May / June 2014

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Contents

Volume 35, Issue 3

FEATURES

Now What? Plotting the Future
By Patricia Rosoff
How six local museums are renewing their missions and managing change

The Lure of Hotel Collections
By Judith Tolnick Champa
New England-wide, collections are becoming our destinations. Consider this select dozen...

Museums You Should Know
By Cheryl Fenton
Shock and Awe! These museums will surprise.


COLUMNS

Letters

FlashPoints

Gallery FlashPoints

Studio Visit: Newport, RI
Sue McNally
By Doug Norris

Re-Viewing History
Unlikely Partners: Veterans as Interpreters
By Susan Strickler

Renewal
The Rose Is (Still) a Rose
By Anya Ventura

A Grand Tourist Destination
Pioneering in Newport County
By Trudy Coxe

Legacy
The Boston Raphael: A Curious Case

By Belinda Rathbone

Teaching Museums
Learning from Studio: Campus Creativity
By John R. Stomberg

Wearable Art Outside the Urban Center—Part Two
Fashioning a Sense of Place
By Rachel Shipps

The Curator’s Eye
Mixing It Up: Neel/Field and a 21st-century update
at the Bennington Museum
By Jamie Franklin

Making Art
Conserving Contemporary Art
By Charles Bonenti

Destination: Rhode Island
The Rise of Rhode Island Is a Story that Writes Itself
By Samantha DiMauro


REVIEWS

SPOTLIGHT

Big Changes Debut at the Clark at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
by Judith Tolnick Champa

CONNECTICUT

Oral Fixations: Drawings by Julia Randall at Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
by Stephen Vincent Kobasa

Jason Peters: Refraction at Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Fairfield University
by Rachael Palacios

MAINE

Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography at Bowdoin College Museum of Art
by Carl Little

Twisted Path III: Questions of Balance at the Abbe Museum by Carl Little

MASSACHUSETTS

Jon Imber: Carry On at Danforth Museum of Art
by Alicia Faxon

Mill Works: Flowers in the Factory and Inventing Lowell at American Textile History Museum
by Frances J. Folsom

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Exploring the Currier Inside Out: Andrew Witkin, Among Others at Currier Museum of Art
by Debbie Hagan

NH Furniture Masters, Prison Outreach Program, and Guild of NH Woodworkers at League of New Hampshire Craftsmen by Debbie Hagan

RHODE ISLAND

Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast at RISD Museum by Judy Ann Goldman

Newport Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition at Newport Art Museum by Michael Rose

VERMONT

Polly Apfelbaum: Evergreen Blueshoes at the BCA Center by Ric Kasini Kadour

ANONYMOUS: Contemporary Tibetan Artists at Fleming Museum, University of Vermont
by Cynthia L. Close


IN THIS ISSUE

Calendar

Focus On: Rhode Island

Focus On: Connecticut Art Trail

Summer Getaway Guide

Guide to Schools and Workshops

Art Guide

Exhibition Listings

Classifieds

Art Seen

 



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