The potential of performance in the museum space is also examined by MoMA with a programme of dance by renowned choreographers complementing a new exhibition which considers how artists are increasingly using performance in their work. Plus we discover how immersive theatre is being used to attract new audiences and change visitor perceptions at London Transport Museum.
We continue our usual focus on digital with a round-up of museum apps, the thinking behind the Science Museum’s Google Web Lab and Tate’s Gallery of Lost Art – the most ambitious digital exhibition of its kind. Plus we look at how the Rijksmuseum is making its digital collection free to all.
We speak to the National Museum of Health and Medicine about their planned digital collections facility, Roy Clare writes about the rapid rise of digital, while Rob Stein shares his ideas about museum innovation.
The important role museums can play in the cause of human rights and social justice is considered in two extended essays from Malmö Museums in Sweden and National Museums Liverpool.
As usual we feature a range of extraordinary projects and exhibitions – this time they include the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, The Novium in Chichester, Hollywood Costume at the V&A and the Treasures Gallery at the Natural History Museum.
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