Inclusive Museum’s Updates

  • Thirteenth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum Announced (3-5 September 2020, Lisbon, Portugal)

    The Thirteenth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum will be held at the Museum of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, 3–5 September 2020

    Founded in 2008, The Inclusive Museum Research Network is brought together by a shared concern for the f...More

  • Andrew Howe - Winner of the International Award for Excellence for The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, Volume 9

    The Inclusive Museum Research Network is pleased to announce the selection of “LA's Diamond in the Rough: The Museum of JurassicTechnology,” Andrew Howe, as the winner of the International Award for Excellence for Volume 9 of The International Journ.....More

  • John Pawson converts WW2 bunker into museum of Southeast Asian art in Berlin

    Architectural designer John Pawson has transformed a second-world-war telecommunication bunker into an art and furniture museum in Berlin's Kreuzberg neighbourhood. 

    The Feuerle Collection is a private museum hosting the contemporary art, Imper...More

  • The Evolution of the Museum Visit, from Privilege to Personalized Experience

    Hyperallergic | Article Link | by Seph Rodney

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    What you experience when you visit an art museum these days is likely very different from what your parents did when they were your age. In plain terms, across the fiel...More

  • Landmark Cultural Destruction Trial Opens in the Hague

    ArtNet News | Article Link | Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

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    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague today opened its first ever war crimes trial addressing the destruction of cultural heritage

    The Malian...More

  • Inside the LSD Museum That the DEA Somehow Hasn't Torn to the Ground

    Wired | Article Link | by Margaret Rhodes

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    THERE’S A GUY in San Francisco who has more than 33,000 sheets of LSD in his house. Just how many more isn’t clear, because no one’s done an inventory since the feds...More

  • Natural History Museums Are Teeming With Undiscovered Species

    The Atlantic | Article Link | by Ed Yong

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    In the darkness of the Akeley Hall of Mammals, swarms of kids gawk at beautifully staged dioramas of Africa’s wildlife. The stuffed safari, nestled in the American Museum of N...More

  • Drowned world: welcome to Europe’s first undersea sculpture museum

    The Guardian | Article Link | by Susan Smillie

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    Jason deCaires Taylor is sinking fast. Below, 15 metres under the surface of the sea, a crowd of figures, unmistakably human, are motionless. It is eerily still.....More

  • How the African American History Museum Is Curating the "Black Lives Matter" Movement

    Smithsonian | Article Link | by Katie Nodjimbadem

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    Three weeks ago the City of Chicago released dash camera footage of police shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times, killing him. In Baltimore the first trial is un...More

  • Museum Residencies Offer Opportunities for Artists

    Huffington Post | Article Link | by Daniel Grant

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    Nowadays, museums seem to do everything but give visitors a room for the night: They provide food, plan vacations, organize parties, offer concerts and opportunities...More