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Museum Grants Available in 2016

It’s January, a time for resolutions, new beginnings, and checking if any 2016 grants apply to the projects your museum has in the works. To help you get started, grants available in the coming year are listed below. Similar to last year, the impetus behind many of the 2016 grants include supporting projects that connect [...]

Museum Grants Available in 20162017-06-28T16:19:53+00:00

Free Talks and Expert Advice at the 2016 Museum + Heritage Show

Museums + Heritage Show London, UK | May 18-19, 2016 The Museums + Heritage Show, Great Britain’s leading trade exhibition in the world of museums, galleries, and heritage visitor attractions will take place on May 18th and 19th at West Hall, Olympia, London. As always, this year’s show is free to attend, and features two [...]

Free Talks and Expert Advice at the 2016 Museum + Heritage Show2018-06-15T07:50:31+00:00

In-house Framing Saves University Museum Thousands

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. They decided to do it themselves. That ingenuity [...]

In-house Framing Saves University Museum Thousands2017-06-28T16:20:28+00:00

Take Part in the WMA’s Annual Meeting

Western Museums Association (WMA) WMA Annual Meeting San Jose, CA | October 24-27, 2015 The Western Museum Association will hold its annual meeting from October 24 to 27 at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California, and Gallery Systems would love to see you there. This year’s theme: Listen, Learn, Lead, focusses on becoming a [...]

Take Part in the WMA’s Annual Meeting2017-06-28T16:21:05+00:00

Career Leads

Recent job postings for TMS-qualified museum professionals: The National Gallery, London Collection Information Manager, Curatorial Department The National Gallery is currently recruiting for a Collection Information Manager within the National Gallery’s Curatorial team.  The post holder will take charge of and manage the Gallery’s collection information, for both internal and external audiences, and play a [...]

Career Leads2017-06-28T16:21:13+00:00

The Cartoon Transfer Process Revealed

How did the great masters of the Renaissance paint their masterpieces with such confidence? With the advent of modern-day conservation tools such as infrared technology, the mysteries that lie beneath the surface of precious artworks are illuminated. A number of Renaissance artists relied on preparatory drawings, known as cartoons, to guide their paintings, tapestries and [...]

The Cartoon Transfer Process Revealed2017-06-28T16:21:41+00:00

Join the Conversation at the Collections Trust Annual Conference 2015

Collections Trust Annual Conference London, UK | September 22, 2015 The Collections Trust Annual Conference will take place at the Natural History Museum in London, England, on September 22nd. It’s a chance to network with other cultural professionals and learn the latest in industry trends, while taking in an impressive natural history museum that is [...]

Join the Conversation at the Collections Trust Annual Conference 20152017-06-28T16:21:49+00:00

Dr. James Cuno on the Digitization of Collection Information

The digital world is changing fast, and museums must adapt just as fast to better connect with audiences. By moving collections online, and with the help of social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter, museum visitors can access a large amount of digital culture and information before they ever step through a museum’s doors. [...]

Dr. James Cuno on the Digitization of Collection Information2018-05-14T09:49:34+00:00

How Museums are Embracing the Digital Age

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 and giving virtual visitors a behind-the-scenes look at [...]

How Museums are Embracing the Digital Age2018-07-30T06:55:55+00:00