What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? October 26 – November 1

A Children’s Museum Comes to Bulgaria Traditionally an American invention, children’s museums are now also becoming an American export. The America for Bulgaria Foundation, a charity in Sofia backed by the U.S. government, is financing one of the first children’s museums in Eastern Europe. A New York firm, Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership, … Continue reading

Rate this:

What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums this Week? October 19 – 25

2 Miss. Museums to Take On Its Turbulent History Mississippi breaks ground Thursday on side-by-side museums that are expected to break ground of their own in how they depict the Southern state once rocked by racial turmoil, one promising a frank focus on civil rights and the other a sweep of history from pre-European settlements … Continue reading

Rate this:

What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? August 17 – 23

Ai Weiwei Exhibit Shines Light On Time As Political Prisoner Chinese dissident artist and architect Ai Weiwei is an outspoken critic of China’s record on human rights. This year, Beijing prevented him from traveling to Venice for the first exhibition of a deeply autobiographical work. His most recent installation is an excruciatingly detailed depiction of … Continue reading

Rate this:

What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? July 21 – 26

Academy Museum Gets $5-Million Gifts from Gale Anne Hurd, 2 Others The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is quickly filling its coffers for its museum project. Today, the organization announced three naming gifts, of $5-million each. To read more, click here. Christie’s Under Fire for Visit to Detroit Art Museum Art critics and … Continue reading

Rate this: