Celebrating Robert J. Morrison, New Museum gets an addition, Pentimenti outdoor artwork opportunity, New website documents family histories, Endangered birds return to NY and more

Today's News Post includes details about a celebration of life for the late arts supporter Robert J. Morrison, a Yards brewing co. event that supports breast cancer, an opportunity from mural arts, announcement of a new mural on the AT&T building, and more.


This Sunday, June 30th, 2 PM – 4 PM, The Print Center and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts will celebrate dedicated arts supporter Robert J. Morrison, who passed away earlier this spring. The celebration is at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,118-128 North Broad Street, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, Rhoden Arts Center. More information about the celebration can be found here.

Robert J. "Bob" Morrison
Robert J. “Bob” Morrison

Rebecca Rutstein will paint a 63 x 100-foot mural along the Schuylkill River


New glassblowing show to launch on Netflix July 12th

Quirky addition by Rem Koolhas to complement quirky original building on the Bowery by Sanaa (See Artblog post about the grand opening weekend of the New Museum on the Bowery in 2007)

Sunday June 30th Yards Brewing Co. hosts “The Pynk Affair,” a “summertime beer and music bash” that supports Tyanna Foundation and Twist Out Cancer

Rendering of the New New Museum, Credit: OMA/Bloomimages
Rendering of the New New Museum, Credit: OMA/Bloomimages


Pentimenti Gallery opportunity for outdoor platform project (4’hx5’wx2’d) – Deadline July 15, 2019, No cost to enter

Mural Arts is searching for artists for a series of murals around Wayne Junction train station


American Ancestors is a new website that documents family Histories of enslaved people and their living descendants alongside one another

Because we all need a little bird news in our lives…Endangered piping plovers come back to Fire island