Posts tagged "museums"

4 Lesser-Known Art Museums You’ll Love

OK, OK, we’ve all heard of the MoMA, the Met, the Art Institute, the Whitney, MOCA, and the Getty, but what about the whole country outside of America’s largest three

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Happy International Cat Day!

August 8th is International Cat Day, also known as World Cat Day and is very important to all of us here at The Frisky because we are on the internet…

Katrin Higher | August 8, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Cookie Monster’s Press Tour Of Art Museums Is The Best Thing You’ll See Today

Because it is Sunday, and the hustle of a monster that carbo-loads while speaking baby talk never ends, here is my favorite picture from Cookie Monster’s whirlwind press tour of…

Megan Reynolds | February 15, 2015 - 10:30 am

Armor And Weapons From “Game Of Thrones” Will Be On Display At The Met

MEGA cool: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is going to be exhibiting the armor from “Game of Thrones” next month with an accompanying talk on arms

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 14, 2014 - 9:00 am

Mindfulness And The Bucket List At Museums

When I went to the MoMA, I went not knowing what exactly they had in their collection. I do that with museums — why spoil the fun of discovery? I…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 26, 2014 - 9:31 am

The Met Costume Institute Chooses An Unlikely Subject For Next Year’s Exhibit

Killer news for gritty Sid Vicious appreciators and louche Givenchy fanatics alike: the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute has announced the subject of next year’s illustrious spring exhibition, and…

Rachel Krause | September 16, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Get A Look At Gauguins Without Leaving The Country — Or The Couch

I do enjoy going to museums and galleries to get a closer look at art, whether it’s an iconic masterpiece produced by a long-dead Renaissance man or a modern work…

Rachel Krause | April 6, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Woman Rubs Her Bare Butt All Over $30 Million Painting

Like many of us, the first thing I like to do when I’m wasted is find the nearest multi-million dollar painting and rub up all on it. That’s just what…

Julie Gerstein | January 5, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Rachel Roy Talks Philanthropy

“I always try to give back with everything I do. The idea of not doing everything in your power for other people is crazy to me. I learned it from…

Annika Harris | October 28, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Nude Performers At The MoMA Suffer Groping And Other Hardships

Apparently we are not mature enough or decent enough to view art anymore. At a Marina Abramovic performance art retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, I was…

Ami Angelowicz | April 19, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Museum Puts Dior On A Pedestal

In the wrong place at the right time: A new fashion exhibit lauding the work of Dior comes just in time for Paris Fashion Week (it begins next week), but…

Leonora Epstein | February 27, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Fashion History Is Pretty But Painful

Has anything changed for women since the 1880s? We’re still stuffing ourselves into too-small clothes like skinny jeans and wreaking havoc on our feet with dangerously steep platform shoes. But…

Leonora Epstein | August 12, 2009 - 5:40 pm

The Guerrilla Girls Go Down In History

The Guerrilla Girls, a group of anonymous activists whose mission is to fight discrimination against female and minority artists in the art world, have sold a bunch of documents, letters,…

Catherine Strawn | April 9, 2009 - 5:30 pm

French Museum Teaches Kids About Kissing

“Sex — What’s the big deal?” A French Museum of Science and Industry exhibit for children is asking that very question. The “cheeky, hands-on” experience is adapted from a book…

Simcha | March 13, 2008 - 2:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: DNA Dating, A Month-Long Sex Quest, Art In Paris, And A Canadian Co-Op

Dating site ScientificMatch.com has users send in a sample of their DNA so that matches can be made based on immune system genes, along with the usual personality preferences. “Nature…

Catherine Strawn | February 19, 2008 - 2:30 pm