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Collective Conversations with Margret Schild

Head of the Library, Theatermuseum + Filmmuseum Düsseldorf As one of the institutions housed under The Culture Department of the City of Düsseldorf, the Theatermuseum has a storied history. Founded in 1947 after a donation by Gustav Lindemann, the Theatermuseum originated as an archive inside a private theatre. Today, the museum collects and exhibits objects from [...]

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Collective Conversations with Bethany Bannister-Andrews

Collections and Digital Assets Manager at Shangri La: Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design (operated under the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art) Opened to the public as a museum in 2002, Doris Duke’s Shangri La in Honolulu showcases a varied collection of Islamic art. The museum was originally constructed as a seasonal home, [...]

Collective Conversations with Madeline Betts

Collections Database Manager at Tate England’s Tate—a family of four museums under the sponsorship of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport—contains one of the United Kingdom’s premier art collections, including holdings in British art, international modern art, and contemporary art. Well known for its celebration of online platforms and sophisticated use of technology, Tate [...]

Collective Conversations with Lindsey Richardson

Curator of Collections at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza houses a unique cultural collection of more than 50,000 objects related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Located on the sixth floor of the former Texas School Book Depository Building in Dealey Plaza, the museum [...]

Collective Conversations with Theresa Papanikolas

Curator of European and American Art at the Honolulu Museum of Art The Honolulu Museum of Art houses a collection of 50,000 works spanning 5,000 years in a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility. Their collection features African art, Asian art, textiles, and European/American art, and includes many works celebrating Hawai’i’s local artists and history. Gallery Systems spoke [...]

Collective Conversations with Jen Kaines

Registrar and Collections Manager at Leeds Museums and Galleries A day in the Registrars Department at Leeds Museums and Galleries, the largest local authority-run museum service in England, is never dull for Jen Kaines. As Registrar and Collections Manager, Jen handles 1.3 million objects from the natural world and industrial history, to fine and decorative [...]

Collective Conversations with Erin Narloch

Project Manager, Consultant, & Database Administrator at adidas AG For Erin Narloch, shedding light on the powerful stories woven into adidas’ history—stories about entrepreneurial spirit and greatness in sport—is central to her work at adidas AG. The adidas Archive contains hundreds of thousands of objects that, until recently, were hidden away, unavailable for public [...]

Collective Conversations with Morten Nybo

Project Manager and Digital Advisor at the Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces and the Danish Arts Foundation The Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces in Copenhagen is an agency under the Danish Ministry for Culture, which also acts as the secretariat for the Danish Arts Foundation, an arms-length body for the governmental art funding. [...]

Collective Conversations with Gillian Essam

Recently Retired Collection Information Manager at the National Gallery, London After a professional career spanning 24 years, Gillian Essam, former Collection Information Manager at the National Gallery, is still adjusting to her new-found free time. Prior to her arrival at the National Gallery in 2001, Gillian worked as a professional librarian, then went on to [...]

Collective Conversations with Emmanuelle Delmas-Glass

Collections Data Manager at the Yale Center for British Art Emmanuelle Delmas-Glass, Collections Data Manager at the Yale Center for British Art. The Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut, is home to the largest collection of British art outside the UK. The works of art, rare books, and manuscripts found [...]