Museums in the News


Updated November 20, 2020

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After controversy over her leadership, Stanford says director of its Cantor Arts Center has resigned By Nancy Kenney, The Art Newspaper, November 19, 2020

 

These U.S. Museums Are Closed, But Here Are Some Terrific Ways to Experience Them From Home By Sarah Douglas, ARTnews, November 19, 2020

 

New Palo Alto Museum At Center Of Funding Clash: Report By Gideon Rubin, Patch.com, November 19, 2020

 

Museums Forced to Close Again as Survey Documents Harm to Date By Ruth McCambridge, Nonprofit Quarterly, November 18, 2020

 

The Original McDonald's is a museum in San Bernardino By John Bartell, ABC10.com KXTV, November 18, 2020

 

A Giant Statue of Marilyn Monroe Will Be Installed in Front of the Palm Springs Art Museum. Its Director Says It Objectifies Women ArtNet News, November 18, 2020

 

UPDATED: OMCA Postpones Reopening Due to Rise in Coronavirus Cases By Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED, November 17, 2020

 

How hard has COVID hit American museums? A new survey predicts a grim future By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, November 17, 2020

 

Palo Alto Awarded $129,000 Grant To Fund Museums By Gideon Rubin, Patch.com, November 16, 2020

 

Investigators probe threats to Marin Native American museum By Will Houston, Marin Independent Journal, November 15, 2020

 

Persons joins SM Museum of Flight board By Josh Grega, The Santa Barbara News-Press, November 14, 2020

 

Bigfoot’s been found! Or at least a beloved statue of him missing from museum By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, The Los Angeles Times, November 12, 2020

 

One of L.A.’s most important art exhibitions is stuck in COVID-19 limbo By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, November 12, 2020

 

Sacramento businesses push back against indoor restrictions By Vicki Gonzalez, KCRA Sacramento, November 11, 2020

 

Some San Diego County businesses say they will ignore purple tier COVID-19 restrictions coming Saturday By Brandon Lewis, CBS News 8, November 11, 2020

 

Sacramento’s COVID-19 spike forces popular museums to close days after reopening By Michael McGough, The Sacramento Bee, November 10, 2020

 

Even with Museums Closed, Art Finds a Way Through Public Spaces By Jean Trinh, KCET, November 10, 2020

 

Convention centers, museums become classrooms amid pandemic By Heather Hollingsworth, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, November 8, 2020

 

‘Poor Mummies’: Pandemic sidelines conservators and their care of such museum artifacts By Doug Struck, The Washington Post, November 7, 2020

 

The Founding Curator of the Nelson-Atkins Photography Department Has Resigned in Protest of Layoffs at the Museum By Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, November 7, 2020

 

California Museums Are Angry That Shopping Malls Can Open While They Remain Closed By Helen Holmes, Observer, November 5, 2020

 

California Arts Professionals Are Teaming Up With Local Mayors to Lobby for Eased Restrictions on Museums By Taylor Dafoe, ArtNet News, November 4, 2020

 

Disneyland isn't all that's closed in California: Museum advocates push back against 'restrictive' COVID-19 reopening rules By Jessica Flores, USA Today, November 2, 2020

 

If shopping malls across California can reopen, museums should be able to do so too By The Times Editorial Board, The Los Angeles Times, October 25, 2020

 

Are art museums still racist? The COVID reset By Carolina A. Miranda, The Los Angeles Times, October 22, 2020

 

LA’s Art Spaces Are Focusing on the Election By Matt Stromberg, Hyperallergic, October 21, 2020

 

F Is For Fake: How Likely Fraudulent Indigenous Artworks Landed On Museum Walls In Wyoming By Savannah Maher of Wyoming Public Media & Chris O’Connell of The Texas Observer, October 20, 2020

 

Petition calls for Blockbuster location in Ontario to be preserved as a museum By Justin Zadorsky, CTV News, October 19, 2020

 

Smithsonian honors Kobe Bryant’s place in history with display in Washington By Kevin Rector, The Los Angeles Times, October 19, 2020

 

Crocker Art Museum among Sacramento tourist destinations reopening By Vicki Gonzalez, KCRA Sacramento, October 16, 2020

 

We Transformed Our Museum Into a Polling Place. Here’s Why We Did It—and How It Will Shape What We Do in the Future By Alison Gass (Op-Ed), ArtNet News, October 16, 2020

 

Santa Barbara Sea Center reopens for the first time since pandemic began By Blake DeVine, KEYT, October 15, 2020

 

Former Baltimore Museum Trustees Decry Institution’s Plans to Sell $65 M. in Art By Alex Greenberger, ARTNews, October 15, 2020

 

$2 Million approved to assist museums, local nonprofits, and local artists impacted by COVID-19 By Alliz Clavijo, YourCentralValley.com, October 15, 2020

 

Lemur Stolen From San Francisco Zoo Found in Daly City: Police NBC Bay Area, October 15, 2020

 

Museums prepare to reopen as Kern County moves into the Red Tier By Kristin Vartan, KERO 23ABCNews, October 14, 2020

 

Can an art museum drive sustainability? Q&A with MOCA’s Klaus Biesenbach By Dave Martin, Mongabay.com, October 14, 2020

 

Stockton, Sacramento museums plan reopening as some pandemic precautions relax By Tim Viall, The Stockton Record, October 12, 2020

 

British Museum to repatriate ancient tiles smuggled into UK in a suitcase By Mark Brown, The Guardian, October 11, 2020

 

Dixon Planning Commission to consider application for History Museum location By Nick Sestanovich, The Vacaville Reporter, October 9, 2020

 

Dutch museums vow to return art looted by colonialists By Daniel Boffy, The Guardian, October 8, 2020

 

Palm Springs Art Museum to Deaccession $2.5 M. Helen Frankenthaler at Sotheby’s By Angelica Villa, ARTNews, October 8, 2020

 

Laguna Art Museum director will retire in December By Daniel Langhorne, Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper, October 7, 2020

 

COVID-19 closed SLO Museum of Art — but it has a new director with big, colorful plans By Sarah Linn, The San Luis Obispo Tribune, October 7, 2020

 

Some of America’s best Black artists are joining forces for a show about Black grief — conceived by a legendary curator who died last year By Sebastian Smee, The Washington Post, October 6, 2020

 

Museum of Natural History, Sea Center to reopen indoor spaces By Josh Grega, The Santa Barbara News-Press, October 6, 2020

 

The Iconoclast Remaking Los Angeles’s Most Important Museum By Dana Goodyear, New Yorker Magazine, October 5, 2020

 

La Jollan helps museum’s art auction move online by creating virtual walk-through By Ashley Mackin-Solomon, La Jolla Light, October 3, 2020

 

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Phased Reopening Works Within Frame of COVID-19 Rules By Katrina Carl, Noozhawk, October 2, 2020

 

SoCal Museums Explore 2020 Elections with Timely Programs and Exhibitions Santa Monica Observer, October 2, 2020

 

Michael Schwager looks back on 29 years as director of Sonoma State University’s art gallery By Dan Taylor, The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, October 2, 2020

 

Julie Perlin Lee: It is time to reopen all museums By Julie Perlin Lee [Opinion], Santa Maria Times, October 1, 2020

 

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art Names Leann Standish as Executive Director The Atascadero News, October 1, 2020

 

Virtual exhibition celebrates BIPOC and women designers while confronting lack of professional diversity By Matt Hickman, The Architect’s Newspaper, September 30, 2020

 

Art Is Back: De Young Museum Set To Reopen With Exhibit On Mexican Artist Frida Kahlo SFGate, September 29, 2020

 

California Academy of Sciences to reopen to public in October By Tony Bravo, The San Francisco Chronicle, September 29, 2020

 

What It Takes to Make Museum Boards More Diverse By Yaling Jiang, Artsy, September 29, 2020

 

Napa Valley Museum Virtually Opens Timely 'Tested by Fire' Exhibit By Charlie Swanson, North Bay Bohemian, September 28, 2020

 

UC Berkeley Talks: How Plantation Museum Tours Distort The Reality Of Slavery Patch.com, September 28, 2020

 

SB Zoo’s Rich Block appointed to national board By Annelise Hanshaw, The Santa Barbara News-Press, September 28, 2020

 

CA To Redress Discriminatory Transportation And State Park Names By Kat Schuster, Patch.com, September 28, 2020

 

Movies and Museums Are Coming Back. Should You Go? By Courtney Rubin, The New York Times, September 26, 2020

 

Pacific Grove museum director resigns in wake of controversy surrounding former staff member Juan Govea. By Pam Moreno, Monterey County Weekly, September 25, 2020

 

Japanese American museum, East West Players to receive part of $156-million fund By Makeda Easter, The Los Angeles Times, September 24, 2020

 

OCMA recognizes artist Kori Newkirk and gives insight on the museum’s future By Vera Castaneda, The Los Angeles Times, September 24, 2020

 

Bay Area Museums Exhibit Caution in Gradual and Pending Reopenings By Chloe Veltman, KQED, September 24, 2020

 

U.S.S. Iowa Battleship To Be Designated As National Museum Patch.com, September 24, 2020

 

Diverse Voices Help Craft Museum Exhibit on Coronavirus Impacts By Julia Yarbough, Action News Now, September 22, 2020

 

San Joaquin County Historical Museum launches innovative website Lodi News-Sentinel, September 20, 2020

 

CALM Zoo reopens Wednesday with new guidelines By Kallyn Hobmann, KERO 23ABC News, September 20, 2020

 

LACMA demolition is nearly complete. Here are the latest photos By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, September 18, 2020

 

Why We’re Staying Closed By Judy Gradwohl (President and CEO, San Diego Natural History Museum), AAM Center for the Future of Museums Blog, September 16, 2020

 

de Young Museum, Legion of Honor, California Academy of Sciences gear up to reopen By Camden Avery, Hoodline, September 15, 2020

 

As One of the First Major Museums to Reopen in California, the de Young Says It Is ‘Ready to Provide Succor’ to San Franciscans By Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, September 15, 2020

 

SD Children's Discovery Museum Names New Executive Director By Kristina Houck, Patch.com, September 14, 2020

 

Black Curators Reimagine Future Of Museums During Pandemic, Protests By Tonya Mosley, Here and Now, September 14, 2020

 

Big Basin Redwoods State Park caretakers see opportunity in fire’s destruction By Jessica A. York, Santa Cruz Sentinel, September 12, 2020

 

