African American History Museum Tickets Sell Out Online, LA Maps Public Art

National Museum of African American History.

National Museum of African American History and Culture. Wikimedia Commons

Monday was the first day that the National Museum of African American History and Culture offered free admission online, and tickets sold out in four minutes. (Washington Post)

Researchers are creating Los Angeles County’s first comprehensive survey of public art with a new initiative called the Civic Art Baseline Inventory. (LA Weekly)

Batman actor Adam West is showing his painting series Criminals on Canvas, featuring his interpretations of classic villains such as the Penguin and Riddler, at the Gilman Contemporary studio in Ketchum, Idaho. (TMZ)

Here’s the real story of why Gustave Courbet’s The Origin of the World, a painting depicting a woman’s vulva, has been so scandalous. (Art Newspaper)

Pope Francis has appointed Barbara Jatta to be the Vatican Museum’s new (and first female) director. (Art Newspaper)

African American History Museum Tickets Sell Out Online, LA Maps Public Art