Post Tagged with: "museum"

In Historic Move, Corcoran Gallery Splits Ownership Between NGA and GW

In Historic Move, Corcoran Gallery Splits Ownership Between NGA and GW

Ownership of the Corcoran Gallery and the Corcoran College of Art and Design changed hands to the National Gallery of Art and The George Washington University, respectively, on Feb. 19. The gallery currently serves as the largest privately supported cultural institution in Washington, D.C., and it is renowned for its[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Beauty of Byzantium

Beauty of Byzantium

For many students, their knowledge of the history of art begins with the pristine marble of the Greco-Romans and jumps straight to the developments in realism and perspective that dominated the Renaissance. The problem with this picture is that it skips entire civilizations that produced breathtaking and important pieces which[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
Smithsonian Exhibits Suffer From Automatic Budget Cuts

Smithsonian Exhibits Suffer From Automatic Budget Cuts

The Smithsonian Institution will be forced to drastically reorganize its staff and resources when automatic budget cuts go into effect May 1. The Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum system, is currently facing a $41 million reduction, or 5 percent, of its $996 million budget. The sequestration spending cuts aim to[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments News
Scared Straight at the Crime Museum

Scared Straight at the Crime Museum

All summer long, the guide will take a look at some of the museums that call the District home. We’ll weed out tourist traps and find the hidden gems where you can spend a few hours along the corridors. The Crime Museum — formerly the National Museum of Crime and Punishment — is[Read More…]

by August 6, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Pop Culture and Politics at the American History Museum

Pop Culture and Politics at the American History Museum

All summer long, the guide will take a look at some of the museums that call the District home. We’ll weed out tourist traps and find the hidden gems where you can spend a few hours along the corridors. Though the Smithsonian museums are some of the city’s most popular, many do[Read More…]

by July 22, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Mesmerizing Art at the Phillips Collection

All summer long, the guide will take a look at some of the museums that call the District home. We’ll weed out tourist traps and find the hidden gems where you can spend a few hours along the corridors. Though the Philips Collection may not be as well known or as wallet[Read More…]

by June 1, 2012 0 comments The Guide