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Collective Conversations with Lindsey Richardson

Lindsey Richardson, Curator of Collections, 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 pays homage [...]

Collective Conversations with Lindsey Richardson2020-06-04T13:27:04-04:00

Collective Conversations with Theresa Papanikolas

Theresa Papanikolas, Curator of European and American Art, 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 [...]

Collective Conversations with Theresa Papanikolas2020-06-04T13:30:38-04:00

In-House Framing Saves University Museum Thousands

Brigham Young University Museum of Art Takes DIY to the Next Level
The do-it-yourself craze isn’t just for weekend hobbyists as John Adams, Head of Fabrication at Brigham Young University Museum of Art, can attest. Over a decade ago, the Museum was faced with the challenge of framing art works to the tune of $250,000, but lacked the funds [...]

In-House Framing Saves University Museum Thousands2020-06-12T16:20:58-04:00

How Museums are Embracing the Digital Age

A Look at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Cooper Hewitt's Digital Initiatives
Museums as media companies? It may seem like a bit of a stretch, but as museums reposition themselves for our new digital age they are becoming more than physical places to visit. Like never before, museums are throwing open their digital doors to a wider audience [...]

How Museums are Embracing the Digital Age2020-06-12T17:26:15-04:00

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation

Using Collections Management Software to Produce an Ambitious Catalogue Raisonné
The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, in Berkeley, California, is working on a project to compile a catalogue raisonné of the paintings and works on paper by American artist Richard Diebenkorn. Among the most well-known painters [...]

The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation2020-07-13T10:40:15-04:00
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