A piece of Germany's past it wishes it could forget was just discovered in the American Museum of Natural History.
Tag: human rights
Museum Details: Speaking with Silence
One museum navigates the exceedingly difficult task of simultaneously remaining true to its subject matter and its mission.
Museum Details: Horror of India’s Colonization Warrants Exposure
Scholars are calling for the continuing study of the British colonization of India. But where will such scholarship find a home?
Empowering the Inconvenient: An Examination of Parisian Democratic Theater
Democracy is Paris’ lifeblood. Democratic ideals are built into the city’s architecture. But does that make all performances in these spaces democratic?
Museum Details: A Weekly Industry Quote
When President Trump responds to Anti-Semitism proactively and in real time, and without pleas and pressure, that's when we'll be able to say this President has turned… Read more "Museum Details: A Weekly Industry Quote"
Is Shia LaBeouf Our Patronus? A Museum Struggles with Digital Free Speech
When the radical freedom of the internet is applied to a linear platform, shit gets weird.
#MuseumsResist: Museums Continue the Fight for Social Justice Online
Actual reality: political museum mobilization is gaining steam.
The Resistance is Us: Museums Get In Formation
Star Wars references are becoming increasingly difficult to avoid in discussing institutional opposition the current political landscape.
American Culture Responds: Museums, Art & the Trump Inauguration
Will the Trump inauguration be met with cultural appeasement?
Beauty & Pain: The Bizarre Love Triangle of Art, Abuse, and the Museum
Museums are institutions concerned with the protection of human rights. But what happens when those rights are violated for the sake of art?