Laguna Art Museum open again after Orange County moves into state’s second tier By Andrew Turner, The Los Angeles Times, September 11, 2020

 

Former Monterey museum director charges in-fighting inside board By Dennis L. Taylor, Monterey Herald, September 11, 2020

 

Disney history exhibit reopens at the Bowers Museum after coronavirus closure By Marla Jo Fisher, Riverside Press-Enterprise, September 11, 2020

 

Miyazaki Exhibition to Open New Academy Museum of Motion Pictures By Dan Sarto, Animation World Network, September 10, 2020

 

Hand Sanitizer, Masks and Screenshots From Zoom: See What Museums Are Already Collecting to Tell the Story of COVID-19 By Olivia B. Waxman, Time Magazine, September 10, 2020

 

San Diego Comic-Con reveals museum plans, prepares for summer 2021 opening By Phillip Molnar, The San Diego Union-Tribune, September 10, 2020

 

The Metropolitan Museum Hires Its First Full-Time Curator of Native American Art By Valentina Di Liscia, Hyperallergic, September 9, 2020

 

The Autry Museum’s CEO is retiring. A UCLA historian will take over By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, September 8, 2020

 

Museum provides ‘pictorial narrative’ of Merced County, helps educators with remote learning By Sarah Lim, Merced Sun-Star, September 6, 2020

 

Splendid Sunbird Chick Successfully Reared At San Diego Zoo Patch.com, September 4, 2020

 

SFMOMA Workers Call for Major Reform During Public Board Meeting By Hakim Bishara, Hyperallergic, September 4, 2020

 

The Latest in Restitutions: A Bill Offers California’s Indigenous Tribes Ownership of Ancestral Objects By Cassie Packard, Hyperallergic, September 4, 2020

 

Orange County Museums Eye Reopening But Remain Cautious By Richard Chang, VoiceofOC, September 4, 2020

 

Many, but Not All, San Diego Museums Move Toward Reopening By Eric S. Page, NBC San Diego, September 4, 2020

 

After SFMOMA Cuts Salaries by 20%, Employees Call Out Major Loans Granted to Executives By Sam Lefebvre, Hyperallergic, September 3, 2020

 

Three southern California institutes seek to better support underrepresented students and faculty By Katherine Keener, Art Critique, September 2, 2020

 

Wells Fargo to permanently shutter almost all of its museums By Caroline Hudson, San Francisco Business Times, September 2, 2020

 

I just went to the Met and MoMA after five months away from museums. Someone, please, pick me up off the floor. By Sebastian Smee, The Washington Post, September 1, 2020

 

Getty announces internship programme to counter lack of diversity among art conservators By Nancy Kenney, The Art Newspaper, September 1, 2020

 

At Monterey Bay Aquarium, the sea animals are doing great, but business is tanking By Hailey Branson-Potts, The Los Angeles Times, August 31, 2020

 

Museums and movie theaters begin to reopen in Shasta County By Sade Browne, KRCRTV.com, August 31, 2020

 

Many U.S. museums in trouble, but locals hanging on through pandemic By Robert Price, KGET 17, August 27, 2020

 

Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment will shut down and put its wares into storage By Dean Takahashi, GamesBeat, August 27, 2020

 

Honoring A Forgotten History: Sacramento African-American History Museum Proposed By Steve Large, CBS Sacramento, August 26, 2020

 

Following Heated Online Protests, the Whitney Has Cancelled a Planned Exhibition Featuring Lockdown-Era Works It Bought at Charity Auctions By Naomi Rea, ArtNet News, August 26, 2020

 

What Should a Museum Look Like in 2020? By Kimberly Drew, Vanity Fair, August 24, 2020

 

Los Altos museum’s ‘Rise Up!’ suffrage exhibit heads outdoors for safe viewing By Linda Zavoral, The Mercury News, August 24, 2020

 

CALM Zoo animals beat the summer heat By Kallyn Hobmann, KERO 23ABC News, August 23, 2020

 

Natural History Museum Group Projects $13 Million Loss In Admissions Revenue Due To Coronavirus Closure CBS Los Angeles, August 22, 2020

 

Local Museums Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment By Traci Rockefeller Cusack, The Sacramento Press, August 22, 2020

 

Maritime Museum of San Diego to Reopen — Again By Monica Garske and Ramon Galindo, NBC 7 San Diego, August 22, 2020

 

Museum of Us agrees to destroy itself By Walter Mencken, San Diego Reader, August 21, 2020

 

Bay Area art museums staying flexible for fall amid pandemic uncertainty By Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle Datebook, August 20, 2020

 

Wildfire destroys historic buildings at Big Basin State Park, some redwoods have fallen By Paul Rogers and Ethan Baron, Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 20, 2020

 

US appeals court rules—with regret—that Thyssen-Bornemisza Foundation can keep Nazi-looted Pissarro By David D’Arcy, The Art Newspaper, August 19, 2020

 

Indoor or outdoor museum? Lake Shasta Caverns suspends cave tours to comply with rules By David Benda, Redding Record Searchlight, August 18, 2020

 

Museum says displaying Confederate statue part of healing By Juan A. Lozano, SFGate, August 18, 2020

 

Toxic work culture at the Cantor pushes employees out, interventions fall short By Elena Shao, The Stanford Daily, August 17, 2020

 

The George Floyd Protests Spurred Museums to Promise Change. Here’s What They’ve Actually Done So Far By Taylor Dafoe and Caroline Goldstein, ArtNet News, August 14, 2020

 

Museums Are Experts at Thinking Long-Term. That’s Why They Must Lead the Fight for a Greener Future—Before It’s Too Late By Nick Merriman, ArtNet News, August 12, 2020

 

Dorothea Lange’s photography, newly archived online at Oakland Museum, eternally relevant By Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle Datebook, August 12, 2020

 

USC Pacific Asia Museum Decolonizes Its Collections By Sharon Mizota, KCET, August 11, 2020

 

Bay Area Discovery Museum Reopens After Coronavirus Closure Patch.com, August 10, 2020

 

S.D. Natural History museum to remain closed until 2021 By Pam Kragen, The San Diego Union-Tribune, August 7, 2020

 

MOCA Sells Unique Artist-Created Masks as Fund-Raising Tool NBC Southern California, August 6, 2020

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art and Philadelphia Museum of Art Make Deep Cuts to Staff ArtForum, August 6, 2020

 

John Hamilton, USC Athletic Hall Of Fame Founder, Dies At 78 By Ashley Ludwig, Patch.com, August 6, 2020

 

Huntington Library and Art Museum lays off 8, including a chief curator By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, August 5, 2020

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art Will Begin Paying All Interns After Receiving $5 Million Donation ArtForum, August 4, 2020

 

San Diego Museum of Man changes name to 'more inclusive' Museum of Us CBS News 8, August 2, 2020

 

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures to Open Next Year! By Paige Pfeifer, Young Hollywood, August 1, 2020

 

US Heirs Compensated by Italian Museum for a Renaissance Painting Looted by Nazis ArtfixDaily, July 30, 2020

 

House votes to approve the creation of a National Latino Museum By Patricia Guadalupe, NBC News, July 27, 2020

 

Museums and historians are navigating how to write the history of Covid-19 when the end isn't in sight By Madeline Holcombe, CNN, July 25, 2020

 

Taylor Renee Aldridge Named Visual Arts Curator at California African American Museum ArtForum, July 24, 2020

 

Museum calls on community for help The Catalina Islander, July 24, 2020

 

How New York’s Jewish Museum Anticipated the Avant-Garde By Arthur Lubow, The New York Times, July 23, 2020

 

GRAMMY Museum Restructures Organization to Expand Music Education and Digital Initiatives Broadway World, July 23, 2020

 

The Uncertain Future of Places That Preserve America’s Past By Olivia B. Waxman, Time Magazine, July 23, 2020

 

Tenement Museum Lays Off 76 Workers, Including Entire Staff of Part-time Educators By Hakim Bishara, Hyperallergic, July 22, 2020

 

Mission San Gabriel Fire Sparks Sadness, and a Reckoning SCVNews.com, July 22, 2020

 

From the Exploratorium to the zoo, Bay Area attractions are adapting to the pandemic By Sam Whiting, The San Francisco Chronicle, July 22, 2020

 

Marciano Art Foundation Settles Lawsuit Over Visitor Services Layoffs By Valentina Di Liscia, Hyperallergic, July 22, 2020

 

Its Top Curator Gone, SFMOMA Reviews Its Record on Race By Carol Pogash, The New York Times, July 22, 2020

 

16% of U.S. museums say they risk closing forever in a prolonged pandemic By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, July 22, 2020

 

How museums and art galleries will continue to evolve during the coronavirus era By Tony Bravo, The San Francisco Chronicle, July 22, 2020

 

At Magazzino, Social Distancing Devices Vibrate. So Does the Art. By Ted Loos, The New York Times, July 22, 2020

 

As Confederate Monuments Come Down, American Museums Rethink How They Tell History By Claire Voon, Artsy, July 22, 2020

 

New Director at California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks By Andrew Foerch, The San Fernando Valley Business Journal, July 21, 2020

 

Freeway construction in South County San Diego unearths fossils from 16-28 million years ago By Shawn Styles, CBS News 8, July 21, 2020

 

Local museums get humanities grants to weather pandemic losses By John Wilkens, The San Diego Union-Tribune, July 20, 2020

 

From Coast to Coast, Museums in COVID Hot Spots Are Reevaluating Their Long-Awaited Reopening Plans By Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, July 20, 2020

 

California Historical Society to sell building and spread out statewide By Sam Whiting, The San Francisco Chronicle, July 19, 2020

 

A California man who sold fake works by Basquiat, Warhol, and others was sentenced to prison. By Justin Kamp, Artsy, July 17, 2020

 

Following uproar from current and former staff, SFMOMA released a plan to improve diversity and equity. By Daria Harper, Artsy, July 17, 2020

 

Are Sculpture Parks Having a Moment in the Sun? By Elissaveta M. Brandon, Smithsonian Magazine, July 17, 2020

 

Folsom’s historic Chan House to become Chinese Heritage Museum By Lonnie Wong, FOX40, July 16, 2020

 

The New Must-Have Museum Souvenir: Face Masks By Alex Marshall, The New York Times, July 16, 2020

 

Local museums shift focus back to online offerings after new closure order By Dan Taylor, The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, July 15, 2020

 

San Mateo County History Museum set to open, then no By Sierra Lopez, The San Mateo Daily Journal, July 14, 2020

