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  1. MFA, St. Petersburg in Creative Loafing Tampa

    Hughie Lee Smith The Walls

    The Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg is ringing in the new year with brand new artistic experiences for its community. In conjunction with the Art Bridges Foundation, the museum is welcoming interactive opportunities to immerse St. Pete and art lovers abroad in events centered around various disciplines of the arts, weaving together music, theater, prints and more. Read the Article

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  2. Canton Art Museum in The Repository

    Pop at Canton Museum of Art

    “Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross” is the centerpiece of the Canton Museum of Art’s winter exhibition. Featured artwork also includes “Tom Franco and The Ice-Creams: Beyond Struggle, When the Future Hello Meets identities Deep Roots,” as well as “POP!” “POP!” features pieces from the Canton Museum of Art’s collection and those of private lenders in Ohio, as well as from the collection of the Arkansas-based Art Bridges Foundation. Read the Article

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. The Chazen Museum of Art in ArtFix Daily

    “Nesting” Fawn Effigy teapot

    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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  6. 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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