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Download Coloring Pages From Over 100 Museums

Over a hundred museums and libraries around the world make coloring books based on their collections for the Color Our Collections program, led by the New York Academy of Medicine. Along with three previous annual collections, there are now 396 PDF coloring books you can print out. Here are some of our favorites.Read more...
Tags: Art, Museums, Lifehacks, Coloring, Coloring Books, Coloring Pages, New York Academy of Medicine Along


Family Guide: Kids and Culture? There’s So Much to Talk About

Arts writers for The New York Times share their strategies (snacks) and budget-friendly options (outdoor events) in a discussion about introducing children to the arts.
Tags: Art, Music, Movies, News, Museums, New York Times, Classical Music, Warhol, Museum of Modern Art, Opera, Andy, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York Philharmonic, Whitney Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum


Family Guide: 27 Ways to Keep Your Kids Culturally Engaged This Winter

Classical concerts, children’s film series and a festival where technology meets art are among the events that can keep young minds occupied (and having fun) through a school sabbatical and beyond.
Tags: Art, Music, Movies, News, Museums, Theater, Children and Childhood, Culture (Arts


A Museum of Man’s Best Friend, From Fossils to Virtual Reality

The American Kennel Club has opened its collection of all things canine in New York. Here is a tour of the art of the dog.
Tags: Art, New York, News, Dogs, Museums, Alan, American Kennel Club, Museum of the Dog, Fausel


A Photographer Who Makes You Ask, ‘What Has Happened Here?’

Erwin Olaf’s photos have the gloss of fashion shots and a haunting undercurrent that makes you long for more context. As he turns 60, three museums will present his work.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Museums, Rijksmuseum, Fotomuseum, Erwin Olaf, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag


Word of Mouth: Athens Culture + Shopping

Vintage clothing, records, art and more in our guide to adventures in the Greek city The references to Greek heritage in the Western world are endless. But zooming in on Athens culture reveals a diverse and talented group of artists, designers, shop owners and gallerists. Enlisting the help of CH friends Kiya and Demitra Babzani (experts of the area and the owners Self Edge), we have …
Tags: Travel, Design, Greece, Shopping, Museums, Athens, Retail, Shops, Galleries, Kiya, Self Edge, Demitra Babzani


Download Free Coloring Books from 113 Museums

One can only color so many floral-trimmed affirmations before one begins to crave something slightly more perverse. An emaciated, naked, anthropomorphized mandrake root, say or… Thy wish is our command, but be prepared to hustle, because today is the final day of Color Our Collections, a compellingly democratic initiative on the part of the New York Academy of Medicine. Since 2016, the Academy has made an annual practice of inviting other libraries, archives, and cultural institutions around th...
Tags: Google, Art, College, New York City, West Virginia, Museums, Vilnius, University Of Illinois, Villanova University, Facebook Twitter, Mutter Museum, Ayun Halliday, Patrick J Costello, Andover Harvard Theological Library, Franz Hogenberg


Critic’s Notebook: MoMA, the New Edition: From Monumental to Experimental

By 2022, MoMA will have rehung all three floors of exhibition space. The advantages of such switchovers are many. New histories will get told.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Museum of Modern Art, Moma, Studio Museum in Harlem


Word of Mouth: Mexico City Drinking + Dining

Natural wines, melding cuisines and plenty more to taste in the Mexican capital Distrito Federal, Mexico City, now formally Ciudad de México, is a dynamic and quickly evolving destination full of dichotomies, tradition and innovation. Whether attending Zona Maco, Design Week, or at any other time of the year, food is guaranteed to be a big part. While street food and family-style restaurants are essentials …
Tags: Travel, Design, Mexico, Hotels, Restaurants, Museums, Cafes, Mexico City, Wine, Dining, Word of Mouth, Distrito Federal Mexico City, Zona Maco Design Week


MoMA to Close, Then Open Doors to More Expansive View of Art

Don’t plan to visit MoMA this summer. It’s closing for renovations that will put a new focus on work by women and artists of color. The results will shake up every gallery.
Tags: Art, News, United States, Museums, Museum of Modern Art, Latin America, Blacks, Black, Lowry, Minorities, Moma, Golden, Thelma, Leon D, Restoration and Renovation, Culture (Arts


Critic’s Pick: An 1840s Road Trip, Captured on Lustrous Silver

An exquisite show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art recalls travel before digital maps, when photography was the hottest of new media.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Cameras, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Girault de Prangey, Joseph-Philibert


Frida Kahlo Was a Painter, a Brand Builder, a Survivor. And So Much More.

