Archive | October, 2017
A photo of a statue. The photo was taken inside the Berkshire Museum.

Attorney General Asks Court to Halt Berkshire Museum Sale

Back in July, the Berkshire Museum announced that it would be selling 40 of its most highly prized possessions in order to fund renovations, expand its endowment, and pursue a “New Vision” plan in which the institution would focus more on tech-driven exhibitions related to science and nature. The works, valued at $50 million, are […]

Continue Reading →
A collage of photographs, letters, postcards, and illustrations---all of which encompass the postal art.

Postal Art is Making a Comeback

We’re all pretty familiar with the artwork associated with stamps: holiday designs, historical commemorations, nature, and so on. What we may be less familiar with, though, is the way an entire postal situation—stamp, envelope, and even the interior letter—can be a work of art either on its own or as part of a larger piece. […]

Continue Reading →
A photo taken from the outside of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Met Issues Statement on UNESCO

America’s largest museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is making its political opinion known. Following the news of America’s exit from the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Met’s president and CEO, David H. Weiss, publicly condemned the decision. In a statement published on the Met’s website, Weiss specifically called out President […]

Continue Reading →
The Artist Trust's logo.

The Artist Trust: Making More Art More Possible

Tucked away in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood is an almost miss-able nonprofit called the Artist Trust. Since 1986, the Trust has helped Washington State artists learn their craft and get the funding and support they need. Whether an artist is just starting their career or trying to keep it going, the Artist Trust aims to provide […]

Continue Reading →
A pink ribbon with the words

Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories Through Art

October 13 marks the opening of “We Are Enough,” an art exhibit centered on body positivity and the journeys of breast cancer survivors. It will debut at Chicago’s Oak Park Art League (OPAL). The exhibit is a collection of works gathered from more than 30 different artists. Julie Carpenter, executive director of OPAL, is hoping […]

Continue Reading →
%d bloggers like this: