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  1. Delaware Art Museum in ArtNet News

    Installation image of Picturing America

    Installation image of Picturing America (American Art through 1900), 2021. Photograph © Delaware Art Museum. Photo: S. Woodloe for Delaware Art Museum.

    As a tidal wave of racial reckoning has forced the museum industry to confront its dismal record on diversity, curators of American art are beginning to reassess galleries devoted almost exclusively to Hudson Valley landscapes and Rococo portraits by dead white men. With the aid of curators and artists from Native American backgrounds, curators across the U.S. are broadening narratives, questioning stereotypes, and collapsing categories. Inside the Delaware Art Museum, conversations about a gradual reboot of the American galleries began in 2017, according to Heather Coyle, the institution’s chief curator and curator of American art. Read the Article

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  2. Dennos Museum Center in Record Eagle

    Craig Hadley Dennos Museum Center

    Craig Hadley, Dennos Museum Center

    “One year ago, we announced that the entire market would transition to a virtual platform thanks to a brand-new store website generously funded by the Art Bridges Foundation. While we were thankful for the opportunity to continue the market in a virtual format amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we deeply missed welcoming artisans and visitors alike to our community’s museum. This year, we look forward to hosting the annual Holiday Artist Market on-site at the Dennos Museum Center.” Read the Article

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  3. The Chazen Museum of Art in ArtFix Daily

    Quapaw artist, “Nesting” Fawn Effigy Teapot, ca. 1500 – 1700, clay, mineral paint, 14 x 10 ¼ x 6 in. Collection of Museum of Native American History, Bentonville, Arkansas.

    This fall, the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison presents Companion Species, an insightful and timely exhibition that places works of art from Native and non-Native artists in conversation with each other. Companion Species and its national tour is organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, and Art Bridges Foundation, in collaboration with the Museum of Native American History. Read the Article

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  4. Art Bridges in Town and Country

    Alice Walton Paul Provost Art Bridges

    Alice Walton with Art Bridges CEO Paul Provost, photographed for Town & Country at Crystal Bridges.

    “Everybody deserves access to art. Art is hope, it’s opportunity, it’s education, it’s all of the things we all want.” [Alice] Walton says Art Bridges grew out of Crystal Bridges’ mission and her lack of access to art when she was a child. “Art Bridges is exactly what Crystal Bridges was all about, and that is giving access to art that people in rural, smaller parts of the country don’t have,” she says, adding that it will also partner with major urban museums, like LACMA, to help them reach underserved urban areas. “Crystal Bridges is of a place—it is of...

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  5. The High Museum of Art in Artnet News

    By the end of her life, the self-taught artist Nellie Mae Rowe (1900–1982) had been widely recognized for her unique artistic practice, finding both institutional and commercial success for her drawings and sculptures made from all manner of household materials. But a new exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta is the Georgia-born artist’s first major exhibition in 20 years. After it closes at the High in January, “Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe” will embark on a national tour with the Art Bridges Foundation through 2024. The exhibition is drawn largely from the museum’s deep holdings of the artist’s work,...

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  6. Trout Gallery in The Dickinsonian

    Horace Pippin Racism and War

    “Horace Pippin: Racism and War” debuted in the Trout Gallery on Friday, September 24th. The exhibit, open until Feb. 19, 2022, centers around Pippin’s painting “Mr. Prejudice,” on loan from the Philadelphia Museum of Art through the Art Bridges Initiative program. Read the Article

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