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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

Art Newspaper Issues Its Annual Museum Attendance Roundup

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Cézanne Siezed in Russian Revolution to Stay at the Metropolitan

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

New York City – Galleries, Artists and Museums Clean Up and Recover from Hurricane Sandy as Power is Restored: Ways to Help

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Go See – Los Angeles: Picasso, de Chirico, Léger, and Picabia ‘Modern Antiquity’ at the J. Paul Getty Museum through January 16, 2012

Monday, December 19th, 2011
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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