Opening in March 2022, the new "Guarding the Art" exhibit will feature hidden gems selected by the museum's own security guards.
After World War II, 202 paintings stolen by the Nazis toured the U.S. Now, the Cincinnati Art Museum has four of them back on view in the exhibition "Paintings, Politics and the Monuments Men."
Lincoln Center observes Juneteenth, now a federal holiday, with "I Dream a Dream That Dreams Back at Me," an ambulatory experience conceived by Carl Hancock Rux.
The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts meets today to review designs for all kinds of American cultural symbols. It's the first such meeting for four new commissioners recently appointed by President Biden.
The plaques, produced in what is now Nigeria, were looted during the British military occupation and have been in museums and a private collection since 1897.
Ann Morton is pushing back against political polarization by asking Americans to contribute textiles that are equal parts red and blue.
The report from the American Alliance of Museums sheds light on losses suffered during the pandemic; three-quarters of the country's museums reported an average of 40% slump in operating income.
Paul Rucker's multimedia work tackles mass incarceration, lynching, police brutality and the ways America has been shaped by slavery. His latest marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.
An exhibition at The Baltimore Museum of Art pays tribute to the first woman to head a major metropolitan museum. She helped the museum acquire Matisse, Cassatt, Cézanne and Van Gogh masterpieces.
On Tuesday afternoon, President Biden announced four new appointees to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, replacing four commissioners appointed by former President Donald Trump.
Painter Alice Neel's first retrospective in 20 years is both timely and ambitious. And people are flocking to see her portraits, a chronicle of the 20th century through expressive faces and figures.
The federally funded museum has been accused of "institutional misconduct" including racism and sexual harassment. A petition claimed some employees call it "the last plantation on the National Mall."
The insects' appearances stretch back 4,000 years, to a time when ancient settlers carved cicadas from jade and put them on tongues of the dead before burial, evoking transcendence and eternal life.
With industrial metal tufting guns, fiber artists can make colorful, textured designs — Pokémon characters, candy wrappers, portraiture — worthy of walls, floors or social media feeds.
Just over a year after police officers shot and killed Taylor in her home, the Speed Art Museum has opened a show in her memory. "To see it all come together is just a blessing," says Taylor's mother.