CFP: Introducing… Gods’ Collections

Introducing… Gods’ Collections Contributions are invited for a new project on Gods’ Collections… Places of worship of all traditions – here for convenience all called ‘temples’ – have always accumulated collections. Today some temples have generated great art museums, while others just keep a few old things in a sacristy cupboard. This new project will … Continue reading CFP: Introducing… Gods’ Collections

CONF: Art, Museums and Digital Cultures (Online, 22-23 April 21)

CONF: Art, Museums and Digital Cultures (online, 22-23 Apr 21) Online, Apr 22–23, 2021 Registration deadline: Apr 16, 2021 Raquel Pereira At a time when the discussion about the impact of information technologies is deepening and expanding, the International Conference on Art, Museums and Digital Cultures aims to provide a space for the discussion of … Continue reading CONF: Art, Museums and Digital Cultures (Online, 22-23 April 21)

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