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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

Art Newspaper Charts Cost of Government Shutdown

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Hirshhorn Extends Charline von Heyl Show

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Hirshhorn Board Chair Comments on Shutdown

Friday, January 4th, 2019

National Gallery of Art Closes Due to Shutdown

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Brazil’s National Museum Embraces New Research Partnerships

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

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

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Corcoran Gallery to Give Away Works to U.S. Institutions

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

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

Freer Gallery of Art in New York to Undergo Renovations

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Museums Embrace Video Games in New Outreach Engagements

Monday, February 9th, 2015

New York – Spring Exhibitions at The New Museum Through June 29th, 2014

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Stockholm – Brad Kahlhamer: “The Four Hairs” at Andréhn-Schiptjenko Through March 29th, 2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Paris – Camille Henrot: “Grosse Fatigue” at Kamel Mennour Through March 8th, 2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Washington Museums Feel the Effects of Government Shutdown

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Buffalo – Robert Therrien at the Albright-Knox Museum Through October 27th, 2013

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum Takes a Step Back After Bubble Project Collapses

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Hirshhorn Museum’s Board of Trustees Chairman Resigns

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Hirschorn Director to Resign Over “Bubble” Delays

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

AO Interview With Artist Liliana Porter, Pinta New York’s Invited Artist for 2012, November 15th – 18th, 2012

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Art News Charts Acquisitions and Sales Speculations Among Mega-Galleries

May 22nd, 2019

A piece in Art News notes the increased pace of acquisition of artists and artists’ estates by Hauser & Wirth of late, and looks at the sizes and purported earnings of each of the mega-galleries. “Gagosian was reputed to gross the most: roughly $1 billion a year,” says writer Michael Shnayerson. “The others were said to be closer to $250 million each, but claimed to do better.”
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Brooklyn Academy of Music Workers Move to Unionize

May 22nd, 2019

Administrative workers and cinema staff at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York are trying to unionize, Artforum reports. “We are here because we believe in BAM’s mission,” the new union’s Twitter account posted last month. “Through unionization, we raise our morale, pride, and job satisfaction. Our union will make BAM stronger, more democratic, and more sustainable. BAM is a cultural institution that stands for freedom of expression, innovation, and open dialogue. However, as administrative staff, we need a truly powerful voice of our own in our workplace.”
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Knight Foundation Gives $1.7 Million to PBS

May 22nd, 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given a $1.7 million gift to PBS, Art News reports. “This initiative raises the visibility of artists working across the U.S., north to south and east to west, in cities large and small,”says Victoria Rogers, the Knight Foundation’s vice president for arts. “Through its iconic national programming and expanded digital presence, PBS NewsHour’s Canvas elevates art as national news, bringing arts directly to millions of people on their screens big and small.”
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