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Dubai Museums gets new managing director
Dubai Museums gets new managing directorDubai Culture & Arts Authority has appointed Muna Faisal Al Gurg as the managing director of the recently established Dubai Museums Company, which is mandated with managing, overseeing and developing the emirate’s museum sector. The emirate’s dedicated ...read more
Source: gdnonline.com
Published on Sat, 27 May 2017 04:32:00 GMT
Twelve fab museums and art galleries to enjoy this Bank Holiday weekend
Twelve fab museums and art galleries to enjoy this Bank Holiday weekendLet's face it - it's a Bank Holiday Weekend and despite the weatherman telling us that it will be hotter than [insert Mediterranean holiday destination here], it will probably rain. So with that in mind, thinking about what to do indoors means visitors to ...read more
Source: Hinckley Times
Published on Sat, 27 May 2017 04:26:00 GMT
Why museums around the world are celebrating fashion's great rebels
Why museums around the world are celebrating fashion's great rebelsThe traditional rhythm of two runway seasons per year (Spring-Summer and Autumn-Winter) is already a thing of the past, with some designers now making more than eight collections a year. So how to position creativity, innovation, originality and authorship ...read more
Source: CNN
Published on Fri, 26 May 2017 02:38:00 GMT
Montreal Museums Day: Proof that the best things in life are free
Montreal Museums Day: Proof that the best things in life are freeMontreal Museums Day, a fixture on the local calendar since 1987, is an idea that could scarcely be improved upon. Who, after all, would argue that the only thing better than going to a museum is going to a whole bunch of them for free? Forty-three ...read more
Source: Montreal Gazette
Published on Sat, 27 May 2017 04:36:00 GMT
Not settling: Foundation museums look to have similar feel, different story
Not settling: Foundation museums look to have similar feel, different storyJAMESTOWN – The interactive exhibits making their debut at Jamestown Settlement will give it a feel similar to the newly remodeled and renamed American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. It should come as no surprise, given both are run by the Jamestown ...read more
Source: The Virginia Gazette
Published on Sat, 27 May 2017 04:15:00 GMT
Art and Museums in NYC This Week
Art and Museums in NYC This WeekOur guide to new art shows — and some that will be closing soon. ‘LOUISE LAWLER: WHY PICTURES NOW’ at the Museum of Modern Art (through July 30). One of the great light-heavyweights of the 1980s Pictures Generation, an artist of stealth, wit and ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Thu, 25 May 2017 21:45:00 GMT
How Small Museums Can Embrace Guerrilla Marketing
How Small Museums Can Embrace Guerrilla MarketingHere at Museum Hack, we believe small museums are superheroes! You can read our article Mini But Mighty to learn more about why we think this! In honor of small museums, we thought we’d focus on marketing tips specifically for small museums. Hannah ...read more
Source: museumhack.com
Published on Fri, 26 May 2017 06:30:00 GMT
Millennials want more than cheap tickets from Minnesota theaters, museums
Millennials want more than cheap tickets from Minnesota theaters, museumsEver since arts-participation research became a thing in the 1970s, the news about audience participation by young adults has been bleak. Each generation, it seems, is less interested in the arts than the last. And each new National Endowment for the Arts ...read more
Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune
Published on Fri, 26 May 2017 17:07:00 GMT
15 Museums in Southeast Asia worth visiting in your lifetime
15 Museums in Southeast Asia worth visiting in your lifetimeAn amalagamation of Thai artefacts and art pieces spanning from ancient times to the modern day Thai Kingdom, the Bangkok National Museum will immerse you in its rich history and culture. Expect to be gracing your eyes with intricate decorative arts and ...read more
Source: mariefranceasia.com
Published on Fri, 26 May 2017 00:28:00 GMT
Plan Your Summer Road Trip to the World’s Quirkiest Art Museums
Plan Your Summer Road Trip to the World’s Quirkiest Art MuseumsThe folks over at Atlas Obscura have done God’s work by creating a comprehensive and exhaustive “List of Wonderfully Specific Museums.” Their map spans North America, Europe, Asia and Australia and includes an eccentric assortment of private, DIY ...read more
Source: Observer
Published on Thu, 25 May 2017 07:26:00 GMT