- Rio museum opens its doors to Carnival's anonymous artisans Updated: May-06-15 12:05 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - Jeff Koons' "Balloon Dog" and Henry Moore's "Archer" are among some of the world's most iconic sculptures competing for space at a new museum exhibition where one of Alberto Giacometti's signature figurines appears to stride boldly into the room.
- Internment art to be displayed at California museum Updated: May-04-15 8:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A California museum has acquired an art collection created by Japanese Americans held in internment camps after an East Coast auction house canceled the sale of photographs and other artifacts amid protests.
- NEA chairman Jane Chu to visit New Hampshire for tour Updated: May-04-15 7:11 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - National Endowment for the Arts chairman Jane Chu will spend a day visiting museums and music venues in New Hampshire.
- Indianapolis Museum of Art exhibit showcases 'Dream Cars' Updated: May-04-15 4:04 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A newly-opened exhibit at the Indianapolis Museum of Art is putting the spotlight on revolutionary automobiles that are as much machines as they are sculpture and art.
- Winslow Homer exhibit joins Warhol artwork at upstate museum Updated: May-02-15 9:22 am
GLENS FALLS, New York - Works by two iconic American artists - Andy Warhol and Winslow Homer - will be exhibited at the same time at an upstate New York art museum this summer.
- NYC museum presents Nepal installation Updated: May-01-15 1:04 pm
NEW YORK - New York's Rubin Museum of Art will present artworks from its collection that highlight the cultural heritage of Nepal.
- Picasso, Giacometti poised to set records at NYC auctions Updated: May-01-15 11:54 am
NEW YORK - New York City's spring art auctions get underway Tuesday with exceptional pieces by Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Vincent Van Gogh and others whose work continues to fuel a robust market for impressionist, modern and contemporary art.
- Whiting High School students share Europe experience Updated: May-01-15 9:10 am
WHITING, Indiana - It was the food - French pain au chocolat (chocolate-filled croissant), Spanish tapas and Italian gelato.
- First lady: I "fell in love" with NYC's new Whitney museum Updated: Apr-30-15 6:34 pm
NEW YORK - Michelle Obama praised New York's Whitney Museum of American Art for its outreach to the community during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the museum's new downtown home Thursday and said she "fell in love" with the Renzo Piano-designed building.
- Philly art museum creates community exhibits with art copies Updated: Apr-30-15 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Museum of Art plans to bring its paintings to the people, placing reproductions of famous works outdoors in about dozen communities over the coming months, officials said Thursday.
- Revolution of the Eye: museum show takes on art and early TV Updated: Apr-30-15 12:50 pm
NEW YORK - From Salvador Dali's turn on "What's My Line?" to a dreamy, cherry-topped ice cream sundae thought up by Andy Warhol for a restaurant commercial, modern art indelibly influenced early television.
- Japan's prime minister announces $1M gift to Smithsonian Updated: Apr-30-15 11:13 am
WASHINGTON - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is announcing a $1 million gift to the Smithsonian's Asian art museums during his visit to Washington.
- NYC Biblical Art Museum to close in June Updated: Apr-29-15 8:01 am
NEW YORK - New York City's Museum of Biblical Art has announced it will close in June after failing to find a new home.
- Nebraska book artist finds creative energy in the pages Updated: Apr-26-15 11:20 am
KEARNEY, Nebraska - Book artist Marvel Maring loved her artist books so much she took them to bed with her.
- Washington County artist granted wish for solo exhibit Updated: Apr-25-15 9:17 am
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - William "Bill" Bulla's paintings have been in exhibits before, but the Hagerstown resident said he'd never before had an exhibit just of his work.
- Rent spike forces cartoon museum from San Francisco space Updated: Apr-22-15 6:11 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - There's nothing funny about the uncertain transition of the Cartoon Art Museum.
- Smithsonian to reopen Renwick Gallery near White House Updated: Apr-22-15 11:48 am
WASHINGTON - The Smithsonian plans to reopen the Renwick Gallery in November after a $30 million renovation of the nation's first structure built to be an art museum.
- Chicago's Art Institute receives largest gift in its history Updated: Apr-22-15 10:13 am
- MSU's Broad Art Museum hosts show on American food culture Updated: Apr-19-15 9:50 pm
EAST LANSING, Michigan - A student-developed exhibition on the role of food in the nation's culture opens this week at Michigan State University's Broad Art Museum.
- Andy Warhol exhibit coming to Columbia this summer Updated: Apr-18-15 12:11 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Portraits by famed pop artist Andy Warhol are coming to the Columbia Museum of Art this summer.
- Meadows Museum celebrates 50th anniversary with exhibit Updated: Apr-17-15 2:19 pm
DALLAS - An exhibit of art from a Spanish couple considered among the world's top collectors will be the cornerstone of the Meadows Museum's 50th anniversary celebration.
- Massachusetts art museum unveils piece won in Super Bowl bet Updated: Apr-17-15 4:05 am
WILLIAMSTOWN, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts art museum is collecting on its Super Bowl wager with a Seattle museum.
- Morgan museum in New York appoints new director Updated: Apr-16-15 10:56 am
NEW YORK - The Morgan Library & Museum has appointed the current head of a San Francisco museum as its new director.
- Hunting and fishing guides present talk at state museum Updated: Apr-14-15 7:04 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Experienced hunting and fishing guides plan to discuss their work at a free presentation at the Wyoming State Museum.
- Irish-born Minneapolis curator come to Pittsburgh's Warhol Updated: Apr-13-15 9:53 am
PITTSBURGH - An Irish-born curator who now works at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis is coming to work at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh next month.