Exhibition Visit: Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, access to museums has been extremely limited. As museums reopen, we look forward to sharing our favorite exhibitions from around the Washington DC area and beyond. The National Museum of Women in the Arts recently opened their new exhibition, “Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend.” This is the first fullContinue reading “Exhibition Visit: Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend”

Working in the Arts: Claire, Visual Arts and Museum Affairs Assistant

“But what do you do with an art history degree?” I can do whatever I want, thank you very much. It can be difficult to navigate the world of art careers. What can you even do in the arts? How do you find a job? Do you have to work in a museum? Many peopleContinue reading “Working in the Arts: Claire, Visual Arts and Museum Affairs Assistant”

How to Look at Art

Whenever I mention that I am an art historian, one of the first things people say is either how intimidating they find museums or how they ‘just don’t get art’. Both as an art historian and an art lover, let me tell you that both of these things are easier to overcome than you think.Continue reading “How to Look at Art”

Where Are the Women?: Representation of Women Artists in Museums by Claire Sandberg

Women have been artists since the beginning of time, yet their names have been buried and forgotten by art history and museums around the world as male artists have taken the center stage. A movement over the last thirty years has called for museums and art history to bring their names out of the archivesContinue reading “Where Are the Women?: Representation of Women Artists in Museums by Claire Sandberg”