What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? July 21 – 26

Academy Museum Gets $5-Million Gifts from Gale Anne Hurd, 2 Others The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is quickly filling its coffers for its museum project. Today, the organization announced three naming gifts, of $5-million each. To read more, click here. Christie’s Under Fire for Visit to Detroit Art Museum Art critics and … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? June 1 – 7

BMA Wants Renoir Back Baltimore Museum of Art Argues in Court Papers for Return of Renoir The Baltimore Museum of Art argued in federal court this week that a disputed Renoir supposedly found at a flea market by a Loudoun County driving teacher legally belongs to the 99-year-old institution. In documents filed Tuesday in U.S. … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? May 25 – 31

‘Bubble’ Debate Plans For Smithsonian Museum ‘Bubble’ May Have Burst Call it the Smithsonian’s bubble problem. One of the Smithsonian museums — the Hirshhorn museum for contemporary art — came up with an ambitious new design to add more space: Why not build a giant, inflatable structure that would be big enough for people to walk around in? But … Continue reading

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Meet a Museum Blogger: Paul Orselli
Meet a Museum Blogger

Meet a Museum Blogger: Paul Orselli

For over 30 years, Paul Orselli has worked to create inventive and playful museums and exhibits. He is now the President and Chief Instigator at POW! (Paul Orselli Workshop, Inc.) an exhibit design and development corporation that he founded. Paul has consulted on museum projects throughout North America, Europe, and the Middle East. His clients include … Continue reading

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