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.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A World War II-era grenade that had been on display in a museum at the Gettysburg battlefield in central Pennsylvania was recently removed and destroyed, officials said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – For weeks the National Rifle Association has been publicizing plans to hold a fundraising dinner at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum where it planned to auction off firearms, even as many country music artists have distanced themselves from the gun rights organization.
PARIS (AP) – This should restore the Mona Lisa’s famous smile: Her Paris home, the Louvre Museum, is open again after management eased workers’ fears about catching the coronavirus.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia filed for bankruptcy protection Monday, seeking relief from debt brought by construction efforts.
LONDON – Tate Britain’s major new exhibition celebrates the brief but astonishing career of Aubrey Beardsley. Although he died tragically young at the age of just 25, Beardsley’s strange, sinuous black-and-white images have continued to shock and delight for over a century. Bringing together 200 spectacular works, this is the largest display of his original drawings in over 50 years and the first exhibition of his work at Tate since 1923.
NEW YORK – A work by Jill Mulleady will be the tenth in the ongoing series of public art installations that have been presented since 2015 by the Whitney and High Line Art on the façade of 95 Horatio Street. The 2019 painting, We Wither Time into a Coil of Fright—reproduced as a 17 x 29-foot vinyl print—will go on view on March 2 on the southwest corner of Gansevoort and Washington Streets, located directly across from the Whitney and the High Line.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) – Massachusetts museum has received a gift of more than 1,600 photographic works it says will enhance what is already one of the leading collections of Asian photography in the U.S. and Europe. Read more