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Smithsonian Confirms London Expansion

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Smithsonian Institute To Stay Open Monday During Shutdown

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Smithsonian Archives Receives $575,000 Grant for Collecting Archives of African-American Artists

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Michael Govan Joins Smithsonian Board

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Stephanie Stebich Named Director of Smithsonian American Art Museum

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

David Rubenstein Tapped to Head Smithsonian Institution

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Smithsonian Receives Major Challenge Gift from Walton Family for Digitization of Archives

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Smithsonian Writer Challenges Emphasis on Digital Reproduction and Conservation Techniques

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Smithsonian to Open Joint Institution in London with V&A Museum

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Smithsonian Receives Important David Smith Sculpture

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Maya Lin Awarded First “Portrait of a Nation” Prize by Smithsonian

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Smithsonian Acquires Rights to Early Downtown Trailblazer OK Harris Gallery

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Smithsonian Institution Receives $14.5 Million in Additional Government Funding

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Smithsonian’s Asian Art Collection to Go Online by End of Year

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Smithsonian Exploring Potential London Expansion

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Government Shutdown Costs to Smithsonian Reach $2.8 Million

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Smithsonian Director to Step Down Next Year

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Da Vinci Notebook Coming to the Smithsonian

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Smithsonian Officially Deflates “Bubble” Project

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Smithsonian Issues Statement on Sequestration Closures

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Smithsonian to Adjust Summer Hours in Face of Budget Cuts

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Smithsonian Commits to Regular Hours Despite Impending Cuts

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Go See – Washington, DC: Alexis Rockman – A Fable for Tomorrow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum until May 8th, 2011

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Prepares to Wind Down with Major Donations to American Museums

Sunday, June 10th, 2018
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Walker Art Center to Commission Native American Artist Work

July 20th, 2018

Walker Art Center, via Art NewsThe Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will commission a Native artist to do a public artwork for the museum’s sculpture garden, a response to the controversy over artist Sam Durant’s Scaffold work. “We are extremely fortunate to be working with the expertise, knowledge, and creative thinking of this committee, who collectively will help bring an important new work of art to the Walker Art Center collection and to the Twin Cities,” says Siri Engberg, the Walker’s senior curator and director of exhibitions.
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Royal Academy Plans Show of Works by Bill Viola and Michelangelo

July 20th, 2018

Bill Viola, via The GuardianThe Royal Academy in London will mount a show of works by Bill Viola alongside works by Michelangelo, The Guardian reports. “I got out the Michelangelos for him, thinking they had much more connection with the themes that Bill had been exploring throughout his career,” Martin Clayton, the head of prints and drawings at the Royal Collection, says of a meeting years ago between Viola and himself, “and he was blown away by them.”
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Pace Appoints Whitney Ferrare Director of Hong Kong Space

July 20th, 2018

Whitney Ferrare, via Art NewsPace Gallery has appointed Whitney Ferrare senior director of its Hong Kong location, bringing her over from Gagosian’s Hong Kong space. “Pace is distinct for its long-held and dedicated engagement with the artists and collectors across Asia—having partnered with legendary dealer Leng Lin to be the first major Western gallery to open a space in Asia, launching Pace in Beijing in 2008,” Ferrare says. “It feels particularly momentous to join Pace as the gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary in Asia, now with galleries in Hong Kong and Seoul, as well as Beijing.”
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