- EXCHANGE: Artists display, sell their work at Joliet museum Updated: May-23-16 7:51 am
JOLIET, Illinois - Wine and hors d'oeuvres were served. Chamber music played. More than 400 pieces of art were on display and for sale.
- Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years Updated: May-23-16 1:39 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - An upcoming exhibit at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole will show how Yellowstone National Park has changed over more than 140 years.
- New director named for Houston's Menil Collection Updated: May-20-16 10:04 pm
HOUSTON - A new director has been named for the Menil Collection in Houston.
- Diego Rivera painting sells privately for $15.7 million Updated: May-20-16 11:35 am
NEW YORK - A Diego Rivera painting has sold privately for $15.7 million, setting a world record price for any Latin American work of art, Phillips auction house said Friday.
- Detroit museum acquires works, seeks to diversify collection Updated: May-20-16 10:03 am
DETROIT - The Detroit Institute of Arts has acquired two artworks by contemporary African-American artists as part of an effort to continue to diversify its collection.
- Florence exhibits examine the art-fashion dynamic Updated: May-19-16 6:39 pm
FLORENCE, Italy - Italy's Renaissance capital, Florence, is reclaiming its centuries-old role as an incubator of the interplay between fashion and art.
- New Heritage Center director hopes to spark renewed interest Updated: May-19-16 9:30 am
DEVILS LAKE, North Dakota - The Lake Region Heritage Center, established in 1974, recently hired a new director in order to reintroduce those from the region to the museum's collection of the area's history.
- 59 sculptures from pre-war Berlin collection found in Moscow Updated: May-19-16 9:27 am
BERLIN - Nearly 60 sculptures that belonged to Berlin's museums before World War II have been found at Moscow's Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.
- Milwaukee Art Museum hires new director Updated: May-18-16 1:33 am
MILWAUKEE - The director of a museum in Florida has been hired as the new director of the Milwaukee Art Museum.
- Life-size sculptures of people arrive in Saginaw for exhibit Updated: May-17-16 1:26 pm
SAGINAW, Michigan - A collection of 20 life-size bronze sculptures of people in various poses has arrived in Saginaw for an exhibition titled "Art and About."
- Judge: Congregants can take control of oldest US synagogue Updated: May-16-16 3:08 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The congregation that worships at the nation's oldest synagogue prevailed Monday in a bitter legal fight that threatened its existence, as a federal judge ruled it may now control its own destiny and decide what to do with a set of ceremonial bells worth millions.
- Detroit museum outdoor art effort heads to northern Michigan Updated: May-16-16 9:02 am
DETROIT - A Detroit museum's effort to bring art to unexpected places will feature installations in Alpena and Traverse City as well as on Mackinac Island.
- Longtime curator at Philadelphia Museum of Art retires Updated: May-16-16 5:29 am
PHILADELPHIA - A man who spent nearly a half-century as a curator at a Philadelphia art museum is retiring.
- Revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopens Updated: May-14-16 5:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopened Saturday with a marching band, jumbo red balloons and red confetti raining down from the top of the new 10-story white building with a bulging side.
- New archivist sifting through Teenie Harris photo collection Updated: May-13-16 7:26 pm
PITTSBURGH - Dominique Luster, the new archivist for the Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive at the Carnegie Museum of Art, first saw the photographer's images of African-Americans in Pittsburgh while studying at the University of Kentucky.
- Indianapolis couple donates $15M to IU Art Museum Updated: May-12-16 2:20 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - An Indianapolis real estate developer and his wife have donated $15 million and a collection of prints, etchings and drawings by masters such as Salvador Dali to the Indiana University Art Museum.
- Louis Kahn-designed art museum reopens after renovation Updated: May-11-16 1:25 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - The Yale Center for British Art reopened Wednesday following a lengthy project to restore the building's interior and bring it more in line with the vision of its famed architect, Louis Kahn.
- Albright-Knox gallery to announce collaboration with theater Updated: May-10-16 12:49 am
BUFFALO, New York - One of Buffalo's best-known art galleries and a historic theater are set to announce a new public art project.
- Picasso work acquired by Colby College Museum of Art Updated: May-06-16 3:59 pm
WATERVILLE, Maine - The Colby College Museum of Art has acquired a series of 100 etchings by Pablo Picasso considered to be his most significant cycle of prints.
- Handmade stones appear in trees for new art installation Updated: May-06-16 12:41 pm
MUSKEGON, Michigan - A collection of sizable handmade stones has appeared in trees in a downtown park in the western Michigan community of Muskegon.
- Museums team up on photo contest celebrating outdoor art Updated: May-06-16 8:08 am
DETROIT - Four U.S. museums involved in an effort to bring art to unexpected places are teaming up on a summer photo contest.
- Silver reigns on Met Gala red carpet Updated: May-02-16 7:44 pm
NEW YORK - Met Gala grande dame Anna Wintour was the first to arrive on the red carpet Monday, in a fringed, white body-hugging gown by Chanel and acknowledging her life is not a great example of the evening's theme, the convergence of man and machine.
- Artist loans Warhol inspired works to museum after heist Updated: May-02-16 1:06 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A Colorado artist has loaned a series of paintings inspired by the works of Andy Warhol to a southwest Missouri museum from which seven valuable Warhol prints of Campbell soup cans were stolen.
- Cape Cod art museum reopening after renovation, expansion Updated: May-02-16 9:34 am
COTUIT, Massachusetts - The stairs in the 18th-century building that has long housed the Cahoon Museum of American Art were small and steep. So small and steep that many past patrons had to skip upstairs galleries entirely.
- NYC exhibition: 4 whaling paintings by J.M.W. Turner Updated: Apr-29-16 7:53 am
NEW YORK - Four whaling paintings by the British artist J.M.W. Turner will be united for the first time in an upcoming exhibition in New York City.