Articles and research from around the network

Read articles from museums throughout the network to discover their stories

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.

Smartify and the digital museum

Posted on 18 Oct 2019, 9:05 a.m. by Anna Lowe

Smartify and the digital museum

One of the biggest challenges with interpreting Studio Museums is signage; how and where to display it. Smartify is a free mobile app offering an alternative to traditional museum signage, here Co-Founder Anna Lowe talks about Smartify and the digital futures of our museums.

Developing the Artist's Studio Museum Network website

Posted on 4 Oct 2019, 10:52 a.m. by Ellie Bird, FARM Digital

Developing the Artist's Studio Museum Network website

The pace of change in the Digital Age is at an all time high and it’s not set to slow down. Here FARM Digital discusses their development of the Artist's Studio Museum Network Website.

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.

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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