A collection of 30 posts
When dealing with a global crisis, art is more often than not seen as a ‘non-essential’. Anxiety, uncertainty and traditionally ‘essential’ needs take precedence, making it hard to dedicate time to appreciate art, absorb its message and get inspired. This is exemplified in today’s climate by the fact that
There are multiple headlines at the moment about how the crisis has impacted the leisure industry, from museums to theatres to shopping malls, but the current global situation in 2020 is significantly impacting a subsection of the cultural industry: travelling exhibitions. Museums usually define themselves by their permanent collections; it
Today is a day to celebrate museums around the world! Museums are knowledge centres, with an amazing ability to educate informally. The exhibitions they show help open the eyes of visitors to new themes. Most exhibitions are developed by the museum itself, but sometimes they bring in something from an
Family, art, and the language of protest.
Last month, the annual Museum Connections conference took place in the Porte de Versailles de Paris. Hosting a panel to discuss digital exhibitions, the organisers invited Vastari to present data from our Exhibition Finance Report, alongside an esteemed panel of museum professionals and exhibition producers from across Europe. There are
Mondrian, Van Gogh, Magritte, Cézanne, Picabia, Bacon? Or Bruegel, Vermeer, Titian, Caravaggio? Maybe Kusama, Bill Viola, Baselitz, Hockney? Or, why not take a short-cut and go for Egypt, Maya or Ancient Greece? (Ranked: the top ten most popular shows in their categories from around the world, The Art Newspaper, 26th
"It's not about photography – it's about communication."
Museums all across Europe have started making big plans to celebrate the 500th Death Anniversary of the Renaissance Master, Leonardo Da Vinci. While celebrations are wonderful, they tend to create tough competitions for museums to secure exhibition loans. Martin Kemp, the author of Living with Leonardo, says that “there has
Among many others, the Italian industrial city of Ivrea is now part of the UNESCO World Heritage site as of 1st July, 2018. The meeting by the World Heritage Committee was held in Manama since 24th June under the chair Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa who is the ambassador of Bahrain. The
Vastari’s research into museum curatorial processes have shown that the majority of museums select shows with the visitor’s experience in mind. The idea of visitor experience driving their process is not a new one but how museums approach their audiences can be. Travelling exhibitions are a market many