates to between $30 and $40 for their new contract; the last one expired on October 31.“It’s just pretty amazing that an institution that, on its facade, is trying
Smithsonian Adds Arthur Jafa’s “Love is the Message, The Message is Death” to the Collections
The seminal work, a contemporary Guernica, is the first joint acquisition for the Hirshhorn and the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Tina Fey Dons Galoshes and Whale Jokes Rule at Snowy Museum Gala
The gala commute can be tough in a snowstorm, yet hundreds made it out Thursday night in New York. The richest woman in America, Alice Walton, was honored at the Guggenheim Museum. Earth, Wind & Fire performed for NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Paris' first digital museum of fine art finds home in 19th-century foundry
Colourful projections of early 20th-century paintings, including those by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, are displayed at the Atelier des Lumière – a digital museum dedicated to fine art in Paris.
Museum Selfie Fail Leaves Salvador Dalí And Francisco Goya Artworks Damaged
The attempt probably wasn’t worth the likes.
Cecily Strong Jokes That Donald Trump Jr. “Personally Shot” the American Museum of Natural History’s Whale
Amazon, broken subways, and the cast of S.N.L.: a very New York night at the museum.
Four Rare Animal Skeletons Have Been Stolen From A University Campus Museum
Four specimens dating back to 1880 were stolen in a bone heist last week, police say.