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Met Museum to Present Experimental Lighting Display, COLOR THE TEMPLE, 1/29 Met Museum to Present Experimental Lighting Display, COLOR THE TEMPLE, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2016

Colors that likely decorated an ancient Egyptian temple when it was built 2,000 years ago, but have since eroded away, can be seen at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this winter. To be shown for a series of eight weekends beginning January 29, the experimental lighting display Color the Temple: Scene... (more...)
Salon Performances & More to Accompany 'Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age' at the Metropolitan Museum Salon Performances & More to Accompany 'Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age' at the Metropolitan Museum
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2016

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New Exhibition Sharon Lockhart / Noa Eshkol to Open at Rose Art Museum, 2/12 New Exhibition Sharon Lockhart / Noa Eshkol to Open at Rose Art Museum, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2016

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University will present Sharon Lockhart / Noa Eshkol, an exhibition featuring Los Angeles-based artist Sharon Lockhart's collaboration with the extraordinary work of Noa Eshkol (1924-2007), the Israeli dance composer, theorist, and textile artist. The exhibition will ... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Sets New Performances, Talks for Spring 2016 Season Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Sets New Performances, Talks for Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2016

The Metropolitan Museum recently announced new performances and talks as part of the spring 2016 season. Leading with live arts by visionary artists, the 2015-16 season has presented unexpected and adventurous offerings in new spaces, and this spring, that line of singular programming will continue ... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum to Display Lord Vishnu Exhibit Metropolitan Museum to Display Lord Vishnu Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (MET), one of the world's largest and finest art museums, is exhibiting “Encountering Vishnu: The Lion Avatar in Indian Temple Drama” till June five next.... (more...)
Director of the British Museum Reveals Final Acquisition, THE LAMPEDUSA CROSS Director of the British Museum Reveals Final Acquisition, THE LAMPEDUSA CROSS
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2015

Today, (Friday 18th December) to mark Neil MacGregor's last day as Director, the British Museum reveals the final acquisition made under his directorship: the Lampedusa Cross.... (more...)
Met Museum to Display THE WORLD IN PLAY Exhibit at The Cloisters, 1/20/16 Met Museum to Display THE WORLD IN PLAY Exhibit at The Cloisters, 1/20/16
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

Only three decks of European hand-painted playing cards are known to have survived from the late Middle Ages—two made in Germany and one in the Burgundian Netherlands, all dating from the early to late 15th century. The only complete set of these luxury cards—The Cloisters Playing Cards, from the so... (more...)
Met Museum to Launch Met Breuer with UNFINISHED: THOUGHTS LEFT VISIBLE, 3/18/16 Met Museum to Launch Met Breuer with UNFINISHED: THOUGHTS LEFT VISIBLE, 3/18/16
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible examines a subject that is critical to artistic practice: the question of when a work of art is finished. Opening March 18, 2016, this landmark exhibition inaugurates The Met Breuer, ushering in a new phase for the Met's expanded engagement with modern and contempor... (more...)
'Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible' Inaugurates The Met Breuer in March 'Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible' Inaugurates The Met Breuer in March
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible examines a subject that is critical to artistic practice: the question of when a work of art is finished. Opening March 18, 2016, this landmark exhibition inaugurates The Met Breuer, ushering in a new phase for the Met's expanded engagement with modern and contempor... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Republic of Korea Metropolitan Museum Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Republic of Korea
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2015

(New York, December 10, 2015)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea signed a memorandum of understanding today at the Museum, establishing a long-term relationship of cooperation in the area of Korean art and culture.  The... (more...)
Rose Art Museum Sets Spring 2016 Exhibitions Rose Art Museum Sets Spring 2016 Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2015

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University has announced its Spring 2016 exhibitions: Rosalyn Drexler: Who Does She Think She Is?; Sharon Lockhart/Noa Eshkol; and Rose Video 08 | Ben Hagari, on view February 12 - June 5. Joyce Pensato's site-specific Foster Mural, Felix at the Rose, and Mark Dion's ... (more...)
Met Museum Unveils Historic Interior from America's Gilded Age Met Museum Unveils Historic Interior from America's Gilded Age
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2015

The most sumptuous moment in America's Gilded Age is revealed through the work of some of its most noted design firms in Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age, opening December 15 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The centerpiece of the three-part exhibition is the opulent Worsham-Rockefeller Dressi... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Releases Schedule of Exhibitions for Winter & Spring 2016 Metropolitan Museum Releases Schedule of Exhibitions for Winter & Spring 2016
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2015

Extensive new information is now posted online about The Metropolitan Museum of Art's winter and spring 2016 exhibitions. The updated Schedule of Exhibitions is now available, as well as press releases for all exhibitions opening between now and July 2016. Visit the full set of new releases in the P... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Announces Schedule for Christmas/Holiday Season Metropolitan Museum Announces Schedule for Christmas/Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will celebrate the winter holidays with its annual presentation of the Christmas tree and Neapolitan Baroque crèche, the display of a spectacular late 19th-century silver Menorah and 18th-century Torah crown, and a variety of holiday-themed events at its Fifth Avenue b... (more...)
Met Museum to Host Peter Hristoff in Residency through June 2016 Met Museum to Host Peter Hristoff in Residency through June 2016
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

