Dynamic Duo: Klimt & Rodin Take San Francisco

The works of Gustav Klimt, in all their gilded glory, are coming to the Bay Area en masse for the first time. But they won’t be alone. Works by the artist best known as a “Vienna Secessionist” will join many … Continued

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Exploring Museums Online with Google Maps: Cheap Summer Fun

Looking to visit a world-class museum this summer with the family, but halted as soon as you saw the airfare prices? We’ve all been there. International, and at this point even domestic, travel comes with a huge price tag, especially … Continued

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Down to the (Humidifier’s) Wire at The Crocker

You remember humidifiers, right? It turns out that those sometimes-loud machines your parents would put in your room whenever you were overcome with a cold as a kid are critical to helping museums function. Humidifiers and climate-control systems are key … Continued

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Plans Approved for Cheech Marin’s Museum of Chicano Art

It’s an unsurprising fact that many celebrities own so much art that they basically have their own mini-museums within their own residence(s). But here’s a fun fact: funnyman Cheech Marin (yes, that Cheech of Cheech and Chong) also owns an astounding … Continued

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Introducing…Art Spots at the Crocker!

Those of us that are familiar with Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum probably already know about the Crocker’s extensive programs for kids. (And, seeing that we’re based in Sacramento, there’s a good chance many of our docents and teachers have already … Continued

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Treasures in the Trash? At This Museum, Yes

We’ve all heard that one person’s trash may be another person’s treasure (or, as Jim Carrey’s version of The Grinch might say, “one man’s toxic sludge is another man’s potpurri”). But Nelson Molina’s museum takes this concept to another level. … Continued

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Art for All: The Met Opens Online Access in New Initiative

In a world where almost everything is now easily-accessible (thanks to the Internet), access to the art world has, for the most part, remained somewhat difficult. Despite some major museums worldwide offering free admission, it still seems like art museums … Continued

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Manetti Shrem Museum of Art Opens at UC Davis

With the grand opening of its Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art to the public this past Sunday, UC Davis has extended an artistic legacy nearly 60 years in the making. Though the art museum is brand-new, … Continued

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To Caravaggio…and Beyond!

London’s National Gallery is going where no gallery in the United Kingdom has gone before with their newest exhibition. Entitled Beyond Caravaggio, the exhibitin–opening today and running through January 15, 2017), it’s the first in the UK to explore the … Continued

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Prado Celebrates Bosch in Huge Exhibition

Madrid’s Museo del Prado is holding one heck of a birthday party for Hieronymus Bosch. Er–sorry, we meant deathday party, à la Nearly Headless Nick in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. In a somewhat-related style, the Prado is … Continued

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