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Diversity, Art & Real Estate in Brooklyn: A Word From the Brooklyn Museum's Outgoing Director Extraordinaire, Arnold Lehman

Ellen Freudenheim | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Ellen Freudenheim

A LOOK BACK, AND FORWARD, WITH THE MAN WHO BROUGHT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM INTO THE 21ST CENTURY The Brooklyn Museum is one of the nation's major cul...

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Emily Sloan-Pace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Emily Sloan-Pace

The experience of being moved to tears by art is not entirely foreign to me. I will tell you, in all honesty, that I can feel a van Gogh in the room. His art exudes an emotional quality, at times a frenzied desperation.

Weiner Featured In Museum Of Sex Exhibit

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner figures prominently in an exhibition at New York's Museum of Sex. That's no surprise....

NYC Takes Over Control Of South Street Seaport Museum

AP | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City has taken control of the South Street Seaport Museum. It continues to struggle with an estimated $22 million in damage...

Exploring Technologies in the Museum's Physical Space: The Media Lab at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 06.11.2013 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Museums are increasingly trying to incorporate technology in their physical space in order to enhance visitors' experience. In this interview, Don Undeen, Manager of the Media Lab at The Metropolitan Museum of Art talks to us about: the goals and the challenges of using technology.

Creating Engaging Museum Online Experiences: MoMA's Digital Lounge

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

The value of creating engaging digital content for museums goes beyond the goal of expanding the audience. It can be seen as a useful tool to expand the lifetime of an exhibition long after the physical exhibition is over.

10 Museum Shows To See Before Summer Ends

DNAinfo.com | Posted 08.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — What better way to spend the hot and muggy days of August than to catch up on the city’s coolest museum shows before the summer en...

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.12.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Everyone knows the tremendous stores at the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art. But other organizations also have some interesting items. Visit these museum, then take the time to explore unique gifts while you beat the heat.

Designing Interactive Museum Exhibits: Three Ways to Increase Audience Engagement

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 06.20.2012 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Museums are increasingly creating interactive exhibits as a way to increase audience engagement. This raises a natural question: What are the elements of an exhibit that prompt visitor interaction?

What Makes for Compelling Museum Websites? When to Break the Rules

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 05.13.2012 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

MoMA has created unique websites for special exhibitions, called subsites. Observing these subsites allows one to extract some general principles for website design in the museum context.

Tim McHenry Is Stimulating Brainwaves at the Rubin Museum of Art

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 04.02.2012 | New York
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

As Shelley and Donald Rubin walked through the old Barney's store at the corner of 7th Avenue and West 17th Street in Chelsea, they knew that they had found the future home for their extensive collection of Himalayan art.