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Post-COVID, How Will Architects Design Museums and Public Spaces?

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Four globally recognized architects and three major national museum directors will convene a conversation, on Zoom, on June 4 at 7pm.

Can Art Drive Change on Climate Change? Ask Alexis Rockman

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Come to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, for an evening with artist Alexis Rockman and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Abel of the Boston Globe.

Filmmaker Olympia Stone Receives Bruce Museum Retrospective

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"Rewind/Fast-Forward: Celebrating the Artist Documentaries of Olympia Stone" is set for Nov. 7 at 7pm.

Cancel Culture: Biting the Hand Feeding Arts Nonprofits?

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If we're to subject arts philanthropists to sniff tests, let's be consistent about it.

The Canon Explodes: The Museum World Aims for Diversity

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"We have to move from tokenism to transformation..." For the future-forward American museum, that process appears to be underway.

Leonardo da Vinci: After 500 Years, Still a Man in Full

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For the quincentenary of his 1519 death, a dazzling display of exhibitions and new books honor the master's capacious vision.

Notes on ‘Notes on Camp’

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High, low, Beau and no: more thoughts on the Met gala's camp-y hits and misses.

Latinx Artists Probe Sci-Fi in ‘Mundos Alternos’

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Artists from across the Americas playfully show that science fiction has always been a metaphor for addressing complex political and social realities.

Gainsborough Family Album: A New Look at an Old Master

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At Princeton, new insights into subtly political portraits of Gainsborough family members.

Two Cities Getting Arts and Culture Right: Kansas City

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This red-state city in the heartland offers best practices and innovation in arts and culture.

At Driehaus Museum, Yinka Shonibare Fabricates Post-Colonial Identity

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The artist takes over a lavish Chicago mansion, for a contemporary twist on Gilded Age excess.

Sackler, Altria, MacArthur: Ethical Quicksand in Big Philanthropy

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Is our collective conscience bothered before we accept the gift or after the public outcry?

Nari Ward Uses Found Materials to Ground His Work in Community

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The Harlem artist transforms items from his local community into profound and evocative artworks that keep their origins visible.

Five Reasons We Should Pay Attention to Egypt

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A certain country has a lot to teach us about #NotMyPresident, blackface, revolution and mummies.

Bringing Home the World: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey

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Gorgeous, detailed daguerreotypes of Mediterranean architecture from a previously unknown pioneer of early photography.

Now On Deck: The Jackie Robinson Museum

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Illuminating the life and character of a legend who opened many doors for people of color.

Jack Whitten’s Sculptures Are a Revelation

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At the Met Breuer, he remixes materials and cultural influences into a gorgeous, very personal body of work.

We Need a Little Yiddish, Right This Very Minute

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As a smash hit, all-Yiddish "Fiddler" preps to move Off-Broadway, the American theater's most unlikely CEO seizes a new tradition.

Impressionist Berthe Morisot Finally Gets Her Day

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Recentering an intrepid Impressionist as equal to Monet and Renoir.

Offbeat ‘Orphan’ Films Flicker Across NYC Cinemas

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Preservationists, archivists, curators, scholars and collectors celebrate the unclaimed and the curious.
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Which President Ignored Bounties on Our Murdered Soldiers?

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Either the ignoramus president was told the intelligence and did nothing about it or no one on his staff told him. Which sounds worse?