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Cuomo: NYC Museums, Other Cultural Institutions Can Open Aug. 24

Museums and Other New York Cultural Institutions Can Open Aug. 24

Cuomo: NYC Museums, Other Cultural Institutions Can Open Aug. 24 Cuomo: NYC Museums, Other Cultural Institutions Can Open Aug. 24 Museums and other cultural institutions will be allowed to open in New York City starting on Aug. 24, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Friday, following five months of a pandemic shutdown that has resulted in substantial layoffs and financial …

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Museums and Other New York Cultural Institutions Can Open Aug. 24

Museums and Other New York Cultural Institutions Can Open Aug. 24

Museums and Other New York Cultural Institutions Can Open Aug. 24 Museums and Other New York Cultural Institutions Can Open Aug. 24 Museums and other cultural institutions will be allowed to open in New York City starting on Aug. 24, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Friday, following five months of a pandemic shutdown that has resulted in substantial layoffs …

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Welcome to the Great Indoors: Museums Beckon in the Berkshires

Welcome to the Great Indoors: Museums Beckon in the Berkshires

Welcome to the Great Indoors: Museums Beckon in the Berkshires Welcome to the Great Indoors: Museums Beckon in the Berkshires WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Museums that seemed on the brink of reopening in New York are staying shut after Gov. Andrew Cuomo modified the state’s reopening plan last week. In California, arts institutions that had briefly reopened have had to padlock …

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Berkshires Museums Announce Reopening Plans Under Phase 3

Berkshires Museums Announce Reopening Plans Under Phase 3

Berkshires Museums Announce Reopening Plans Under Phase 3 Berkshires Museums Announce Reopening Plans Under Phase 3 Three major cultural institutions in the Berkshires will reopen this month, following the greenlight from Charlie Baker, the governor of Massachusetts, who said on Thursday that the state would move into Phase 3 of its reopening plans. In a joint statement, Mass MoCA, the …

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As Museums Get on TikTok, the Uffizi Is an Unlikely Class Clown

As Museums Get on TikTok, the Uffizi Is an Unlikely Class Clown

As Museums Get on TikTok, the Uffizi Is an Unlikely Class Clown As Museums Get on TikTok, the Uffizi Is an Unlikely Class Clown LONDON — Last month, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence — long a bastion of tradition — posted a video to its TikTok account featuring Botticelli’s “Spring.” The painting depicts Venus and other mythological figures, and has …

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Italians Rediscover Their Museums, With No Tourists in Sight

Italians Rediscover Their Museums, With No Tourists in Sight

Italians Rediscover Their Museums, With No Tourists in Sight Italians Rediscover Their Museums, With No Tourists in Sight ROME — There was no red carpet, but even so, a cadre of photographers snapped frenziedly as the objects of their attention — the first visitors to the Vatican Museums when they reopened on Monday after the coronavirus lockdown — squirmed in …

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No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen

No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen

No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen On a normal day at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, giddy children line up to get a chance to be enclosed in a compact capsule capable of blasting off into space or to feel …

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U.S. Museums Are Reopening: To See Monet, Don a Mask

U.S. Museums Are Reopening: To See Monet, Don a Mask

U.S. Museums Are Reopening: To See Monet, Don a Mask U.S. Museums Are Reopening: To See Monet, Don a Mask You won’t be able to use the drinking fountains, check your coat or eat in the cafe. You will have to wear a mask, submit to a temperature check and agree to leave if you show signs of illness. These …

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How Will We Remember the Pandemic? Museums Are Already Beginning to Decide

How Will We Remember the Pandemic? Museums Are Already Beginning to Decide

How Will We Remember the Pandemic? Museums Are Already Beginning to Decide How Will We Remember the Pandemic? Museums Are Already Beginning to Decide LOS ANGELES — Six-year-old Franklin Wong captured the simple frustration of being a student in this city’s Unified School District in mid-March, after his classes were canceled. He wrote in big blocky letters: “I did not …

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With Museums Closed, Coffee-Table Books Bring the Art to You

With Museums Closed, Coffee-Table Books Bring the Art to You

With Museums Closed, Coffee-Table Books Bring the Art to You With Museums Closed, Coffee-Table Books Bring the Art to You GERHARD RICHTERPainting After All By Sheena Wagstaff and Benjamin H. D. BuchlohIllustrated. 269 pp. Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale University. $50. It was meant to be the final exhibition held at the Met Breuer — the Metropolitan Museum’s Brutalist-style satellite campus …

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