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Museum Buzz

Nov 16, 2020

Emily is joined by a special co-host to breakdown the big take aways from season two.

Season Two interviewed museum leaders from around the world about how different departments interpreted the word ‘Distance’ in the COVID-era.

Oct 19, 2020

Esme Ward, Director of the Manchester Museum, is setting out to create the most inclusive, imaginative, and caring museum in the world. In this conversation, we zero in on her efforts to care for her staff, audiences, and collections through embarking on a journey of repatriation. "God knows I'm passionate about...

Oct 5, 2020

In this conversation, I speak with the four program co-chairs of the Museum Computer Network (MCN)conference about how they approached planning their virtual conference, what they’re worried about, and whether conferences in the future will be more or less virtual.

MCN in November spans two weeks. Other...

Sep 21, 2020

Reopening is more than creating safe physical spaces for visitors and staff. It can be an opportunity to “reorient the place of museums” in society and how they engage with issues of white supremacy, white fragility, and social justice. Waqas Jawaid and Andy Chen, Co-Creators of Isometric Studio in Brooklyn, NY,...

Sep 7, 2020

Ian Ellard, Head of the V&A Academy at the V&A in London, shares his experience of rapidly switching to distance learning as a result of COVID-19. Ellard was about to launch a new, cohesive adult learning program: the brochure was ready to print, the new logo was approved, all they had to do was hit ‘send’. “But...