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Hirshhorn Museum Dedicates Fall Gala to Group of 31 Women Artists

Monday, July 17th, 2017

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

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

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

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

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

Friday, October 16th, 2015

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

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Melissa Chiu Appointed as Head of Hirshhorn Museum

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Washington D.C. – Peter Coffin, “Here and There” at the Hirshhorn Museum Through October 6th, 2013

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum Takes a Step Back After Bubble Project Collapses

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum’s Board of Trustees Chairman Resigns

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Washington, D.C. – “Ai Weiwei: According to What?” at the Hirshhorn Museum, October 7th, 2012 – February 24th, 2013

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Go See – Washington D.C.: Andy Warhol 'Shadows' at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden through January 15, 2012

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

Ai Weiwei to Debut Lego Works at Hirshhorn Next Month

Tuesday, May 23rd, 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

Tehran Museum Invites Bloomberg to Tour Rarely Seen Collection of Western Works

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Melissa Chiu Making Huge Fundraising Gains at Hirshhorn

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Hirshhorn Commissions Mark Bradford for 360-Degree Fresco

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

R.I.P. Melva Bucksbaum, Vice Chair of Whitney Museum

Tuesday, August 18th, 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

New York – Ai Weiwei: “According to What?” at the Brooklyn Museum Through August 10th, 2014

Sunday, August 10th, 2014
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Nicole Eisenman Sculpture Defaced in Münster

July 21st, 2017

Nicole Eisenman sculpture, via ArtforumA group of vandals attacked a sculpture in Nicole Eisenman’s site-specific installation, Sketch for a Fountain, at Skulptur Projekte Münster, Artforum reports. A large figure in the sculpture has been beheaded, and will remain without its head for the remainder of the show. 
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Getty Museum Acquires Major Collection of Drawings

July 21st, 2017

Jean-Antoine Watteau’s La Surprise, via NYTThe Getty Museum has made a major purchase of 16 drawings and one painting including works by Michelangelo, Parmigianino and Watteau, among others, one of the most expensive single acquisitions in the museum’s history. “This acquisition is absolutely transformative in terms of the quality of our drawings collection,” says director Timothy Potts. “There hasn’t been an opportunity like this in 30 years of the Getty’s existence and there won’t be again.”
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Bill Funding NEA Passes House Appropriations Committee

July 21st, 2017

u-s-congress-via-art-newspaperDespite attempts by Donald Trump to defund the NEA, a bill guaranteeing future funding for the organization has won approval this week from the House appropriations committee, the New York Times reports. “It is a very solid rejection of the administration’s proposals to terminate the two agencies,” says Narric Rome, who heads up government affairs at advocacy group Americans for the Arts. “We consider the House number to be a very good starting point for the appropriations process.”
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