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…

A Weekend of Art in Colorado – Sculpture in the Park, Loveland, and Quick Visits to the Denver Art Museum and the Clyfford Still Museum

Loveland This weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Sculpture in the Park show in Loveland, CO. I was invited to give a seminar on the business of art…

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…

So Much Art, So Little Time | Our Recent Travels to Washington D.C. and Virginia

What do gallery owners do on vacation? Like every other holiday traveler, my wife, Carrie, and I travel to escape from the demands of daily life. With a busy gallery…

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…