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Le Challenge de Jean-Marie Avisard: Respecter « L'Esprit Monet » | Jean-Marie Avisard's Challenge: Respecting the 'Spirit of Monet'

Posted on 2 May 2022, 12:39 p.m. by Amy Douthett

Le Challenge de Jean-Marie Avisard: Respecter « L'Esprit Monet » | Jean-Marie Avisard's Challenge: Respecting the 'Spirit of Monet'

« Sans équipe, on ne peut rien faire, assure Jean-Marie Avisard. Je ne suis pas seul ! Tout le monde doit être mis en avant ... » | “Without a team, you can't do anything,” says Jean-Marie Avisard. “I'm not alone! Everyone plays their part.”

Beatrix Potter’s Garden

Posted on 26 Apr 2022, 8:50 a.m. by Alice Sage, Property Curator, Hill Top & Beatrix Potter Gallery, National Trust

Beatrix Potter’s Garden

The garden at Hill Top was as important to Beatrix Potter as the farmhouse itself. When Beatrix bought Hill Top in 1905, the house and garden were both much smaller, and she quickly got to work building extensions and annexing farmland.

What's it like to be an Artist-in-Residence at a studio museum?

Posted on 21 Dec 2021, 10:50 a.m. by Amy Douthett

What's it like to be an Artist-in-Residence at a studio museum?

We spoke to ceramicist Ashleigh Fisk about her experience as Artist-in-Residence at Watts Gallery – Artists' Village in Compton, Surrey – the HQ of the Artist’s Studio Museum Network.

Welcome to Van Gogh House, London

Posted on 27 Aug 2021, 9:09 a.m. by Stacey Clapperton

Welcome to Van Gogh House, London

An interview with Creative Director, Livia Wang who introduces the network's newest member

"Developing at home content is great for increasing the accessibility of museums and galleries"

Posted on 23 Aug 2021, 1:08 p.m. by Stacey Clapperton

"Developing at home content is great for increasing the accessibility of museums and galleries"

A key theme to emerge from the Covid-19 Impact Survey was the common challenge that studio-museums across the network faced when it came to transferring and utilising the digital. The ASMN spoke to Anna Lowe, Co-Founder and Director of Partnerships at Smartify to get her perspective.

“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.

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