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London’s Jewish Museum Withdraws From Arts Council England’s National Portfolio

Located in the London Borough of Camden, the Jewish Museum has elected to leave the group of National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) it had joined in...

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Climate Change Activists Bring Trojan Horse to British Museum

Activists who want to highlight the issue of climate change have taken their own version of the famous Trojan Horse to the British Museum. The...

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£6.8m founding text donated to the Olympic Museum

The historic manuscript laying out the original plans to revive the Olympic Games was today donated to The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, almost 130 years after...

Digital

Chinese Museums Put Exhibitions Online Due to Coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak in several cities of China has led to some drastic measures including the construction of a huge new medical facility in the...

Engagement

Museums Transform Their Collections Into Free Colouring Pages

Under the hashtag #ColorOurCollections, a growing number of institutions around the world have been encouraging people to colour in their black and white exhibits to...

News

Australian Museums Call For Action on Climate Change

Some of the best-known natural history museums and similar institutions in Australia have called on the government to take more action in the country in...

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Paris Museums Put 100,000 Artworks Online, Copyright-Free

Paris Musées, a consortium of 14 different museums and art galleries in the French capital, announced in January that it would now offer around 150,000 digital...

Money

Tate Defends £39,500 ‘Head of Coffee’ Role

One of London’s most prestigious art galleries has courted controversy in the art world following its decision to advertise a job on its website that...

Digital

Museums Open Up Archives with Unsplash

Unsplash is the largest platform for freely sharing photos in the world. With more than 60 million image downloads and 10 billion views every month,...

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Recovery Begins Following New York Museum Blaze

When flames were seen at New York’s Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), few could have realised just how devastating the fire would be. The...

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Horniman Museum and Gardens announces Climate and Ecology Manifesto

The Horniman Museum and Gardens in London announced today a Manifesto outlining its platform for action and the steps it will take to mitigate against...

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Museums Shut Indefinitely Over Wuhan Coronavirus

Hong Kong has followed mainland China is closing its museums indefinitely as part of efforts to contain the Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic which started in the...

Digital

What Digital Twin Technology Means for Museums

Museums are complex organisations and technology has to some extent made them more complicated. The Natural History Museum in London, for example, has more than...

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Street Art Championed By Californian Gallery

Street artists have few outlets for their work in mainstream galleries. Indeed, some of the most famous practitioners of graffiti art, such as Banksy, say...

Digital

Digital Technologies Used to Bring the Tower of David Museum to Life

Digital techniques, including the use of augmented reality (AR), have been put to use in the museum sector before, usually in the field of artistic...

Digital

Marina Abramović Performance Piece Comes to HoloLens 2

On Monday, the world-renowned auction house, Christie’s, announced that would be presenting a new performance art installation using mixed reality technology by the leading conceptual...

Trends

Go big or go home: how blockbuster exhibitions are saving museums

“Blockbuster” is no longer a term reserved for high-grossing movies or best-selling novels. Turns out, it can also refer to museum culture. Attendance figures will...

Social Impact

London’s Natural History Museum Declares Climate Emergency

The Natural History Museum in London has declared an 11-year plan to deal with its part in the changing climate in what it has declared...

Health & Wellbeing

Making Museums Accessible to Those With Disabilities

The international museum day theme for 2020 “Museums for equality: Diversity and Inclusion” calls on museums to open doors for diverse audience. However, Researchers in...

Digital

Anti-Capitalist Protestors Hack New York Gallery’s Exhibition

The New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City was subject to an anti-capitalist protest which came in the form of an internet-based hack...

Leadership

5 Ways to Deal with Bad Managers

Almost anyone who has been working in museums for any length of time will have stories about bad managers. They are nearly impossible to avoid...

Money

German Museum Experiments With Novel Approach to Charging Its Visitors

In Bremen, the Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, which was founded in 1991, decided to take a new approach to the way it would charge...

News

Universities must open their archives and share their oppressive pasts

For the first time, a Canadian university — the University of Guelph — is reconciling with its history of teaching eugenics. Few universities in Canada...

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Archive Apologises Over Altering Image of Women’s March

The National Archives and Records Administration has publicly apologised for its controversial decision to doctor a photograph it had been using as an exhibit since...