Museums

Branding, social media and more: creativity in the cultural sector

How I Work: Cooper Hewitt Director Caroline Baumann

In the five years since becoming director, Caroline Baumann has turned Cooper Hewitt’s visitor demographic upside down, re-establishing it as New York’s go-to authority for design. She discusses how she reinvented the museum, and why approachability is the future for design

Mark Cohen

Why photography needs museums

As the V&A announces plans for its major new photography centre, opening in October, we talk to Senior Curator Martin Barnes about the important role that museums play in setting photography within a wider historical and cultural context.

Building a chatbot for Fondation Cartier

BASE Design’s chatbot for the Cartier Foundation of Contemporary art in Paris offers a new way to explore the museum’s collection. But building a bilingual bot is no easy feat. We asked BASE Managing Director Jacques Letesson about how it was created and why the museum was keen to venture into the world of AI…

Martin Parr Foundation opens

The Martin Parr Foundation is based in Bristol and will host a gallery, largely focused on the work of British documentary photographers, as well as a library and archive centre for Parr’s work and collection.

The Future of the Museum

Our July issue is a museums special, taking a look at the challenges facing cultural institutions and how creativity is helping to meet them.

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