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Anne Butler Rice. 


Wadsworth Atheneum Appoints Anne Butler Rice Director of Education

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut, has named Anne Butler Rice the next Georgette Auerbach Koopman Director of Education, a role in which Rice will be heading public and community programs, educational programs, and visitor services.Rice joined … Read More

Susan Lubowsky Talbott.


Susan Talbott Joins The Fabric Workshop and Museum as Interim Director

The Fabric Workshop and Museum has named Susan Lubowsky Talbott, the former director and CEO of the Wadsworth Atheneum, its interim director for the next year. Talbott will join the museum as it prepares for two major projects: a spring … Read More

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Thomas J. Loughman.


Thomas J. Loughman Appointed Director and C.E.O. of Wadsworth Atheneum

Hartford, Connecticut’s Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art has announced the appointment of Thomas J. Loughman as the institution’s eleventh director and C.E.O., effective February 1, 2016. Loughman currently serves as the associate director of program and planning at the Clark … Read More

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DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Hires John B. Ravenal as Executive Director

John B. Ravenal, the curator of modern and contemporary art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, has been selected as the new executive director of the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts. He takes the place of … Read More

Artful Traveler

Baroque, Bavarian, and Bauhaus Fuse at Chick Austin’s House

A museum director’s Hartford home is a pre-postmodern fantasy Read More


Ruben Ochoa’s Concrete Poetry

Mirage and illusion, drywall and rebar play equal parts in constructions that expose the functional and the dysfunctional in Southern California’s urban landscape Read More

Looking at Art
Olson House, 2010. James Welling photographed the Maine house that appears in Andrew Wyeth’s Christina’s World, 1948. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK

Wyeth Redux

James Welling shoots sites in Wyeth’s world. Read More

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