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Collective Conversations with 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, among other objects; all bequeathed by Munch himself, as well [...]

Collective Conversations with Tine Schmidt Haislund2019-10-07T08:18:43-05:00

Collective Conversations with 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 [...]

Collective Conversations with Andrea Čakars2019-07-12T09:08:05-05:00

Collective Conversations with 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 the generations. The goal of the Museum is to connect each individual with [...]

Collective Conversations with Hamutal Gabayev2019-06-17T08:48:16-05:00

Collective Conversations with 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, and urban [...]

Collective Conversations with Allison Nicks2019-06-11T09:31:48-05:00

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 through today. [...]

The imai Foundation2019-06-14T10:17:23-05:00

7 Ways to Boost Your Collections Care with Integrated Museum Software

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. When your tasks require cross-department collaboration, you can find your busy schedule makes it impossible to [...]

7 Ways to Boost Your Collections Care with Integrated Museum Software2019-09-23T15:46:34-05:00

6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums

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, half the day has gone by and it feels like you haven’t gotten anything done. Exhibition [...]

6 Tips to Increase Productivity with Automation Strategies for Museums2019-10-09T15:46:32-05:00

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 ways: not [...]

The J. Paul Getty Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art2019-06-11T12:04:58-05:00

Chapman University Art Collections

Cataloguing a Museum without Walls Chapman University Art Collections is a unique group of collections that functions through the lens of education and consists of the Phyllis & Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, the Chapman Campus Collection, and the new Hilbert Museum of California Art. Objects from the collections are displayed beyond the gallery, [...]

Chapman University Art Collections2019-06-11T17:16:47-05:00

Time-Based Media Arts and TMS

The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) collection of Time-Based Media Arts (TBMA) increases every year in number and complexity. Objects range from 16mm films and vintage electronic installations to digital videos, software-based artworks and video games. Customization and utilization of TMS, SAAM's collections management system, enables collections managers to account for the volume and variety [...]

Time-Based Media Arts and TMS2017-06-28T16:16:55-05:00