The Style Blog: Museums


Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 01/23/2014

9/11 Museum sets admission price at $24

By Philip Kennicott  |  06:51 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Critic's Notebook, Museums

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Portland brings the (Francis) Bacon

Portland Museum of Art to display most expensive painting sold at auction -- a triptych by Francis Bacon.

By Philip Kennicott  |  11:28 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Critic's Notebook, Museums

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 04/22/2013

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum celebrates 20th anniversary

Called "a living memorial to the Holocaust," and hailed as groundbreaking,the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum unsparing narrative--populated with artifacts, oral and video histories, and conversations with survivors --has attracted nearly 35 million visitors.

By Lonnae O'Neal Parker and Katherine Boyle  |  02:39 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Museums

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 03/13/2013

National Gallery of Art by the numbers

Tuesday's news that an ambitious renovation will transform the East Building of the National Gallery of Art came with lots of numbers.

By Lonnae O'Neal Parker  |  01:50 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Museums

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Blue Star Museums return with free admission for military families

The renewal of the Blue Stars Museums program, which starts Memorial Day and goes through Labor Day, was announced today at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Military, Museums

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Eleanor Callahan, photographic muse for Harry Callahan, dies at 95

The photographic muse for Harry Callahan dies at 95

By Philip Kennicott  |  11:01 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Museums, National Gallery

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Occupy calls for end of Whitney Biennial

The Occupiers object to the art world’s connections to the one percent.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:12 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Occupy Wall Street, Occupy protest, Art, Museums

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 01/24/2012

National Children’s Museum takes a giant step with indoor and outdoor plans

The long-awaited National Children’s Museum is taking a giant step to reality with new plans for indoor and outdoor spaces at National Harbor.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  04:00 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott | Tags:  museums, national childrens museum, national harbor

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 04/22/2011

“Green: The Color and the Cause” Opens at Textile Museum

Last week, the Textile Museum debuted a new exhibition to coincide with Earth Day. “Green: The Color and the Cause” features garments and textiles from the Museum’s permanent collection alongside 32 contemporary artworks. The exhibition showcases green-tinted fabrics that span 1700 years of history.

By Katherine Boyle  |  05:51 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Museums

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 12/14/2010

Corcoran and Carr Properties Team Up

The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design is leasing its adjacent property, for years an empty lot or parking lot, to a prominent developer who will pay rent to the deficit-ridden Corcoran This new income stream...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  06:00 PM ET, 12/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Jacqueline Trescott | Tags:  Carr Properties, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Fred Bollerer, museums in Washington