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The 10 Most Important Art Gallery and Museum Events of Fall 2022
Fall is almost here, and as part of our Fall 2022 Preview, we're scoping out all the events, experiences and entertainment you should add to your calendar for the upcoming months. Why suffer from FOMO when you can tap into our edit of what's worth investing time and money in this Fall? To that end, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 10 of the best new Fall art exhibits at museums and galleries around the world that you should add to your must-see list this Fall 2022, including in New York, Paris and London.
Emancipation Fantasies Exposed at Met Using One Famous Sculpture
At Fictions of Emancipation: Carpeaux Recast at the Met, a famous sculpture is used as the starting point for an exhibit focused on the fantasies of Western artists about slavery and freedom. For anyone earnestly seeking to understand how slavery, emancipation and the inner lives of the Black Diaspora have been portrayed in Western art, this is a must-see exhibit. And in case you can't get there, we're sharing our photos and thoughts from a recent visit.
Epic Beauty and Human Struggle at Vital Winslow Homer at the Met
When we go to a museum, what are we hoping to experience? Awe? Escape? A jolt of energy? Or perhaps a sense of deeper understanding. A feeling of connection with the past. Maybe even a glimpse of the future. At a recent visit to the Met, we made a spontaneous detour to see an exhibit that we normally would have passed by. And we felt all of these things. If you can, you should definitely see this one for yourself (and if not, we're sharing photos): there's epic beauty and human struggle on display at the vital Winslow Homer Crosscurrents exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum (aka the Met) in New York City.
Poignant Patriotism is on View at the Stunning 2022 Whitney Biennial
Every edition of the Whitney Museum's biannual survey of American art is a moment to pause and consider the state of the nation. So, where are we right now? Well, this is a hard time to be in America for many people. And the strains and complexities of what it means to be in this difficult national moment are on full display at this year's Whitney Biennial. In an emotional and provocative exhibit of work by American artists, this year's Biennial poses simple questions with complicated answers. And it reminds us that the American journey is one filled with both darkness and light. Here's what to know, our review, and our favorite photos of the highlights and poignant patriotism on view at the stunning 2022 Whitney Biennial in New York City.
8 Family Events Perfect to Enjoy with Kids this Summer 2022
Summer is almost here, and as part of our Summer 2022 Preview, we're scoping out all the events, experiences and entertainment you should add to your calendar for the upcoming months.  To that end, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the top 8 family outings, events, exhibits, activities and experiences to enjoy with the kids in your life this Summer 2022, including festivals, plays, and museums.
10 Best New Exhibits in the World at Art Museums Summer 2022
Summer is almost here, and as part of our Summer 2022 Preview, we're scoping out all the events, experiences and entertainment you should add to your calendar for the upcoming months. Why suffer from FOMO when you can tap into our edit of what's worth investing time and money in this Spring? To that end, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 10 of the best new Summer art exhibits at museums and galleries around the world that you should add to your must-see list this Summer 2022, including in New York, Paris and London.
10 Best New Exhibits in the World at Art Museums Spring 2022
Spring is almost here, and as part of our Spring 2022 Preview, we're scoping out all the events, experiences and entertainment you should add to your calendar for the upcoming months. Why suffer from FOMO when you can tap into our edit of what's worth investing time and money in this Spring? To that end, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 10 of the best new Spring art exhibits at museums and galleries around the world that you should add to your must-see list this Spring 2022, including in New York, Paris and London.
10 Emerging Artists Whose Brilliant Work you Need to Know 2022
Everyone always wants to know who's the Next Big Thing in contemporary art. We don't have a crystal ball, but based on what we've read and seen and heard about in conversation, we've got some names to share. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 10 brilliant emerging contemporary artists to watch - many of whom are women, or of color, or both - in the art world in 2022.
12 Best Moments from Dior Designer of Dreams Fashion Tour
It's last call for tickets to the marvelous fashion exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum, Christian Dior Designer of Dreams. The show closes on February 20, 2022, so you don't have much time to see it with your own eyes. We visited recently, and we're sharing our photos of the 12 best standout moments, fashion fun facts and gorgeous dresses in the Dior Designer of Dreams on tour exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum in 2021-22. If you can't get there in person, have a look at the highlights here.
10 Insider Tips on the Best Way to see Los Angeles Luxuriously
The Super Bowl is in LA this year on February 13, and if you're really lucky you may be headed that way soon for some fun and football. Or perhaps you've marked your calendar for Frieze L.A., one of the most electric art fairs on the 2022 calendar - it'll run from February 17-20 at a new location in Beverly Hills. But even if you're not there for the Big Game or to hunt for new contemporary art, Los Angeles is always an excellent idea. Here are what our friends have shared with us about their luxury insider tips on the best way to see Los Angeles and take a vacation trip to L.A. luxuriously right now.
