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Join the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art, for a series of three timely and wide-ranging online conversations about religion and spirituality in the museum. Featured speakers include Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III, Krista Tippett of the On Being podcast, American Zen priestess Reverend angel Kyodo williams, Chase F. Robinson, director of the Freer and Sackler, and many more.
Moment of Zen: Buddhist Teachings for Turbulent Times
Wednesday, July 22, 6pm EDT
American Zen priestess angel Kyodo williams, art historian Yukio Lippit of Harvard University, and museum curator Frank Feltens will discuss Buddhism, spirituality, and engagement with the world.
Conversations about Museums and Healing with Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III and On Being’s Krista Tippett
Wednesday, July 29, 6pm EDT
Smithsonian leaders and broadcaster Krista Tippett explore how the role of museums has shifted and how we can plan for our post-Covid existence.
Spirituality and the Art Museum in Contemporary America
Wednesday, August 5, 6pm EDT
Leading scholars of religion and sociology conduct a thought-provoking discussion about the changing role of spirituality in our country today.
This series of events is made possible by the Lilly Foundation Religion and Cultural Institutions Initiative.
While staying as a house guest, a naked Le Corbusier defiled Gray’s minimalist, color-blocked walls that were only restored in 2015.
Keep your friends close and your bad art friends closer.
Hear from Holly Jean Buck, Carolina Caycedo and David de Rozas, Simon Denny, Elizabeth Hoover, Renee Kemp-Rotan, Joseph Kunkel, and more at this free public event.
In his new book, Tyler Green argues that landscape was Emerson’s method of glorifying territories shaped and bordered by white men.
“The 52-hertz Whale,” which sings a song at a frequency no other whale uses, is a social media phenomenon. But this film shows that the phenomenon says more about us than whales.
EFA Open Studios offers a portal into the creative habitats of over 65 artists working in Manhattan’s longest-running studio program, including Dannielle Tegeder, Wafaa Bilal, Cui Fei, and Anina Major.
The unvarnished photographs celebrate the lives, beauty, and resilience of an oppressed group at Chile’s social peripheries in the 1980s, and the series was recently acquired by MOCA in Los Angeles.
51 international publishers and galleries showcase their latest editions in prints and artists’ books at this free public fair, which is fully online this year.
The University of Virginia researchers wrote that the data “provides compelling evidence that these symbols are associated with hate.”
We are waiting for spectacle and when the quotidian, yet incongruous actions occur I wonder whether there is any real payoff coming.
Tanega’s approach to mark-making comes across as stream of consciousness, as if she’s engaged in a conversation with herself.