Articles and research from around the network

Read articles from museums throughout the network to discover their stories

Re-introducing the Artist's Studio Museum Network

Posted on 23 Aug 2019, 1:52 p.m. by Molly Skinner, Network Co-ordinator

Re-introducing the Artist's Studio Museum Network

With the launch of the new Artist's Studio Museum Network website we wanted to look back at the formation of the network in 2016. At Watts Gallery - Artists' Village the network formation coincided with the addition of their own studio museum and the discovery of this world of wonderful museums.

A house built from memory

Posted on 17 May 2019, 9:31 a.m. by Joseph Sharples, Curator of Mackintosh Collections and Applied Art

A house built from memory

The 'recreation', 're-presentation' and 're-assemblage' of The Mackintosh House .

Where the pathway rises from the depths of the valley...

Posted on 26 Apr 2019, 9:10 a.m. by Maurizio Bertellotti, translated from the Italian by Daphne Stevens

Where the pathway rises from the depths of the valley...

Lo Studio Simi is a museum with a unique history. The former summer home of Italian artists Filadelfo Simi (1843-1923) and Nera Simi (1890-1987), it served as inspiration for many of their works and became a refuge for Nera Simi during World War II.

Free admission, priceless experiences

Posted on 19 Oct 2018, 3:31 p.m. by Molly

Free admission, priceless experiences

Once in a while a museum joins our network that is lucky enough to be able to offer free admission. Read on to discover the studios behind the artists.

Architects in the Artist's Studio Museum Network

Posted on 30 Jul 2018, 2:21 p.m. by Kirsten

Architects in the Artist's Studio Museum Network

The Artist's Studio Museum contains several examples of architects bravely living in the houses they designed.

The artist’s studio as ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’

Posted on 24 Apr 2018, 9:06 a.m. by Kirsten

The artist’s studio as ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’

Many of the museums in our network see artists expanding far beyond the studio space.

Museum Gust de Smet re-opens following renovation

Posted on 6 Apr 2018, 9:50 a.m. by Kirsten

Museum Gust de Smet re-opens following renovation

The museum in Deurle, Belgium, offers visitors a refreshed display in newly conserved spaces.

The Roaring Twenties in Russia: Lecture programme at Dorich House Museum

Posted on 15 Jan 2018, 2:26 p.m. by Kirsten

The Roaring Twenties in Russia: Lecture programme at Dorich House Museum

This February, a series of talks explores a moment of unique creativity in Russia.

A studio of one's own

Posted on 11 Jan 2018, 1:10 p.m. by Kirsten

A studio of one's own

With many artist's studio museums first formed in the nineteenth century, the vast majority of studio museums in our network are dedicated to male artists.

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