 

North Bay museums shutter again as coronavirus cases spike By Susan Wood, The North Bay Business Journal, July 13, 2020

 

Senior SFMOMA Curator Resigns Amid Reckoning With Institutional Racism By Sam Lefebvre, Hyperallergic, July 13, 2020

 

Todd D. Smith is Leaving the Orange County Museum of Art By Richard Chang, Voice of OC, July 13, 2020

 

Touching story behind Hiller Aviation Museum’s rooftop aircraft By Sal Pizarro, The Mercury News, July 11, 2020

 

Gary Garrels, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Longtime Chief Curator, Resigns Amid Staff Uproar By Julia Halperin, ArtNet News, July 11, 2020

 

California Route 66 Museum in Victorville ‘in danger of closing’ By Rene Ray De La Cruz, VVDailyPress.com, July 11, 2020

 

"African American history is American history": Museum exhibits respond to Black Lives Matter By Ashlie D. Stevens, Salon, July 11, 2020

 

Waiting for the day it reopens By Brian Mackley, Santa Barbara News-Press, July 10, 2020

 

In Los Angeles, Museums, Galleries, and Studios Received Millions in PPP Loans By Matt Stromberg, Hyperallergic, July 10, 2020

 

Offering art experiences: Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka has reopened By Heather Shelton, Eureka Times-Standard, July 10, 2020

 

Local museum exiles monument to defender of slavery who took up arms against the US By Steven Mayer, The Bakersfield Californian, July 10, 2020

 

How Risky Is Visiting a Museum? This Graphic About COVID-19 Transmission Provides Some Answers By Sarah Rose Sharp, Hyperallergic, July 9, 2020

 

A (Brief) Glimpse Of Reopening For San Diego Museums By Julia Dixon Evans, KPBS, July 9, 2020

 

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Appoints Six New Trustees, Including Ryan Murphy Broadway World, July 9, 2020

 

Lucas Museum appoints a chief curator and five more women to key roles By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, July 9, 2020

 

“We shouldn’t be curating people’s souls:” Denver museum repatriates sacred carvings to Kenyan tribes By Judith Kohler, The Denver Post, July 9, 2020

 

Outdoor Museums Open Their Doors Santa Barbara Edhat, July 8, 2020

 

These Bay Area companies got the biggest PPP loans By Kathleen Pender and Shwanika Narayan, The San Francisco Chronicle, July 8, 2020

 

'A community treasure': Oakland Zoo fighting for survival amid COVID-19 closure, will run out of reserves soon By Laura Anthony, KGO-TV, July 8, 2020

 

Museum Of Photographic Arts To Close Until After Labor Day By Kristina Houck, Patch.com, July 7, 2020

 

Yo Ho, Yo-Yo: Maritime Museum Closes Again, 6 Days After Reopening By Christina Bravo and Monica Garske, NBC 7 San Diego, July 7, 2020

 

Which Top U.S. Galleries, Museums, and Art Spaces Received Small Business Loans? By Alex Greenberger, ARTNews, July 7, 2020

 

After Brief Reopening, Museums Close Again in Orange County By John Fredricks, The Epoch Times, July 6, 2020

 

As museums reopen across the world, are people ready to go back to cultural institutions? Yahoo! News, July 6, 2020

 

North Bay museums reopen with new mission amid coronavirus, social unrest, economic uncertainty By Susan Wood, North Bay Business Journal, July 6, 2020

 

High-Ranking SFMOMA Employee to Leave During Ongoing Reckoning By Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED, July 1, 2020

 

Palm Springs Air Museum Adapts to Covid-19 Changes By Nico Payne, NBC Palm Springs, June 28, 2020

 

Art Institute of Chicago Workers Demand Transparency, Racial Equity Amid Layoffs By Claire Voon, ARTNews, June 27, 2020

 

Coronavirus stage three allows museums to reopen By Carin Dorghalli, Chico Enterprise-Record, June 26, 2020

 

Mayor London Breed Launches Second Summer Of San Francisco Museums For All Patch.com, June 25, 2020

 

Berkeley Art Museum Names a New Director By Peter Libbey, The New York Times, June 25, 2020

 

Arthur Jafa’s searing chronicle of Black America to be screened by museums worldwide for 48 hours By Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, June 25, 2020

 

What Will Become of Oakland’s Black Lives Matter Murals? By Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED, June 24, 2020

 

Museums, movie theaters and more navigate reopening plans By Dan Taylor, The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, June 24, 2020

 

‘You can’t be a historian of black America without being hopeful,’ says Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch By KK Otteson, The Washington Post, June 23, 2020

 

Can a Museum Post My Artwork on Its Instagram Without My Permission? + Other Thorny Artists’-Rights Questions, Answered By Katarina Feder, ArtNet News, June 23, 2020

 

What can we expect when SF museums, other attractions reopen? By Kellie Hwang and Anna Buchmann, The San Francisco Chronicle, June 23, 2020

 

LA's Autry, Natural History Museums Get Federal Grants Patch.com, June 22, 2020

 

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park return draws thousands By Andrew Nomura, Fox 5 San Diego, June 21, 2020

 

Roosevelt Statue to Be Removed From Museum of Natural History By Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, June 21, 2020

 

MCASD’S Kathryn Kanjo looks to the future By David L. Coddon, The San Diego Union-Tribune, June 21, 2020

 

Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa names new director By Dan Taylor, North Bay Business Journal, June 19, 2020

 

America's protests are making history. Museums are documenting that in real time.

By Drew Jones, The Washington Post, June 19, 2020

 

de Young, Legion of Honor Announce Layoffs and Furloughs for 47 Staff By Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED, June 16, 2020

 

Museums Embrace Art Therapy Techniques for Unsettled Times By Zachary Small, The New York Times, June 15, 2020

 

35 Black Art and History Museums to Support to Right Now (and Tour as Soon as You Can) By Jessika Davidson-Jefferson, Town & Country Magazine, June 15, 2020

 

‘Neutrality’ of Black Lives Matter Statement by California’s Palm Springs Art Museum Decried in Open Letter By Maximilíano Durón, ARTNews, June 12, 2020

 

L.A. County says museums can reopen. Museums say: Mmm, not so fast By Jessica Gelt and Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, June 12, 2020

 

Prominent museums in Chico hold off on reopening despite local approval By Michael Patterson, KRCRTV.com, June 12, 2020

 

Our Museum Is Considered a Leader in Equity and Inclusion. Here’s What We’ve Done—and Why We Have a Long, Long Way to Go By Lori Fogarty (Opinion), ArtNet News, June 12, 2020

 

Museums Collect Protest Signs to Preserve History in Real Time By Graham Bowley, The New York Times, June 10, 2020

 

Ford Foundation Plans Record $1 Billion Borrowing for Grants By Danielle Moran, Bloomberg, June 10, 2020

 

A Museum Canceled a Show About Police Brutality. Here’s the Art. By Brian Boucher, The New York Times, June 9, 2020

 

Floyd Case Forces Arts Groups to Enter the Fray By Robin Pogrebin and Julia Jacobs, The New York Times, June 8, 2020

 

SFMOMA director apologizes for deleting critical comment by black ex-employee By Tony Bravo, The San Francisco Chronicle, June 5, 2020

 

Amid Historic Black Lives Matter Protests, One Museum’s Call for a “Nonpartisan Approach” Disappoints By Valentina Di Liscia, Hyperallergic, June 5, 2020

 

Minneapolis’s Walker Art Center Becomes First Major U.S. Museum to Stop Contracting Police for Events By Alex Greenberger, ARTNews, June 3, 2020

 

Nelson-Atkins Museum director pledges to re-establish trust after police use campus to stage response to protests

By Nancy Kenney, The Art Newspaper, June 2, 2020

 

SFMOMA Faces Censorship, Racism Accusations Over George Floyd Response By Sam Lefebvre, KQED, June 2, 2020

 

Amid turbulent US protests, Smithsonian's African American museum opens a conversation about race By Nancy Kenney, The Art Newspaper, June 1, 2020

 

Nelson-Atkins Museum Allowed Police to Station on Premises, Sparking Outcry By Valentina Di Liscia, Hyperallergic, June 1, 2020

 

Alison Gass named new director at San José Institute of Contemporary Art By Charles Desmarais, The San Francisco Chronicle, May 29, 2020

 

No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen By Julia Jacobs, The New York Times, May 29, 2020

 

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park reopening delayed by state By Jonathan Wosen, The San Diego Union-Tribune, May 29, 2020

 

Following Second Wave of Infections, South Korea’s Museums Close ArtForum, May 29, 2020

 

Battleship IOWA Museum To Reopen Outdoor Tours In San Pedro By Susan C. Schena, Patch.com, May 28, 2020

 

Shuttered natural history museums fight for survival amid COVID-19 ‘heartbreak’ By Elizabeth Pennisi, Science Magazine, May 28, 2020

 

Museum of Making Music Tunes Up a Renovation By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Southern California, May 28, 2020

 

Aerospace Museum Of California Set To Reopen Outdoor Exhibits By Ryan Hill, CBS Sacramento, May 27, 2020

 

California Academy of Sciences announces layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts affecting hundreds By Chase DiFeliciantonio, The San Francisco Chronicle, May 27, 2020

 

The Museum of Quarantine: An exhibition of our pandemic times, Hollywood style By Jessica Gelt, The Los Angeles Times, May 26, 2020

 

How Will We Remember the Pandemic? Museums Are Already Deciding By Adam Popescu, The New York Times, May 25, 2020

 

A woman of influence: Karen Kienzle found inspiration in Mary Cassatt’s art By Lynn Peithman Stock, Silicon Valley Business Journal, May 22, 2020

 

Sacramento museums race to adapt after losing millions in revenue By Emily Hamann, Sacramento Business Journal, May 21, 2020

 

Santa Barbara Museums Developing Plans to Reopen Once COVID-19 Restrictions Are Lifted By Brooke Holland, Noozhawk, May 16, 2020

 

Historic tribal presence in California to be acknowledged under Ramos bill Redlands Community News, May 16, 2020

 

Botanic gardens are reopening with superblooms — and a few new rules By Jeanette Marantos, The Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2020

 

California's state flag has its own virtual museum By Samantha Solomon, ABC10 News, May 15, 2020

 

Pandemic Spawns 'Emergency Art Museum' In South Bay City By Gideon Rubin, Patch.com, May 15, 2020

 

