Join the New York Historical Society on Friday, February 10, at 1pm (ET) for Human/Nature: Pathways from Art to Environment. Drawing on the Anchorage Museum’s program of artist residencies in the Polar North, this session will explore how museums and artists in collaboration might connect or reconnect us to the Earth’s landscapes and build deeper understandings of past, present, and future.
- Keynote Moderator: Julie Decker
Director and CEO of the Anchorage Museum
- John Grade
- LaMont Hamilton
Multidisciplinary autodidact artist
Registration is required to receive a link. To RSVP for this free discussion, visit nyhistory.org.
Since its founding in 1982, the Henry Luce Foundation’s American Art Program has supported wide-ranging collection projects and exhibitions at art museums in all 50 states. In commemoration of the program’s 40th anniversary, the Foundation has organized a year-long series of virtual conversations moderated by field leaders and Luce grantees, past and present.
Deliberately forward-facing rather than retrospective, the Henry Luce Foundation Conversations on American Art and Museums explore what the best futures of American art and museums might look like. The participants will explore the role of the visual arts in an open and equitable society, and the capacity of art museums to challenge accepted histories, elevate under-represented voices, and host the critical conversations in which we need to engage.
View the full schedule of future programs.
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The Art World “Darling” Who Went Rogue
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Tulsa Artist Fellowship Calls for Artists and Arts Workers of All Disciplines
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How Anthony Daley Abstracts Rubens
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Native Filmmakers Decolonize the Screen
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It Was No Pearl Earring, Friends
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Indiana School Catches Heat for Plan to Deaccession Works
Top museums organizations condemned the Brauer Museum of Art’s plan to sell major artworks to fund the construction of new dorms.
Onsite Gallery Presents more-than-human
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New Hampshire Bakery Sues Town to Save Pastries Mural
The fight over the mural, painted by high school students, evolved into a First Amendment case.
US Museums Reduce Emissions With Help From Frankenthaler Foundation
Art museums and schools are encouraged to apply for the grants.