Art

A New Day at the PMA

by Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley

When the galleries of early American art—loosely defined as works produced between 1650 and 1850—at the Philadelphia Museum of Art reopen this spring, many will realize just how great the need was to rethink the museum’s display of its celebrated collection





Canaletto’s Eternal Sunshine - Thanks to the late Jayne Wrightsman, the Met now possesses the nation’s finest collection of work by the Venetian scenic painter
Wandering Eye: From Ellis Island to Kepler-186f - What the editors of The Magazine ANTIQUES are looking at this week
Openings and Closings: May 12 to May 18 - Check out what's going on at museums across the country and abroad!
The Maker’s Hand - A new exhibition explores the tradition of craft in America and the making of modern art
Openings and Closings: May 5 to May 11 - Take a look at what's going on at museums across the country!
Redemption on the Rails - New York’s new Moynihan Train Hall does much to redress the crime that was the destruction of old Penn Station
Wandering Eye: Self-Taught Geniuses and a Coke from Norman Rockwell - What the editors of The Magazine ANTIQUES are looking at this week
Curious Objects: Bill Traylor on the Silver Screen, with filmmakers Sam Pollard and Jeffrey Wolf - A new documentary tells Bill Traylor’s story on film for the first time
Object lesson: Henry Chapman Mercer and His Moravian Pottery - Picking up one of Mercer’s Moravian tiles today, they appear strikingly ancient
Wandering Eye: Of Swindlers and Sealing Wax - What the editors of The Magazine ANTIQUES are looking at this week
Paul Manship’s Ode on a Grecian Urn - The first museum show devoted to Paul Manship in thirty years reunites his modernist works with their inspirations from the arts of antiquity
Openings and Closings: April 28 to May 4 - Check out what's going on this week at museums across the country!



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