The artist and pop culture icon meticulously built her own image. A sweeping survey at the Brooklyn Museum examines how she did it, and why.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Morris, Diego, Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Brooklyn Museum, Frida, Kahlo, Fashion and apparel, Victoria and Albert Museum, Mexico City (Mexico, Catherine J


Restitution Fears Unsettle the Trade in Tribal Art

Dealers worry that a report recommending that museums return African artworks will also discourage private collectors from buying, lending and donating pieces.
Tags: Art, News, France, Africa, Museums, Belgium, Macron, Collectors and Collections, Arts and Antiquities Looting, Emmanuel (1977-, Quai Branly Museum


Let's not lose our marbles over the British Museum boss's remarks | Jonathan Jones

Hartwig Fischer said that removing the Parthenon marbles from Greece was a ‘creative act’ – but there is a logic to this provocative view that shouldn’t be dismissed out of hand The British Museum has tended to keep its lips sealed about its most controversial set of treasures: the sculptures removed from the Parthenon in Athens by Lord Elgin at the start of the 19th century. I know, because I’ve taken part in public debates to put its case – without anyone from the museum to back me up – most r...
Tags: Art, Europe, London, Greece, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Heritage, Museums, Sculpture, Athens, Parthenon, Parthenon marbles, British Museum, Arts policy, University College


London: 20 free museums in London

Planning to visit London on a budget could initially give any Cheapo a nervous breakdown. Everything just costs more than most other European destinations in this international city. And despite the oncoming Brexit issue, with the British pound still holding fairly strong against other currencies, we don’t expect prices to be dropping anytime soon. However, as documented throughout our London guide and our list of the best cheap hotels in Central London, it is possible to live it up in London on...
Tags: Travel, Art, UK, England, London, Free, Museums, United Kingdom, Buckingham Palace, Victoria, Tate Modern, British Museum, Central London, Brexit, Shoreditch, Dailycheapo


British Museum chief: taking the Parthenon marbles was 'creative'

Museum director sparks anger by saying removing sculptures from Greece was ‘a creative act’The director of the British Museum has provoked anger by suggesting the removal of the Parthenon marbles from Greece in the 19th century could be seen as “a creative act”.Hartwig Fischer gave an interview to the Greek newspaper Ta Nea in which he ruled out returning the 2,500-year-old sculptures, which many people in Greece and elsewhere regard as stolen. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Europe, Greece, UK News, World news, Culture, Art and design, Heritage, Museums, Sculpture, Parthenon marbles, British Museum, Hartwig Fischer, Ta Nea


Word of Mouth: Havana

This stunning, timeless city has plenty of surprises—if you know where to look The landscape in Havana, Cuba’s capital city, tells two different stories: the first paints a picture of candy-colored buildings and sidewalk salsa dancing; the second shows crumbling facades and a glimpse of the city’s scars after two independence wars, a US trade embargo and 50 years of strained foreign relations. Despite this juxtaposition …
Tags: Travel, Design, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, US, Museums, Cafes, Dining, Cuba, Havana, Havana Cuba, Old Havana, Word of Mouth


The Art of the Internet, Restored and Out in the World

A show at the New Museum celebrates the completion of Rhizome’s Net Art Anthology, a two-year project to preserve and archive digital artworks that were in danger of disappearing.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Brian, Rogers, Bunny, New Museum, Eduardo, Filip, Olszewski, KAC, Computers and the Internet, Rhizome, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Cheang, Lialina


Studio Visit: Pat Steir Gets Discovered, Again

Acclaimed (then overlooked) during five decades, the painter hits a new tempo in life and art with a show at the Barnes, a documentary and a seven-figure sale.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, John, Cage, Barnes, Cunningham, Barnes Foundation, Lévy Gorvy Gallery, Philadelphia (Pa, Merce, Nineteen Hundred Seventies, Pat Steir


10 great European art anniversaries in 2019

From 100 years of Bauhaus to 500 years since Leonardo’s death, a host of landmark art events and exhibitions open around Europe this yearIt is 350 years since the death of Rembrandt van Rijn. There is a year-long programme of events in nine Dutch cities, focusing on Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age (listings at holland.com). In Amsterdam, the Rijksmuseum (15 Feb-10 June) will display all of its 22 paintings, 60 drawings and 300 engravings – the biggest Rembrandt collection ever seen in a singl...
Tags: Travel, Art, Europe, UK, Germany, Art and design, Museums, Amsterdam, City Breaks, Rembrandt, Top 10s, Cultural Trips, Short breaks, Europe Holidays, Leiden, Rembrandt Van Rijn


Penguin Sex and Stolen Artifacts: Museum Tours Through a New Lens

A growing movement at British cultural institutions shows collections in novel and sometimes radical ways, sharing stories that were previously largely untold.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Cambridge University, British Museum, Alice, Dan, Procter, Fitzwilliam Museum, Vo, Victoria and Albert Museum, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, New Lens, Arts and Antiquities Looting


