Art Museums and Galleries
What Is International Museum Day?
International Museum Day was establised by the International Council of Museums, ICOM, in 1977. It usually takes place around May 18 of any given year. Its purpose is to encourage visits to museums and showcase the programs or collections in all kinds of venues: art, science and historic. Admission is usually free on IMD.
Top 10 Least Impressive Museum Merchandising Ideas of 2005
Please, don't get me wrong: I love browsing through museum gift stores and have found many wonderful items therein. What I'm talking about here are a few - a very few - specific choices. The sort of small, yet grievous errors in taste we all make. In that spirit, and in no particular order, here are my Top 10 Picks for Least Impressive Museum...
The Michael C Carlos Museum - A Profile by Gail S Myhre
The Michael C. Carlos Museum, located on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, is home to a wonderfully well endowed collection of classical Greek and Roman art as well as smaller but important collections of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern, Mesoamerican, sub-Saharan African and Asian art.