Are our museums in crisis? Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Artstate sets its sights on Bathurst Wrapping up a successful inaugural event in Lismore, the baton was handed to Bathurst to showcase NSW arts in 2018. 10 buzzwords that dominated the arts in 2017 Our language tells us a lot about who we are: our confidence, our embrace of trends, our professionalism and our priorities. So what did 2017 say? Acting unpleasantly: why harassment is so common in the theatre Is there something in the nature of the performing arts industry which creates conditions conducive to exploitation? How will theatre survive in a post-subsidy world? In his 2017 Philip Parsons Lecture at Belvoir, award-winning lighting designer Nick Schlieper asks: how can we turn the anti-subsidy trend around? (Premium content) Premium content Gina Fairley Friday 12 May, 2017 For International Museums Day we examine the contemporary value of museums and harness the 2017 theme of saying the unspeakable. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Gina Fairley covers the Visual Arts nationally for ArtsHub. Based in Sydney you can follow her on Twitter @ginafairley and Instagram at fairleygina.