This year, the 42nd annual Ambassadors Ball had to go virtual but its message still resonated, attracting a wide array of speakers and guests while raising over $300,000 to support research and treatment for those living with multiple sclerosis.
Only 5% to 7% of museums worldwide were open as of April 29, 2020, but one free, bright spot in art viewing, both nationally and internationally, was access to outdoor public art, with inherent social distancing, which increased as spring arrived.
After averting the dreaded “no-deal” Brexit cliff in late 2019 and finalizing a withdrawal agreement that saw the U.K. formally leave the European Union on Jan. 31, the two sides now find themselves perched on yet another do-or-die cliff.
If the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is replaced this year, the Supreme Court will become something the country has not seen since the justices became a dominant force in American cultural life after World War II: a decidedly conservative court.
The National Gallery of Art’s “Degas at the Opéra” is a spectacular experience for many reasons. It’s the first major show you’ll probably go to in a pandemic, for one. But it’s also a truly blockbuster exhibition.
Although the effects of climate change are a threat to everyone, experts say the ramifications will not be felt equally.
Change comes to Belarus, Afghans debate their future, the EU hopes to rise to new challenges, the UAE heads to space and local arts organizations adapt to the coronavirus pandemic.
Like many local arts organizations, GALA Hispanic Theatre is scrambling to find a financial way forward in these uncertain times, but this performing arts center that focuses on works by Latino artists was hit with a double whammy: Its co-founder and executive director, Rebecca Read Medrano, came down with coronavirus.
Ambassador Carlos Vecchio talks about what can be done to bring democracy and prosperity back to Venezuela.
The pandemic has forced performing arts organizations to meet patrons where they are: at home.
Famed Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei launched the MASK project to raise funds for humanitarian and emergency relief groups amid the pandemic.
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