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Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Longest Serving Director Retires

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Shark Swap: Cohen extends $8 million piece Hirst to Metropolitan Museum

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Museums Explore “Transhistorical” Strategies to Expand Exhibition Focuses

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Met Museum Admissions Policy Leads to Artists’ Response in NYT

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Broad Museum Adds Thomas P. Campbell to Board of Directors

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Met Museum Sees Impressive Gains to Traffic After Open Access Initiative

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Met Museum Turns Over Ancient Bull’s Head Thought to be Looted

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Man Defaces Artwork at Met Museum

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Former Met Curator Analyzes Recent Issues at Museum

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Met Museum’s Budget Woes Profiled in NYT

Monday, February 6th, 2017

The Atlantic Reviews Museum Efforts to Include Blind Visitors in Programming

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Brooklyn Museum to Launch Buyout Program

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

The Met Receives Major Loan from Pergamon Museum’s Collection of Hellenistic Work

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands – Hieronymus Bosch: “Visions of Genius” at Het Noordbrabants Museum Through May 8th, 2016

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Met Museum Takes Deep Perspective on New Modern and Contemporary Focus

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Museums Embrace Online Platforms to Extend Reach

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Met Museum Reports Over Six Million Visitors This Year

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Plans for New York’s Museum for African Art Stall Due to Funding Issues

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Museums and Institutions Broaden Online Offerings

Friday, March 21st, 2014

New York – Balthus: “Cats and Girls – Paintings and Provocations” At the Metropolitan Musuem of Art Through January 12th, 2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

“Museum Hack” Tours Look to Fight “Museum Fatigue”

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

New York – Ellen Gallagher “Don’t Axe Me” at New Museum Through September 15, 2013

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Met Plans Conference of Museum Directors

Sunday, July 28th, 2013
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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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