The High Museum of Art has announced Katherine Jentleson as its new curator of folk and self-taught art, and the first to occupy the post since it became fully endowed last August with a $2.5-million gift from board member…

A trove of works from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, established by Atlanta collector William S. Arnett in 2010, has been given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The gift comprises 57 works by African-American artists from the…

Lauren Ross has been named the inaugural curator of the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, slated to open in 2016 in a building designed by Steven Holl. For the past three years, she has…

The future of the High Museum of Art’s folk art department has been in question since the departure in 2013 of curator Susan Crawley, but it’s looking brighter. Today the museum announced a $2.5-million gift from board member Dan…

Mason Murer Fine Art is relocating this November to a site not far from its current location on Armour Drive. The cavernous gallery and event space will move to 1386 Mayson Street in the Armour Junction development, adjacent to…

Straw Hat Press, established in 2012 by Laura Cleary, Shaun McCallum, and Ashley Schick, will be closing up shop at the end of August and leaving Atlanta. But instead of completely shuttering, the press, which has been housed at…

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami has ceased operations. In a statement released yesterday, co-chairs Irma Braman and Ray Ellen Yarkin announced that the MOCA staff is vacating its city-owned building and will reopen as the Institute of Contemporary…

Get This Gallery has shuttered, owner Lloyd Benjamin* has just announced. The gallery’s last show, of works by Austin Eddy and Harrison Keys, closed on July 12. “I’ve been stealthy,” says Benjamin, who simultaneously announced the launch of a…

Jonathan Bouknight, Sarah Emerson, and Sheila Pree Bright were announced as the three new Working Artist Project fellows at a reception this evening at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. They were selected by juror Siri Engberg, senior…

The Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia, has selected Erik H. Neil as its new director and president, effective October 6. In a press statement, Neil said: “I am looking forward to living in Norfolk. It’s rare to…

The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center has announced Julie Delliquanti as its new executive director. The news comes one week after the departure of former artistic director Stuart Horodner, who is now director at the Art Museum of the University of Kentucky in…