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New York City's Proposed ID Card Might Get You Into Art Museums For Free

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.24.2014 | Arts

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new initiative in New York City this month, proposing a municipal identification card that could be available to all ...

One Of The Nation's Oldest Art Museums Plans To Dissolve

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.16.2014 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's oldest museums, known for its daring contemporary art exhibitions next to the White House, is being taken over...

This Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Museum Design

ArchDaily | Posted 09.27.2013 | Arts

By Alison Furuto (Read original post here) Zaha Hadid Architects recently announced they are building the sixth and final Messner Mountain Mus...

A Museum Makeover For Marseille

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts

MARSEILLE, France — A new flagship museum dedicated to Mediterranean civilization in Marseille is hoping to shake off the southern metropolis' r...

UK Museum Staff Go On Strike

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Arts

LONDON — Workers at museums and galleries in Britain – including top tourist spots like the British Museum and the National Gallery &ndash...

Reopening!

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts

AMSTERDAM — The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has reopened after a seven-month renovation, kicking off with "Van Gogh At Work," an exhibition tha...

Slow Art Day

Peter Clothier | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Peter Clothier

For those who habitually spend just a few seconds with an art work in a museum or gallery, and then devote more time than that to the adjacent wall label, the Slow Art Day experience offers an opportunity to slow down and pay attention in a way that proves genuinely rewarding.

Take A Peek At The Louvre In Abu Dhabi

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Abu Dhabi's new branch of the Louvre considers no artistic subject to be off limits but will not "shock for th...

Why Are Louvre Workers Walking Off The Job?

AP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts

PARIS — The Louvre was closed Wednesday after its workers walked off their jobs to protest what is said to be a rising problem of pickpockets ha...

Met Museum & India's Culture Ministry Team Up

AP | Posted 03.29.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and India have signed an agreement to cooperate in areas of conservation, exhibitions and research. ...

Women Storm the Louvre (By Invitation)

Frank Browning | Posted 05.26.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

When I first came to Paris and my husband was working, I would walk in the parks if I had free time," said Ouida, a well-spoken middle-aged woman from Algeria. "But I never dreamed I could come in here [to the Louvre]. I didn't think I would be allowed.

Museum Set To Focus On Contemporary Latin American Art

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO — Long a cultural backwater, Rio de Janeiro has taken another leap toward becoming an art hot spot with this week's opening of a ...

Rio Gets A New Art Museum

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 03.01.2013 | Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Picture-postcard Guanabara Bay is the main attraction of the Olympic city's newest cultural center. The Rio Art Museum commands a v...

DIA Passes: '"You Can't Put A Price Tag On Spiritual Nourishment'

Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

After a tight race Tuesday, one of Detroit's cultural gems received the regional support officials say it needs to stay open. In Wayne, Macomb and...

Homeless Museum Of Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.28.2012 | Arts

On Tuesday night, Filip Noterdaeme was seated at a small, white wooden stand on Chelsea's High Line, a sky-level park winding between blue chip art ga...

China's Super Rich Get Classy With Private Art Museums

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

HONG KONG -- Over the past two years Wang Wei and her husband Liu Yiqian dropped a reported $317 million on their hobby. Now they need somewhere to di...

Art Basel Miami Beach: Awesome

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2012 | Miami
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

"Awesome" is a word I reserve for a few select things I have experienced, including walking on the Great Wall of China and my mom's Reuben sandwiches. Art Basel Miami Beach is also on that list.

Wal-Mart Has an "Oops" Moment

Al Norman | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business
Al Norman

Before Wal-Mart offers the world an opportunity for a healthier life, the company needs to heed the Biblical dictum "physician heal thyself." Before selling American families a health plan, the Wal-Mart family should focus on improving the health coverage of its own workforce.

Abu Dhabi To Open Louvre Branch In 2013

AP | By ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The Abu Dhabi developer building a vast cultural district in the Emirati capital said Monday a branch of the famed Louv...

PHOTOS: Curate Your Own Art Exhibition

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

In an age where we can use the internet to become DJ's, composers, directors and human encyclopedias, it makes sense we should get a chance to try out...

SAVED: American Folk Art Museum Gets Bailed Out

Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

The American Folk Art Museum (AFAM) has been in dire financial straits in recent months, but the establishment announced this week that it will contin...

Major Show Tracks Humans' Effects On The Environment

latimes.com | Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

"Anthropocene" is a buzzword that's been bandied about lately by politicians and scientists like some sort of smart weapon. The term describes a new g...

A Huffington Post Travel Guide To Family Vacations In Myrtle Beach

The Huffington Post | Sidney Logan Echevarria | Posted 10.26.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Myrtle Beach can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, we...

PHOTOS: Former Seoul Torture Center To Be Turned Into Art Museum

AP/The Huffington Post | By ESTHER HONG | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts

SEOUL, South Korea -- For many, the stark structure built by the Japanese and then taken over by South Korea's military is a reminder of a painful col...

Republicans Back Off Proposal To Sell Iowa's Pollock Mural

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

"The Pollock" is safe. For now anyway. The bill proposed to force the sale of University of Iowa's Jackson Pollock painting, Mural, died on Tuesday b...