On a blustery Tuesday morning earlier this month, nine University of Houston students and their professor, Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, ventured into “Color Field,” a sprawling on-campus maze of large-scale sculptures of seven contemporary artists. The exhibit spans from Wilhelmina’s Grove in the Arts District to the areas surrounding the EzekielRead More →

While some galleries reopened with physical distancing measures over the summer, museums did not start announcing their reopenings until news last month that along with bowling alleys, museums could resume operations, with some restrictions, in counties cleared for Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s ‘Safe Start’ reopening plan. While some,Read More →

Episode 2 of “Ms. America,” the new TV show dramatizing the battle against the Equal Rights Amendment, features a glamorous evening at the Guggenheim Museum. It’s 1972 and Gloria Steinem is launching her new magazine, Ms.. She mingle, dance and then shop talk with another leader of the women’s movement,Read More →

Nearly two dozen Chicago public schools have received free art collections since the start of the school year, thanks to a nonprofit organization dedicated to art in education. The Chicago-based company IPaintMyMind wants to ensure that art is accessible to all students. So she created an “artistic subscription” program withRead More →

Portrait of President Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian… [+] Institution in Washington DC, Smartify app Smithsonian Institution Institutions that hold the world’s art have often been slow to create digital databases and user-friendly websites to display their collections (let alone retail them). The challengesRead More →

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College announced the donation of two major art collections and supporting endowments from Colorado Springs philanthropists Kathy Loo and Jim Raughton on July 10, 2018. Birger Sandzen. St. Mary’s Glacier, 1923. The Katherine and Dusty Loo Colorado Collection Kathy Loo reaffirmed herRead More →