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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for January 2010: Nina Meledandri

1stfans is a year old (more on that to come), and we thought it fitting and affirming to start the new year of the 1stfans…

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Q&A with Lori Hepner

This month, Lori Hepner’s project for the 1stfans Twitter Art Feed has prompted a great response from 1stfans with interesting and thought-provoking @replies, but there…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for December 2009: Lori Hepner

December’s artist for the 1stfans Twitter Art Feed is Lori Hepner, and it’s fitting that her project Status Symbols will grace the Feed for the…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for November 2009: Cass Bird

When Shelley and I went to visit Cass Bird at her Brooklyn studio last week, we weren’t sure what to expect.  We had known her…

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Groupon and Discounting Membership

In an ongoing effort to be as transparent as possible, I want to take a minute to explain the Membership promotion we’re doing for today…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for October 2009: Trish Mayo

We found that 1stfans really enjoyed Nick Fortunato’s project for June’s Twitter Art Feed because of the idea that history could come alive again and…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for September 2009: Duke Riley

Duke Riley has been on our minds a lot over the past month. I’ve received a crash course in his work and the man himself…

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Why 1stfans is not a “young” Membership

One of the questions we often get about 1stfans is whether it is our “young members” group. Most NYC Museums have “young patrons” groups targeted…

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Membership is your friend…with benefits!

Over the last year Will and I have been taking a closer look at the benefits we offer our Members so that each one is…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for August 2009: Lauren McCarthy

The 1stfans Twitter Art Feed artist for August is Lauren McCarthy, a young artist who has already worn many hats. A self-described “artist/programmer/designer/person,” Lauren’s work…

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How to Make an Entrance

Last Thursday we welcomed over 900 members to the opening of Yinka Shonibare MBE. The weather was perfect, the galleries were packed, and the glass…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for July 2009: Ranjit Bhatnagar’s “Exquisite Sonnet”

Judging by the number of re-tweets Nick’s “Poor SpumoniNick’s Almanack” project received, I think it’s safe to say that 1stfans enjoy Twitter Art Feed projects…

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An Update for Our Friends

Brooklyn Museum Director Arnold Lehman has issued an update to his April letter about the measures the Museum has taken to address the current economic…

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1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for June 2009: Nick Fortunato

Nick Fortunato is the second artist selected via the open call for the 1stfans Twitter Art Feed. Similar to An Xiao’s work with Morse Code,…

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Museum Membership and the N.B.A.

I’ve been watching the N.B.A. a lot lately, and not just because the playoffs are going on and I’m a huge basketball fan. I’m also…

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