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Due to the COVID-19: most museums are closed to the public.
Many are having virtual events.

As museums are beginning to open. check the museum'swebsite to see restrictions before going!

Philadelphia, PA

The Philadelphia Show

Since 1962, the Philadelphia Show has showcased America’s preeminent dealers of fine art and antiques from the colonial to the contemporary. This year, the 58th show brings the same dynamic selection to a virtual platform for a broader audience of collectors, connoisseurs, and design enthusiasts.


The Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Show Through May 28
New York, NY

CONVERSATIONS

The New Museum and A Blade of Grass co-present three online discussions with artists and activists engaged in collective social change, international self-governance, and democratic movements. As communities around the world grapple with state failures during the pandemic, this series leans into what has been done to create more equitable, empathetic, and humane systems of governance to model better futures that might emerge from the chaos.

These events are free and will be held via Zoom. Register to receive your event link.


New Museum

CONVERSATIONS Thursday,
May 28,
2 PM
Nashville, TN Jazz on the Move

The music of saxophonist Arnett Cobb featuring Kirk Whalum


the Nashville Jazz Workshop will be streaming past performances on their YouTube channel, beginning with the January 2018 centennial celebration of Arnett Cobb.


Frist Art Museum

Jazz on the Move Sunday,
May 31,
3:00 p.m.
Doylestown, PA

The Art of Stillness–A Deeper Look


Immerse yourself in a single artwork with careful observation. Hosted via Zoom, this virtual experience is designed to encourage a closer look at artwork. Take time to relax, contemplate, share your responses, and enjoy!


James A. Michener Art Museum

The Art of Stillness–A Deeper Look Wednesday,
June 3,
2:00-3:00 pm
Greenwich, CT

Architecture 20/20: New Visions for Public Spaces in the Age of COVID-19


three executive directors of prominent cultural organizations will expand the conversation with four world-class architects to discuss Architecture 20/20: New Visions for Public Spaces in the Age of COVID-19.

Virtual Webinar via Zoom


Bruce Museum

Architecture 20/20: New Visions for Public Spaces in the Age of COVID-19 Thursday,
June 4,
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Nashville, TN

Tennessee Women: The Road to Ratification and the Decade After


Join the Tennessee State Museum, together with guest scholars from around the state, on Thursday evenings in June for a four-part online class on the history of women's political activities in Tennessee and how they fought for the right to vote.


Tennessee State Museum

Tennessee Women: The Road to Ratification and the Decade After Thursday,
June 4,
6 - 7 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

MIX: Bloom
(A FREE Digital Dance Party)


After months of sheltering in place at home, MIX is back . . . virtually! Dance your way into spring and join us for MIX: Bloom, featuring a live DJ set from JonDoeTho1 (pop, hip-hop, soul, and future beats) alongside  remixed  animated visuals  of florals from the CMA’s collection by motion graphics artist Jessica Williams. Create a MIX vibe at home by donning floral prints, a flower crown, or by adding fresh-cut flowers to your space. We miss seeing you at MIX, so please share photos of your MIX vibe to #MIXatCMA and #MuseumFromHome! 

NOTE: Virtual MIX parties are both pet- and child-friendly.


Cleveland Museum of Art

MIX: Bloom Friday,
June 5,
8:00–9:00 p.m. 
Katonsh, NY

FORGOTTEN STORIES: BISA BUTLER'S PHOTOGRAPHIC INSPIRATION


The origin of Bisa Butler’s work is highly personal and employs a variety of photographic sources both personal and historical. She then uses African textiles with traditional designs and patterns to create compositions that are intricate. The vibrant mosaic of shapes and patterns transform historical figures into powerful narratives.

Join KMA Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Programs Emily Handlin for a virtual tour that explores the history behind the photographs and their relationship to Butler's work.


The Katonah Museum of Art

FORGOTTEN STORIES: BISA BUTLER'S PHOTOGRAPHIC INSPIRATION SUNDAY,
JUNE 7,
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Nashville, TN Storytime with the Frist


Our next storytime will feature Flowers Are Calling, written by Rita Gray and illustrated by Kenard Pak. This beautiful book invites the reader to marvel at the harmony of the natural world as plants, animals, and insects all play a role in the life of the forest. Visit our Family Mondays page to watch the story told in English, Spanish, and ASL, and to find an art activity inspired by it. The next storytime will be posted on July 13.


Frist Art Museum

Storytime with the Frist Monday,
June 8,
10:30 a.m
Pittsburgh, PA

Common Reads—The Transcendentalists:


Emerson, Thoreau, and Whitman

Through the seminal works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman, we will delve into the philosophy and literature of the Transcendentalist movement. The Transcendentalists were non-conformists who critiqued contemporary 19th-century society, lived by the values of individualism and idealism, and asserted the divinity of nature. Discussion will be led by Frick staff members Lisa Viscusi and Kelly McMasters.

A program link will be sent to all registered participants. Cost: Free; donations gratefully accepted. Advance registration required.


Frick Art & Historical Center

Common Reads—The Transcendentalists: Tuesday,
June 9,
10:30 - 11:30 AM
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