Archive | January, 2015
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‘What They See’ Examines Museums From the Perspective of Artworks

We’ve all been to museums and gazed upon incredible classic and contemporary artworks. It’s interesting to examine exhibits from the curator’s perspective, and it’s always great to appreciate the care that goes into arranging works of art and sculptures in a museum setting. Have you ever considered what the museum might look like from the […]

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NYC Museums Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

NYC Museums Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is celebrated across the country as part of a national holiday that honors the civil rights progress that was made possible by this remarkable man. MLK was an inspirational figure whose peaceful approach to ending racial segregation earned him a Nobel Peace Prize and […]

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Alanna Heiss: “Most people like me are not attracted to museums”

Alanna Heiss is a NYC-based artist and self-described events “organizer,” pioneer of the “alternative space movement” of the 1970s, and founder and former Director of MoMA PS1. She is also the founder and Director of Clocktower Productions, a nonprofit arts organization and online radio station. Heiss was recently interviewed for the December 2014 issue of […]

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4 Ways That Travel Can Change You Forever

Do you plan on traveling during your life? To far off and exotic places, or even just a few states over? Here are four ways that traveling can change your life forever: It will teach you the beauty of simplicity. When you travel, you learn to embrace simplicity. You learn how to prioritize because you […]

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Resolve to De-Stress Using Art in 2015

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to keep personal resolutions this time of year? Think about it! When New Year’s rolls around we encourage ourselves to eat better, get “fit,” and be more active, all while fighting against instincts that tell us to indulge in comfort food, sleep more, and bundle up inside […]

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Reese Witherspoon in Wild

Witherspoon Praised for Performance in ‘Wild’

Based on Sheryl Strayed’s best-selling 2012 novel “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail,” the film Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon, is one of the most anticipated new films of the season. New York Times film critic A.O. Scott describes the Strayed’s memoir as being “written in a frank, funny voice that only […]

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Seattle Startup’s Art Only Comes Out in the Rain

An innovative new form of art is popping up in one of America’s rainiest places, Seattle. A small startup is designing a product that makes rain-activated pieces of art on sidewalks or other surfaces. To be able to see the art, it must be raining. Artist Peregrine Church set up a Kickstarter campaign for his […]

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