From November 2015 through June 2016, the visual artist and educator Peter Hristoff—a 2015-16 artist in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art—will engage with Museum visitors in a series of creative, multi-faceted public programs that demonstrate the vibrancy, diversity, and beauty of contempo... (more...)
Zimmerli Art Museum Hosts Reception for VAGRICH BAKHCHANYAN Exhibit Tonight Zimmerli Art Museum Hosts Reception for VAGRICH BAKHCHANYAN Exhibit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2015

New Brunswick, NJ – The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers invites the public to a reception and series of programs for Vagrich Bakhchanyan: Accidental Absurdity, the first U.S. retrospective on the groundbreaking work of the Soviet conceptual artist, tonight, November 12. The event includes a curator-l... (more...)
Met Museum's ROOF GARDEN COMMISSION Exhibit to Close, 11/1 Met Museum's ROOF GARDEN COMMISSION Exhibit to Close, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2015

The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe—the third in a new series of site-specific commissions for the Met's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden—will close this Sunday, November 1. Artist Pierre Huyghe (born 1962, Paris) has spent the past 25 years experimenting across media to create ritualisti... (more...)
Zimmerli Art Museum to Host Reception for VAGRICH BAKHCHANYAN Exhibit, 11/12 Zimmerli Art Museum to Host Reception for VAGRICH BAKHCHANYAN Exhibit, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2015

New Brunswick, NJ – The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers invites the public to a reception and series of programs for Vagrich Bakhchanyan: Accidental Absurdity, the first U.S. retrospective on the groundbreaking work of the Soviet conceptual artist, on Thursday, November 12. The event includes a curat... (more...)
Galerie Lelong Opens ANDY GOLDSWORTHY: LEANING IN THE WIND Exhibit Today Galerie Lelong Opens ANDY GOLDSWORTHY: LEANING IN THE WIND Exhibit Today
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2015

Galerie Lelong is pleased to present Andy Goldsworthy: Leaning into the Wind, an exhibition of photographs and films juxtaposing Goldsworthy's raw, early days of exploration of action and process with never-before-seen works from the last three years that return to the focus on the artist's use of h... (more...)
Met Museum to Display DESIGN FOR ETERNITY Exhibit, 10/26 Met Museum to Display DESIGN FOR ETERNITY Exhibit, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2015

From the first millennium B.C. until the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century, artists from the ancient Americas created small-scale architectural models to be placed in the tombs of important individuals. These works in stone, ceramic, wood, and metal range from highly abstracted, minimalist re... (more...)
Met Museum Opens Exhibit CELEBRATING THE ARTS OF JAPAN Today Met Museum Opens Exhibit CELEBRATING THE ARTS OF JAPAN Today
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2015

A spectacular array of Japanese works of art will be on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this fall, in a special exhibition featuring works of art drawn from the recent landmark gift to the Museum by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation. Opening today, October 20, Celebrating the Arts of Japa... (more...)
Zimmerli Art Museum Opens Radical Soviet Retrospective Display Today Zimmerli Art Museum Opens Radical Soviet Retrospective Display Today
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2015

Today, October 17, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers will present the first US retrospective on the groundbreaking work of Soviet conceptual artist Vagrich Bakhchanyan (1938-2009), whose incisive critiques of Soviet propaganda led to unlikely success and an embrace in Soviet popular culture that re... (more...)
Met Museum to Offer KONGO: POWER AND MAJESTY Discussion Program, 10/18 Met Museum to Offer KONGO: POWER AND MAJESTY Discussion Program, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2015

WHAT: Sunday at the Met (education program) In conjunction with the landmark exhibition Kongo: Power and Majesty currently on view at the Met, the Museum will offer a rare opportunity to learn about Congolese society's history and artistic traditions. These topics will be discussed in the context... (more...)
Met Museum Names Cornelia Parker as Artist for 2016 Roof Garden Commission Met Museum Names Cornelia Parker as Artist for 2016 Roof Garden Commission
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2015

(New York, October 15, 2015)-Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that British artist Cornelia Parker has been selected to create a site-specific installation atop the Met's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The installation will be on view fro... (more...)
Met Musuem Hosts Open House for TEENS TAKE THE MET Program Tonight Met Musuem Hosts Open House for TEENS TAKE THE MET Program Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be transformed into a dynamic cultural open house for teens tonight, October 16, 5:00-8:00 p.m., during Teens Take the Met!—an innovative Museum-wide event  developed in partnership with more than 55 cultural and youth organizations from New York's five boroughs. ... (more...)



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