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National Museum of Women in the Arts to Host Wiki Edit-a-thon Focused on Women of Color

If an artist doesn't have a Wikipedia page, does he or she even exist? The popular online encyclopedia dominates Google searches. Major art world players like museums and galleries use …

How Australian Art Museums Are Protecting Their Collections From Fire Threats

In response to the devastating bushfires that have been sweeping through Australia since November 2019, arts institutions have been introducing various strategies for protecting both the …

With New Museums Opening Rapidly, Old Institutions Must Turn Tactical to Compete for Funding

Building a new museum to honor, commemorate or simply exhibit something that seemingly hasn't received any or enough attention always sounds like a good idea. Perhaps that's why we hear …

Should Museums Be Advocating For Viewers to Slow Down?

You probably were a bit too rushed last April 14 to notice that it was worldwide Slow Art Day at over 200 museums around the world. Now in its eighth year, the annual event hasn't …

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The Strong gives children in hospital robotic access to museum

Category: Accessibility
The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, has teamed up with the WeGo Foundation to allow children in hospital robotic access to the museum. The partnership will give children in …

The Mind Behind the Myth: Navigating visitor reactions at Kew Palace

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
During the pandemic, museums supported the mental health of their communities in creative and generous ways. Some created outdoor art installations to boost the spirits of people in nursing …

Looking Ahead: Embracing Sustainability and Resiliency for a Better Tomorrow

Category: Environmental Sustainability
The United Nations (UN) Climate Week provides a platform for organizations which include museums and cultural institutions to come together to discuss how an understanding on environmental …

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