Weekly news about museum trends, museum planning, museum exhibition design, the future of museums and interactive kinetic sculpture for the week of March 30,2012.
Museum Planner Related:
After speaking with an artist who couldn’t afford to visit the museum where he worked posted “Museums are for the Rich”
Posted a how to: “Museums and the Internet”
Posted video of “Alcatraz: Life on the Rock” at Liberty State Park
Created a new group on Linkedin “Museum Planning” hope you will join!
Thank you to all of new sponsors ! There are still three spots available for $25 per month
Updated “Interactive Kinetic Artists” on Vimeo, hope you will join!
Trends, this week, “Pop up museums” and delivery of digital content
The nature of delivering educational material is changing:
Singularity University, another profit / non profit collaboration
Speedy Toy Cars Blur The Boundaries Of Sculpture, Chris Burden at LACMA
My favorite Art work of the week!, “Tape Recorders” (2011) by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer on Vimeo
Gaming in Museums:
Integrating Minecraft into the Museum
Museums should copy the Damien Hirst Spot Challenge, The most interesting part of the exhibition! “The Spot Challenge”
This is the future! Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Build it from supplied blueprints
“Museum Hacker?”, Amazing story of a French Artist Underground, breaking into museums to “restore” Art
My favorite gallery of the my day of gallery hopping, Eyebeam
“Pop Up” Museum:
BMW Guggenheim Lab, Mobile Museum, Model of the future of museums
“24 Hours Museum” Prada “Museum”, I love the concept a “pop up” museum
Nicely done, Interactive iPad Museum Catalog at University of Virginia Art Museum
Europeana, Online database of European Cultural Heritage