MILAN (AP) — Italy’s Culture Ministry says the number of visitors to Italian museums continues to rise two years after reforms that included opening top museum positions to foreigners for the first time.
Jay Xu, Director & CEO of the Asian Art Museum, discusses the influence of Asian art and culture across the globe, and the unique dialogues between works of art across time that help us to better understand our world.
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Natural History Museum in London suspended a gigantic skeleton of a blue whale in its main entrance Thursday, drawing attention to vanishing species in an environment under strain.
David E. Little, Director and Chief Curator of the Mead Art Museum, discusses the museum’s unique placement among other educational institutions and its impact on students within and outside of Amherst College through a vast collection of 19,000 art objects.
New research suggests that the amount of time children spend with art in school is decreasing. In addition, the quality and complexity of children’s artwork has “declined” over the last two decades, the study suggests.