Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


French strikers shut down Louvre

Protesters angry about the government’s pension reforms

US National Archives apologises for altering

image of 2017 Women’s March

Disneyfication of NG London – response

to local visits drop 35% & o/s up 150%?

UK’s Higher Education SA sees art history

drop 28.5% in over past decade

Extraordinary Emigrants: Irish Emigration

Museum EPIC on MV’s Frederick McCoy

IFAC & CA ANZ seek improved SDG disclosure

SDGs aligned with long-term value creation

QM’s top 10 new species of the Decade

10 of 1171 described at QM 2010-2019

Budj Bim Cultural Landscape bushfire reveals

new sections of ancient aquatic system

Bushfires & biodiversity – QM’s Martin Rix

on KI pelican spider & role of invertebrates

SAM’s Mike Lee – Bushfires could see

extinction of over 700 animal species

Gina Fairley’s overview of museum sector

offerings in 2020 – ArtsHub

Putin rewrites constitution with cultural

leaders – Directors of Hermitage & Tretyakov

Considering direct costs of deaccessioning

collns as fair use of funds raised by sale

Inside the Museum of Neoliberalism

– a need to partner with corporations?

Can museum Boards ever be immaculate?

– some think they have a solution

ACE treads carefully with ‘intrusive’

new social class metric

Some global museum openings

& reopenings in 2020

Te Papa’s role in meeting challenges together

– telling complex stories simply

The railways own cricket champion

Ray Argus & Ipswich Railways CC

Smithsonian opens NLA “Beauty rich & rare”

with Embassy of Australia

NMA engages Local Projects for new gallery

seeking visceral and emotional impact

Science & Technology Australia announces

Misha Schubert as new CEO

The young and curious: how Science Gallery

Melbourne can break down silos

Smoke impacts on collections & visitors

(& NGA vs NPG environmental controls)

Environmental stds for collections vary

– reviewing appropriate energy use

Jeremy Austin succeeds Alan Cooper to lead

Australian Centre for Ancient DNA

AWM redevelopment criticism

from AIA commissioned heritage review

How the superrich took over the museum world

– the wealthy dominate the art scene in recent years

BP UK’s arts sponsorship

& alternative energy initiatives

What makes a museum ‘fire-proof’?

cf Rio, Notre Dame & Glasgow School of Art

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