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Interview with Ameli Klein at The Kuenstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst and Medien in Graz, Austria

In May, Chloe Carroll spoke to emerging curators Linnea Bake in Germany and Sitara Chowfla in India about their experiences of working through the first months of the pandemic. Almost four months later she talks to Ameli Klein in Graz, Austria, about the changing situation overseas. As visitors take their first steps ...
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Museums and Gender: New issue of Museum International now online

Guest edited by Ashley E. Remer, this edition looks at gender issues in museums, how they are intertwined, and the role of museums in a world prioritising gender equality. This issue focuses on gender representation within museum management, operations and trusteeship, and in collections, exhibitions, education and public programmes. With contributions from Belgium to ...
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Brisbane secures ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ European art exhibition

This article was first published by the Brisbane Times https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/brisbane-secures-once-in-a-lifetime-european-art-exhibition-20200828-p55q8m.html Caravaggio. Rembrandt. Van Gogh. Titian. Names that ring through European art history, and names that will soon draw Queenslanders to the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art. A one-of-a-kind exhibition – a deal exclusively between QAGOMA and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New ...
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French Art Museums Get a Big Boost From the Government’s New $2.4 Billion Rescue Package for the Culture Sector

This article was first published by artnet https://news.artnet.com/art-world/france-museums-rescue-package-1906760 The French culture sector is getting a reprieve from the ongoing lockdown losses thanks to a recently unveiled government plan to dedicate $2.3 billion (€2 billion) to culture as part of a broader recovery effort. In 2018, the culture sector of France’e economy accounted ...
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Free online conference and exhibition for the global visitor attractions industry, 13-15 October 2020

blooloop V-Expo is the world’s first online conference and exhibition for the global visitor attractions industry. Accessible on desktop, tablet and mobile, blooloop V-Expo will feature world-class speakers, exhibitor halls and huge networking opportunities. Drawing on blooloop.com’s global cross-sector reach, blooloop V-Expo is an unmissable opportunity for professionals from museums, theme parks, ...
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A New York Museum Is Selling Its Only Jackson Pollock Painting at Christie’s to Fund Acquisitions of Work by Women and Artists of Color

This article was first published by artnet https://news.artnet.com/market/christies-will-sell-trophy-jackson-pollock-painting-october-evening-sale-1905985 The Everson Museum in Syracuse, New York, has become the latest institution to sell off a major artwork to fund its efforts to diversify its collection. The early Jackson Pollock painting, Red Composition (1946), is expected to fetch between $12 million and $18 million at ...
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An Introduction to Intellectual Property Online, 03 Nov, 11am

In collaboration with Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS), this webinar, led by Naomi Korn, will give an essential introduction to key Intellectual Property (IP) components such as copyright, trade marks, design rights and database rights and their importance to the cultural heritage sector. It will provide an overview of what each ...
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New ICOM UK membership benefit – A Meeting Place: Online Global Discussions for Museum and Gallery Professionals

A Meeting Place: Online Global Discussions for Museum and Gallery Professionals October 2020 – March 2021   British Council in partnership with ICOM UK and Museums Association are pleased to announce a new series of live online conversations for leading museum and gallery professionals in the UK and around the world to connect and share experiences. Focusing ...
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ICOM follow-up survey: the impact of COVID-19 on the museum sector

The COVID-19 pandemic is still seriously affecting cultural institutions around the World. While some museums have reopened with major limitations, others are still facing the consequences of the crisis behind closed doors. ICOM’s first report, published back in May, presented a dire situation for museums and museums professionals around the World, ...
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European museums defend their partnerships in China

This article was first published by The Art Newspaper https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/european-museums-defend-their-partnerships-in-china As China faces growing criticism over its detention of Uyghers and crackdown in Hong Kong, Tate, V&A and the Pompidou explain why it is important to continue working in the country. Victoria & Albert Museum, London “The V&A’s history of working in and ...
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