What We're Reading: 3/29

Richard Driehaus, Stock-Market Daredevil, Preserved Traditional Architecture

The Wall Street Journal featured an obituary of Chicago's famed philanthropist this past weekend. 



Louvre Puts Entire Collection Online

The Louvre has just put its entire collection—all 482,000 pieces—online. “Today, the Louvre is dusting off its treasures, even the least-known,” its president, Jean-Luc Martinez, said in a statement. Only about 30,000 entries were previously accessible to the public.

Via Artnews


Two non-profits team up to offer $100,000 grants to artists in the San Francisco Bay Area

The Oakland, California-based Kenneth Rainin Foundation has partnered with United States Artists to launch the Rainin Fellowship, which will annually award grants of $100,000 each to four artists in the San Francisco Bay Area. Each artist will be selected on the basis of making an impact on the community.

Via the Art Newspaper


MCA Marks Opening Day of Baseball with Limited-edition Chicago team caps

Go all nine innings and celebrate Opening Day with $9 off the Joshua Vides × MCA White Sox or Cubs hat. These numbered, embroidered, and paint–splattered fitted caps are available exclusively at the MCA Store. The Store is open Tuesdays 10 am–9 pm and Wednesday to Sunday 10 am–6 pm.