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Baltimore Museum of Art director defends diversity goals his institution hoped to achieve through art sales

Five months after his plan derailed, Christopher Bedford, director of the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA), issued a resounding defense of his thwarted initiative to sell three major post-war works of art to advance diversity. and equity in its institution. Arguing that “the most important thing a museum can nurture is in fact not its […]

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Long-time Pacific Palisades Art Association member exhibits Washi Tape artwork at Café Vida

By SARAH SHMERLING | Editor-in-Chief Esther Pearlman, a member of the Pacific Palisades Art Association, exhibits 11 pieces of her work inside Café Vida during a two-month exhibition. The colorful pieces that are now on display feature an assortment of patterned Japanese washi tapes, which Pearlman shared has a few thousand. It is a pivot […]

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Passion and Purpose: Steve Prince, Director of Engagement at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, details the beauty of self-discovery through art

ElLLIE KURLANDER / THE FLAT HAT In every correspondence, Steve Prince makes sure to sign his emails with a simple but effective “peace”. Prince is the Muscarelle Museum of Art’s Director of Engagement and Distinguished Artist-in-Residence and has dedicated his entire career cultivating and connecting with diverse communities through art and education. Besides his impressive […]