Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


Covid-19 impacts museum blockbusters

– challenges in logistics & audiences

QM haul of new carnivorous sponges

“We know more of Mars surface than of deep oceans”

Juukan Gorge: artefact history important

– more important to keep them in place

AM Centre for Wildlife Genomics determines

undescribed red-tailed black cockatoo ssp.

Hon Nick Minchin AO new chair for MoADOPH

for a three-year term

Museums as “Temples of the secular”

– places that give meaning & provide solace

Smithsonian’s African American museum opens

a conversation about race during US protests

Emmanuel Kasarhérou, un conservateur kanak

à la tête du Musée du quai Branly

Open access to collections is a no-brainer

a clear-cut extension of any museum’s mission

Community-run museums closures threaten

M&GNSW seeks support from Berejiklian govt

NMA & NGA reopen to the public

“Museums aren’t meant to be closed”

PM visit – Te Papa “incredibly grateful”

– extra $18m for operations after lockdown

Vale Christo 1935-2020 – “dreaming up

what seemed impossible (&) realising it”

Alice Procter: “The Whole Picture”,

“Uncomfortable Art Tours” & restitution

Hans-Ulrich Obrist’s reading during lockdown

– inspired by his daily walks and ‘animal interviews’

How significant does something have to be

to be valued by wider society?

QM & Griffith Univ explore Qld’s megafauna

& hypothesise extinction causes

The Met not reopening until mid-August

alongside budget shortfalls & redundancies

US museums are reopening:

to see Monet, don a mask

Coronavirus NSW: galleries and museums

scramble after lifting of restrictions

Neil Mendoza UK govt’s new Commissioner

for Cultural Recovery and Renewal

UNESCO/ICOM -13% of museums worldwide

may close permanently due to Covid-19

AusCo Covid-19 audience outlook monitor

on behaviours and sentiments of arts-goers

A New Approach report #3 – perceptions

of the arts – A view from middle Australia

AM-ALA’s Digivol virtual expeditions

Volunteer citizen science & addictive joy

Alice Springs Indigenous Art Gallery

– siting still unresolved

A House & a Home – perspectives

on Old Parliament House

‘Uncomfortable Art Tours’ & Alice Procter’s

mission to decolonise museums and galleries

AAMD’s Statement on deaccessioning

– analysis of a survival strategy

QMN’s International Museum Day focus

How objects shape our identity

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