May / June 2017


Price: $5.95

Contents
Volume 38, Issue 3

FEATURES

Shaping the Future
By Min Jung Kim • Janie Cohen • Olivier Meslay • John Stomberg
Four Museum Directors Look Ahead

Quirky, Majestic, Tranquil
By Carl Little
Six “Must Visit” Museums

COLUMNS

Letters

FlashPoints

Gallery FlashPoints

Museum Visit
Jan Howard, RISD Museum
By Sarah Baker

Museums
Museums in Our
Post-Truth Society
By Dan Yaeger

Opinion
Should Museums Be Free?
By Laylah Ali

Collecting
Appraised: Evaluating
Your Options
By Charles Bonenti

Museum Visit
Narayan Khandekar,
Harvard Art Museums
By Christopher Snow Hopkins

Profile
Eugene Lee, Scenic Designer
By Jared Bowen

Film
Floyd Norman:
An Animated Life
By Ethan Gilsdorf

Culture
Training the Eye:
What Doctors Learn from Art
By Emily Avery-Miller

Museums
The Art of Looking
By Cerys Wilson

Destination
Berkshires, MA & Beyond
By Laura Holland

Destination
Portland & Southern Maine
By Anna E. Jordan

REVIEWS & PREVIEWS

SPOTLIGHT
Soo Sunny Park: BioLath at Currier Museum of Art by Christopher Volpe
Matisse in the Studio at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
by Susan Boulanger

CONNECTICUT
Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light at Yale University Art Gallery
by Susan Rand Brown
Suzanne McClelland: Just Left Feel Right at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
by Osman Can Yerebakan

MAINE
Joyce Tenneson’s Maine: Gold Trees at Maine Museum of Photographic Arts
by Carl Little

Dahlov Ipcar: Creative Growth at Ogunquit Museum of American Art
by Carl Little

MASSACHUSETTS
Aboudia—Light & Dark at Thompson Gallery, The Cambridge School of Weston
by Cerys Wilson

Voice of the Woods: Koichiro Kurita at Griffin Museum of Photography
by Cerys Wilson

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Momentum: Works by the University’s Art and Art History Department Faculty at
Paul Creative Arts Center, University of New Hampshire Museum
by David Raymond

Annette Jaret at 5th Floor Rotunda Gallery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital Arts Program
by David Raymond

RHODE ISLAND
Kate Blacklock: Looking Closely at What is not There at Ilgenfritz Gallery, Newport Art Museum
by Alexander Castro

Trunks and Tales: Stuart Diamond at Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College
by Alexander Castro

VERMONT
Seriously Funny: Ed Koren at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
by Arlene Distler

Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography at Shelburne Museum
by Cynthia Close

Calendar

Destination: Berkshires, MA & Beyond

Destination: Portland & Southern Maine

Summer Getaway Guide

Guide to Schools and Workshops

Art Guide

Exhibition Listings

Classifieds

Art Seen

ON THE COVER: Jeff Kahm, Converse #5, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 90 x 90″. Created for Without A Theme, a showcase of seven premier North American artists and artisans at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center gallery, curated by Tahnee Growingthunder.



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