Who’s left out of the story? Social media results in the inclusion of a female scientist in an exhibition at the Smithsonian.
Quantity instead of quality? The Kunsthaus Graz, Austria, has been confronted with local elected officials’ desire to organize only blockbuster exhibitions and events with popular topics that draw many visitors, despite their reasonable programming in the last decade. Background, here and open letters here.
“But we aren’t conducting art historical research differently. We aren’t working collaboratively and experimentally.” James Cuno, President of the J. Paul Getty Trust, says art historians must embrace the use of technology for research.
The Museum Europäischer Kulturen dedicates a showcase as a reference to current issues and their relevance to the museum and its collection. The first showcase is dedicated to the Crimean Tatars due to the current crisis between Ukraine and Russia.
As the World Cup approaches, museum workers strike in Brazil, with the same unaddressed concerns as a decade ago. The action could shut more than 30 museums down during the World Cup.