What do people knead in time of crisis? Bakers remake artworks from a Texas museum By Joshua Barajas, PBS NewsHour, May 15, 2020

  

Some outdoor museums may open, Newsom says, but what’s an outdoor museum? By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2020

 

Museum of the African Diaspora Benefit Auction Raises Over $450,000 ArtForum, May 14, 2020

 

Glen Ellen Historical Society seeks to preserve Sonoma Developmental Center By Anne Ward Ernst, Sonoma Index-Tribune, May 14, 2020

 

The ride is over: Morro Bay Skateboard Museum ends 8-year run By Nick Wilson, The San Luis Obispo Tribune, May 12, 2020

 

In Tiny Solvang, California, Rembrandt Continues Teaching Valuable Lessons By Chadd Scott, Forbes, May 11, 2020

 

A Museum Is Building an Archive of Your Recipes, Photos, and Face Masks By Elisa Wouk Almino, Hyperallergic, May 11, 2020

 

Some of World’s Museums Break Boundaries By Maya Margit, The Medialine, May 11, 2020

 

Asian Art Museum Virtually Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month By Forging New Digital Partnerships By Stephan Rabimov, Forbes, May 10, 2020

 

Castle Air Museum set to reopen Friday By Daniel Gligich, The San Joaquin Valley Sun, May 6, 2020

 

Hearst Foundations grant nearly $2 million to California arts, community organizations By Alejandro Serrano, The San Francisco Chronicle, May 6, 2020

 

Mind+Body Studio Planned For Pretend City Children's Museum By Ashley Ludwig, Patch.com, May 5, 2020

 

Historic USS Iowa in San Pedro sees revenue crater because of coronavirus By Donna Littlejohn, The Daily Breeze, May 5, 2020

 

SF mayor announces $1.5 million in first wave of arts grants to help during coronavirus shutdown By Sam Whiting, The San Francisco Chronicle, April 30, 2020

 

The Museum of Redlands takes interest in saving historic signs from businesses and organizations Redlands Community News, April 30, 2020

 

This is how bad things are for museums: They now have a green light to sell off their art By Sebastian Smee, The Washington Post, April 30, 2020

 

A Texas Zoo is opening back up to the public with a drive-thru experience By Amanda Jackson, CNN International, April 29, 2020

 

The Governor of Texas Told Museums They Can Legally Reopen This Week. Texas Museums Said: No Thanks By Taylor Dafoe, ArtNet News, April 29, 2020

 

Many Museums Won’t Survive the Virus. How Do You Close One Down? By Nina Siegal, The New York Times, April 29, 2020

 

Simon Wiesenthal Center sues Chubb to ensure coronavirus insurance coverage By Jonathan Stempel, Reuters, April 29, 2020

 

Fresno Chaffee Zoo closed for over a month, officials share how they are managing By Angelica Lei Lani, YourCentralValley.com, April 28, 2020

 

Its future in limbo, Palo Alto History Museum wins timely grants from county Palo Alto Online, April 28, 2020

 

Biologists Bring Red-Legged Frog Back To San Diego, Days Before Virus Could Have Derailed Plans By Shalina Chatlani, KPBS, April 27, 2020

 

Crocker Exhibit Falls Victim To Coronavirus Shutdown By Genoa Barrow, The Sacramento Observer, April 27, 2020

 

Museums in Belgium and Italy to reopen mid-May under phased lifting of lockdown By Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, April 27, 2020

 

Santa Barbara Zoo acquires donations through drive-by parade By Blake DeVine, KEYT, April 25, 2020

 

California governor, others get own bobbleheads after Fauci’s and Birx’s raised $160K By Chacour Koop, The Sacramento Bee, April 24, 2020

 

LACMA is beloved. Its design never was. By Hadley Meares, Curbed Los Angeles, April 23, 2020

 

La Jolla Historical Society seeks stories for ‘Corona Chronicles’ By Ashley Mackin-Solomon, La Jolla Light, April 23, 2020

 

Leslie Lawton, Sunnyvale Historical Society leader, dies

By Katharina Woodman, The Mercury News, April 23, 2020

 

In Oakland, Plunging Hotel Tax Revenue Threatens to Gut Arts Funding By Sam Lefebvre, KQED, April 23, 2020

 

From Shoebox to White Cube: A Roundup of Homemade Pet Museums By Valentina Di Liscia, Hyperallergic, April 23, 2020

 

The Florida Aquarium just made a breakthrough that will help save the third largest coral reef in the world By Alaa Elassar, CNN, April 23, 2020

 

Zoos have little revenue but still must feed animals, who seem to miss their human audience By Susanne Rust, The Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2020

 

Following Coronavirus Closures, Museums in Germany, Austria Plan Reopenings By Tessa Solomon, ARTNews, April 22, 2020

 

Black artists from around the globe donate their work for online auction to help SF’s MoAD By Raheem Hosseini, The San Francisco Chronicle, April 21, 2020

 

A zoo without visitors: Animal care goes on as vital revenue stream disappears By John Wilkens, The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 19, 2020

 

SoCal Museums Announces K–12 Digital Offerings at 30+ Museums and Cultural Institutions Santa Monica Daily Press, April 18, 2020

 

Sheltered in place, public looks for new input from local museums, Monterey Bay Aquarium By Lara Streiff, Monterey Herald, April 18, 2020

 

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park asking for donations to care for animals By Shannon Handy, CBS News 8, April 17, 2020

 

Sonoma Valley Museum Of Art Cancels Annual Gala SFGate, April 17, 2020

 

Hemet’s Western Science Center makes mask clips for hospitals battling coronavirus By Beau Yarbrough, The Press-Enterprise, April 17, 2020

 

California Historical Society Documenting Stories of COVID-19 By Joe Rosato, Jr., NBC Bay Area, April 17, 2020

 

Online Art Auction Aims to Keep Museum of the African Diaspora Afloat By Sam Lefebvre, KQED, April 17, 2020

 

The Getty Museum Releases Animal Crossing Art Generator By Jason Rochlin, Game Rant, April 16, 2020

 

Aquarium of the Pacific brings sea animals to your homes amid coronavirus pandemic By Hunter Lee, Long Beach Press Telegram, April 16, 2020

 

In Substantial Shift, Museum Industry Group Pushes Directors to Break the Rules to Survive By Andrew Russeth, ARTNews, April 16, 2020

 

Coronavirus: Monterey Bay Aquarium laying off workers By Dennis L. Taylor, Monterey Herald, April 15, 2020

 

You Can’t Visit the Museum. But Your Robot Can. By Andrew Dickson, The New York Times, April 15, 2020

 

Zoo May Feed Animals to Animals as Funds Dry Up in Pandemic By Christopher F. Schuetze, The New York Times, April 15, 2020

 

Art museum announces new president Chico Enterprise-Record, April 14, 2020

 

A real aquarium is giving tours of Animal Crossing’s in-game museum By Nicole Carpenter, Polygon, April 13, 2020

 

Why Los Angeles is America’s free museum capital By Jori Finkel, The Art Newspaper, April 13, 2020

 

Without guests, San Diego Zoo Safari Park sees more mountain lions By Mark Saunders and Matt Boone, ABC 10News San Diego, April 13, 2020

 

Santa Barbara Zoo seeks donations after loss of funds during COVID-19 closure By Jessica Brest, KEYT, April 12, 2020

 

Santa Barbara Zoo Features Its Animal Antics Online During Coronavirus Shutdown By Brooke Holland, Noozhawk, April 10, 2020

 

Santa Barbara Zoo takes extra precautions to prevent animals from catching COVID-19 By Blake DeVine, KEYT, April 9, 2020

 

See how The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens continue to care for animals despite park closure By Caitlin Thropay, KESQ, April 8, 2020

 

Oakland Museum of California Announces Hours Reductions Affecting 106 Workers By Sam Lefebvre, KQED, April 8, 2020

 

‘It’s gonna break my heart’: COVID-19 pandemic causes Oakhurst children’s museum to close permanently By Dennis Valera, YourCentralValley.com, April 8, 2020

 

San Diego Zoo sees birth of endangered vulture for the first time By Mark Saunders, ABC 10News San Diego, April 7, 2020

 

Sacramento Zoo tries to stay afloat amid coronavirus crisis By Leticia Ordaz, KCRA Sacramento, April 7, 2020

 

California African American Museum moves its dance party to Instagram. You’re invited By Matt Cooper, The Los Angeles Times, April 7, 2020

 

Philanthropist, Palm Springs Art Museum trustee Arlene Schnitzer dies By Sherry Barkas, The Palm Springs Desert Sun, April 6, 2020

 

Bay Area museum directors discuss challenges of coronavirus shutdown By Charles Desmarais, The San Francisco Chronicle, April 6, 2020

 

Bronx Zoo Tiger Is Sick With the Coronavirus By Joseph Goldstein, The New York Times, April 6, 2020

 

'Last thing to go will be care for animals': Oakland Zoo has used $1.5M of $4.5M reserve By Grant Marek, SFGate, April 5, 2020

 

Cost overruns, delays, now coronavirus. Academy Museum chief Bill Kramer isn’t fazed By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, April 4, 2020

 

Balboa Park to launch virtual explorer portal for amid COVID-19 pandemic KUSI, April 3, 2020

 

Pier 39 aquarium staff furloughed — but what about the fish? By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, San Francisco Examiner, April 3, 2020

 

MoMA Terminates All Museum Educator Contracts By Valentina Di Liscia, Hyperallergic, April 3, 2020

 

In Open Letter, San Francisco Art Institute’s Potential Closure Is Mourned by Bay Area Scene By Alex Greenberger, ARTNews, April 2, 2020

 

Animals at the LA Zoo are Missing Human Visitors By Jose Mayorquin, KABC-TV, April 1, 2020

 

The Getty Museum called for people to recreate works of art while in quarantine — and they did not disappoint By Danielle Garrand, CBS News, April 1, 2020

 

Hit by ‘slow-burning catastrophe,’ MOCA forced to furlough or cut pay for most staff By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, April 1, 2020

 

Coronavirus could shut down some of L.A.’s most vulnerable hubs of culture and history By Andrew J. Campa, The Los Angeles Times, March 31, 2020

 

In a Surprise Move, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Is Looking to Its $3.6 Billion Endowment to Cover Costs By Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, March 31, 2020

 

At Exploratorium, layoffs, furloughs to affect 85% of staff By Annie Vainshtein, The San Francisco Chronicle, March 31, 2020

 

