Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


MAAS announce new CEO Lisa Havilah

– experienced in arts leader commences 9 Jan

SHMA announce new CEO Sara Quon

– experienced tourism exec commences 21 Jan

Sweden’s Disgusting Food Museum

challenges perceptions of disgust

TRA IVS June 2018 release

6% increase in international visitors

True innovation generates ideas not wealth

– money is not a requirement

Nigel Westlake reflects on Richard Gill’s

life in & contribution to music education

Te Papa restructure

A really thorough root and branch review

AM’s $57.5M Project Discover plans

available for public comment

QMN’s Mephisto tank centre stage

at new Anzac Legacy Gallery

Public interest & academic research

– problems with Tehan’s pub test

Universities Australia condemns

political veto on research grants

AWMM Kīngitanga exhibition to increase

Māori sovereignty movement understanding

Museum Store Sunday 25 November – MSAANZ

US MSA & UK ACE lead global celebration

$500m Australian War Memorial expansion

to honour recent & past conflicts

Syria’s National Museum in Damascus

– reopening ‘a return to normal life’

Dead Sea scrolls forgery casts

doubt on the Museum of the Bible

Rio Museum & Bolsonaro “It caught fire

already. What do you want me to do?”

MoMA donor requires recontextualisation

“American art rather than tribal art”

Academic journal publishing an outrageous scam

– why do academics put up with it?

Tutankhamun – AM EIS for $57.5M expansion

– bracing for ‘nine visitors every minute’

New RM for WAM’s Goldfields Museum

Cara Haymes successful in national search

QM & German CNH reveal private Museum

Godeffroy spider collection’s history

Te Papa internal Collections Review Panel

positive & supporting collaboration

Tim White, Dir, Collns & Research, Peabody

“NZ’s collns in good hands” at Te Papa

National child abuse apology:

Morrison to commit to museum of remembrance

Rotorua Museum restoration architect

appointed & last taonga placed in storage

Te Papa’s Sarah Farrar moving

new Head, Curatorial & Exhibitions Auckland AG

Nigeria’s Benin Dialogue Group 3 yr schedule

to display looted objects from Europe

SAM’s world of discovery

Discovery Centre & Wunderkammer

Sydney’s botanic gardens 5.8 M visitors

& $320M benefit (+ new $60M herbarium)

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