NEWSWIRE

Frederick Carder Glass Given to the Detroit Institute of Arts

By BENJAMIN COLMAN,
Associate Curator of American Art, Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) was recently gifted a focused collection of 1920s glass designed by Frederick Carder for Steuben Glass Works that opens a window onto a fascinating moment in the history of American art glass.

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The American Revolution Comes to Life in Philadelphia

On April 19, 2017, the 242nd anniversary of the battles of Lexington and Concord, the new Museum of the American Revolution will open in Old City Philadelphia. The 118,000-square foot building, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, will feature dynamic exhibits, touchscreen interactives, and immersive theaters that tell the dramatic story of the American Revolution.

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Yale Showcases Rhode Island Furniture

In August, the Yale University Art Gallery will open the first major exhibition of early Rhode Island furniture in half a century. Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830 illustrates Rhode Island’s standing at the center of a dynamic and active cabinetmaking trade…

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A Rejuvenated Wadsworth Atheneum

When the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art opened its doors on September 19th, visitors entered a museum that for the first time in 50 years had all of its galleries...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE
  • Special Program: Tour of the Newark Museum with retiring Chief Curator Ulysses Dietz
    November 3
  • New York Antiques Weekend
    January 19-20, 2018
  • Emerging Scholars Colloquium
    January 21, 2018
  • Symposium
    Upper Hudson River Valley: From the Mohawk to the Berkshires
    May 3-6, 2018
  • Symposium
    New Orleans & the Mississippi Delta
    November 1-4, 2018
  • Study Trip
    Prague & Vienna with an extension to Budapest
    With an extension to Budapest
    October 1–11 and 16–26, 2018; Extension October 12–15

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