Layoffs Hit Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco By Sam Lefebvre, KQED, March 31, 2020

 

Tahoe Maritime Museum to shutter, reorganize Tahoe Weekly, March 31, 2020

 

Dutch museum says van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid By Mike Corder, Associated Press, March 30, 2020

 

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges By Hilda Flores, KCRA Sacramento, March 29, 2020

 

LACMA demolition moves forward, but coronavirus pauses Academy and Lucas construction By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, March 28, 2020

 

California Automobile Museum launches virtual view amid coronavirus outbreak By Mack Ervin III, The Sacramento Bee, March 28, 2020

 

Virtually visit the Wildling Museum By Stacy Otte-Demangate, Santa Ynez Valley Star, March 28, 2020

 

SFMOMA to Lay Off or Furlough Over 300 Museum Staff By Sarah Hotchkiss, KQED, March 27, 2020

 

San Diego Zoo launches online education program CBS News 8, March 26, 2020

 

Museum layoffs begin in Los Angeles at MOCA and Hammer By Wallace Ludel, The Art Newspaper, March 25, 2020

 

Hundreds of Museums Around the World Are Sending Each Other Bouquets of Art Historical Flowers to Spread Love in a Dark Time By Noor Brara, ArtNet News, March 25, 2020

 

Art World Rallies to Gather Medical Supplies for COVID-19 Healthcare Workers By Hakim Bishara, Hyperallergic, March 25, 2020

 

Arts groups, facing their own virus crisis, get a piece of the stimulus By Julia Jacobs, The New York Times, March 24, 2020

 

MOCA lays off all 97 part-time employees in expectation of long coronavirus closure By Craig Nakano and Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, March 24, 2020

 

As New York and California Hospitals Face Critical Equipment Shortages, Museums and Schools Step Into the Breach By Brian Boucher, ARTNews, March 24, 2020

 

These families created a community art museum on the sidewalks of their California neighborhood while sheltering in place By Amir Vera, CNN, March 23, 2020

 

The San Antonio Aquarium has been forcibly shut down by police after refusing to close due to coronavirus By Alaa Elassar, CNN, March 23, 2020

 

10 of the world’s best virtual museum and art gallery tours By Antonia Wilson, The Guardian, March 23, 2020

 

SoCal Museums Step Up To Offer Art And Activities Online By Christine M. Ziemba, LAist, March 23, 2020

 

SF arts groups could lose $73 million in coronavirus shutdown, study says By Charles Desmarais, The San Francisco Chronicle, March 23, 2020

 

Monterey Bay Aquarium utilizes live animal cameras to bring people close to nature amid COVID-19 stay-at-home order KGO-TV, March 21, 2020

 

Museums, Curators, and Artists Find Innovative Solutions for Showing Art in a Pandemic By Annie Armstrong, Artsy, March 19, 2020

 

Zoo To You brings wildlife to you with live stream show By Christina Favuzzi, KSBY San Luis Obispo News, March 19, 2020

 

The arts will recover from the coronavirus, as they did after 9/11. But they might look a lot different. By Philip Kennicott, The Washington Post, March 19, 2020

 

Met Museum Prepares for $100 Million Loss and Closure Till July
By Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, March 18, 2020

 

These Little Rats Took A 'Field Trip' At The California Science Center By Danielle Dougall, Narcity, March 18, 2020

 

Galleries, museums, closed by virus fears, offer alternative: #MuseumFromHome By Aidin Vaziri, The San Francisco Chronicle, March 14, 2020

 

Researchers Discover Dead Sea Scrolls at Museum of the Bible Are Forgeries By Tessa Solomon, ARTnews, March 13, 2020

 

How Will the Museum Landscape in O.C. Change in the Next Decade? By Richard Chang, VoiceofOC, March 13, 2020

 

12 of California’s 21 biggest museums have closed because of coronavirus. Here’s the list By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, March 13, 2020

 

Plans for new Morro Bay aquarium show a gleaming building with views of the Rock By Nick Wilson, The San Luis Obispo Tribune, March 12, 2020

 

Contemporary Jewish Museum Executive Director Lori Starr Will Step Down ArtForum, March 12, 2020

 

First California condor chick of 2020 hatches at Oregon Zoo

By Amanda Butt, March 11, 2020, KATU

 

San Diego’s Mingei International Museum undergoes a sweeping renovation By Shane Reiner-Roth, The Architect’s Newspaper, March 10, 2020

 

How COVID-19 Is Affecting the Cultural World By Katherine J. Wu and Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, March 10, 2020

 

For museums, theaters and symphonies, a coronavirus case study in S.F. vs. Seattle By Tom Jacobs, The Los Angeles Times, March 9, 2020

 

From Swastika Selfies to Lessons on Nazism By Geraldine Fabrikant, The New York Times, March 9, 2020

 

Chamber of The Santa Barbara Region Names Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Nonprofit of Year By Rita Serotkin, Noozhawk, March 6, 2020

 

Museums start to take account of COVID-19 with temporary shutdowns or closure of exhibits By Alex Barreira, The San Francisco Business Times, March 6, 2020

 

Fresno Chaffee Zoo CEO announces retirement By Alliz Clavijo, YourCentralValley.com, March 5, 2020

 

Coronavirus roundup: Santa Clara cases rise as museum shuts down, Stanford cares for some who test positive Silicon Valley Business Journal, March 5, 2020

 

Several US museums restrict staff travel to high-risk countries in response to coronavirus By Nancy Kenney, The Art Newspaper, March 5, 2020

 

Biologist admits to embezzling $236,000 from the San Diego Zoo By David Hernandez, The San Diego Union-Tribune, March 5, 2020

 

California museums and theaters shift coronavirus planning into a higher gear By Ashley Lee, The Los Angeles Times, March 3, 2020

 

Kidspace Appoints New Chief Executive Officer, Lisa Clements PasadenaNow, March 3, 2020

 

MAH welcomes new director Robb Woulfe By Elaine Ingalls, The Santa Cruz Sentinel, February 17, 2020

 

Million-dollar overhaul planned for Camarillo history museum By Jeremy Childs, Ventura County Star, February 11, 2020

 

US artists and museums join forces to fire up voters By Matthew Stromberg, The Art Newspaper, February 11, 2020

 

‘Antiques Roadshow’ set to air episodes from 2019 stop at Crocker Art Museum By Mitchel Bobo, The Sacramento Bee, February 10, 2020

 

Thousands of Fossils Sit Forgotten in Museum Drawers. How one Paleontologist is Changing That By Lacy Schley, Discover Magazine, February 10, 2020

 

Motion Picture Museum to Open Dec. 14, Academy Announces NBC Southern California, February 9, 2020

 

Britney Spears pop up museum opens in Los Angeles KTSM 9 News, February 7, 2020

 

L.A.’s long-awaited Academy Museum of Motion Pictures shows its stunning spaces, if not any exhibits yet By Bob Strauss, LA Daily News, February 7, 2020

 

The GRAMMY Museum® is Now a Certified Autism Center™ Digital Journal, February 7, 2020

 

Sunnyvale won’t pay for Orchard Heritage Park Museum expansion study By Thy Vo, Pacifica Tribune, February 5, 2020

 

Grant to fund online access to rare Ventura County history journals By Stacie N. Galang, Ventura County Star, February 4, 2020

 

Bay Area couple donates $1M for new art at UC Davis Manetti Shrem Museum By Trevor Stewart, Woodland Daily Democrat, February 4, 2020

 

Board hires industry veteran to lead Powerhouse Science Center By Emily Hamman, Sacramento Business Journal, January 31, 2020

 

Native American groups take issue with Library of Congress posting tribal stories By Niko Boskovic, USA Today, January 29, 2020

 

The Fight to Decolonize the Museum By Adam Hochschild, The Atlantic, January/February 2020

 

Commission OKs plans for Museum of Redlands By Alejandro Cano, Redlands News, January 31, 2020

 

25 Sacramento Area Museums Participating In Free Museum Day CBS Sacramento, January 31, 2020

 

LACMA Gifted $50 Million in Support of New Peter Zumthor–designed Building Artforum, January 31, 2020

 

Kern County Museum hires new curator of collections By Joseph Luiz, KGET 17, January 29, 2020

 

SLO art museum kills $12 million expansion: ‘If you look around this city, you can see why’ By Kaytlyn Leslie, The San Luis Obispo Tribune, January 29, 2020

 

San Diego Automotive Museum Names Lenny Leszczynski as Executive Director By Debbie L. Sklar, Times of San Diego, January 28, 2020

 

‘Our time is now’: How the California Museum is honoring Chinese American history By Theodora Yu, The Sacramento Bee, January 28, 2020

 

This museum in California will send art right to your phone, all you have to do is ask By Emily McCain, ABC Action News, January 28, 2020

 

San Diego Museum Month Offers Half-Price Admissions Throughout February By Chris Jennewein, Times of San Diego, January 26, 2020

 

The Barona Cultural Center and Museum opened its doors to the public 20 years ago By Chet Barfield, The San Diego Union-Tribune, January 26, 2020

 

Koala and platypus ‘adoptions’ at San Diego Zoo and Safari Park raise funds for Australia wildlife By Gary Warth, The San Diego Union-Tribune, January 25, 2020

 

Hammer Museum at UCLA announces 30 artists for ‘Made in L.A. 2020: a version’ UCLA Newsroom, January 21, 2020

 

San Diego Zoo Global and EDF Renewables North America Announce On-Site Operation of Battery Energy Storage Yahoo Finance, January 21, 2020

 

Santa Monica's Treasured Mosaic to Be Centerpiece of Orange County Museum Expansion By Jorge Casuso, The Lookout News, January 21, 2020

 

Katie Lowe joins Rancho Los Alamitos as Manager of Education and Public Engagement Orange County Breeze, January 21, 2020

 

The Frick Collection Could Turn Jeffrey Epstein’s Home Into An Art Museum By Sarah Midkiff, Yahoo Lifestyle, January 21, 2020

 

A baby gorilla is born at L.A. Zoo, the first in over 20 years By Alex Wigglesworth, The Los Angeles Times, January 19, 2020

 

Women’s Museum of California appoints interim director San Diego Community Newspaper Group, January 15, 2020

 

 Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Gets $750,000 Federal Grant for Expansion

By Debbie L. Sklar, Times of San Diego, January 14, 2020

 

Making Art Her Life: Kim Kanatani Embraces New Role at UCI By Aliese Muhonen, OrangeCoast.com, January 13, 2020

