Articles and research from around the network

Read articles from museums throughout the network to discover their stories

“Our online presence should be totally reconsidered”

Posted on 29 Jul 2020, 10:36 a.m. by Molly Skinner

“Our online presence should be totally reconsidered”

An interview with Natalya Polenova, Director of the Polenovo museum in Russia about how the museum has dealt with Covid-19 closures, how their museum experience will change and the importance of digital outreach.

"Everything stopped and we locked the doors"

Posted on 10 Jul 2020, 9:04 a.m. by Molly Skinner

"Everything stopped and we locked the doors"

An interview with Royal Society of Sculptors Director Caroline Worthington about how the society has handled Covid-19 closures including tackling an international membership, connecting from home and a 10 gram sculpture challenge.

Reopening the ASMN

Posted on 24 Jun 2020, 1:45 p.m. by Molly Skinner

Reopening the ASMN

As museums start to open there doors we've put together a short list of different measures you might encounter on your next cultural visit - alongside some thinking points for museums themselves!

Online exhibitions & digital festivals

Posted on 15 May 2020, 1:27 p.m. by Molly Skinner

Online exhibitions & digital festivals

This is the second roundup of some of the online ways you can continue to visit the Artist's Studio Museum Network! Including a festival with talks from Ai Weiwei, meditative art in motion videos and a catalogue of over 1500 artworks!

Museums at home

Posted on 20 Mar 2020, 4:49 p.m. by Molly Skinner

Museums at home

As museums across the world close their doors their work hasn't stopped but merely moved online. Here we look through some of the ways museums within the network are already reaching visitors at home.

Engaging a museum's youngest visitors

Posted on 14 Feb 2020, 1:30 p.m. by Covadonga Pitarch

Engaging a museum's youngest visitors

Museum's can be intimidating places even for the most experienced visitor. Here Covadonga Pitarch discusses how the Museo Sorolla are fostering a love of art for the museum's smallest visitors.

Architectural evidence of success

Posted on 10 Jan 2020, 1:55 p.m. by Louise Campbell

Architectural evidence of success

Here Louise Campbell, author of 'Studio Lives: architect, art and artist in 20th century Britain', discusses the studio of Sir William Orpen. The London studio was meticulously re-fashioned to facilitate Orpen's career.

Choreographed Conversations ‘en promenade’

Posted on 5 Dec 2019, 10:36 a.m. by Shelley Lockwood, Audiences and Volunteer Manager at the David Parr House (2017-9)

Choreographed Conversations ‘en promenade’

Many of the museums in the network have a limited footprint. Here Shelley Lockwood, Audiences and Volunteer Manager at the David Parr House, discusses how the museum team designed a specialised tours programme for a small Victorian terraced house.

Hidden histories

Posted on 1 Nov 2019, 1:57 p.m. by Molly Skinner

Hidden histories

With the addition of Casa Natal Velázquez the ASMN network now has 150 members. The Velázquez house has a unique history, only last year being saved from demolition. In this article we take a look at some of the hidden histories of our museums.

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