New Curator Starts Work at the Speed Art Museum

The Speed Art Museum now has a new curator of contemporary art. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Suzanne Weaver started in the position last week, taking the job that has been vacant since July when Julien Robson left for the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Weaver says the current recession mean some changes for the […]

Arts Groups Watch, Plan for Economic Fallout

Sure, the end-of-the-year holidays have significant meaning for different faiths, but this time is also when arts organizations take stock of their current season…and plan for the next. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports on how the current economy is factoring into what we might see and hear in the future. Summer’s high fuel costs and the […]

Museum Chooses Eight Firms as Finalists for Expansion Design

The Speed Art Museum has selected eight architectural firms as finalists to design an expansion of its home. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The list* includes firms from Chicago, New York, Copenhagen, Oslo and Tokyo. The museum will charge one of them with designing an addition containing exhibition space and room for educational activities. By […]