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Lynda Hartigan, Peabody Essex Museum’s Passed-Over Deputy Director, Belatedly Gets the Top Spot

Two years ago, when the Salem, Mass. museum named Brian Kennedy, then director of the Toledo Museum, to succeed longtime director Dan Monroe, I wondered why Lynda Hartigan hadn’t gotten the nod. Now, after a brief detour to Toronto as deputy director at the Royal Ontario Museum, Lynda is returning to direct the museum that she so ably served, beginning as chief curator in 2003. – Lee Rosenbaum
Tags: Art, Toronto, Ajblogs, Brian Kennedy, Toledo Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, Dan Monroe, 05.02.21, Lynda Hartigan, Royal Ontario Museum Lynda

“T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America” at the National Museum of the American Indian

Bold, political, multidimensional and wildly important works by the visionary artist After fostering his talents at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, T.C. Cannon entered the art scene with a vision to subvert traditional perceptions and dismantle stereotypes surrounding native art. He did so by combining historic, traditional motifs and images with his own distinct, contemporary style. Though his life was …
Tags: Art, Design, America, Painting, Culture, Artists, Smithsonian, Native American, Paintings, National Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, National Museum of the American Indian, Native Art, T.C. Cannon

Peabody Essex Museum Names New Director

“After a five-month search, the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem has hired Brian Kennedy as its new director and CEO. Kennedy, now 57 years old, was born in Dublin and has worked for museums on three continents, including the National Gallery of Australia, the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College and the National Gallery of Ireland. He currently heads the Toledo Museum of Art, where he’s been since 2010.” – WBUR (Boston)
Tags: Art, Australia, Ireland, Salem, Dublin, Kennedy, Visual, Toledo Museum Of Art, Dartmouth College, Brian Kennedy, Peabody Essex Museum, Hood Museum of Art, 03.07.19

Art Review: Gentlewomen of the Forbidden City: The Power, the Intrigue, the Clothes

An opulent exhibition on Chinese empresses, on view now at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., includes ultrarare loans from the Palace Museum in Beijing.
Tags: Art, News, Salem (Mass, Politics And Government, Peabody Essex Museum, Women and Girls, Beijing (China, Cixi, Empress Dowager of China (1835-1908, Palace Museum (Beijing

3+ Ways You Can Increase Visitation This Fall

Fall is here! So many people are thrilled with the changing of the seasons. The trees beckon with their vibrant blooms of color, the air becomes crisp, and fall migrations bring skies full of birds. We get to break out our favorite sweaters, order that special seasonal latte, and rejoice as our kids return to school. Yet for those of us in the industry it also means that our museums, zoos, and visitor centers sometimes see visitation fall after summer highs. How can we fight this? Read on to dis...
Tags: Fall, Creepy, Design, List, Festival, Zoo, How To, Visit, Tour, Haunted, Pumpkin, Scorpion, Pond, Oktoberfest, Increase, Boost

Drinking In the Art: Museums Offer a Growing Banquet for the Senses

Institutions are experimenting with music, aromas, replicas that people can touch and even liquids that they can drink, in the hope of engaging visitors.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, Ringling, Worcester Art Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, Museum Special, Senses and Sensation, John and Mable, Walters Art Museum, Bitter, Tea & Chocolate (Exhibit

10 landscape design projects that turned neglected spaces into incredible parks

Landscape architects frequently work to transform areas that contain industrial and toxic waste, infrastructure no longer in use, or land affected by war, natural disaster or disuse. These neglected places, while often having a negative impact on the environment and surrounding community, are simultaneously part of our cultural heritage. To highlight the significance of these spaces, and the potential that they hold to become something more than a blight, we've gathered up a series of projects ...
Tags: Garden, New York, Design, New York City, Environment, San Francisco, Features, Park, Urban Design, Salem, Ecology, Sustainable Farming, Landscapes, Staten Island, Ba, San Francisco Bay

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