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Telling overlooked stories at New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society Museum and Library has announced a $140m expansion of its building on Central Park West. This will add more than 70,000 square feet of space to the …

Getty launches YouTube series for ‘art curious’ audiences

The Getty has launched a YouTube series called 'Becoming Artsy', available to stream weekly and hosted by the museum's senior creative producer Jessie Hendricks. 'Becoming Artsy' was …

Van Abbemuseum invites guests to see, touch, hear and smell art

The Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, Netherlands has opened a multi-sensory exhibition featuring 120 artworks that can be seen, touched, heard and smelled. 'Delinking and Relinking' at the …

NFTs: the next big thing for the attractions industry?

NFTs have been making headlines and we've seen several major brands getting in on the action recently. But the term non-fungible token, which is what the acronym stands for, may still …

Reimagining Manchester Jewish Museum

Manchester Jewish Museum has re-opened after a major renovation. It features a new gallery, studio, kitchen, shop and café, doubling its original space. The museum , which holds over …

George III: uncovering the myth behind the ‘madness’ at Kew Palace

Kew Palace, one of the six sites looked over by independent charity Historic Royal Palaces , is most famous as the former home of King George III, who reigned from 1760 -…

Data-led evolution at The Newark Museum of Art

Silvia Filippini Fantoni, PhD is Deputy Director of Learning & Engagement for The Newark Museum of Art. She spoke with blooloop about her career path, passion for data, and the changes …

Reimagining Longwood Gardens: new plans for a unique attraction

Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania is embarking on its most ambitious project in a century: a $250 million transformation of 17 acres of gardens, with a 'Crystal Palace' conservatory …

Show me the (green) money: the financial benefits of making attractions sustainable

The attractions industry is making a lot of progress when it comes to sustainability, as we recently found out at the inaugural greenloop conference , and we all know that we should be …

National Gallery charging for virtual tour of Artemisia exhibition

The National Gallery (UK) is charging for an online tour of Artemisia, an exhibition dedicated to Artemisia Gentileschi, the first retrospective of a Renaissance or Baroque woman …

Netflix and Brooklyn Museum launch virtual exhibit The Queen and The Crown

The Brooklyn Museum has joined forces with Netflix to present a new virtual exhibition in conjunction with the premiere of the limited series The Queen's Gambit and the upcoming fourth …

How might museums look different after the pandemic?

Museums across the world are now open, or preparing to reopen, after the period of temporary closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic . However, it won't be business as usual, as …

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BayEcotarium urges Gov. Newsom to allocate 1% of Climate Action funds toward Museum driven STEAM Education in California

Category: Environmental Sustainability

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Bay Ecotarium President & CEO, George Jacob called upon California Governor Gavin Newsom to allocate 1% of the $15 billion announced towards Climate Action …

Museum Staff as Disaster Service Workers

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Last month I put out a call on Museum Junction for examples of museums helping their communities plan for and respond to disasters. Among the many exceptional stories submitted by …

“Activating Smithsonian Open Access” Proposes New Models for Interacting with Museum Collections

Category: Technology
In February 2021, Cooper Hewitt’s Interaction Lab launched an open call for proposals for inspiring digital interactions with Smithsonian Open Access collections for people all over the …

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