Leading Museums, Museum Leaders


Andrew West on threat to HASS & to diversity

in politics, history, philosophy, & religion

Mark Tredinnick The Inhumanities

& why our humanity is at stake

AWMM’s 7 applied learning initiatives

offering to undergrads & grads

Min Fletcher announces AG’s $22.9M

investment in national cultural institutions

AM announces 2020 Eureka Prize finalists

– registration for Award Ceremony 24 Nov

MAPDA announces Winners & Highly Commended

incl AM, MV, NMA, SLM & Te Papa

Festival-free Edinburgh

sees 2M August visitor slump

TRA releases 2018-19 Regional Tourism

Satellite Accounts

AusCo National Arts Participation Survey 2020

Creating our Future

Italy appoints 13 “super-directors” with

fundraising as well as scholarly credentials

Down the rabbit hole – V&A brings Alice in Wonderland

to life in virtual reality sneak preview

Smithsonian & V&A share paid internship pgm

& abandon jointly curated London gallery

Fossil fuel sponsorship departs Dutch arts

– science centre support to continue

‘Science is political’: Scientific American

endorses Joe Biden over Trump for president

AM angel fish collaboration cracking secrets

of hybridization in coral reefs

MAGNT engages anglers in citizen science

– the ferocious looking worm of death

MAAS partners with Westmead Institute

for the Powerhouse’s COVID-19 Collection

NMA acquires Trevor Kennedy AM’s Australiana

colln – purchase & donation valued at $18M

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

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