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North Carolina Museum of Art Receives $1.9 M. Grant

The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh received a $1.9 million grant from the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation for art education research yesterday. The money will reportedly go to construction of a “high-tech education center.” Read more at … Read More


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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More


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Race You to the Porsche Show at the Art Museum

Horsepower meets star power in North Carolina Museum of Art’s upcoming survey of iconic German autos Read More


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Smithson Trumps Snooki: New Jersey is State of the Art

Princeton gives Jersey its props, MoMA’s Capital Exchange program drops, Cleveland rocks a mega-multi-touch-screen, and more museum news Read More


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The facade of the Art Institute of Chicago in the expansion designed by Renzo Piano. According to museum director James Cuno, it is not intended to compete with Frank Gehry’s band shell across the street. COURTESY ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

The New Serenity

Architects who design museums have been retreating from explosive innovation to favor classicism, tranquillity, and a more restrained Modernism. Read More