Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


Alex Marsden, Natl Dir, AMaGa stepping down

– search for new Director opens

Vale Gary Peacock

55 years learning & giving as jazz bassist

Exhibitions & Covid-19 – Museums to rely on

‘virtual couriers’ for unchaperoned art

Historical monuments – addressing the past

from Frederick Douglass’s perspective

Pitt Rivers’ “Treatment of Dead Enemies”

– “tsantsas” off display as values examined

US Museums reopening to a new audience

Locals eager to ‘travel’

DCMS seeks museum executive pay cuts

& increased revenue – govt overreach?

Too little, too late, too confusing? – funding criteria

for the RISE arts COVID package is a mess

Richard Florida’s view of Creative economy

– arts, culture, design & c no mere luxury

Festival-free Edinburgh

sees 2M August visitor slump

“Taxonomists are map makers of nature” –

taxonomy crisis & AM bee collection

Consequences of information suppression

in ecological and conservation sciences

AWMM’s Iwi-led research collaboration

$133M awarded by NZMBIE Endeavour Fund

Silverton’s Mad Max 2 Museum

a 40-year obsession with 1980s action movie

CM opens “Dragons & Taniwha” 50 year

Owen Mapp CNZM bone carving retrospective

John Glover Prize judges revealed for 2021

incl QVMAG Director & TMAG Curator

David Attenborough – A life on our planet

to premiere 28 September

MV issues conservation callout for Tooarrana

(- the broad-toothed rat) as habitats degrade

QMN collaboration explores GBR at depth

finding new corals & understanding evolution

Scottish Govt seeks more accurate portrayal

of slavery & colonial history in museum collns

DCMS on museums education on Britain’s past

– a complex of both good and bad

TRA NVS Domestic Tourism release June 2020

monitoring changes in tourism activity

WA has a museum of Indigenous art & culture

– with proper funding, it could be national

WA Museum Boola Bardip free ballot

for 21 Nov opening – a 9-day celebration

ANMM views Australia – Indonesia friendship

born in ban on Dutch shipping 75 yrs ago

Age of Fishes Museum’s Canowindra fossil

site for sale – future unclear

Will COVID-19 change museum architecture?

creating a safe environment for visitors and staff

What’s changed for museums – an opportunity

to re-vision and rebuild our institutions

UK museums are back open

but visitors are staying away

Museums grapple with ethics of China projects

forging partnerships despite human rights abuses

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