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A Look Back at the Fund for New Orleans, 10 Years after Hurricane Katrina

Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) Graduate Student Erika Witt holds her favorite mask in the university’s African Art Collection in preparation for a 2015 exhibition on campus as part of her graduate degree in Museum Studies. Photo: Master of Arts in Museums Studies Program, Center for African and African American Studies, SUNO
Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) Graduate Student Erika Witt holds her favorite mask in the university’s African Art Collection in preparation for a 2015 exhibition on campus as part of her graduate degree in Museum Studies. Photo: Master of Arts in Museums Studies Program, Center for African and African American Studies, SUNO

How are cultural organizations faring, 10 years after the Katrina disaster? More»

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Multicultural Undergraduate Intern Diary: Cheryl Tolentino

Cheryl Tolentino

Internship in three words: “Metadata meets art.” More»

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The Six Steps in the Creative Process

Mario Ybarra, Jr., delivering a keynote at the Getty
Mario Ybarra, Jr., delivering his keynote at the Getty

An unconventional keynote. More»

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Multicultural Undergraduate Intern Diary: Dakota Higgins

Dakota Higgins at Otis Gallery

“It’s really great to work behind the scenes and learn the inner workings of a gallery.” More»

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How I Look at Art as a Conservator

Sara Mateu examines the reverse of a panel painting
Sara Mateu examines the reverse of a panel painting.

What is it like to be a panel paintings conservator? More»

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Multicultural Undergraduate Intern Diary: Hanna Girma

Hanna Girma at the Hammer Museum

“I’m very passionate about museum work and encouraging diversity within this field.” More»

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Multicultural Undergraduate Intern Diary: Kevin Cruz

Getty Intern Kevin Cruz

A summer with the special collections. More»

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Multicultural Undergraduate Intern Diary: Emily Butts

Emily Butts at the Getty Foundation

Interns in their own words. More»

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Getty Foundation Awards 14 New Grants for “Keeping It Modern”

The Solar Observatory Einstein Tower on the Telegrafenberg in Potsdam. Photo: R. Arlt / Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)
The Solar Observatory Einstein Tower on the Telegrafenberg in Potsdam. Photo: R. Arlt / Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)

New grants in the Foundation’s modern architecture initiative will help conserve important buildings around the globe. More»

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Grad Intern Diary: Jacquelyn Clements

Jacquelyn Clements

Studying Greece’s enchanting landscape. More»

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      First look at a hidden Rembrandt.

      We’ve known about the young man lurking underneath Rembrandt’s An Old Man in Military Costume since the painting was first X-rayed in 1968. Now science has finally caught up to (some of) our questions, allowing a tentative color reconstruction of the hidden painting.

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