Senegal’s Museum of Black Civilizations Welcomes Some Treasures Home

With its focus on black cultural contributions across the world, a museum opens amid a heated debate about reclaiming plundered art.
Tags: Art, News, Senegal, Museums, Coulibaly, Sarr, Politics And Government, Arts and Antiquities Looting, Dakar (Senegal, Quai Branly Museum, Felwine, Museum Of Black Civilizations, Musee de l'armee (Paris France, Le Havre Natural History Museum, Abdou Latif, Bocoum


The Musical Instruments in Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights Get Brought to Life, and It Turns Out That They Sound “Painful” and “Horrible”

Welcome to The Garden of Earthly Delights. You’ll find no angelic strings here. Those are reserved for first class citizens whose virtuous lives earned them passage to the uppermost heights. Down below, stringed instruments produce the most hellish sort of cacophony, a fitting accompaniment for the horn whose bell is befouled with the arm of a tortured soul. How do we know that's what they sounded like? A group of musicologists, craftspeople and academics from the Bate Collection of Musical...
Tags: Google, Art, Music, Comedy, College, New York City, Religion, Museums, University of Oxford, Lamb, Slayer, Bosch, Facebook Twitter, Hieronymus Bosch, Ayun Halliday, Andrew Lamb


How to Transform a Space to Leave a Legacy

Stone Mountain Park in Georgia was the site of a decades old exhibit that was cherished by the locals.  Telling the story of the War of Georgia, the exhibit featured a giant topographical map sunk into the floor that visitors could circle from above for a 360 degree experience.  While the exhibit engaged map lovers, there were not many other visual points of engagement – walls were barren, color was absent, and lighting was not used to enhance the experience. The giant topographical map sun...
Tags: Design, Georgia, Museums, Transformation, TSI, Stone Mountain, Stone Mountain Park, Taylor Studios, Betty Brennan, Inspiration and Client Success Stories, SMMA, Stone Mountain Memorial Association SMMA, Baba Dioum


El Museo del Barrio Drops Plan to Honor German Socialite

Questions were raised over why a museum of Latino art was feting Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, whose archconservative friends oppose Pope Francis.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Finances, Francis, Ny, Patrick, Gloria, Politics And Government, Hispanic-Americans, Harlem (Manhattan, El Museo del Barrio, Charpenel, Princess of Thurn and Taxis, Gloria von Thurn


After the Quake, Dana Schutz Gets Back to Work

Still reckoning with the fallout from her Emmett Till painting, the chastened artist reveals how the controversy has changed her — even as she moves forward with a new gallery show.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Sculpture, Ny, Petzel Gallery, Dana, Schutz, Dana Schutz, Chelsea (Manhattan, Whitney Biennial


Stockholm’s Artistically Accessible Photography Destination, Fotografiska

We speak with founder Jan Broman about the brand's DNA, an NYC expansion and more Rising from the northern edge of Södermalm Island in Stockholm harbor, an Art Nouveau building bustles with Swedish cognoscenti. It’s early evening and the former customhouse, built at the turn of the 20th century, crackles with the sort of anticipation a marquee exhibit opening promises. The nearby quay overflows with well-dressed …
Tags: Photography, Design, Sweden, Interviews, NYC, Culture, Museums, Photographers, Galleries, Stockholm, Kirsty Mitchell, Fotografiska, Jan Broman, Södermalm Island


Get Free Museum Admission With Your Bank of America Debit or Credit Card This Weekend

If you’re a Bank of America customer, you can visit some museums and art galleries for free this year.Read more...
Tags: Art, Bank Of America, Museums, Lifehacks, Art Museums, Your Bank of America Debit, Credit Card This Weekend


Watch the Painstaking and Nerve-Racking Process of Restoring a Drawing by Michelangelo

We live in a disposable culture, but certain things warrant the time and effort of mending—good shoes, hearts, Michelangelo drawings… The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s paper conservator Marjorie Shelley, above, had the nerve-wracking task of tackling the latter, in preparation for last year’s Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer exhibition. The work in question, a two-sided sketch featuring designs for a monumental altar or facade, thought to be San Silvestro in Capite, Rome, arriv...
Tags: Google, Art, College, New York City, Architecture, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Facebook Twitter, Michelangelo, SHELLEY, San Silvestro, Marjorie Shelley, Capite Rome, Filippo Baldinucci


Artwork Taken From Africa, Returning to a Home Transformed

A pivotal report calls for thousands of artworks to leave French museums and return to West Africa. An artist, a historian and a philosopher debate what should happen — and what these objects could mean to young Africans who have never seen them.
Tags: Art, News, Nigeria, Africa, Senegal, Museums, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Benin, Benedicte, Savoy, Macron, Sarr, Arts and Antiquities Looting, Emmanuel (1977-, Toyin



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