By Shane Breynard It has become commonplace to engage with museums online. Indeed social media and the web are now the main ways that museum… Read More ? The post Live social media as museum object appeared first on MuseumNext.
By Jim Richardson I would hope that anyone working in museums believes in the positive effect that they have. They change lives, enrich communities and makes our cities… Read More ? The post Communicating the Social Impact of Museums appeared first on MuseumNext.
As the warm weather rolls into DC, so does our Spring Luce Unplugged Community Showcase. This Friday, April 28, get ready to dance with performances by Coup Sauvage & the Snips and Janel Leppin.
By Jessi Green, Online Media Manager at HMNS Image courtesy of Pixabay Yesterday was National Puppy Day, and here at HMNS, we love our dogs. Even though our furry friends can’t accompany us to work (too many distracting bones in the Paleontology Hall), HMNS employees love to talk about our dogs. We […]
This is the second installation in a series of posts on the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH)'s development of Abbott Square, a new creative community plaza in downtown Santa Cruz. When we first started talking about redeveloping Abbott Square as a community plaza for downtown Santa Cruz, we ran into some basic questions. Show More Summary
Begin part 2 of 4 But before he could determine the question, though not the faintest motion of the air in this infinite waste of wasteless light was manifest, the door that he had left ajar behind him had, unperceived by Mr. Asprey, already begun to stir upon its hinges. There sounded a tiny click... More
CLR: Covert Drone War “Women Like Me” On the Everyday Life of Others Speakeasies and Artists Warehouses: A Tale of Two Oaklands Intellectuals for Trump • GMA: Queer Nation Manifesto The Alcatraz Proclamation A New Declaration of Independence White Purity Pink White House Just Seeds Activist Image Toolbox • JGF: “Poem of Commitment” The R.F.... More
Abraham Thomas recently joined the museum's staff as The Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator-in-Charge at the Renwick Gallery. Thomas writes about the intersection of American craft, the Renwick, and his interests.
On the occasion of Touch On: Aesthetics in the Art, Politics and Ontology of Touch, a group exhibit at SOMArts, Open Space editor-in-chief Claudia La Rocco sat down with curators James Fleming and Kelly Lovemonster and the artist boychild for a conversation about lineage, loss, and the politics of action and expression. Claudia La Rocco:... More
what will you do with that stick I said to my friend well, that was on the social media — and it was a small stick. my friend, he, was holding it in a selfie. friendship falls away, out, comes undone, your friend so easily becomes your enemy. “O my friends, there is no... More
Remembering and recovering as a performative project… what has been lost and how are we finding it I scrawled these lines into my notebook on November 19th, the closing day of Lost and Found: Dance, New York, HIV/AIDS, Then and Now, the eleventh iteration of Danspace Project’s Platforms (multiweek series of events organized by guest curators).... More
On Friday, December 2nd, a fire ripped through an artists’ warehouse in East Oakland, killing many artists and musicians who were there for the LA label 100% Silk’s celebration of a new record by Golden Donna. Among the deceased is my dear friend of thirteen years, Joey Casio. Joey has played a central role in... More
Yesterday, December 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy – the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The United States was at peace with … Continue reading ?
noise… nation… she searches. Back in the good old days when dancing meant exploding.11 Lime pilgrimages to Prague, where stands Katedrála svatého Víta. Saint Vitus is the patron saint of dancers and entertainers. Saint Vitus died a martyr. Show More Summary
“A fear of being scammed. A fear of being scammed.” In the first moments of Institute for New Feeling’s 2015 video “Seek: A Self-fulfilling Prophesy,” we hear a disembodied female voice echo this private anxiety over ambient tones. A jagged, 3D polygon transits aimlessly across digital skins of manufactured urban landscapes, which stretch chaotically across... More
The little city by the bay. Home to the Irish coffee and the fortune cookie. Where summer exists in September, bicycles rule the streets, and the best views of the city can be found by riding the bus (the 33-Stanyan to be exact). As Jack Kerouac declares on page one of The Subterraneans, the real... More
I've been traveling a lot recently, exploring the ideas behind The Art of Relevance with colleagues around the US. Here are two artifacts of my travels... and an opportunity to join in on a virtual/real life meetup this Wednesday.VIDEO...Show More Summary
The Halloween season brings in hordes of scary creatures, from vampires to monsters to mummies. If we only look to the ant world, we can find all three. But these are not the scariest Halloween creatures to be found among the … Continue reading ?
Danke Shane's debut D.C. show premieres this Thursday, October 6, in the Luce Foundation Center as a part of Luce Unplugged, our free, monthly concert series. In partnership with D.C. Music Download, we highlight musical acts within the District that create unique and innovative sound. Show More Summary
What is that knowing that is available to us? […] We are cut off from it because we think we are cut off, only. — Cecilia Vicuña Maybe this is all an exercise to keep Mnemosyne occupied. Maybe it’s just me. I gravitate to the margins of the recordings. What you can hear and see... More