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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

British Museum Considers Move to London’s Olympic Park

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

New York – Martin Puryear: “Multiple Dimensions” at The Morgan Library & Museum Through January 10th, 2015

Thursday, November 26th, 2015
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Sheila Hicks Profiled in New Yorker

March 20th, 2018

Sheila Hicks, via New YorkerArtist Sheila Hicks gets a profile in the New Yorker this week, as she reflects on her work and gives a tour of her studio. “You see the junk all over my studio?” she says of her cluttered studio and the practice that emerges from it. “It’s like drawing or sculpting with the scissors.”
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Former Art Basel Exec Magnus Renfrew to Launch Taipei Art Fair

March 20th, 2018

Dennis Chen, country head and head of wealth management, UBS Taiwan, and Magnus Renfrew, cofounder and director of Taipei Dangdai, via Art NewsFormer Art Basel fair head Magnus Renfrew is launching a new art fair, Taipei Dangdai, set to coincide with next year’s Taipei Biennial. “With Hong Kong, I was proud to be involved in organizing a fair that asserts itself as a global fair for the region and will remain so,” Renfrew says. “There is a big gap between Art Basel Hong Kong and other fairs in the region, in terms of quality and how they are progressing. It’s necessary to have other fairs that have real quality and don’t necessarily aspire to be the global fair for the region.” 
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Anthea Hamilton Interviewed in the Guardian

March 20th, 2018

Anthea Hamilton, via GuardianArtist Anthea Hamilton is interviewed in The Guardian this week, as the artist prepares a work for the Tate Britain’s Duveen Commission. “Well, I don’t think I’m allowed to talk about the work yet, I’d have to check,” she says drily. “But no, it’s not intimidating. The architecture is obviously very powerful but if you take that as a given, it’s not an issue.”
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