Articles and research from around the network

Read articles from museums throughout the network to discover their stories

“The studio museum experience is not based on lots of visitors, it is based on a kind of spiritual visitor journey”

Posted on 16 Oct 2020, 1:42 p.m. by Molly Skinner

“The studio museum experience is not based on lots of visitors, it is based on a kind of spiritual visitor journey”

Reopening with the Leach Pottery in St Ives: A centenary year, adapting online and focusing on the things you can control.

“People have a hunger for these kinds of experiences”

Posted on 26 Aug 2020, 1:13 p.m. by Molly Skinner

“People have a hunger for these kinds of experiences”

Reopening with the Gallen-Kallela Museum in Finland: The first day back, closing an exhibition years in the making and teddy bear videos.

“The physical space isn't the most important aspect”

Posted on 21 Aug 2020, 2:42 p.m. by Molly Skinner

“The physical space isn't the most important aspect”

An interview with Gareth Bell-Jones, Director of the Flat Time House in Peckham about how the museum has uniquely responded to COVID-19 closures - including thinking beyond physical space.

“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.

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