BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Boca Raton Museum of Art (BRMA) will reopen to the public on Wednesday, June 3. The new public hours are 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday), with new Member Mornings held Thursday through Saturday starting at 10 am. Additionally, the museum is offering free admission to all guests through September of this year, as a way of giving back to the community. The reopening plan has been developed in accordance with guidelines from the State of Florida, Palm Beach County, and the City of Boca Raton, and are subject to change, should there be unforeseen issues in the future.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National WWI Museum and Memorial will reopen to its members on Monday, June 1, and to the general public on Tuesday, June 2.
ROME (AP) – The director of Italy’s Uffizi Galleries expects a boom in visitors after coronavirus restrictions end, judging by what happened after previous emergencies closed down one of the world’s most popular museums.
ORONO, Maine (AP) – Two longtime Maine residents have donated more than $1 million to the University of Maine to help grow its art museum.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – An Indianapolis nonprofit dedicated to boosting contemporary arts has folded after nearly two decades, citing the coronavirus pandemic as the final straw for the group.
LONDON – Tate today announces the release of two new films offering audiences the chance to step inside the gallery’s latest exhibitions and explore remarkable works of art from the comfort of their own home.
NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today a lineup of newly developed content to complement its existing selection of online materials, offering audiences at home the opportunity to engage with the museum while it is temporarily closed. #MetAnywhere already features videos, 360-degree tours, publications and educational resources, as well as popular activities like #MetSketch on the museum’s social media channels.
LONDON – From visiting artists in their studios, listening to Tate’s podcast series or watching “How To” videos to follow in the footsteps of some of the nation’s favorite artists, Tate is offering a wealth of activities, games and resources both on and offline to help keep people feeling creative at home.
NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today #CongressSaveCulture, a campaign to support broader efforts advocating for financial relief for non-profit arts organizations to be included in the nearly $2 trillion stimulus package currently being debated in Congress. Specifically, The Met is calling on the federal government to include at least $4 billion in government support for financially at-risk non-profit arts organizations and the implementation of a universal charitable tax deduction to incentivize giving to these institutions. The current relief package is expected to include funding for many industries impacted by COVID-19, including casinos, airlines, and more.
MATTOON, Ill. (AP) – The time span of the effort to secure voting rights for women goes far past the 100 years since it became the law in our country.
That’s the compelling story Carolyn Cloyd said she thinks people should know as the United States sees the 100th anniversary of Constitutional amendment that made it possible.