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Museums

  1. 2023 preview
    7 Art Shows We Can’t Wait to See in 2023Including new galaxies at the Guggenheim from Sarah Sze and a Georgia O’Keeffe show that will set the record straight.
  2. museums
    After 14 Years, the Jackie Robinson Museum Is Finally OpenThe 2008 Recession, Hurricane Sandy, and COVID all slowed down the project, but the athlete’s 100-year-old widow finally got her wish.
  3. fall preview
    10 Art Shows We Can’t Wait to See This FallWolfgang Tillmans at MoMA, Theaster Gates at the New Museum, and a bid for W.E.B. Du Bois as America’s first abstract artist.
  4. black history
    Black Film History Finally Gets Its DueThe Academy Museum’s latest exhibition honors early pioneers of Black cinema.
  5. cannabis
    Weed Museum Coming to SohoWelcome to the new Museum Mile.
  6. 21 questions
    Laura Raicovich Thinks Museums Should Have Fewer Shows a YearThe writer and curator answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  7. the group portrait
    The Talented Security Guards of the MetThey’re enforcers, tour guides, artists.
  8. tomb raiding
    Five Egyptian Antiquities Seized From Met in Smuggling Ring InvestigationInternational art thievery? What is this, Paul Blart Mall Cop 3?
  9. street view
    The Museum of Natural History’s New Addition Is a Giant Concrete MarshmallowStudio Gang’s design aims to bring the museum into the urgent present.
  10. down the back but who cares
    Hang Simon Rex’s Fake Dick in the LouvreNo, that wasn’t Rex’s actual junk in Red Rocket.
  11. encounter
    Gala Porras-Kim and the Afterlife of an ArtifactThe artist explores museum collections to make her work, upending ideas about use and ownership along the way.
  12. drama in the air tonight
    Remember the Phil Collins Alamo Artifacts BattleYears after his massive donation, plans for the Texas museum are imploding.
  13. that’s no moon
    The Academy Museum’s Orb Is Like When the Trailer Is Better Than the MovieBursting Renzo Piano’s big L.A. bubble.
  14. street view
    MoMA’s ‘Automania’: Car Culture, Minus the CultureA show that doesn’t get much past the chrome and glossy paint.
  15. niche drama
    I Can’t Get Enough of This Tasmanian ‘Poo Museum’ DramaResidents of the Australian island are involved in a bitter feud over a sign featuring a penguin projectile pooping.
  16. museums
    The Queens Museum Has Become a Pandemic Community Hub“The answer to ‘What can we be as a museum?’ comes from the question of ‘What do people need us to be?’”
  17. the unforgettable year
    What the Museum of 2020 May Look LikeCurators and archivists on the items they’ve acquired from our pandemic year.
  18. gallery
    The Look Book Goes to the Met’s Reopening DayWith timed ticketing, temperature-taking at the door, and a 25 percent occupancy limit.
  19. culture
    The Met Reopens, Now With Breathing RoomGo see New York’s biggest museum when it’s 75 percent less crowded.
  20. exhibitions
    Whitney Cancels Exhibition After Criticism of Acquisition of Black Artists’ WorkOne artist said the museum bought his work for $100.
  21. the arts
    United Kingdom Unveils Nearly $2 Billion Government Relief Package for the ArtsThe funds will be split between museums, independent theaters, and other arts and cultural organizations.
  22. monuments
    Teddy Roosevelt Statue Coming Down, Says Natural History MuseumThe statue has been criticized as racist for years.
  23. rock on
    Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to Reopen June 15 in True Dad MoveThe reopening measures don’t sound so rock and roll.
  24. art du jour
    The Goldfinch Is Real! Vincent van Gogh Art Theft Befalls Dutch MuseumThe smash and grab was made easy due to the museum’s closure.
  25. art
    Ranking New York’s Most Toxic Museum BoardsWho might activists try to take down next?
  26. behind the scenes
    Whitney Biennial Artists Reveal the Creative Processes Behind Their 2019 WorkJeffrey Gibson is one of five artists sharing their stories in an upcoming video series.
  27. nyc guidebook
    A Non-Touristy Guide to Touristy New YorkLittle-known loopholes, tips, and tricks that’ll make you actually want to be a tourist in New York, even if you’re already a New Yorker.
  28. talking to
    7 Women on Muslim Representation in Fashion“When Muslim women are usually shown in the media and in art, it’s always that stereotypical, white-passing, thin or Arabic-looking woman, right?”
  29. fashion
    A Museum Show Where You Can Wear the Art HomeThe Whitney’s Eckhaus Latta exhibit doubles as a clothing store.
  30. vulture lists
    The Simple Art Historian’s Guide to Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s ‘Apeshit’ VideoSure, there’s the Venus de Milo. But how much do you know about Jacques-Louis David?
  31. instagram magnets
    New York City Will Soon Host the World’s Most Instagrammable MuseumIt’s going to be a pepperoni-filled playground.
  32. architecture
    This Time, a Much More Promising Attempt to Fix the FrickA plan that looks far subtler and less invasive than its predecessors.
  33. nostalgia
    Farewell to the Most Sparkly Sacred Place in New YorkLong before crystals were trendy, the Hall of Gems and Minerals was a haven for kids.
  34. animal cruelty
    Guggenheim Won’t Show Art Accused of Depicting Animal Cruelty Following Threats“As an arts institution committed to presenting a multiplicity of voices, we are dismayed that we must withhold works of art.”
  35. The Absolute Best Kids’ Museum in New YorkThe city is loaded with fabulous cultural institutions, but only a few can keep kids entertained and inspired.
  36. money money money
    The Met Is Reportedly Considering Charging Tourists an Admission FeeAlert your visiting grandparents now!
  37. Museums Across the World Are Collecting Women’s March SignsThe protest signs won’t go to waste.
  38. coming attractions
    George Lucas Building $1 Billion Museum in L.A.The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has found a home in L.A.’s Exposition Park.
  39. What 2017 Needs From the Art World: A Commitment to New ArtAs a critic, I need to make a commitment to the art of this moment. I want the art world as a whole to do the same.
  40. remembering prince
    Start Getting in Line Now, Prince’s Paisley Park Museum Officially Opens FridayThe Chanhassen City Council vote for rezoning was unanimous.
  41. the taylor swift experience
    Taylor Swift’s Museum Exhibit Is Coming to NYCCurators gonna curate.
  42. roll clip!
    See a First Look Inside Prince’s Very Purple Paisley Park MuseumYou don’t have to be rich to visit the complex.
  43. bathroom talk
    You Can Now Poop in a Solid-Gold Toilet at the GuggenheimThe toilet costs between $1.5 and $2.5 million.
  44. archives
    Prince Online Museum Now a ThingHours of digital Prince awaits you.
  45. the people vs. george lucas
    Sadder Than Anakin’s Fall: George Lucas Drops Plans for His Chicago Art Museum“No one benefits from continuing their seemingly unending litigation to protect a parking lot.”
  46. prince
    Prince Wanted Paisley Park to Be a MuseumThis needs to happen.
  47. gallery
    Tour This Museum in an Abandoned Elevator ShaftIt has Trump vodka, Caitlyn Jenner cookies, and cornflakes.
  48. museums
    Swiss Museum Honoring Charlie Chaplin Hopes to Keep the Auteur’s Legacy AliveChaplin was terrified of being forgotten; this museum wants to make sure that never happens.
  49. scandals
    Bill Cosby Scandal Added to Smithsonian ExhibitAs part of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
  50. The MetNey Is a Landscape-Changer. Unfortunately, the First Show Is Not.The museum’s first show in the old Whitney is exhilarating, heart-sickening.
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