Discover the most up-to-date articles, interviews, and blog posts on the management of museum archives and records.

Suzie Zuzek, Lilly Pulitzer, and The Suzie Zuzek Project

Discovering the Artist Behind an Iconic American Look
Imagine a chance encounter launching you into the art world after discovering a 6,000-object archive of work by a brilliant, yet largely unknown artist. This is the course Becky Smith’s life took in 2007 when she first encountered Suzie Zuzek (Agnes Helen Zuzek de Poo) and her iconic textile designs [...]

Suzie Zuzek, Lilly Pulitzer, and The Suzie Zuzek Project2020-05-21T05:29:52-04:00

M+

Illuminating the Archives M+, a new museum in Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District, has set out to become one of the world's largest museums of modern and contemporary visual culture and has spent the last several years collecting objects from around the globe. In addition to artworks and objects, M+ also acquires archives. Kevin [...]

M+2020-05-08T11:58:39-04:00

Get Your Free Copy of The FIAF Moving Image Cataloguing Manual

The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) has published The FIAF Moving Image Cataloguing Manual, designed to help archivists working with moving images to navigate the technological advancements in cataloguing, preservation, and access practices. The manual offers best practices and tools for institutions that are preparing moving image catalogues or creating descriptive metadata. Since its [...]

Get Your Free Copy of The FIAF Moving Image Cataloguing Manual2020-01-30T10:58:23-05:00

Best Practices for Cataloguing Photographic Archives

As galleries, libraries, archives and museums bring their physical objects into the digital realm, new methods of organization need to be designed to support the accessibility and sustainability of the digital media. Sarah Gillis, Assistant Registrar for Image Management at the Worcester Art Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts, specializes in cataloguing photographic archives. At our [...]

Best Practices for Cataloguing Photographic Archives2020-01-30T10:59:53-05:00