Teaching Children to Appreciate Art

I have a confession to make: As a child, I hated visiting museums and galleries. I grew up in rural Idaho where the closest art museum was a day’s car…

One painting featured on the Uffizi TikTok

The Uffizi on TikTok | Art Museum’s Unique Response to the Pandemic

The pandemic has encouraged a lot of players in the art world to boost their online presences. Galleries and museums have had to get a little creative, finding ways to…

Billboard like those used by Modern Billings

Modern Billings: Art on Fort Worth Billboards

The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas and Los Angeles artist Mark Bradford have been collaborating to bring art outside and make it accessible to people from a variety…

Subaquatic and submarine art museums

Subaquatic and Submarine Art Museums

Recently I wrote a post about art in space. Something about the idea of sending art somewhere so vast and unexplored is intriguing. A couple of recent museum openings have…

Face masks and other precautions as art museums reopen

Art Museums Reopen with Precautions

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is leading the way as large art museums reopen in the United States. But with continuing concerns about the pandemic, the experience might be…

Celebrate The Met on International Museum Day

International Museum Day | A Tribute to Art Museums

Today is International Museum Day. Art museums around the world may be temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, but thinking back on my past art museum experiences reminds me how…

Textiles feature prominently in the art vs. craft debate.

Art vs. Craft | Exhibition Questions the Nature of Art

What makes a hand-made object a piece of art vs. craft? Recently, I read Art in America’s review of “The Unknown Artist.” Curated by Lucy Cotter, this exhibition at Portland’s…

Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette by Renoir can be viewed in a virtual art tour of the Musée d'Orsay

Studio Break | Take a Virtual Art Tour

You may have already seen the video tour Xanadu Gallery posted in March, but we’re not the only art venue that has found new, interactive ways to go digital. Galleries…

RedDot Podcast | Episode 022 | An Interview with Ninth Street Women Author Mary Gabriel

Many of you know that I love art history and deeply enjoy reading about the artists who made  history. Earlier in the year I had a number of you reach…

Teaching Children to Appreciate Art

I have a confession to make: As a child, I hated visiting museums and galleries. I grew up in rural Idaho where the closest art museum was a day’s car…