Blog Profiles: Art Museum Blogs
Welcome to Blog Profiles! Each week, we select a topic and handful of blogs that do a great job contributing to the conversation. This week, we’re focusing on art museum blogs. Do you have a blog that deserves recognition? Tweet our writers at @BeyondBylines.
Art museums are special places.
It’s nice to take a step back from daily life and visit another world by exploring a museum.
Read on for blogs from art museums.
1. The Met
The Met offers more than 5,000 years of art in three locations in New York City.
Come See Dürer at The Met This Fall!; Sophie’s Story: The Narrow Escape of a Painting by Paul Klee; and The Beginning of The Met’s Library, Part I are great reads.
Follow @metmuseum on Twitter.
2. The British Museum Blog
Founded in 1753, The British Museum is the world’s first national public museum.
Check out Troy: behind the scenes of a Hollywood epic; and Who was Achilles?
Follow @britishmuseum on Twitter.
3. Art Institute of Chicago
One of the world’s major museums, the Art Institute of Chicago opened in 1879.
American Gothic: A Curator Answers the Top Five FAQs; Unusual Bird Figure from Burkina Faso; and An American Artist in London are great posts.
Follow @artinstitutechi on Twitter.
4. The Cleveland Museum of Art
The CMA opened in 1916 with a mission “for the benefit of all the people forever.”
I enjoyed reading Celebrating the Holiday Season through the Years at the CMA; Choreographing Stillness: An Interview with the Artist and Choreographer Maria Hassabi; and Celebrating Ceremony: Native American Drawings Now on View.
Follow @ClevelandArt on Twitter.
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