Two Rembrandts in the Bedroom

AMSTERDAM — Before roughly 26,000 visitors were admitted into the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam this past weekend to view two Rembrandt portraits heralded as new national treasures, their former owner, Éric de Rothschild, had a moment alone with his two old friends, the...

What’s Behind the Walls

“Norman Rockwell and His Contemporaries” is currently on exhibit at the National Museum of American Illustration. As part of the museum’s benefit silent auction on July 21. 2016, Don Trachte Jr. will speak about his father’s copied version of Norman...

San Francisco Museum Just Added New Tech

The following NPR piece from May 16, 2016, discusses the efforts of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to add interactive technology to their art experience. They are trying to appeal to ever wider and younger audiences, though they hope the Tech doesn’t get in...

What a Comet is Made of

      Recently, The Arts Advisory of the East Bay Met took a trip up to Providence to visit the Natural History Museum in Roger Williams Park. Once they entered the museum, the group came upon a plethora of different rooms and exhibits, with many different artifacts...

Museum of Lost Objects

A fascinating new series of radio shows on BBC Radio 4, Museum of Lost Objects traces the histories of 10 antiquities or cultural sites that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria. There are 10 episodes about different objects or sites that are now defaced or...

New York Times Special Section on Museums

The New York Times published a special section on Museums last week that is full of interesting articles and opinions about the current state of museums and how museums are adapting to stay relevant and enticing to the public. Making Museums Moral Again, by Holland...

Jason Smith Speaks with MUSE Students

    Artist Jason Smith talks to Portsmouth High School students about his art and process when they came to visit the Art Museum to see Jason’s current solo exhibition, Outer Myths, which runs through May 15, 2016. follow @nammuse on...

Historic Spring Project

“It is not every community that is given a once in a lifetime chance to shape an iconic space in the heart of its town center,” So says they home page of the Historic Newport Town Spring website. Indeed, a change is coming to the space that intersects...