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Museums and Communities by
This edited volume critically engages with contemporary scholarship on museums and their engagement with the communities they purport to serve and represent. Foregrounding new curatorial strategies, it addresses a significant gap in the available literature, exploring some of the complex issues arising from recent approaches to collaboration between museums and their communities.
Museums and Higher Education Working Together by
This book investigates the possibilities for partnerships between universities and museums, especially in relation to their potential for generating innovative patterns of research and learning. The authors examine how to enable more effective and creative connections between museums and higher education.
Student and Community Collaborations
Curatorial Collaborations: Student Organized Shows at Yale’s Art Museums
“The student curators come from all different fields of study,” said Pam Franks, deputy director for exhibitions and education at YUAG. “They bring different perspectives, which is what makes these exhibitions such a success.”
Participatory City: 100 Urban Trends from the BMW Guggenheim Lab
The BMW Guggenheim Lab is a global project that offered free programs and projects about important urban challenges in cities around the world. Led by international, interdisciplinary Lab Teams—groups of emerging talents in the areas of urbanism, architecture, art, design, science, technology, education, and sustainability—the Lab raised awareness of key urban topics, and continues to inspire an ongoing conversation online and through the projects it developed in cities.
Students Collaborate to Curate New Flaten Art Museum Exhibit
The students of Associate Professor of Asian Studies Karil Kucera’s Visual Culture of Modern China class were brought together in fall of 2013 by a unique opportunity: to help curate the Flaten Art Museum’s newest exhibit, Mixed Messages: 20th Century Chinese Prints.
Art/Museums: International Relations Where We Least Expect It by
Art/Museums takes the study of international relations to the art museum. It seeks to persuade those who study international relations to take art/museums seriously and museum studies to take up the insights of international relations. And it does so at a time when both international relations and art are said to be at an end-that is, out of control and beyond sight of their usual constituencies.
Find More Like This
To find more resources on collaboration within art museums go to PittCat Classic from the library's homepage, limit your search to the Fine Arts Library, and do a keyword search using keywords such as:
- "art museums" AND "collaboration"
- "art museums" AND "community"
- "art museums" AND "education"
- "art museums" AND "engagement"
Similar combinations of search terms can be used to find articles within the following databases:
Initiatives for Collaboration
Museum as Hub
The Museum as Hub initiative supports art activities and experimentation; explores artistic, curatorial, and institutional practice; and serves as an important resource for the public to learn about contemporary art from around the world.
NEW INC, the first museum-led incubator, is a shared workspace and professional development program designed to support creative practitioners working in areas of art, technology, and design.
Three M Project
In 2004, the Three M (Three Museum) Project was conceived and developed together with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, to jointly commission, exhibit, and acquire important works of contemporary art by artists whose work has not yet received significant recognition.