Posts Tagged ‘Renwick Gallery’

Elizabeth Broun to Retire as Director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

Will leave at end of year

Arts Roundup: A Place and a Time Edition

Plus: Is the Renwick Gallery's Instagram-ready art any good?

Arts Roundup: Point and Shoot Edition

Plus: National Park Service comes out against Renwick's new signs.

Arts Roundup: Get Your Shit Together For the Holidays Edition

Plus: Kennedy Center's Ben Folds/NSO concert disappoints.

Arts Roundup: Sign Wars Edition

Plus: What to see at this year's AFI European Union Showcase.

Arts Roundup: When Lennon Came to Town Edition

Plus: The Renwick Gallery prepares for its grand reopening.

The World’s Largest Collection of Handcrafted Harmonica Cases is in Mount Pleasant

Bob Hoffman owns 500 custom-made cases from artists around the world.

American Art Museum Nets a $5.4 Million Gift for Renwick Gallery Renovation

Capping off its fundraising goal for a $30 million renovation, the Smithsonian American Art Museum has announced a $5.4 million gift from David M. Rubenstein, a member of the Smithsonian’s Board of Regents as well as the co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group. An active preservationist, Rubenstein has also made recent gifts to the Washington Monument, the [...]

Arts Roundup: Unhand That Renoir! Edition

The not-actually-flea-market Renoir must return to the Baltimore Museum of Art, orders a federal judge. [Post]
More about the major Renwick Gallery renovation, which will close the museum for two years and install some technological upgrades, among other big changes. [Post]
Northeast Library scheduled to reopen Feb. 3. [Frozen Tropics]
Dismemberment Plan to play Coachella. [Stereogum]
Meet Marc Eisenberg, the [...]

Arts Roundup: Big Money Edition

The Kennedy Center pulls in an additional $40 million for its expansion project. [Post]
Howard Theatre looks to book more and "younger" shows, tightening competition with 9:30 Club and other nearby venues. [Arts Desk]
Wild Flag (officially) breaks up. [Arts Desk]
"Renoir Girl" may have been shopping around her mom's stolen Renoir painting without her knowledge. [Post]
Another profile of [...]