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  1. Montclair Art Museum in Tap Into Montclair

    Alphabets Jasper Johns

    Jasper Johns, Alphabets, 1960/1962

    Montclair Art Museum (MAM) announces two new exhibitions (Transformed: Objects Reimagined by American Artists and By Our Own Hand: Frontline Arts in collaboration with Donna Massin) will open this fall, in addition to Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles. All three exhibitions will open on September 12, 2021. On special loan from the Art Bridges Foundation, Jasper John’s major early painting Alphabets, 1960-62, plays a significant role in the Transformed exhibition.  Also pertinent is Jaune Quick-to-Smith’s painting with collage elements, War Shirt (1992). Viewers’ understanding of Quick-to-Smith’s work and that of other Native artists is greatly enriched in juxtaposition with...

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  2. Dallas Museum of Art in The Dallas Weekly

    Henry Ossawa Tanner, The Thankful Poor, 1894

    Henry Ossawa Tanner, The Thankful Poor, 1894

    “Focus On: Henry Ossawa Tanner,” in collaboration with the Arts Bridges Foundation, will be featured at the Dallas Museum of Art from Aug. 17, 2021, through Jan. 2, 2022. Both paintings in the rarely-viewed exhibition have undergone extensive conservation and technical treatment by the museum.  Read the Article

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  3. Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens in Patch

    Rebecca Louise Law The Journey

    Rebecca Louise Law, The Journey, detail, 2021, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

    The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens presents “Rebecca Louise Law: The Journey” through January 9, 2022. Art Bridges is a lead sponsor of the exhibition. A proponent of sustainability, Law will incorporate 1.2 million flowers from her previous installations around the world in the creation of the Museum’s installation, which also requires more than 1,200 community volunteer hours to install. Read the Article

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  4. Smithsonian American Art Museum in Smithsonian Magazined

    Angel Rodríguez-Díaz, The Protagonist of an Endless Story, 1993. Oil on canvas. Collection of Smithsonian American Art Museum. Museum purchase made possible in part by the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool and the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, 1996.19. © Angel Rodriguez-Diaz, 1993.

    Now on tour! Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea, a collaboration among SAAM and four partner museums, offers counterviews of “the West” through the eyes of modern and contemporary artists. Many Wests presents an opportunity to examine previous misconceptions, question racist clichés, and highlight all Americans, including the Black, Indigenous, Asian American, Latinx, and LGBTQ+ communities who also stake a claim in the American West. The exhibition is the culmination of a deeply collaborative curatorial effort between the five museums and is part of a multi-year initiative made possible by the Art Bridges Foundation. Read the Article

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  5. Bonifas Art Center in TV 6 Upper Michigan Source

    Art In Flight

    'Art In Flight' in Ludington Park

    A new flock of birds made their way to Escanaba and is here to stay. Individual metal birds – each one different – together make up the “Art in Flight” metal sculpture in Ludington Park. Each of the birds was painted by different people in the community and each of the poles have a little bit of give, allowing the birds to look like they’re flying through the wind. The Bonifas received a grant of about $17,000 from Art Bridges, an organization supporting American art. That money was used to purchase technology for virtual art classes and supplies for “Art...

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  6. LSU Museum of Arts in The Advocate

    LSU Museum of Art summer program

    Grant Benoit, LSU Museum of Art educator and public programs manager, helps youngsters in the Neighborhood Arts Project, which will be held for free at various sites this summer.

    LSU Museum of Arts Neighborhood Arts Project (NAP), which provides free art activities in East Baton Rouge Parish under pop-up tents at sites, is returning this summer.  The project distributes art kits with art supplies and engaging lessons and is safely distributed to long-term NAP collaborators and community organizations meeting current nutrition needs and filling educational gaps. The program is made possible with the support of several organizations, including Art Bridges. Read the Article

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