 

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens kicks off 50th anniversary celebrations By Caitlin Thropay, KESQ, January 11, 2020

 

Community remembers former La Jolla Historical Society President Pat Dahlberg By Dave Schwab, San Diego Community Newspaper Group, January 11, 2020

 

San Diego Zoo to Match One-Day Admissions for Australian Wildlife Relief Efforts By Brenda Gregorio-Nieto, NBC San Diego, January 11, 2020

 

MOCA to Begin Offering Free Admission at Both Locations NBC Los Angeles, January 11, 2020

 

Rancho Los Cerritos appoints new Development Director, Tessa Cavenah Orange County Breeze, January 10, 2020

 

Ahead of This Year’s Elections, Over 50 Museums Commit to Feminist Art By Olivia Giovetti, Yahoo! News, January 10, 2020

 

Pasadena's USC Pacific Asia Museum Announces Contemporary Art Exhibitions and New Initiatives for 2020 Pasadena Now, January 10, 2020

 

Inside Leimert Park’s Little-Known Jazz and Blues Museum By Ande Richards, Los Angeleno, January 9, 2020

 

Getty Museum President Condemns Trump's Threat To Cultural Sites Patch.com, January 7, 2020

 

Pentagon Rules Out Striking Iranian Cultural Sites, Contradicting Trump By Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman, The New York Times, January 6, 2020

 

Here Are 21 Highly Anticipated, Mind-Expanding Museum Exhibitions to Seek Out Across the US in 2020 By Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, January 6, 2020

 

John Baldessari, Who Gave Conceptual Art a Dose of Wit, Is Dead at 88 By Jori Finkel, The New York Times, January 5, 2020

 

Border Patrol Museum visitors want to talk about politics, but the staff doesn't By Robyn Ross, The San Francisco Chronicle, January 3, 2020

 

Snoopy Museum reopens following relocation to larger site in Tokyo By David Styles, Museums + Heritage Advisor, January 2, 2020

 

Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College Names Victoria Sancho Lobis Director Artforum, January 2, 2020

 

A heady art year in 2020 for the Bay Area, from a new Asian Art Museum pavilion to Thiebaud By Charles Desmarais, The San Francisco Chronicle, January 2, 2020

 

Flying Lanterns Probably Caused Zoo Fire in Germany, Police Say By Jacey Fortin, The New York Times, January 1, 2020

 

Judge: Zoo must relinquish big cats By Greg Larry, Cumberland Times-News, December 31, 2019

 

Zoo director takes monkeys and pandas home to save them from deadly wildfires By Reis Thebault, The Washington Post, December 31, 2019

 

On the Rise: 47 Curators and Arts Leaders Who Took on New Appointments in 2019 By Victoria L. Valentine, Culture Type, December 27, 2019

 

Gold Nugget Museum buys building for new home By Laura Urseny, Chico Enterprise-Record, December 27, 2019

 

Comprehensive digital photography collection and $500,000 endowment donated to UCR ARTS By Jessica Weber, The Redlands Community News, December 27, 2019

 

Museum of Hangovers opens in Croatia By Lilit Marcus, CTV News, December 25, 2019

 

Marciano Foundation Worker Files Suit Claiming Mass Layoffs Were Illegal By Colin Moynihan, The New York Times, December 23, 2019

 

Museums, other institutions start stocking special glasses for those with colorblindness By Erin Blakemore, The Washington Post, December 21, 2019

 

Joan Irvine Smith, philanthropist and major force behind the founding of UCI, dies at 86 By Luke Money and Steve Marble, The Los Angeles Times, December 20, 2019

 

Nik Dehejia Tapped as Executive Vice-President of Oakland Zoo Yahoo Finance, December 20, 2019

 

Pena Adobe raising money to assess cost to repair crumbling wall By Ian Thompson, Fairfield Daily Republic

 

Proposed Downtown Livermore Science Museum Named The Livermore Independent, December 19, 2019

 

Bank of America Invests $750,000 to Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art Inland Empire, December 18, 2019

 

Autry Museum names two new curators known for their ambitious, collaborative style By Carolina A. Miranda, The Los Angeles Times, December 16, 2019

 

Former Getty Director Stephen Garrett, Who Turned the California Museum Into an International Powerhouse, Has Died at 96 By Caroline Elbaor, ArtNet News, December 4, 2019

 

Border Patrol threw away migrants’ belongings. A janitor saved and photographed them By Makeda Easter, The Los Angeles Times, December 2, 2019

 

Valley Children's Museum Struggling For Money, Location: Dublin By Toni McAllister, Patch.com, December 2, 2019

 

Betty Barker, co-founder of Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert, dies at 99 By Julie Makinen and Ann Greer, The Desert Sun, December 1, 2019

 

Baltimore Museum of Art will only buy women's art in 2020 By Anna Sturla, CNN, December 1, 2019

 

Armenian American Museum Selects Pre-Construction General Contractor Asbarez Armenian News, November 26, 2019

 

NHRA Motorsports Museum Director Larry Fisher Passes By Andrew Wolf, Dragzine.com, November 25, 2019

 

Thieves Steal 'Priceless' Jewel Sets From Dresden Museum By David Rising and Frank Jordans, NBC Southern California, November 25, 2019

 

How Did the Gettysburg Address End Up in Glenn Beck’s Office? By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, The New York Times, November 23, 2019

 

Rare Platypus On Display At San Diego Zoo Safari Park By Erik Anderson, KPBS, November 22, 2019

 

Employees at One of LA’s Largest Museums Announce Plans to Unionize By Matt Stromberg, Hyperallergic, November 22, 2019

 

China yanks Oakland artist Hung Liu’s big Beijing show By Sam Whiting, The San Francisco Chronicle, November 21, 2019

 

Napa Valley vintner Warren Winiarski honored by Smithsonian's National Museum of American History By Sasha Paulsen, Napa Valley Register, November 21, 2019

 

SF museum to explore our dark side: domestic violence, bullying, school shootings By Heather Knight, The San Francisco Chronicle, November 19, 2019

 

Bei Bei showered with attention as National Zoo prepares to send him to China on Tuesday By Dana Hedgpeth and Michael E. Ruane, The Washington Post, November 18, 2019

 

Ever-busy Cardiff surfing icon Rob Machado opens hometown shop and museum By Pam Kragen, The San Diego Union-Tribune, November 17, 2019

 

San Joaquin County zoo to undergo partial renovation By Kristi Gross, Fox40, November 16, 2019

 

The Nefertiti Bust Meets the 21st Century By Michael Weinberg, Slate, November 15, 2019

 

Martial Arts History Museum kicks its way to 20th year By Anthony Clark Carpio, The Los Angeles Times, November 15, 2019

 

The Huntington Library acquires two collections of US slavery and abolition records By Wallace Ludel, The Art Newspaper, November 14, 2019

 

With two new appointments, National Gallery of Art director puts focus on visitor experience By Peggy McGlone, Independent Tribune, November 12, 2019

 

Sandra the orangutan, freed from a zoo after being granted 'personhood,' settles into her new home By Alaa Elassar, CNN, November 9, 2019

 

Endangered California Condor Being Treated For Lead Poisoning At Oakland Zoo CBS San Francisco, November 9, 2019

 

Rocklin Historical Society Recognized for Local Impact Roseville Today, November 9, 2019

 

Cal Academy’s new director a famous face from ‘Dinosaur Train’ By Peter Hartlaub, The San Francisco Chronicle, November 8, 2019

 

Possible operating changes at H.B. surf museum churn up worries about preserving local history By Julia Sclafani, The Los Angeles Times, November 8, 2019

 

‘It was intense’: Recognition, thanks for murals in the ruins of Paradise By Kyra Gottesman, The Chico Enterprise-Record, November 8, 2019

 

Snoopy Museum is reopening in Machida, Tokyo in December By Emma Steen, Time Out, November 7, 2019

 

Paul Baribault takes charge as the San Diego Zoo’s first new leader in 34 years By Bradley J. Fikes, The San Diego Union-Tribune, November 7, 2019

 

Stolen Benjamin Creme Artwork Worth $800,000 Found in California Storage Facility By Tufayel Ahmed, Newsweek, November 6, 2019

 

Marciano Art Foundation Shutters, Blaming Low Attendance—Former Employees Have Other Theories By Brittany Martin, LA Magazine, November 6, 2019

 

Proposed Oakland Museum of Jazz and Art for City-Owned Site Moves Forward By Sam Lefebvre, KQED, November 6, 2019

 

A San Francisco archive has added hundreds of amazing photos. See the best ones here. By Katie Dowd, The San Francisco Chronicle, November 5, 2019

 

Woman wanted for climbing into Bronx Zoo lion exhibit: 'I am the lion now' By Elisha Fieldstadt, NBCNews.com, November 1, 2019

 

After Easy fire, Reagan Presidential Library and Museum gets back to business By Ryan Carter, The Pasadena Star-News, November 1, 2019

 

Museums Are Trying to Fireproof Themselves in the Age of Climate Change By Cole Kazdin, Vice, November 1, 2019

 

Ontario Police Museum holds car show to raise money after alleged embezzlement By Steve Scauzillo, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, October 31, 2019

 

Chapman, Catalina Museum Create ‘University by the Sea’ Newport Beach Independent Newspaper, October 31, 2019

 

Zoo monkey dies from injuries after fighting off intruder who took his offspring By Sophie Lewis, CBS News, October 31, 2019

 

Art storage demands flare as California fires rage By Brook Mason, The Art Newspaper, October 31, 2019

 

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art finds its new director at the Met By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, October 30, 2019

 

Castro site needed for LGBTQ museum, say project backers By Matthew S. Bajko, The Bay Area Reporter, October 30, 2019

 

California teen gets prison for snatching rare lemur from zoo By Kenneth Garger, The New York Post, October 29, 2019

 

Why the Getty Center Is the Safest Place for Art During a Fire By Caitlin Shamberg and Annelisa Stephan, The Iris [blog], October 29, 2019

 

Related California Unveils Major Public Art Installation For New Luxury Build In San Francisco By Julia Brenner, Forbes, October 29, 2019

 

Long Beach Museum Gets Big Grant To Focus On Women Artists By Harry Saltzgaver, The Grunion, October 28, 2019

 

Museum Directors Under 40: A Brief History of 20 Young Leaders Who Helped Shape Their Institutions By Claire Selvin, ARTNews, October 28, 2019

 

