At 52 years old, and after a generation in the museum industry, Michael Govan has amassed an impressive resume. He spent much of his career in New York, serving as deputy director of the Solomon R. 2,285 more words
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Wednesday evening non-profit Independent Curators International will celebrate its 40th anniversary by honoring LACMA director Michael Govan with the Leo Award.
The organization, which produces exhibitions and acts as a network for curators working all over, has named the award for legendary New York art dealer Leo Castelli, who was responsible for launching the careers of Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein and Frank Stella, among others. 534 more words
In celebration of National Museums and Galleries month, Lopez Museum and Library will have free admission on October 24, 2015. Start your weekend right by surrounding yourself with art and history. 96 more words
Most people think of museums as repositories for nice old stuff, interactive exhibits and historical or scientific information. While it’s true we have some nice old stuff (and the other bits), the modern museum often has priorities that have more to do with who we are now and who we wish to be. 1,114 more words