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Saving Alvar Aalto’s Paimio Sanatorium

Paimio Sanatorium, patients' wing and solarium terraces
Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Museum

A famed sanatorium in Finland gets a new lease on life More»

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Keeping It Modern in Poland: The Conservation of Max Berg’s Centennial Hall

Centennial Hall, interior, 2005
Photo: Stanislaw Klimek, 2005. Museum of Architecture Wroclaw

A new conservation plan will support the life of a UNESCO world heritage site and marvel of engineering More»

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Eight Reasons to Look Forward to Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

Marie Orensanz, Limitada, 1978, Photograph, edition 1 of 5, 13 3/4 x 19 11/16 in. (35 x 50 cm), Courtesy of the artist.
© Marie Orensanz

A peek at what’s in store in 2017. More»

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Multicultural Undergraduate Intern Diary: Mariel Rowland

Getty Intern Mariel Rowland at 18th Street Art Center

“It’s powerful that an organization with such a large presence values our role in the future of these spaces.” More»

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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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