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New Milwaukee Hotel Invites Global Artists to Showcase Work

New Milwaukee Hotel Invites Global Artists to Showcase Work

Nov 13
Milwaukee's newest independent arts hotel, Saint Kate (named for Saint Catherine, the patron saint of artists) will offer an experience unlike any other hotel through the celebration of the arts.

Local Officials Approve Funding for Pulse Museum in Florida

Local Officials Approve Funding for Pulse Museum in Florida

Nov 2
Up to $10 million in local hotel tax revenue can be used to help build a museum to the 49 victims of a massacre at the gay nightclub Pulse in Florida.

Museum Spotlights Connection Between Matisse, Alaska Natives

Museum Spotlights Connection Between Matisse, Alaska Natives

By Terry Tang | Oct 28
Nearly 64 years after his death, Henri Matisse has become one of the few non-Native Americans to have an exhibition at a Phoenix museum dedicated to Native American culture.

Bible Museum Admits Some of Its Dead Sea Scrolls Are Fake

Bible Museum Admits Some of Its Dead Sea Scrolls Are Fake

By Ashraf Khalil | Oct 23
Technical analysis by a team of German scholars has revealed that at least five of the museum's 16 scroll fragments are apparent forgeries.

'Heavenly Bodies' Sets Heavenly Record at Met Museum

'Heavenly Bodies' Sets Heavenly Record at Met Museum

Oct 12
Fashion and Catholicism have trumped King Tut.

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Just After $1.4 Million Sale

Banksy Artwork Self-Destructs Just After $1.4 Million Sale

By Jill Lawless | Oct 8
Art prankster Banksy has struck again: A work by the elusive street artist self-destructed in front of startled auction-goers on Friday, moments after being sold for $1.4 million.

Museums Offer Yoga, Meditation Programs Along with Art

Museums Offer Yoga, Meditation Programs Along with Art

By Katherine Roth | Oct 3
A little mindfulness is part of the collection at many American art museums, which are offering yoga, meditation and other wellness programming as part of the art-viewing experience.

San Francisco Museum Shows Off Modern Muslim Women's Fashion

San Francisco Museum Shows Off Modern Muslim Women's Fashion

By Janie Har | Sep 24
"Contemporary Muslim Fashions" opened this weekend at the de Young Museum with about 80 ensembles by nearly 60 designers from around the world, including the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Aretha Franklin Exhibit Debuts with Eye Toward Her Legacy

Aretha Franklin Exhibit Debuts with Eye Toward Her Legacy

By Jeff Karoub | Sep 24
The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin's public visitations after her death presents an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew global attention.

David Hockney Painting Expected to Break Auction Records

David Hockney Painting Expected to Break Auction Records

By Jocelyn Noveck | Sep 14
One of David Hockney's famous "pool paintings" is coming to auction and is expected to sell in the $80 million range, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction.

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