Keith Haring 'Through Glass' + the Latest Museum Notes

Keith Haring: The Political Line at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco
deYoung Museum

Google Glass may be taking a break from the real world. But its utility in the museum is still being explored in an exhibit at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco. Through February 16, visitors to Keith Haring: The Political Line can discover more about the 130 works on display through an interactive viewing experience with Google Glass. Visitors are invited to register to use Google Glass prior to going to the exhibit.

Nelson Rockefeller's Picassos: Tapestries Commissioned for Kykuit will on view at the San Antonio Museum of Art through March 8, 2015. This is the first time these large tapestries have been exhibited outside the Rockefeller's New York estate.

Baltimore's premier museum for art, The Walters Art Museum, is currently featuring From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. This exhibit of more than 200 items chronicles the assembly of the collection that the Walters family bequeathed to the city in 1931.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art was one of the first museums in the United States to collect African-American art. Now, the museum is assembling pieces from across its collection to put together Represent: 200 Years of African American Art. Running from January 10 to April 5, the exhibition will showcase paintings, sculptures, photographs, and other works from such artists as Henry Ossawa Tanner, Kara Walker, and Jacob Lawrence.

On January 31, The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, will reopen its renovated Post-War and Contemporary art galleries, which include works by Cindy Sherman, Sol LeWitt, Andy Warhol, and others, as well as unveil new exhibition space. Up first at the latter will be Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland 1861-2008, on display through May 31. 

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the publishing of The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland with a major exhibition from February 10 to July 6. A video preview of the exhibit is available here.

Irreverent: A Celebration of Censorship will debut at the Leslie Lohman Museum for Gay and Lesbian Art (the only museum of its kind in the U.S.). The New York City museum will show previously-censored work from LGBQT artists such as Robert Mapplethorpe and David Wojnarowicz. February 13-May 3.