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Gender Gap Persists at Largest Museums
Gender Gap Persists at Largest MuseumsWhen Thomas P. Campbell steps down as director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 30, the top job at the biggest art museum in the United States will be up for grabs. A woman faces long odds of landing that job, to judge from a study just released ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:27:00 GMT
Google Posts now gives museums, movies, musicians & sports groups dedicated space in search
Google Posts now gives museums, movies, musicians & sports groups dedicated space in searchMuseums, musicians, movies, sports teams and sports leagues are now being given a special area for their content to appear in Google’s search results, through an expansion of the “Posts by Google” program. Posts by Google — more commonly called ...read more
Source: Search Engine Land
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:14:00 GMT
DuPont gives hotel art to 3 area museums, United Way
DuPont gives hotel art to 3 area museums, United WayDuPont gives hotel art to 3 area museums, United Way Paintings by N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth and other area artists are among pieces going to Delaware Art Museum, Brandywine, Hagley. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/2nCDu4gread more
Source: Delaware Online
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:47:00 GMT
Privately Owned Texas Music Museums Worry the New State-Run Version Will Put Them Out of Business
Privately Owned Texas Music Museums Worry the New State-Run Version Will Put Them Out of BusinessYesterday the state representatives advanced a bill to the House Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee seeking to establish a Texas State Music Museum and Texas Music Foundation, both to be based in Austin. The state Senate also has a companion bill.read more
Source: Dallas Observer
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:18:00 GMT
Art, Museums and Palaces in Turin, Italy
Art, Museums and Palaces in Turin, ItalyTurin’s grand boulevards, sweeping piazzas and baroque palaces date from the time when it was the Kingdom of Savoy and later, Italy’s first capital. Its industrial days have been and gone, leaving a gleaming centre crammed with museums and coffee ...read more
Source: theculturalvoyager.com
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:58:00 GMT
Trump budget cuts could shut great art out of museums
Trump budget cuts could shut great art out of museumsJohn McKee views a work at the exhibit “Monet: The Early Years” at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. If there were a federal effort that cost taxpayers virtually nothing, yet generated hundreds of millions of dollars to benefit American families ...read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Published on Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:34:00 GMT
200 Artists From 60 Major Museums and 25 Countries Make Indian Wells An International Art Destination
200 Artists From 60 Major Museums and 25 Countries Make Indian Wells An International Art DestinationAffirming the Coachella Valley as an international destination for art and entertainment, the 15th annual Indian Wells Arts Festival will showcase 200 top artists from 25 countries across 5 continents and over 20 states throughout the nation. Among ...read more
Source: University Chronicle
Published on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:34:00 GMT
Upgrading Building Performance at Museums Victoria
Upgrading Building Performance at Museums VictoriaThanks partly to green building certification systems such as Green Star, LEED, and BREEAM, increasing the sustainability of the built environment has become a prominent goal in the corporate, healthcare, and government spheres. New structures account for ...read more
Source: sourceable.net
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:04:00 GMT
Move to make museums hubs for human connection
Move to make museums hubs for human connectionMuseums in Andhra Pradesh will be made more sustainable at their core by enhancing the visitor experience, said Principal Secretary, AP Tourism, N. Srikanth, on Wednesday. Delivering a lecture on the “Educational Role of Museums in the 21st Century ...read more
Source: The Hindu
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:38:00 GMT
Museums use CT scans to take the mystery out of mummies
Museums use CT scans to take the mystery out of mummiesA little less magic and a lot more science. Most of us have a rather cinematic view of mummies: a bandaged body rising out of a sarcophagus, stumbling toward whoever just disturbed their slumber. Of course, this could never happen and not just for ...read more
Source: Engadget
Published on Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:05:00 GMT