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Reconciliation with the living • virtual exhibition

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Reconciliation with the living • exhibition

All experts agree: the climate crisis is the greatest challenge of the 21st century. We are in a race against time to conserve our natural habitats, their beauty and diversity, to protect our ecosystems and natural resources, and to pass them on to future gen…


Sunflowers’ soup • in memoriam Bruno Latour

As you already know, some environmental activists from Just Stop Oil have found it appropriate to throw food on famous paintings around the world. At the Louvre in Paris, at the Barberini Museum in Potsdam,at the National Gallery in London... and other action…


And the winners are...

As you probably already know, the real winners of MuseumWeek are the people to whom galleries, libraries, archives and museums deliver amazing digital and cultural content each year. More culture, more art, more science, more history - it's a benefit to all s…


Museums & blockchain

Last week we told you about the new definition of a museum approved by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) of what a museum is, following the ICOM General Assembly:“A museum is a not-for-profit, permanent institution in the service of society that res…


What is a Μουσεῖον?

You can't miss that info: ICOM approved a new museum definition: in Prague, on 24 August 2022, the Extraordinary General Assembly of ICOM has approved the proposal for the new museum definition with 92,41% (For: 487, Against: 23, Abstention: 17).


Ex ungue leonem

Just a brief message before the month of September to pay tribute to the French cartoonist Sempé, who passed away some days ago, at the age of 89. He notably created subtile covers for The New Yorker and, with René Gosciny, the series of children's books, Le …


It always starts with words

But what we would like to underline today is that it always starts with words. The question is not about hate per se, but about its expression (not to be confused with freedom of speech).So we are glad to tell you that the UN General Assembly recently adopted…


Shortest newsletter ever

This is probably our shortest newsletter, but what useful and relevant content today! An article written by Polly Allen, MuseumWeek ambassador for UK, with tips and tricks to participate in MuseumWeek 2022. Enjoy and stay safe!Benjamin BENITA,President of Cu…


"The good thing about Science is that it’s true" & other news

You probably heard that the IPCC panel of experts has delivered its sixth report and that there is no longer any doubt that our Planet is warming and that we have every reason to be worried (sorry!). And for the ones who might still have doubts, please just t…


If you still believe in humanity & other news

If you're still believe in humanity, please note/remember that on 17 June 2022, Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums, Artists and Digital Creators will raise awareness on Climate Change with the hashtag #environmentMW. Save the date, prepare your posts, pr…


If you're wondering where the world is going & another news

In the 2000s, museums feared that displaying digitized collections online would prevent audiences to come to their venue. Same issue with allowing visitors to take pictures and share them on social medias (f.i. in the French Musée d'Orsay, it wasn't allowed t…


Mᴜsᴇᴜᴍwᴇᴇᴋ 🏛's newsletter - Issue #10

by Fabio Pariante, Editor In Chief #MuseumWeek Magazine


International Day of Human Space Flight & other news

Tomorrow, 12th of April, will mark the International Day of Human Space Flight which celebrates the "beginning of the space era for mankind". You probably remember the Voyager Golden Record, shot into space in 1977 with a message from humanity to the cosmos. …


Weltanschauung 3.0 • Mᴜsᴇᴜᴍwᴇᴇᴋ's newsletter

We have all understood that consciousness, hopes, despairs, opinions and knowledge are now forged online and this phenomenon conditions the evolution of our hyper-connected and hyper-reactive planet. It is our representation of the world -Weltanschauung would…


MuseumWeek 2022 social media newsroom & other news • Mᴜsᴇᴜᴍwᴇᴇᴋ 🏛's newsletter - Issue #7

This week is of course still marked by the dramatic events that are taking place in Ukraine. First of all, we would like to inform you about the initiative launched by Google, UNICEF, UNWFP and UNHCR to collect donations to help the population. Kindly note th…


International Women's Day, Picasso, Ukraine 🇺🇦 & other news • Mᴜsᴇᴜᴍwᴇᴇᴋ 🏛's newsletter - Issue #6

First of all, we noticed that our last newsletter featuring a Ukrainian 🇺🇦 flag caused several people to unsubscribe from our newsletter, and even report us as spam. We regret such behavior and reaffirm our firm opposition to this unfounded war. Of course, we…


#MuseumWeek 2022's hashtags • Mᴜsᴇᴜᴍwᴇᴇᴋ 🏛's newsletter - Issue #5

It is in a dark context that we write to you today. The situation in Ukraine saddens us as much as it revolts us. We are still shocked by the choice of war made by President Putin and hope that a cease-fire will take place as soon as possible, leaving room fo…


Ukraine🇺🇦, call for participation, 🗳vote for hashtags and other news - Mᴜsᴇᴜᴍwᴇᴇᴋ 🏛's newsletter - issue #4

Thank you for being a reader of MuseumWeek’s newsletter. First of all, this tweet that sums-up perfectly our point of view about the situation in Ukraine:


Mᴜsᴇᴜᴍwᴇᴇᴋ 🏛's newsletter - Issue #3

“The only way to understand painting is to go and look at it.And if out of a million visitors there is even one to whom art means something, that is enough to justify museums.”– Pierre-Auguste Renoir