Museums

Jean-Michel Basquiat art of colorful skull head and two workers holding painting on each side.

New Exhibit to Center Jean-Michel Basquiat's Identity and Activism

The Guggenheim Museum will mount “Defacement”: The Untold Story, which explores Basquiat’s formative years as an artist and activist in 1980s NYC.

Brown museum building with multiple elliptical layers and glass windows stands behind reflecting pool and green and brown trees and brown soil in front of gray sky

Initiative Aims to Diversify America's Museum Leadership

The American Alliance of Museums aims to help its members better reflect the communities they serve.

Kimberly Drew. Black woman with black and brown dredlocs and silver septum ring in grey and black dress behind glass podium with black microphone in front of brown wall with orange and yellow lights

LISTEN: Kimberly Drew Calls for Real Accessibility in the Art World

The writer and advocate for Black artist empowerment discussed equity issues and her tenure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on “What’s Good with Stretch & Bobbito.”

Peek Inside The Smithsonian's New Black America-Focused Museum

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture officially opens in September. 

MCNY Unveils 'Hip-Hop Revolution' Photo Exhibition

Three photographers share classic moments in hip-hop culture seen through their lenses.

Puerto Rican Artist Ricardo Mulero Leads 9/11 Memorial Exhibit Team

Mulero previously worked at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and at Freedom Park in Pretoria, South Africa, but this project was unique.

Brooklyn Museum Just Got a Lot Cheaper

It’s free for folks under 20 starting September 3.

The African-American Flag is Flying Atop a School in Upstate New York

Here’s why.

The Overwhelming Whiteness of Black Art

More and more institutions are featuring the work of black artists. When will the audiences reflect it?

National Korean American Museum Coming to Los Angeles

The largest ethnic Korean population in the U.S. is in Southern California.