Posts Tagged: Museums

USPS Prioritizes Diversity with Ruth Asawa Stamp

The Ruth Asawa Stamp sheet

This week’s contributing writer, Gigi Gleghorn, is a third year at Northeastern University studying Graphic Design and Art History. When she is not completing her design homework, she spends her time creating multimedia art pieces and linocuts. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria… Read more »

Holding Space

Installation view of Settling in Place: Aylan Couchie, Martha Griffith, Charmaine Lurch, guest curated by Dr. Andrea Fatonaj, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, 2018.

This week’s contributing authors are Emily McKibbon and Renée van der Avoird. Emily McKibbon is the Acting Director of the MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie, Ontario. Renée van der Avoird is the Assistant Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.   A moderate climate that avoids extreme temperature and RH fluctuations… Read more »

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF MUSEUMS IN THE 21ST CENTURY: THE NORTON MUSEUM

A photograph of brightly colored, graphic style painting of nude womenVoCA, Norton Museum, The Art of Visual Intelligence

This week’s contributing author, Monica Leveckis, is a graduating senior from Northeastern University and is majoring in Accounting with a minor in Art History. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Spring 2019 Honors seminar, The Art of Visual Intelligence at Northeastern University. This interdisciplinary… Read more »

It’s About Time! Round Table: Imagined Futures

A photograph of Alfredo Salazar-Caro, Tina Rivers Ryan, and Jill Sterrett sitting at a table in front of an audience at NYU's "It's About Time!" Symposium

This week’s contributing author, Yiyang Wu, is an M.A. candidate in Museum Studies at New York University. She received a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Painting from China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China and a master’s degree in Culture, Criticism and Curation from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, UK. She… Read more »

It’s About Time! Round Table: The Interface Between the Artist and the Conservator

VoCA, It's About Time! A photograph of four people seated at a table with microphones in front of them

This week’s contributing author, Sasha Arden, is a student at The Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, specializing in Time-Based Media. They previously worked with media arts at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Oakland Museum of California, in addition to providing support for media works in private collections… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Joanna Phillips

A screenshot of the video game Super Mario Bros and a photograph of a woman presenting

This week’s contributing blogger, Sofia Kofodimos, is an M.A. student at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and a project cataloger at the Museum of Modern Art Archives. She previously worked on archival projects at Fales Library & Special Collections, The Emily Harvey Foundation, The Robert Wilson Archive, and was a Gallery Guide at the… Read more »