Aug

01

Olympic Art: Mega Events and the Museum

Can the Olympics increase museum attendance in both the long and short-term? Carol Scott and her team proved just that.

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Jul

26

Queen Elizabeth II: Symbol and Style

In celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday, more than 150 different outfits are on display in an exhibition entitled “Fashioning a Reign.”

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Oct

06

Eco-Art: Where Art Meets Education

Environmental art is an urgent call to action: visitors hopefully will be moved enough to both learn and change habits in order to decrease their environmental footprint(s) on earth. Reactions to Eco-art are often complicated, comprised of a juxtaposition of feelings — aesthetically pleasing, depressing, instructive, foreboding, compelling, informative, deeply moving, and hopefully deeply motivating.

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Sep

08

The Guerrilla Girls Turn 30

The Guerrilla Girls began using public billboards as their medium with minimalist advertising-inspired font and graphics as their mode. And their message? The very numbers that first appalled them at the museum became their weapon and message of choice.

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