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The Honolulu Biennial Set for Triennial in 2022, Curated by Hirshhorn’s Melissa Chiu

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Hirshhorn Garden Redesign Profiled in NYT

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Hirshhorn Acquires Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Hirshhorn Extends Charline von Heyl Show

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Hirshhorn Board Chair Comments on Shutdown

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Aaron and Barbara Levine to Donate Duchamp Collection to Hirshhorn

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Hirshhorn Acquires Tino Seghal Performance Piece

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Hiroshi Sugimoto to Redesign Hirshhorn Lobby

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Hirshhorn Museum Acquires Works by Ragnar Kjartansson, Shirin Neshat

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Hirshhorn Museum Dedicates Fall Gala to Group of 31 Women Artists

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Ai Weiwei to Debut Lego Works at Hirshhorn Next Month

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Yayoi Kusama “Infinity Rooms” Show Smashes Records at Hirshhorn Museum

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Washington Post Documents Extensive Work for Kusama Exhibition at Hirshhorn

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Mark Beasley Appointed First-Ever Curator for Media and Performance at Hirshhorn Musuem

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Theaster Gates to Curate New Performance Series at Hirshhorn

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Hirshhorn Planning Massive Yayoi Kusama Exhibition

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Robert Irwin Installing Major Commission at Hirshhorn

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Hirshhorn Museum in Talks with Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Over Potential Loans

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Melissa Chiu Making Huge Fundraising Gains at Hirshhorn

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Hirshhorn Museum Announces Record-Setting $2 Million Gift from Trustee

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Hirshhorn Commissions Mark Bradford for 360-Degree Fresco

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Collector Olga Hirshhorn, Widow of Hirshhorn Museum Founder, Passes Away at 95

Monday, October 5th, 2015

NYT Profiles Hirshhorn Director Melissa Chiu

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Jeremy Deller: “English Magic” at The Hirshhorn Through August 31st, 2014

Saturday, August 30th, 2014
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Hammer Museum Quietly Opens Parts of Made in LA Biennial

October 26th, 2020

For the last two weeks, the Hammer Museum has quietly been putting up parts of its Made in LA Biennial, The LA Post reports.  “We were waiting for more of the projects to be installed before we invited people to experience them,” Hammer Museum representative Nancy Lee said. 
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Knoedler Gallery Documentary to be Adapted in Feature Film

October 26th, 2020

Barry Avrich’s documentary on the Knoedler Gallery forgeries, “Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art” will be adapted into a feature film by the director’s Melbar Entertainment Group. “The extraordinary story beautifully lends itself to a dramatic feature film and its characters are beyond priceless. I can only dream that Meryl Streep will want to play Ann Freedman,” Avrich says.
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Art Program Offering Classes to Minor Offenders Instead of Court Dates Facing Defunding

October 23rd, 2020

Project Reset, a New York program that allows perpetrators of nonviolent offenses to take art classes instead of taking a court date, is facing budget shortfalls, and may shut down. “Project Reset is one of the most valuable tools we have to address low-level offenses. When you can prevent someone who is arrested for a low-level offense from entering the criminal justice system—and instead offer them a meaningful intervention through art, therapy, and other forms of restorative justice—you spare them the consequences of a criminal conviction, help them recognise and change behaviours, and ideally prevent future arrests,” says DA Cyrus Vance. “Especially today, when criminal justice reform and jail reduction are priorities for New Yorkers, it would be a shame to end this critical program.”
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