March 2020 Blog Posts

A small Dutch museum is reporting that a precious Vincent van Gogh painting was stolen from their galleries in a raid overnight.

On March 25, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the hotly contested $2 trillion stimulus plan, which includes provisions for arts organizations and museums, and the House of Representatives is expected to pass the bipartisan bill Friday. The move, however, is a bittersweet response for art and museum institutions, as funding levels are still far from what is needed to bail out museums suffering from COVID-19-related shutdowns.

It’s the kind of discovery that those who haunt museums and libraries dream of: a long-forgotten or over-looked object reveals itself to be something more valuable and meaningful than previously thought.
Throughout history, cultures and artists have faced upheavals and catastrophes and reflected them through their work. Here we look at seven great works of art created in uncertain times.
The current perception that Afghanistan has always been a war-torn backwater ignores the facts, including a rich history of craftsmanship as evidenced by the synonymous association of quality with an Afghan carpet.
Project Angel Food is pleased to announce that the grantLOVE project and Oscar de la Renta have joined forces with us to raise funds for our COVID-19 Emergency Food Fund.
If art is your passion, there are innumerable ways to scratch that itch from home, for the craft and non-crafty alike. Here are five recommendations.
Using matches to represent people, this California-based visual artist has gone viral with his video illustrating the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. As each match burns, the flame jumps to a match close by. But one match steps out of the line and avoids the flame. In much the same way, staying home and keeping your distance from other people can help stop the virus from spreading.