The Pittsburgh Tattoo Art Museum opened in March in a basement shop and visitors will find artifacts that used to belong to Percy Waters, Bert Grimm and Lew Alberts.
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The coronavirus pandemic is as big a challenge as most Pittsburgh arts groups have ever faced. But while performance troupes are only just beginning to resume indoor, in-person performances, many of the city’s museums say attendance has been rebounding for months.
The National Museum of American Jewish History hopes to reopen soon
At least 13 organizations and one municipality have expressed interest in acquiring two statues of Confederate generals removed from downtown Charlottesville parks.
X-rays have confirmed that the figure contains a human skull and jaw, presenting an ethical problem for the museum, which does not know where those remains originated.
Watch as the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 150th birthday is upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the art institution to close its doors for the first time in history, while facing financial losses and a battle to protect artistic treasures.
“Being ‘Please Touch Museum’ in the middle of a pandemic, it certainly raises eyebrows,” said the museums chief operating officer, Donna Saul Mullen.