Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


The Met’s “responsibility to speak out”

Pres & CE sign Statement on Capitol offense

AWM ‘young and free’ branding adapts

+ a Greek perspective on national anthem

What’s the word of the year for 2020?

in US art museum world it’s ‘deaccession’

12 major international controversies of 2020

– & why they won’t disappear in 2021

Victorian Collections online launched

– supported by MV & AMAG Vic

Univ of Melb & MV Tas tiger collaboration

findings only possible through museum loans

Parramatta Powerhouse’s galactical spaces

– first look inside

2021’s biggest exhibitions

opening around the world

More museums presenting “Sponsored Content”

– is this a problem?

Are Covid-safe theatres really safe in NSW?

– half masks, packed foyers & bar queues

Louvre – world’s most popular art museum

saw 72% drop in visitors last year

Major global museum & expansions

opening in 2021 incl Grand Egyptian Museum

DCMS London museums close for Tier 3

Covid closures extend in Paris

Google’s 2020 “Year in Search” incl an appearance

for “virtual museum tours”

Our cultural institutions are wokewashing

the past as a narrative of grievance

5,000 years in 350 objects: V&A reveals

details about its epic ‘immersive’ Iran show

CultureGrrl “Deaccession Dejection”

AAMD & Baltimore Museum (+ Seb Smee)

Brian Hartzer new Chair AM Foundation

& member AM Trust

Te Papa unveils Chiharu Shiota Web of Time

2-storey immersive installation

22-degree sun halo captured above Launceston

QVMAG astronomer Dr Martin George explains

HTSA’s NMM & GM commitment to Holden

collections & public viewing in Australasia

NMA’s A Portrait of Australia: Stories

Through the Lens of Australian Geographic

Vegetarian taxidermists challenge stereotypes

about the art of animal preservation

Art/science collaboration wins Waterhouse

Natural Science Art Prize @ SAM

The US, the Pandemic and the Arts:

A “Climate of Fear” and “Radical Upheaval”

AmaGA announces next National Director

Katie Russell brings experience & inspiration

Tate’s 1927 Whistler mural compounds closure

– restaurant unlikely to re-open

Tate cuts 120 jobs to save £4.8m & survive

V&A reopens to remain closed 2 days/ week

CM proposed $195m redevelopment

submits resource consent application to CCC

A New Approach releases Transformative:

Impacts of Culture & Creativity fact sheets

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