The Hermitage’s director talks museums and politics.
A fascinating look at Soviet-era museums. Are they now museums of museums?
Nazi-Art in a museum in Kleve? Is it allowed to display art from National Socialist artists?
“At Home in Holland,” a new student digital history project in Amsterdam, responds to the way that hostile reactions to immigrants have undermined the traditional idea of Dutch tolerance and hospitality in recent years.
What role do museums have in our philanthropic thoughts? R.J. Stein takes a thoughtful look at the good museums can do in the world (and reminds us that not all museums are good at doing good.)
Orhan Pamuk, keynote speaker at the Museums and Politics conference, about his “museum of innocence.”
A useful list of resources for museums and controversy, via Australia’s Lynda Kelley.
Imitating a famous painting, a Luxembourg artist exposes her genitals at the Musée D’Orsay in Paris; won’t face charges but removed from gallery.
Image: A nautical diorama at the Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic in St Petersburg by Konstantin Budarin