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Concern over suggestion of vaccine passports for museum visitors

There is concern in the museum sector over plans being considered by the UK Government to introduce mandatory vaccine passports for public attractions and events in England. The culture …

Fears over editorial freedom as heritage bodies summoned to discuss contested history

The UK government announced a summit to discuss contested history that has some concerned about the editorial integrity of the museum s…

New lockdown leaves museums ‘fighting for survival’

The new lockdown has dealt a "body blow" to museums across the UK and many do not have the reserves to see them through the winter, the director of the Art Fund has warned. Recent …

Thackray Museum becomes Covid vaccination hub

Thackray Museum of Medicine has become the first UK museum to assist in the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine, which was given to patients for the first time this week. Working with Leeds …

How Museum Studies courses are adapting to the pandemic

Museum studies programs in the UK have stable or rising enrollment this fall, despite COVID-19. However, the pandemic has accelerated a trend towards digitising university study that was …

Latest Stories from AAM

Telling overlooked stories at New-York Historical Society

Category: Education & Interpretation

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

Category: Surveys & Reports

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 …

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 …

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