Happy International Museum Day!
Around every May 18, the International Council of Museums organizes International Museum Day; this year’s theme is Museum and Memory. Because we at YUP admire our museum publishing partners and their contributions to a global society, here are some exhibitions on view now around the world, with books available from us. Some shows are closing soon, so make sure to plan quickly.
Art Institute of Chicago: “Kings, Queens, and Courtiers: Art in Early Renaissance France”
Bard Graduate Center: “Knoll Textiles, 1945-2010”
The Japan Society: “Bye Bye Kitty: “Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art”
The Jewish Museum: “Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore”
Kimbell Art Museum: “Picasso and Braque: The Cubist Experiment, 1910-1912”
The Menil Collection: “Ancestors of the Lake”
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty”
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: “Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting”
National Gallery of Art: “Gabriel Metsu”
National Gallery, London: “An American Experiment: George Bellows and the Aschan Painters”
Philadelphia Museum of Art: “Roberto Capucci: Art into Fashion”
Princeton University Art Museum: “Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage”
Whitney Museum of American Art: “Glenn Ligon: AMERICA”
Yale Center for British Art: “Thomas Lawrence: Regency Power and Brilliance”
Yale University Art Gallery: “Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection”
You can also check out IMD celebrations from The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Phillips Collection, the Harvard Art Museums, the Dallas Museum of Art, and best wishes for the soon-to-be re-opened Addison Gallery of American Art, currently undergoing renovations.