Powerful earthquakes reveal mysterious 15-million-year-old fossil in California By Mike Harris, Ventura County Star, October 26, 2019

 

Flexibility the name of the education game at Monterey Bay Aquarium’s new Bechtel Center By Ariana Remmel, The Monterey Herald, October 26, 2019

 

Painting Stolen by Nazis Recovered From New York Museum NBC Southern California, October 23, 2019

 

A Brewing History Update Comes To The Smithsonian National Museum Of American History By Thomas Pellechia, Forbes, October 23, 2019

 

Huntington Names Dennis Carr Chief Curator of American Art Pasadena Now, October 22, 2019

 

Arrests at MoMA: Protesters Block Entrance, Demanding Removal of Board Member Holding Puerto Rican Debt By Alex Greenberger, ARTNews, October 21, 2019

 

Animal Rights Group Wants Elephant Removed From Bronx Zoo CBS New York, October 21, 2019

 

What Curators Don’t Get About Prison Art By Zachary Small, The Nation, October 18, 2019

 

Baby giraffe, member of an endangered subspecies, born at Los Angeles Zoo KABC-TV, October 18, 2019

 

The 'blob': Paris zoo unveils unusual organism which can heal itself and has 720 sexes By Julie Zaugg, CNN, October 17, 2019

 

UC Berkeley Art Museum inherits grand trove of nearly 3,000 African American quilts By Charles Desmarais, San Francisco Chronicle, October 16, 2019

 

Maritime Museum of San Diego’s Educational Programs Expand Thanks to SB 367 By Debbie L. Sklar, Times of San Diego, October 15, 2019

 

Akron Art Museum promotes three, including Seema Rao to deputy director By Scott Suttell, Crain’s Cleveland Business, October 14, 2019

 

How Museums And Libraries Are Adapting In The Age Of Internet By Doug McKnight, KAZU, October 14, 2019

 

Chinese Railroad Workers Project exhibit honored by California Preservation Foundation By Melissa De Witte, Stanford University News, October 13, 2019

 

LA Zoo Urges Support for Endangered Species with Cute Animal Pics By Andrew Fortin-Caldera, NBC Southern California, October 12, 2019

 

Oakland Zoo stays closed a second day, with focus on protecting most vulnerable animals By Anna Bauman, San Francisco Chronicle, October 10, 2019

 

SF’s newest museum is opening in the city’s oldest mint By Carl Nolte, San Francisco Chronicle, October 5, 2019

 

Deborah Marrow, longtime Getty Foundation director and arts funder, dies By Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times, October 4, 2019

 

Legion of Honor, de Young museums expand free Saturdays to all Bay Area residents By Charles Desmarais, San Francisco Chronicle, October 2, 2019

 

Walter Hood, MacArthur ‘genius’ grant winner, will transform Oakland Museum of California By Brock Keeling, Curbed SF, September 27, 2019

 

A New Urgency to Learn About Los Angeles’s Mexican History By Jill Cowan, The New York Times, September 27, 2019

 

Santa Barbara Zoo’s last elephant, 48-year-old Little Mac, is euthanized Los Angeles Times, September 27, 2019

 

San Jose Museum of Art turns 50 with spirited gala By Catherine Bigelow, San Francisco Chronicle, September 27, 2019

 

Getty Museum Acquires Work by Groundbreaking Photographer Laura Aguilar By Maximilíano Durón, ARTNews, September 26, 2019

 

Jacob Urges Expediting Climate Action Museum In San Francisco As The UN Releases 2019 Climate Report PR Newswire, Yahoo! Finance, September 23, 2019

 

Orange County Museum of Art Breaks Ground on New Building ArtForum, September 23, 2019

 

How Lonnie Bunch Built a Museum Dream Team By Lonnie G. Bunch III, Smithsonian Magazine, September 21, 2019

 

Hundreds celebrate International Red Panda Day at Sequoia Park Zoo By Sonia Waraich, Eureka Times Standard, September 21, 2019

 

When worlds collide: Lake Merritt and Oakland Museum finally will connect By John King, The San Francisco Chronicle, September 21, 2019

 

The Monterey Museum of Art is 60 and showing its age, but new ideas could propel it into the next 60. By Pam Marino and Walter Ryce, Monterey County Weekly, September 19, 2019

 

CEO of Kidspace Museum Moving On NBC Los Angeles, September 18, 2019

 

St. Helena’s Robert Louis Stevenson Museum turning 50 Napa Valley Register, September 18, 2019

 

Ladan Akbarnia Joins San Diego Museum of Art as Curator of South Asian and Islamic Art ArtForum, September 17, 2019

 

San Diego Zoo brings in president and CEO from Disney By Bradley J. Fikes, The San Diego Union-Tribune, September 13, 2019

 

The Quirk of Collecting That Skews Museum Specimens Male

By Rachel Gutman, The Atlantic, September 11, 2019

 

Oakland’s ‘museum of the people’ launches $85m capital campaign

By Hilarie M. Sheets, The Art Newspaper, September 11, 2019

 

California African American Museum Names Chief Curator MyNewsLA.com, September 11, 2019

 

London aquarium to raise 'genderless' penguin By Amy Woodyatt, CNN International, September 10, 2019

 

Largest Exhibition Of Mummies Arrives In Pittsburgh Under Heavy Security By Meghan Schiller, CBS Pittsburgh, September 10, 2019

 

Julie Joyce Appointed Senior Curator at ArtCenter Pasadena Now, September 9, 2019

 

At 19 Art Shows, From Los Angeles to Manhattan, All Eyes Are on Inclusion By Holland Cotter, The New York Times, September 9, 2019

 

New edgier exhibits find Bay Area museums confronting the world By Robert Taylor, The Mercury News, September 9, 2019

 

The longtime leader of the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach is stepping down By Louis Sahagun, The Los Angeles Times, September 6, 2019

 

Joey of endangered kangaroo species born at San Diego Zoo Safari Park KUSI, September 6, 2019

 

Exhibit Thwarted by Pasadena Museum of California Art's Abrupt Closure Gets Wall Space at Nearby Venue Pasadena Now, September 6, 2019

 

Huntington Updates Its Name, Announces A Partnership with the Hammer Museum, And Addresses the Future at Centennial Launch Event Pasadena Now, September 6, 2019

 

With new chief curator, Palm Springs Art Museum ready to 'form an identity' By Brian Blueskye, Palm Springs Desert Sun, September 6, 2019

 

The Art Handler Who Saved the Emancipation Proclamation From Drowning in Mountain Dew By Zachary Small, Hyperallergic, September 6, 2019

 

The Fort Bragg-Mendocino Coast Historical Society celebrates 20 years By Julie Parker, Ft. Bragg Advocate-News, September 5, 2019

 

Fleet Science Center Selected to Join National Effort to Train More STEM Teachers Times of San Diego, September 5, 2019

 

The Museum Wall That Broke the Art Handler’s Back By Zachary Small, Hyperallergic, September 2, 2019

 

Philanthropy, but at what price? US museums wake up to public's ethical concerns By Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, August 28, 2019

 

Three design teams propose La Brea Tar Pits revamp. The mammoth’s future? Uncertain By Carolina A. Miranda, The Los Angeles Times, August 26, 2019

 

Outrage after ‘imbecile’ zoo visitors use fingernails to scratch their names into the back of a RHINO By Jon Rogers, The Sun, August 22, 2019

 

As zebras watch, Detroit Zoo announces switch to wind energy By Neal Rubin, The Detroit News, August 22, 2019

 

Minnesota Historical Society considers name change for Historic Fort Snelling site By Kelly Smith, Minneapolis Star Tribune, August 21, 2019

 

Whitewashing of Mural in Santa Ana Stirs Controversy By Richard Chang, Voice of OC, August 21, 2019

 

Scientific Breakthrough At Florida Aquarium Could Save Florida’s Endangered Coral Reefs CBS Miami, August 21, 2019

 

Artists to Napa’s di Rosa center: Selling collection ‘would lead to an irretrievable loss’ By Charles Demarais, The San Francisco Chronicle, August 20, 2019

 

A New Definition of “Museum” Sparks International Debate By Zachary Small, Hyperallergic, August 19, 2019

 

San Diego Zoo calls for action against moves to weaken Endangered Species Act By Mark Saunders, ABC10 News, August 16, 2019

 

The American Museum Is in Crisis By James Tarmy, Bloomberg Businessweek, August 15, 2019

 

East Bay museums reimagining how exhibits presented By Lou Fancher, East Bay Times, August 15, 2019

 

The Children's Museum is digging for dinosaurs in Wyoming. They've found amazing things. By Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, August 15, 2019

 

LADWP loans ancient tusk to Eastern California Museum Sierra Wave, August 14, 2019

 

New features at Sacramento Zoo welcome visitors with autism, dementia, PTSD and more By Caroline Ghisolfi, The Sacramento Bee, August 14, 2019

 

Free citizen science app gives locals the ability to help keep Tahoe blue By Dwayne Macie, KRNV My News 4, August 13, 2019

 

Venomous snake has been missing inside Bronx Zoo for a week By Anabel Sosa and Ebony Bowden, New York Post, August 13, 2019

 

South Bay History: Carson’s International Printing Museum takes its educational mission seriously By Sam Gnerre, The Daily Breeze, August 12, 2019

 

Demonstrators call on LA Zoo to free Billy the elephant, hold rally ahead of World Elephant Day KABC, August 12, 2019

 

Korean American museum design calls for a lush rooftop garden and a sense of mystery By Sam Lubell, The Los Angeles Times, August 12, 2019

 

Sacramento Zoo closed for part of Saturday after Valentine the giraffe dies By Hannah Wiley, The Sacramento Bee, August 10, 2019

 

At the Museum of Death, every day is like a Charles Manson anniversary By Maria L. La Ganga, The Los Angeles Times, August 10, 2019

 

A lioness at a German zoo ate her 2 cubs just days after they were born, and zookeepers are shocked By Tom Murray, Business Insider, August 9, 2019

 

Zoos have an image problem. Can Animal Planet and the San Diego Zoo fix that? By Susan King, The Los Angeles Times, August 7, 2019

 

A giant Rube Goldberg machine is being assembled at the Tech
By Sal Pizarro, The Mercury News, August 7, 2019 

 

Museum Expansion Sparks Division Over Orchard Tree Removal By Jacob Bourne, The Silicon Valley Voice, August 6, 2019

 

Behind the Oakland Museum’s $20 Million Plan to Transform Its Roof Into a Public Art Oasis By Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, August 5, 2019

