ANN: Looted Art and Postcolonial Justice: Decolonizing the Art Museum (5 April 2021)

Subject: ANN: Looted Art and Postcolonial Justice: Decolonizing the Art Museum (5 Apr 21) online (Zoom) / California State University, Sacramento, Apr 5, 2021 Dear Colleagues, At California State University, Sacramento, we are pleased to announce the seventeenth iteration of our annual symposium, this time in a virtual format, with the theme "Looted Art and … Continue reading ANN: Looted Art and Postcolonial Justice: Decolonizing the Art Museum (5 April 2021)

Closure of the National Art Library and Proposed Restructuring of the V&A Museum

Closure of the National Art Library and Proposed Restructuring of the V&A Museum As many of our members already know the Victoria and Albert is planning a major restructuring of the museum and a massive staff reduction and immediate temporary closure of the National Art Library, both of which we see as proposals that will … Continue reading Closure of the National Art Library and Proposed Restructuring of the V&A Museum

Botanical Treasures: Inspiration from Nature in Porcelain and on Paper – Opens Summer 2021

Botanical Treasures: Inspiration from Nature in Porcelain and on Paper – Opens Summer 2021 Made possible after a successful joint application to the Finnis Scott Foundation Botanical Art Award, from May 2021 the Museum of Royal Worcester will be co-hosting a botanical art exhibition with members of the Gloucestershire Society for Botanical Illustration (GSBI). The core … Continue reading Botanical Treasures: Inspiration from Nature in Porcelain and on Paper – Opens Summer 2021

The Art Museum in the Digital Age (Online, 11-15 January 2021)

CONF: The Art Museum in the Digital Age (online, 11-15 Jan 21) Online (via Zoom), 11.–15.01.2021 Anmeldeschluss: 10.01.2021 Das Kunstmuseum im digitalen Zeitalter – 2021 Bereits zum dritten Mal widmet sich das Belvedere Research Center den Chancen und Herausforderungen der digitalen Transformation in Kunstmuseen. Die Schwerpunktsetzung der internationalen Konferenz liegt diesmal auf musealen Online-Sammlungen und … Continue reading The Art Museum in the Digital Age (Online, 11-15 January 2021)

Reminder for 6.30pm Today! A presentation by Chris Stephens, director, The Holburne Museum, Bath

SHC Autumn Series on Independent museums in the UK Session 2: A presentation by Chris Stephens, director, The Holburne Museum, Bath TODAY, 8 OCTOBER 2020 AT 6.30 PM (BST) ONLINE In the UK, some independent museums are currently at risk of closing down when their collections contribute to the richness and diversity of our heritage. … Continue reading Reminder for 6.30pm Today! A presentation by Chris Stephens, director, The Holburne Museum, Bath