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  1. Syracuse University Art Museum in The Daily Orange

    The Syracuse University Art Museum’s latest exhibit, “5,500 Years of Art,” is like taking a walk through history, with pieces dating back to 206 BC and as recent as last year. Designed by Melissa Yuen, one of the museum curators, as well as museum staff and graduate assistants, the curation includes works from the museum’s permanent collection, loans and the pieces from Art Bridges Foundation. It is meant to invoke conversations among students about identity, place, gender, race, labor and lineage. The Art Bridges Foundation lent two pieces to the SU Art Museum for the exhibit — “Portrait of Qusuquzah...

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  2. Art Museum of West Virginia University in WBOY

    Blanche Lazzell Hollyhock

    Blanche Lazzell, Hollyhock, 1917, oil on canvas, 25 X 19 in., Art Museum of WVU, Gift of Nancy Watkins in memory of James F. McKinley and Nancy W. McKinley

    The Art Museum of West Virginia University (WVU) has announced that Art Bridges will help the museum develop and tour an exhibition of the work of early twentieth century artist, and West Virginia native, Blanche Lazzell. The award from Art Bridges will allow the Art Museum of West Virginia University to create an exhibition of Lazzell’s work, “Blanche Lazzell: Becoming an American Modernist,” from their extensive holdings. Read the Article

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  3. Mattatuck Museum and CLP in ArtFix Daily

    mattatuck museum exterior

    The Mattatuck Museum announces its participation in the new Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership, an innovative art lending model to increase access to outstanding works of American art. As part of this program, the Mattatuck Museum has received 20 artworks from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) for a year. The Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership is a new initiative dedicated to bringing American art out of storage and on view into communities across the U.S. Read the Article

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  4. Schmucker Art Gallery in Gettysburg Connection

    Pitch Blackness Off Whiteness Hank Willis Thomas

    Pitch Blackness / Off Whiteness, Hank Willis Thomas (born 1976), 2009, Neon sign, 58 1/8 in. × 33 in. × 6 in. (147.6 × 83.8 × 15.2 cm).

    This fall, Schmucker Art Gallery at Gettysburg College presents an exhibition of text-based works by significant artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, including Elizabeth Catlett, Deborah Dancy, Nekisha Durrett, Guerrilla Girls, Glenn Ligon, Carl Pope, Jr., Faith Ringgold, Hank Willis Thomas, and Carrie Mae Weems. Confuse the Issues: Art, Text, and Identity is on view from August 31 through December 10, 2022. Generous support for this project provided by Art Bridges. Read the Article

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  5. MFA, St Petersburg and CLP in TBN Weekly

    Henry Inman Collection of Joslyn Art Museum

    Henry Inman, Collection of Joslyn Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Edward R. Trabold and Lulu J. Trabold Fund with additional funds from the Durham Center for Western Studies Art Endowment Fund

    The Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg — participating in the Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership dedicated to American Art — is showcasing 11 contemporary, modern and 19th century works from Joslyn Art Museum. Titled “In Dialogue: Unexpected Visual Conversations,” the installation debuted Aug. 6 in the MFA’s collection galleries. The exhibition will be on view into June 2023. Read the Article

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  6. Hudson River Museum and CLP in Westfair Online

    Rendering of the Hudson River Museum’s West Wing capital improvement project

    Rendering of the Hudson River Museum’s West Wing capital improvement project, which opens this fall. Courtesy Archimuse.

    The largest cultural institution in Westchester County, the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, is about to get bigger — in more ways than one. The museum is near the end of a two-year, $12.3 million West Wing capital improvement project expanding the museum’s footprint from approximately 40,000 square feet to 52,000 square feet. “We’re very excited about the dedicated Special Exhibition Galleries,” says Masha Turchinsky, the museum’s director and CEO.  “What this means is the spaces traditionally used for special exhibits will be able to feature more of the permanent collection.”  Those holdings include nearly 18,000 paintings, sculptures, works on...

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