 

Weed Museum: History, Culture and Munchies, Of Course NBC Southern California, August 3, 2019

 

Local museum examines the Walls We Create By Grant Schmieding, Chico Enterprise-Record, August 1, 2019

 

It’s a Stretch, But Endangered Masai Giraffes at Santa Barbara Zoo Are Expecting By Julia McHugh, Noozhawk, July 31, 2019

 

$50 million science center taking shape on Sacramento riverfront By Mike TeSelle, KCRA Sacramento, July 30, 2019

 

Saving the species: Artificially conceived rhino born at San Diego Zoo USA Today, July 30, 2019

 

Filoli Selected by the American Alliance of Museums for Participation in Groundbreaking National Initiative to Increase Diversity and Inclusion on Museum Boards Yahoo! Finance, July 30, 2019

 

Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Display Prison Artwork By Cher Murphy, The Stewardship Report, July 30, 2019

 

Tyson Keeps Museum Post After Sexual Misconduct Probe By Karren Mathews, NBC Southern California, July 28, 2019

 

Triceratops Skull, 65 Million Years Old, Unearthed by College Student, 23

By Emily S. Rueb, The New York Times, July 26, 2019

 

Investigating The Development Of The Modern-day Zoo By Taylor Moore, Pacific Standard, July 26, 2019

 

Lincoln Park Zoo to remain free until 2050 — and why the contract was extended early By Steve Johnson, Chicago Tribune, July 25, 2019

 

Governor Newsom Signs State Budget with $5 Million for Armenian American Museum The Armenian Mirror-Spectator, July 25, 2019

 

Sip a Beer a Sloth Helped Create, at LA Zoo By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Southern California, July 24, 2019

 

Grammy Museum Gives $200,000 To Music Science, Archive Projects By Aaron Brophy, Samaritan Mag, July 24, 2019

 

51 Museums Selected for Board Diversity and Inclusion Program as Part of $4 Million National Initiative American Alliance of Museums, July 23, 2019

 

Atlanta’s High Museum Has Launched a ‘Dating App’ to Match Visitors With the Perfect Artwork By Ellen Gutosky, Mental Floss, July 23, 2019

 

What Happened To The Indigenous Human Remains That Were Displayed At The Southwest Museum? By Nathan Solis, L.A. Taco, July 22, 2019

 

Fish popsicles, elephant hose-downs and ice blocks galore: This is how zoo animals are keeping cool during the heat wave By Erin Davis and Melissa Gray, CNN, July 21, 2019

 

Drag Queen Story Hour draws protests in Southern California By David Rosenfeld, The Mercury News, July 20, 2019

 

A New Campaign to End Unpaid Internships in the Art World Exposes a Problematic Reliance on Free Labor By Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, July 18, 2019

 

New California Automobile Museum director pushes for increased attendance By Emily Hamman, Sacramento Business Journal, July 18, 2019

 

MONCA camp provides outlet to Camp Fire kids By Grant Schmieding, Chico Enterprise-Record, July 18, 2019

 

Waking up to Warhol? The emerging ‘museum hotel’ trend By Bea Mitchell, Blooloop, July 18, 2019

 

San Diego Marks 250 Years—And Millennia of Kumeyaay History By Chris Jennewein, Times of San Diego, July 16, 2019

 

Culture Workers, Just Say No to All Unpaid Internships By Michelle Millar Fisher, ArtNews, July 16, 2019

 

Killing of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, African American Museum Founder, Stuns Baton Rouge By Sarah Mervosh, The New York Times, July 15, 2019

 

A Teenager Stole a Lemur From a Zoo, and Almost Got Away With It By Neil Vigdor, The New York Times, July 12, 2019

 

90’s themed pop-up museum opens in Oakland KRQE, July 12, 2019

 

Gibbon at Santa Barbara Zoo dies in accident By Travis Schlepp, KEYT, July 11, 2019

 

After several animals die, PETA calls for animal cruelty charges against California Living Museum By Stacey Shepard, The Bakersfield Californian, July 11, 2019

 

Kidspace to Unveil New Interactive NEA-Funded Installation This Week Pasadena Now, July 11, 2019

 

How do you launch SF Museum of Cultural History? With a party in Kerouac Alley By Catherine Bigelow, San Francisco Chronicle, July 11, 2019

 

More and more children's museums are speaking out against the treatment of migrant children in US detention By Lauren Kent, CNN, July 10, 2019

 

The Lucas Museum's First Public Event, Visit, You Should By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Southern California, July 10, 2019

  

San Diego's Presidio is crumbling By Joe Deegan, San Diego Reader, July 10, 2019

 

Napa’s di Rosa Center to sell most of its fabled art collection

By Charles Demarais, San Francisco Chronicle, July 5, 2019

 

Women are increasingly getting the top museum jobs. Will more of them finally get equal pay? By Peggy McGlone, The Washington Post, July 2, 2019

 

LA County Arts Commission Transitions To First Official LA County Department Of Arts And Culture Press Release, Los Angeles County Arts & Culture, July 1, 2019

 

Pop-up youth museum in CSUMB Salinas Center still open for families this summer By Eduardo Cuevas, The Salinas Californian, July 1, 2019

 

Lindsay Wildlife Experience Celebrates Oldest Living California Bird’s Birthday By John Ramos, CBS San Francisco, June 30, 2019

 

New Children's Museum Opens at Santa Monica Place By Char’Nese Turner, NBC Southern California, June 29, 2019

 

Peter Selz, an Art Museum Force on Two Coasts, Dies at 100 By Richard Sandomir, The New York Times, June 28, 2019

 

Kidspace Children's Museum Celebrates 40-Year History This Summer By Mark Nero, Patch.com, June 27, 2019

 

Pride 2019: London Zoo gay penguins join LGBT event BBC News, June 27, 2019

 

Enslaved People Lived Here. These Museums Want You to Know. By Tariro Mzezewa, The New York Times, June 26, 2019

 

Museum Opening in Hollywood Plans to Combat Cannabis Stigma By Char’Nese Turner, NBC Southern California, June 26, 2019

 

The Getty picks a theme for Pacific Standard Time 2024: art and science By Carolina A. Miranda, The Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2019

 

Zoo faces federal fine after keeper ‘bumped’ by horn of 4,000-pound rhinoceros By David J. Neal, Miami Herald, June 26, 2019

 

New Museum Union Pushes For Contract At Exhibition Opening Protest ArtForum, June 26, 2019

 

The Secret Tech Problem at Modern Art Museums By Vince Guerrieri, Popular Mechanics, June 24, 2019

 

Community Aquarium Closes After 20 Years in Redondo Beach By Vanessa Arredondo, NBC Southern California, June 23, 2019

 

Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society awards scholarships to four high school graduates Del Mar Times, June 23, 2019

 

Call for historic mission bell removal begins at UC Santa Cruz By Jessica A. York, Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 21, 2019

 

The Association of Art Museum Directors Calls on Museums to Provide Paid Internships By Hakim Bishara, Hyperallergic, June 20, 2019

 

"Distressed" Arts Commission Learns Why Santa Monica Lost Its Iconic Mural By Jorge Casuso, The Lookout News, June 20, 2019

 

Searching for Bigfoot: If the elusive creature exists, he’s probably hiding deep in the Santa Cruz Mountains By Shoshi Parks, Roadtrippers Magazine, June 20, 2019

 

Dallas Zoo says 1-year-old giraffe Witten died while under anesthesia during exam By Claire Z. Cardona, Dallas News, June 17, 2019

 

Denver Zoo Introduces Same-sex Flamingo Couple, Freddie Mercury And Lance Bass By Hayley Prokos, Newsweek, June 15, 2019

 

At Bearded Lady’s Mystic Museum, lovers of witchcraft and the occult gather to cast spells—and buy art By Paige Skinner, Roadtrippers Magazine, June 15, 2019

 

Temecula Awarded Two California Arts Council Grants Patch.com, June 14, 2019

 

Almost Ripe: Avocado Museum 'The Cado' to Open in North County San Diego This Month By Christina Bravo, NBC 7 San Diego, June 14, 2019

 

Chapman’s Hilbert Museum of California Art to Expand and Nearly Triple In Size By David Chang, VoiceofOC, June 14, 2019

 

Bay Area foundation must return Gorilla to Cincinnati Zoo set after court battle The Mercury News, June 13, 2019

 

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff By Colin Moynihan, The New York Times, June 12, 2019

 

Armenian American Museum Announces Exhibition Design and Master Planning Firm Asbarez Armenian News, June 12, 2019

 

Oakland Zoo helping return American Bison to tribal lands in Montana By Kristin J. Bender, KTVU San Francisco, June 12, 2019

 

Jean-Charles Boisset Introduces Napa Valley’s First Wine History Museum and Tasting Salon: 1881 Napa Wineindustryadvisor.com, June 12, 2019

 

Pleasanton's Museum On Main Getting Fresh Look, $300K Upgrade By Toni McAllister, Patch.com, June 12, 2019

 

Giant, 3-D Textile Art and Playscape Opens at New Children’s Museum By Chris Jennewein, Times of San Diego, June 11, 2019

 

Serra Museum gets $300,000 upgrade for San Diego's 250th anniversary By Jared Aarons, 10News San Diego, June 11, 2019

 

Better Safe Than Sorry: American Museums Take Measures Mindful of Repatriation of African Art By Robin Scher, ARTnews, June 11, 2019

 

A Look at the New Monument to Honor Chinese Railroad Workers By Joe Rosato, Jr., NBC Southern California, June 8, 2019

 

‘Life found a way’: The National Zoo welcomes a startling addition By Dana Hedgpeth, The Washington Post, June 7, 2019

 

‘Beauty From Ashes’ turns Camp Fire remains into new art By Natalie Hanson, Chico Enterprise-Record, June 7, 2019

 

The La Brea Tar Pits are getting a makeover. Here’s why By Carolina A. Miranda, The Los Angeles Times, June 6, 2019

 

San Diego Zoo Conservationists Receive Award for `Akikiki Efforts By Lauren J. Mapp, Times of San Diego, June 5, 2019

 

This California Museum Had Big Ambitions—and Then Shuttered. Here’s What It Teaches Us About the Perils of Private Museums By Catherine Wagley, artnet News, June 5, 2019

 

Artists in 18 Major US Museums Are 85% White and 87% Male, Study Says By Hakim Bishara, Hyperallergic, June 3, 2019