Posts Tagged: museums

Using the Resources at Hand: Sustainable Exhibition Design

Using the Resources at Hand is designed primarily to help students in the Department of Visual Arts at Western University, Canada think about eco-friendly options in designing exhibitions. Skills learned here can also be used elsewhere, and can help to

Using the Resources at Hand: Sustainable Exhibition Design

Using the Resources at Hand is designed primarily to help students in the Department of Visual Arts at Western University, Canada think about eco-friendly options in designing exhibitions. Skills learned here can also be used elsewhere, and can help to

Centre for Sustainable Curating

Located in the Department of Visual Arts at Western University, the Centre for Sustainable Curating encourages research into waste, pollution, and climate crisis, and the development of exhibitions and artworks with low carbon footprints. While many museums have started to

Centre for Sustainable Curating

Located in the Department of Visual Arts at Western University, the Centre for Sustainable Curating encourages research into waste, pollution, and climate crisis, and the development of exhibitions and artworks with low carbon footprints. While many museums have started to

The Museum of Future Fossils

The Museum of Future Fossils is an ongoing, large scale project, comprising pedagogy and course work, a speculative exhibition, workshops, and a catalogue for a non-existent exhibition. For more, please visit the MFFF site here. Image: still from Fatberg film,

The Museum of Future Fossils

The Museum of Future Fossils is an ongoing, large scale project, comprising pedagogy and course work, a speculative exhibition, workshops, and a catalogue for a non-existent exhibition. For more, please visit the MFFF site here. Image: still from Fatberg film,

95% Invisible: The Art of Storage

This year’s Museum and Curatorial Studies practicum exhibition considered practices of art storage, ranging from storing art in nuclear waste facilities, to hoarding, to Geneva Free Ports. For the first time, we made use of augmented reality in the exhibition

95% Invisible: The Art of Storage

This year’s Museum and Curatorial Studies practicum exhibition considered practices of art storage, ranging from storing art in nuclear waste facilities, to hoarding, to Geneva Free Ports. For the first time, we made use of augmented reality in the exhibition

Critical Museum Theory/Museum Studies in Canada

Lianne McTavish with Susan Ashley, Heather Igloliorte, Kirsty Robertson, and Andrea Terry. “Critical Museum Theory/Museum Studies in Canada: A Dialogue,” Acadiensis 46.2 (2017), pp. 223-41. In 2017 I had the chance to be a part of this co-written conversation about

Critical Museum Theory/Museum Studies in Canada

Lianne McTavish with Susan Ashley, Heather Igloliorte, Kirsty Robertson, and Andrea Terry. “Critical Museum Theory/Museum Studies in Canada: A Dialogue,” Acadiensis 46.2 (2017), pp. 223-41. In 2017 I had the chance to be a part of this co-written conversation about

Radical Museum

In 2016 I taught a graduate class titled Radical Museum. The full syllabus, including student contributions, can be accessed here. Since the first days of the institutionalization of collections, museums have been targets for radical thought and action from all

Radical Museum

In 2016 I taught a graduate class titled Radical Museum. The full syllabus, including student contributions, can be accessed here. Since the first days of the institutionalization of collections, museums have been targets for radical thought and action from all

Titanium Motherships of the New Economy

“Titanium Motherships of the New Economy: Museums, Neoliberalism and Resistance.” In Imagining Resistance, Keri Cronin and Kirsty Robertson, eds. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011, pp. 197-214. This chapter examines the contradictory role of museums as showcases of cultural capitalism, but

Titanium Motherships of the New Economy

“Titanium Motherships of the New Economy: Museums, Neoliberalism and Resistance.” In Imagining Resistance, Keri Cronin and Kirsty Robertson, eds. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011, pp. 197-214. This chapter examines the contradictory role of museums as showcases of cultural capitalism, but