Museum politics of the Huni Kuin: the Aru Kuxipa exhibition at TBA21 in Vienna

Museum politics of the Huni Kuin: the Aru Kuxipa exhibition at TBA21 in Vienna Yujia Bian The Museum Review, Volume 4, Number 1 (2019) Abstract Have indigenous peoples gained agency in the gallery setting in the 21st century? This article looks at the appearance and participation of a group of indigenous Huni Kuin from Brazil andContinue reading “Museum politics of the Huni Kuin: the Aru Kuxipa exhibition at TBA21 in Vienna”

A Commitment to art education and outreach: forming a Researcher-Practitioner Partnership to support diversity and inclusion at a university art museum

A Commitment to art education and outreach: forming a Researcher-Practitioner Partnership to support diversity and inclusion at a university art museum Joanna K. Garner, PhD, Jutta-Annette Page, PhD, Alexandra Carver, and Amber Inwood The Museum Review, Volume 4, Number 1 (2019) Abstract This paper provides a multi-perspective conversation about the process of forming a researcher-practitioner partnershipContinue reading “A Commitment to art education and outreach: forming a Researcher-Practitioner Partnership to support diversity and inclusion at a university art museum”

No more white cubes: Street Art Museum Amsterdam

No more white cubes: Street Art Museum Amsterdam Caitlin S. Wunderlich, MSc The Museum Review, Volume 4, Number 1 (2019) Abstract Noteworthy museums in Europe and North America have organized international exhibitions that appropriated street art to display within a gallery space. This paper argues that the restrictive framework of the ‘white cube’ museum space isContinue reading “No more white cubes: Street Art Museum Amsterdam”

Exhibition review: ‘Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt,’ Victoria & Albert Museum, London. September 8, 2018-February 24, 2019

Exhibition review: ‘Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt,’ Victoria & Albert Museum, London. September 8, 2018-February 24, 2019 Suzie Thomas, PhD The Museum Review, Volume 4, Number 1 (2019) Abstract The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London ran a special temporary exhibition about videogames. The exhibition, titled Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt, focused in particular on the design elements involved in creating videogames, and theContinue reading “Exhibition review: ‘Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt,’ Victoria & Albert Museum, London. September 8, 2018-February 24, 2019”

Exhibition review: Journey to the Sources of Art, the life and work of three women artists in postcolonial Morocco

Exhibition review: Journey to the Sources of Art, the life and work of three women artists in postcolonial Morocco Zineb Bahji, PhD The Museum Review, Volume 4, Number 1 (2019) Abstract Museum Mohammed VI for Modern and Contemporary Arts exhibited and narrated the life and artistic journey of three Moroccan women artists in a temporary exhibition: VoyagesContinue reading “Exhibition review: Journey to the Sources of Art, the life and work of three women artists in postcolonial Morocco”

Charged spaces: navigating complex exhibition content for university audiences

Charged spaces: navigating complex exhibition content for university audiences Craig Hadley and Alexandra Chamberlain The Museum Review, Volume 4, Number 1 (2019) Abstract This paper explores some of the ways in which academic museums navigate politically charged conversations on campus, specifically addressing public programs, curatorial strategies, and administrative brokering. The authors discuss the complexities of collaborationContinue reading “Charged spaces: navigating complex exhibition content for university audiences”

The preservation and exhibition of architectural and archaeological monuments in the Ukraine

The preservation and exhibition of architectural and archaeological monuments in the Ukraine Dmytro V. Kepin, PhD and Olena M. Tytova, PhD The Museum Review, Volume 3, Number 1 (2018) Abstract This article focuses on general provisions for preserving and exhibiting architectural and archaeological complexes and objects. Lately, the problems surrounding the study, preservation and use ofContinue reading “The preservation and exhibition of architectural and archaeological monuments in the Ukraine”

Attack of the 100-year old startup

Attack of the 100-year old startup Brendan Ciecko The Museum Review, Volume 3, Number 1 (2018) Abstract This paper highlights the links between museums and business startups, and what each can learn from the other to ensure longevity in uncertain times. Keywords Museums as startups; startup mentality Photo by Luis Salazar on Unsplash. A version of this articleContinue reading “Attack of the 100-year old startup”

The use of themed entertainment design in museums and heritage sites

The use of themed entertainment design in museums and heritage sites Carissa Baker, PhD The Museum Review, Volume 3, Number 1 (2018) Abstract Despite being perceived as very different genres of visitor attractions, theme parks and museums have become less distant in their interpretation practices. More and more museums and heritage sites are utilizing the techniquesContinue reading “The use of themed entertainment design in museums and heritage sites”

Impossible appraisals: art, anthropology, and the limits of evaluating museum collections in the mid-twentieth century United States

Impossible appraisals: art, anthropology, and the limits of evaluating museum collections in the mid-twentieth century United States Samuel J. Redman, PhD The Museum Review, Volume 3, Number 1 (2018) Abstract In 1958, art historian Creighton Gilbert proposed an audacious system to rank art museums in the United States. The system compared museum collections during an eraContinue reading “Impossible appraisals: art, anthropology, and the limits of evaluating museum collections in the mid-twentieth century United States”