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Former Scotland Yard Detectives Call on London’s Metropolitan Police to Not Abandon Art Crimes Division

August 18th, 2017

New Scotland Yard, via Financial TimesFormer Scotland Yard detectives have called on London’s Metropolitan Police to maintain its art crimes investigation, following the reappointment of the division’s detectives to investigating the Grenfell Tower fire. “There’s a point when you have to ask when they’re going to come back,” says Vernon Rapley, former head of the art squad at Scotland Yard. “Temporary can become permanent. They are one of the very few international teams that are able to deal with what are incredibly complex and difficult cases that could not easily be dealt with using normal detectives or officers.”
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Njideka Akunyili Crosby Interviewed in W Magazine

August 18th, 2017

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, via WNjideka Akunyili Crosby is profiled in W Magazine this month, with a profile tracing the artist’s work and her response to her recent successes. “People expect me to be happy, but it put a spotlight on me in a way I don’t like at all,” she says. “I like operating quietly, on my own, in the background.”
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Collector David Roberts to Open Sculpture Park in Somerset

August 17th, 2017

David Roberts, via Art NewspaperLondon collector David Roberts has plans to close his gallery, and open a 20-acre sculpture park in Somerset, west England, Art Newspaper reports.“We’ll still continue to do things in London,” he says. “The sale of the venue, which is funded mainly by me, means we can take on more projects.” 
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Street Address:

MASS MoCA
87 Marshall Street
North Adams, MA 01247
T 413.662.2111
F 413.663.8548

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North Adams, MA 01247

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Regular Hours
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. closed Tuesday
Galleries are closed Thanksgiving Day but are open Friday, November 28 – Sunday November 30 from 10 AM – 5 PM.
Galleries are closed Christmas Day but are open 11 AM – 5 PM December 26 – December 31 (including Tuesday, December 30).
Galleries are closed New Year’s Day, and open 11 AM – 5 PM January 2 – January 5.

Summer Hours (June 26, 2009 through September 9, 2009)
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. every day

Galleries ARE open July 4 and Labor Day 10 – 6.

Tours (free with gallery admission)

    Through June 27, 2009

  • Weekdays: 2:00 p.m.
  • Weekends: noon and 3:00 p.m.
    June 27 – September 8

  • Weekdays: 11 a.m., 1 , 2, and 4 p.m.
  • Weekends: 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.

Kidspace
Saturdays and Sundays: noon–4:00 p.m.

Admission
$15 adults
$10 students
$5 children 6–16
Free for children 5 and under
Free to members.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Simon Starling: The Nanjing Particles
Dec. 13, 2008-Oct. 31, 2009
These Days: Elegies for Modern Times
Apr. 4, 2009-Feb. 28, 2010
George Cochrane: Long Time Gone
Opens May 23, 2009