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Two young people (in their twenties) are looking at a large screen image of a colourful AI-generated artwork in a darkened museum gallery space.
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What AI means for museums, where big decisions loom large

AI is here and Australian cultural institutions must get in on the action, while also ensuring they can keep control…

Why is a Holden Torana next to a Henry Ottmann? Image: 'Namedropping' installation view at Mona. Photo: Mona/Jesse Hunniford. A car and a painting sit in juxtaposition across two starkly different exhibition spaces.
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Mona's big flex – how David Walsh wrote himself into the books

'Namedropping' is an all-consuming exhibition about questioning status, but by doing so, Mona owner David Walsh has cunningly bolstered his…

UQ is planning to cut its Museum Studies program. Image is an exterior shot of the sandstone façade of Queensland university, behind some trees, in long shot against a blue sky with scudding clouds.
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UQ's decision to cut Museum Studies spells disaster

The University of Queensland is proposing cuts to its Museum Studies programs, with potential effects felt across the country.

Washington DC. A gallery space with large red and white installation of phrases, including WHOSE BODY? and WHOSE BELIEFS? diagonally up the sides of escalators and WHOSE POWER? on the back wall. Another incomplete sentence is on the floor, and a young boy looks on with his back to us from the bottom left corner of the frame.
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Postcard from Washington DC

ArtsHub takes a trip to the US capital, and finds much more than politics...

Gallery gift shop. Wooden box opened to reveal a brass sextant inside.
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Exit through the gift shop

There's an undeniable link between the art and the commercial in gallery stores. ArtsHub takes a look at some of…

Suhanya Raffel, Museum Director, M+. Photo: Winnie Yeung @ Visual Voices. Image: Courtesy M+, Hong Kong. Raffel against a green tiled architectural background. She is a middle-aged woman with long black and grey hair, wearing red lipstick and smiling at the camera. She is dressed in a black blazer with a white flower brooch.
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Building a contemporary museum: learnings with Suhanya Raffel

From studying art history in Sydney to helming the Asia Pacific Triennial in Queensland and now leading Hong Kong’s M+,…

Woman in blue suit outside Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. To the right of her is a huge patterned arrow on the wall pointing down to the ground.
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When you need to change to get it right

The MCA has worked with its challenges – and in sync with museum trends globally – to rethink its future.…

‘Fit for a King: Vincent Jenden Reimagines The Johnston Collection’. Photo: ArtsHub. An elaborate lounge room with elegant decor. The walls are painted a light pastel green and artworks are hang across the walls and antique furniture is on display.
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6 Easter eggs to find at The Johnston Collection

ArtsHub reveals some hidden gems with quirky stories that can be found in 'Fit for a King: Vincent Jenden Reimagines…

open suitcase with research books inside.
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Emerging Indigenous cultural workers head abroad

Six Indigenous cultural workers are embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime Fellowship abroad. Who are they?

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Culture crisis – can NZ’s museums be saved?

Surfacing reports on the dire future for Aotearoa's cultural institutions only scratch the surface – Andrew Wood digs deeper to…

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