Dear FOCUS Friends,

We hope this newsletter inspires you to travel, or at least calls attention to museums where you are, or will be soon.  Don’t stop until you read to the  end for “something new.”

Phoenix Art Museum

Multiple Realities:  Experimental Art in the Eastern Bloc, 1960s-1980s through September 2024.

Larry Bell: Improvisations, May 25 to January 2025

Barbie: A Cultural Icon and The Power of Pink, now through July 2024

Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Camille Claudel, through July 21, 2024

Gustave Caillebotte:  Painting Men Feb 25, 2005 to May25, 2025

DeYoung Museum, San Francisco

Legion of Honor, San Francisco

Japanese Prints in Transition:  From Floating World to the Modern World, through Aug 18, 2024

Dallas Art Museum

From Munch to Kirchner: The Heins Collection of Modern and Expressionist Art, through January 5, 2025

Art Institute of Chicago

Georgia O’Keefe:  My New Yorks.  June 2 – Sept 22, 2024

Gustave Caillebotte:  Painting Men. June 22, 2025 – Oct 25, 2025

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

Monet in Conversation.  Through March 23, 2025

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Dali:  Disruption and Devotion.  July 6 – Dec 1, 2024

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Look Again:  European Paintings 1300-1800.  Ongoing.  This is the reinstallation of the European Galleries to show a specific time period across multiple locations.

The Frick Collection will reopen in the mansion late 2024.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Mary Cassatt at Work  through Sept 8, 2024

Firing the Imagination:  Japanese Influence on French Ceramics, 1860-1910, Aug 31, 2014 to May 26, 2025

Baltimore Museum of Art

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Paris 1874:  The Impressionist Moment  Sept 8, 2024 – Jan 19, 2025

National Portrait Gallery

And Art Abroad

National Gallery, London

Van Gogh, Poets and Lovers, Sept 14, 2024 – Jan 19, 2025

Siena:  The Rise of Painting 1300 – 1350, Mar 8 – June 22, 2025

Tate Britain

Sargent and Fashion, through July 7, 2024

The British Museum

Michelangelo:  The Last Decade, through July 28, 2024

National Portrait Gallery

Francis Bacon:  Human Presence, Oct 10, 2024 – Jan 19, 2025

Musee D’Orsay, Paris

Gustave Caillebotte:  Painting Men October 8, 2024- January 19, 2025 . 

Virtual Museum Tours and Talks

Thank you for continuing to the end. We’ve added a new section for those who like to watch art programming online:

Museum of Modern Art, New York City

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Frick Collection, New York City

Cocktails with a Curator. Xavier Solomon, Chief Curator of the Frick Collection, explores 65 works in the Frick Collection.