Why The Tate Gallery is right to put on a queer art exhibition: Issues in justifying queer art, by Jonathon Austin

This is a repost of Jonathon Austin's thesis, for the Master in Art Studies: Museum and Curatorial Studies, at the University of Porto, Faculty of Fine Arts. Thank you for sharing your point of view with us, Jonathon. Why The Tate Gallery is right to put on a queer art exhibition. Issues in justifying queer …

Museum Accesibility Resources, repost from The Incluseum

The Incluseum is a project based in Seattle, Washington that advances new ways of being a museum through critical discourse, community building and collaborative practice related to inclusion in museums. The Incluseum is facilitated and coordinated by Aletheia Wittman and Rose Paquet Kinsley.   ONLINE: Autism in the Museum This website offers examples and resources to …

Art for the Blind access tour at Rome’s Ara Pacis Museum

Bringing art to life for blind museum visitors One of Rome’s most prestigious public museums is offering a pioneering experience for blind visitors that perfectly demonstrates the possibilities of combining the latest technology with the greatest art. Co-created by Antenna International and partially sighted consultants from Italian tech specialists Tooteko, the Art for the Blind …

VERTIGO STARTS Artistic Residencies Program. Deadline: April 10, 2017

The VERTIGO STARTS Artistic Residencies Program organises collaborations between artists and research and development (R&D) projects in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). VERTIGO is funded under the H2020 European STARTS initiative, innovation at the nexus of Science Technology, and the ARTS. The program is organised in 3 yearly open calls for proposals …

Museum Closures in the UK

Over 70 Museum closures in the UK since 2005, compiled by Museums Journal. Main reasons, as far as we can see: budget cuts by the council and other financial problems.