10 Family Friendly Events Best to Enjoy with Your Kids Fall 2021
Fall is almost here, and as part of our Fall 2021 Preview, we're scoping out all the events, experiences and entertainment you should add to your calendar for the upcoming months. Why suffer from FOMO when you can tap into our edit of what's worth investing time and money in this autumn? To that end, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the top ten family friendly events, exhibits, activities and experiences to enjoy with kids this Fall 2021, including festivals, plays, and museums.
12 Best New Exhibits to Visit Fall 2021 at Art Museums and Galleries
Fall is almost here, and as part of our Fall 2021 Preview, we're scoping out all the events, experiences and entertainment you should add to your calendar for the upcoming months. Why suffer from FOMO when you can tap into our edit of what's worth investing time and money in this autumn? To that end, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 12 of the best new exhibits at art museums and galleries in the U.S. that you should add to your must-do list to visit and see this Fall 2021, including exhibitions in New York City and Washington DC.
10 Immersive Art Installations Sparking Joy and Wonder this Summer 2021
Why look at a painting on a museum wall when you could dive headfirst into it instead? That's the idea behind the latest trend in visual art exhibits: the immersive art installation. From the Infinity Rooms of Yayoi Kusama to the Museum of Ice Cream, experiential art has been growing and expanding. And even the coronavirus pandemic didn't stop it. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 10 immersive art installations worth seeing this Summer 2021 throughout the United States, including van Gogh in New York City.
10 Brilliant Art Exhibits at Museums and Galleries Best in 2021
Summer is not canceled this year! Hurray! Around the globe, art museums and gallery shows are opening as cultural institutions begin to blossom again. And there's no better time than now to plan your cultural travels for the rest of 2021. To lend a hand, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the top 10 big - major! - art exhibits, museum and gallery shows best to see in 2021 in New York, London, Europe, Miami and the rest of the world.
Best Photos of the Met’s Poignant “About Time” 2020 Fashion Exhibit
The first Monday in May 2021 has come and gone with no glamourous over-the-top Met Costume Institute Gala. Ugh! The good news is that this fall there will be a modified event. And the Mother of Them All is scheduled to return in May 2022. In the meantime, we've shared our favorite gowns from galas past. And now we're sharing our best photos of the poignant and haunting "About Time: Fashion and Duration" 2020 exhibit at The Met in New York. Whether you saw it and want to relive it - or missed it due to the Great Lockdown - it was one of the most moving and beautiful of all. Here are some of highlights.
The Powerful New Museum of the Best Black Music is Here
Just in time for the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021, the powerful new museum of the best black music in American history is here. And it's truly unique: there is no other museum in the world with this purpose and mission. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum shares all the details you need to know about the new National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM). Including where to stay, what to eat, and what else to do after you visit the hometown of the new black music museum, Nashville, Tennessee. It's one nation under a groove, people! Turn the volume up.
2020 Vision at a Stunning Art Exhibit in Southampton
As we bid the year 2020 goodbye, these visuals and testimonies from the Southampton Arts Center exhibit "2020 Vision" remind us again of how much the world has endured in just 10 short months. We're sharing our photos from the contemporary art group exhibit "2020 Vision," featuring paintings, works on paper, sculpture and photography. It's a display of contemporary art about social justice and BLM, COVID-19, and life in 2020. The show has been extended until January 3, 2021 - so it's not too late to see it for yourself. And it's free!
See the Stunning New Textile Art Exhibit at the MoMA
New York City is coming back to life this fall after a brutal spell of loss and lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The surest sign that there is reason for hope? Our favorite museums are open again! We recently visited the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and discovered a marvelous new textile art exhibit called Taking a Thread for a Walk. We love art museum exhibits devoted to textiles and weaving, and this one doesn't disappoint. It's a fascinating look at gender, race and class in the arts - and an uplifting vision of how a simple thread could connect all of humanity.
The Most Powerful Civil Rights Museums in America
The months of January and February tend to be a time when people in the U.S. reflect on the topic of racial equality. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January is followed by Black History Month in February. In the worlds of film and publishing, there tend to be lots of new works on the subject. Which got us here at Dandelion Chandelier thinking about how to spend this time period in a more meaningful way this year. Specifically, we have museums on our minds. What are the most powerful civil rights museums in America right now? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has answers. Here is our list of the 11 civil rights museums in the United States that we all really need to see.
In Pursuit of Museum-Worthy Fashion at the Met New York
There's a new fashion exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. And it's not May! For the first time in recent memory, there's a winter-time exhibition at the Costume Institute at the Met: an exhibit of couture pieces from the personal collection of Sandy Schreier. So we recently went in pursuit of museum-worthy fashion at an exhibit at the Met New York.

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