See what’s going on online this week at museums in the US and abroad!
Kilt built: The Victoria & Albert opens a satellite museum for Scottish design
It’s good to stand in a new civic building like the V&A Dundee and feel the well-earned pride of people who’ve done something grand. Not just the curators, the rest of the staff, the local officials, and the building team. The new museum enlisted the entire city. For them, it’s a measure of Dundee’s future.
Design on the high seas at the Peabody Essex
The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts is revisiting the grand era of ocean liner travel.
The Victoria and Albert Museum New Ceramics Study Galleries
The Victoria and Albert Museum: New Ceramics Study Galleries The Victoria and Albert Museum has just opened its new Ceramics Study Galleries, which include more than 26,500 objects spanning almost the entire history of ceramic production from 30,000 bc to the present day. Sir Aston Webb’s bronze-framed wall cases of 1909, created for the original Ceramics Galleries, have been refurbished …
The British Museum Italian Renaissance drawings
The British Museum: Italian Renaissance drawings The British Museum unites fifty Italian Renaissance drawings from the Uffizi’s staggering collections with a similar number drawn from its own formidable holdings. Focusing on the development of drawing in Italy between 1400 and 1510, the exhibition incorporates works by Fra Angelico, Jacopo and Gentile Bellini, Botticelli, Carpaccio, Leonardo da Vinci, Filippo Lippi, Andrea …