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Collective Conversations with Caitlin Perry-Vogelhut

Caitlin Perry-Vogelhut, Associate Registrar, Database Administration and Exhibitions, The Baltimore Museum of Art
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is a premiere destination for art appreciators, and is recognized internationally for its diverse, 95,000-object permanent collection. Crisscrossing time and continents, its holdings notably include over 1,000 works [...]

Collective Conversations with Caitlin Perry-Vogelhut2020-10-05T17:10:54-04:00

Collective Conversations with Emma Fulce

Emma Fulce, Collections Specialist, Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University
Gallery Systems caught up with Emma Fulce, Collections Specialist, to learn about recent projects at the Eskenazi Museum. She spoke about how working from home had affected her role and TMS projects, the Museum’s increased focus on their online presence, and how [...]

Collective Conversations with Emma Fulce2020-10-05T17:12:15-04:00

Collective Conversations with Tine Schmidt Haislund

Tine Schmidt Haislund, Registrar, The Munch Museum
The Munch Museum opened in May 1963, a hundred years after iconic Norwegian painter Edvard Munch’s birth. Located in Tøyen, Oslo, the museum’s collection initially consisted of more than 1,150 paintings, 18,000 prints, 7,700 drawings and watercolors, and 13 sculptures; all bequeathed by Munch [...]

Collective Conversations with Tine Schmidt Haislund2020-12-24T08:37:05-05:00

Collective Conversations with Andrea Čakars

Andrea Čakars, Registrar, The Barnes Foundation
Deeply interested in art and helping A. C. Barnes Company’s employees learn more about art, Albert Coombs Barnes held seminars on workdays to discuss and examine original works of art. He went on to create the Barnes Foundation with his wife, Laura Legget Barnes, in 1922. Founded as an educational institution dedicated to engaging its visitors [...]

Collective Conversations with Andrea Čakars2020-06-04T10:22:54-04:00

Collective Conversations with Hamutal Gabayev

Hamutal Gabayev, Registrar and TMS Administrator, Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem
The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem is a unique museum of ancient civilizations, presenting the history of the lands and civilizations mentioned in the Bible in relation to the development of the biblical narrative throughout generations. The goal of the Museum is to connect each [...]

Collective Conversations with Hamutal Gabayev2020-12-24T08:51:50-05:00

Collective Conversations with Allison Nicks

Allison Nicks, Registrar, Delaware Art Museum
Founded in 1912, the Delaware Art Museum has a mission to connect people to art offering an inclusive and essential community resource through its collections, exhibitions, and programs. The Museum is known for its large collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art, works by Wilmington-native Howard Pyle and fellow American illustrators [...]

Collective Conversations with Allison Nicks2020-12-23T16:44:26-05:00

The imai Foundation

Cataloguing Time Based Media
The City of Düsseldorf established the inter media art institute (imai Foundation) in 2006 as an archive to care for an acquired video collection. The archive contains around 3,000 works of Time Based Media art, and provides context to the history of Time Based Media from the 1970s [...]

The imai Foundation2020-12-29T13:07:01-05:00

7 Ways to Boost Your Collections Care with Integrated Museum Software

Work Efficiently While Reducing Time, Cost, and Stress
Museums are busy places, and you may have more tasks to complete than hours in the day. It’s easy to feel cut off from other departments in your museum, and silo mentality can hurt both your department and projects [...]

7 Ways to Boost Your Collections Care with Integrated Museum Software2020-12-31T10:51:09-05:00

6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums

How to Enhance Productivity, Consistency, and Peace of Mind
Your department is extremely busy. Your team has a wide variety of tasks to complete, and sometimes it seems like many of them aren’t even related to your collection. By the time you’re done with your regular administrative tasks [...]

6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums2020-12-31T12:24:43-05:00

The J. Paul Getty Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Joint Ownership of the Mapplethorpe Collection: Best Practices in Learning How to Share
In 2011, the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) jointly acquired a collection of over 2,000 works by Robert Mapplethorpe from the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation (RMF). This historic acquisition is unique in many [...]

The J. Paul Getty Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art2020-06-10T13:12:06-04:00
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