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Exploring a Fragmented Future

The second installment of TrendsWatch 2018’s scenarios of 2040 is now up on the web for discussion and comment! Fragmentation is woven from some of the anxieties shared by museum people …

Cultivating Lifelong Appreciation

Failing Towards Success

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Building the Future of Education

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The Art of Recovery: How a Radical Public Art Experiment Is Reshaping Sicily 50 Years After a Devastating Earthquake

Category: Facing Change
On a recent day this summer, I left the colorful, urban interventions and crowded revelries of Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Sicily, and descended into the rural, arid Belice Valley. I was …

On Cross Collecting, or Cross-Over Buying

Category: Curatorial Practice
Since the start of the new millennium, there has been an increase in cross-collecting (sometimes called 'cross-over buying'). This might seem like a recent phenomenon according to what we …

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Attending Museum Conferences

Category: Global Thinking
Two years ago, in 2016, I had the opportunity to attend the AAM Annual Meeting in Washington DC, thanks to the Getty Leadership and Career Management Program Fellowship. Little did I know …