October 15, 2015
The theme for the 2015 American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting was “The Social Value of Museums: Inspiring Change”. So it was fitting that it should be held in Atlanta, the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr.
September 1, 2015
In fact, any hint of revulsion was immediately displaced by astonishment. To see the inner workings of an animal exposed in such clarity is an experience one should seek out.
July 6, 2015
Also in Brussels is the National Bank of Belgium, which, just like our own central bank, is undergoing some renovations at the moment. However, I could still visit their temporary (and free) museum.
June 10, 2015
One of the things of which Paris doesn’t lack is museums. Whether you like fashion, music, history, literature, science, arts or tennis, you will find something that suits your tastes. The City of Paris alone owns 14 of them and access to their permanent collections is free in most cases.
June 2, 2015
For a little inspiration and a sense of compatibility, we took a field trip to see 1867 Rebellion and Confederation at the Canadian Museum of History.
May 6, 2015
Alex Colville is a very broad retrospective that covers Colville’s entire career from before the Second World War until his final paintings of his lifelong muse, model and beloved wife Rhoda.
April 23, 2015
While coming to grips with the complexity surrounding the planning of new exhibitions for today’s world, it was inspiring to come across a magnificent example of a substantial collection taking on a new life.
March 23, 2015
Like so much in Québec City, the convent somehow manages to be tucked away and hidden. The buildings are the largest 17th-century structures in Canada and some appear monumental, with soaring stone walls and gleaming silver dormers.
February 18, 2015
At any given time, there were 3 concurrent sessions happening at this year’s OMA conference, making it a bit difficult to see all you want to see. Fortunately we had a few folks attending who could share out some of the important programs.
February 6, 2015
As usual, the schedule was jam-packed, so no time for golf. This year’s theme is a popular current in the museum biz these days: the museum’s role in promoting a healthy and happy community.