Why Australia’s national gallery standards need a revamp
A national taskforce is going over the standards that museums and galleries adopt, ensuring best practice in our changing world.…
No vax, no entry for galleries in the future?
As venue vaccination passports become mandatory in New York, will Australian galleries and museums follow in future?
How museums could light up and display more of the world’s precious objects for longer
Emrah Baki Ulas explores how new advances in lighting technology can improve museum displays for visitors while also addressing preservation.
Is art and cultural history still relevant to the present?
From a First Nations lens to putting community-led conservation first, writer Vyshnavee Wijekumar examines the role of collections today, and…
NGA repatriates 14 objects to India, valued at over $3M
Updated policy overlays ethical lens on collecting, with implications for First Nations collections, and ushering a next chapter for National…
Galleries are our anchors amid COVID closures
Persistent, intermittent COVID gallery closures reveal what we miss most about their spaces and why they matter so much.
The time is now: Climate awareness in museums is a must
CIMAM’s toolkit offers strategies and resources for museums to reduce their carbon footprint.
Exit interview: Rachel Kent leaves MCA for Bundanon
After shaping the MCA's curatorial vision for two decades, Rachel Kent makes the leadership shift from Chief Curator to CEO…
Executive Assistant to five state gallery directors, Lindsay Brookes’ insights are golden
Retiring after 34-years at AGSA, Lindsay Brookes offers wisdoms on why organisational history is important, and the ‘sticky role an…
Choreography and the museum: how to make collaboration work
Made up of five public institutions from Australia and the world, Precarious Movements is a prime example of collaboration at…