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Museum Trends

Museum Trends

No Comments 27 November 2011

"Trends Map" from Now and Next

Weekly news about museum trends, museum planning, the future of museums and interactive kinetic sculpture for the week of November 27 , 2011

Museum Planner
Posted links to the future of museum labels

Museum / Exhibition Openings:

Michael Jackson Museum on hold

9/11 Museum opening delayed, over dispute of hundreds of millions of dollars in unexpected costs

80,000 sq. ft addition to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, planned to open Spring 2012

Bollywood Museum planned

Really nice website for the traveling exhibition “Hidden Heros” currently at the Science Museum London

Possible new D.C., museum “National Jewish Museum”

“Out Harvey Wang’s Window” at the Tenement Museum

Polluted River as Art Experiment

Protests outside Crystal Bridges Museum, founded by Walmart heiress, 5,000 visitors, $1.4 Billion cost, $280,000 per visitor?

Hardrock Casino, NJ to include Music Museum

Samples of Einstein’s brain to go to Mutter Museum

New Zaha Hadid designed contemporary art museum at Michigan State University (MSU), planned to open April 21, 2012

David Hockney’s “Fresh Flowers” drawings on an ipad, at the Royal Ontario Museum until January 1, 2012

“Alice in Wonderland” exhibition at the Tate, well written exhibition review from the Telegraph


Great article and resources about museums going green

Interesting the museum of online museums

Articles of Interest:

“Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs”

“Calling All Boomers: Don’t Start More Nonprofits”, The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Artist Ai Weiwei under investigation by Chinese authorities over nude art

“Google Cultural Institute” starts to digitize artifacts, Dead Sea Scrolls

Museum of Nature & Science, Dallas, surpasses $185 Million fundraising goal

Sex Pistols graffiti being studied by archaeologists

12 million Americans from 44 to 70 years old would like to start nonprofits or businesses that solve social problems

NASA to start “tweetupsto communicate message, NASA connect page

Creepy ! What the museum of the future will NOT look like

Adobe’s better take on an online museum


Museum Next Conference May 23 – 25 2012, Barcelona

Art Basel Miami, December 1st-4th


Museum Trends

Museum Trends

No Comments 09 November 2011

"Trends Map" from Now and Next

Museum Trends, Museum Planning, the future of museums and interactive kinetic sculpture for the week of November 7, 2011

Fantastic resource for Sustainable Exhibition Practices
Exhibit Seed

Nicely Designed Guide to ADA Guidelines by Luminant Design
2010 ADA Standards visual summary of U.S. accessibility code for signs

Museum / Exhibition Openings:
Maurizio Cattelan: all retrospective at Guggenheim, New York
Design Bloom

Clyfford Still Museum to open this month
Architectural Record: Clyfford Still Museum Opening

“Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan”
National Gallery London
BBC: Overcrowded Blockbuster

New exhibition at the former administration building of Topf & Sons
Topf und Soehn Website

Brooklyn Navy Yard Museum opens Veteran’s Day,
Daily News Article

Articles of Interest:
Leonardo museum still trying to find it’s way, they don’t have a brand yet,
Deseret News Article

New bill in senate to eliminate $110m in funding to transportation museums, write to your senator.
AAM Letter to Your Senator

Decision Fatigue, great article New York Times, people spending more money now although feel worse about the economy
Decision Fatigue


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