by John Stuart Gordon
A forthcoming exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass and its catalogue examine the social significance of glass in eighteenth-century Britain
Openings and Closings: September 30 to October 6 - Check out what's going on this week online an in person at museums around the US!
Slavery and Suffrage on Nantucket - To elaborate on the history of the suffragist movements, the Nantucket Historical Association has assembled a group of objects—paintings, literary paraphernalia, sculptures, and more—from those two successive waves of activism, which helped win the vote first for Blacks, then for women.
Baroque Pearls - A forthcoming exhibition and its catalog examine the art of the Old Masters in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Genoa.
Openings and Closings: September 23 to September 29 - Check out what's going on in person and online at museums in the U.S. and abroad!
Hysterical Re-enactors - The Getty Museum has decided to publish a book Off the Walls to be released in the US on September 22.
Girl Power in DC - While many programs on the agenda have been postponed or are taking place online, when the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History reopens sometime this fall, it will proceed with the exhibition Girlhood (It’s complicated), which examines the experiences of young women, past and present, growing up in America.
Openings and Closings: September 16 to September 22 - Check out what's going on in person and online at museums in the U.S. and abroad!
A More Perfect Union - How curators interpret figural ceramics from long ago—or, indeed, walls full of portrait paintings—may seem of modest importance, compared to the seismic shifts in public consciousness that have occurred this year. But it’s of such building blocks that a new, egalitarian edifice will be built. It’s a project we will all need to work on, together.
Editor’s Letter September/October 2020 - Faithful readers will know that The Magazine ANTIQUES has a special affection for the small city of Hudson in upstate New York.
Openings and Closings: September 9 to September 15 - See what's going on online this week at museums in the US and abroad!
Art in Bloom: Garden Openings at Museums and Historic Houses - While many American cultural institutions are attempting limited re-openings with fingers crossed and bated breath, for the utltracautious aesthete, museum gardens and sculpture parks offer and alternative way to enjoy art, beauty, and a little serenity
The Gentleman from Georgia: William N. Banks Jr., remembered - His real interest was in social history. It was the architecture first, then the people and their stories. I don’t remember anyone ever telling Bill what to write about. He chose his topics, and they were consequently connected to his heart and mind.
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