Tagged: Museum

Cleveland Museum of Art surveys America’s racial history through powerful works by modern, contemporary Black artists

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Museum of Art, once a bastion of conservatism regarding contemporary art, is courageously wading into the rising culture wars over the history of race in America in the best way it can, by exhibiting powerful works by Black artists rooted in that history.

The museum’s newest exhibition, “Currents and Constellations: Black Art in Focus,’’ which opened a week ago, showcases the myriad ways in which some of the country’s leading 20th- and 21st-century Black artists have responded to America’s racial divide.

The show could be viewed as part of the wave of exhibitions in art

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POLK MUSEUM OF ART AT FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE ANNOUNCES $6 MILLION EXPANSION AND RENOVATION PROJECT | News

LAKELAND, Fla., Feb. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College announced plans for a $6 million expansion and renovation of the Museum. The expansion will add more than 10,000 sq. ft. of gallery, classroom, and art laboratory space, more than tripling the Museum’s main gallery space. Construction on the new addition is expected to begin late this year, with a projected completion in the spring of 2024. 

“We are elated to build upon the legacy of this impressive museum of fine arts and, through the affiliation of FSC and the Museum, now

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Things to do: Allentown Art Museum celebrates MLK Jr. Day | Out-and-about

Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and explore African American art, history, and culture when the Allentown Art Museum presents a day to honor the civil rights leader through influential speakers, meaningful discussions, inspiring entertainers, and encouraging art-making.

The museum will host a live celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the museum and a virtual celebration on Monday.

On Sunday, a “Couch Convo” with host Saide Saddiq will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. The “convo” includes a DJ, drum circle, music by Contact Collective, and a panel discussion with community leaders on

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China National Silk Museum Presents New Fashion Exhibition in Hangzhou: “The Art of Time: When Embroidery Goes through Fashion” | News

HANGZHOU, China, Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — China National Silk Museum is presenting a new exhibition – The Art of Time: When Embroidery Goes through Fashion – running from December 17, 2021 to March 6, 2022 in Hangzhou jointly curated by the China National Silk Museum and the Institute of Oriental Design Studies in the China Academy of Art.

The exhibition takes “fashion” as the main axis and contemporary embroidery art as the vehicle to interpret the way of embroidery in the context of current fashion. The exhibition includes 114 works from more than 70 designers, artists, and some

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