About a year ago, we published a summary of the annual report produced by the Center for the Future of Museums: this month they have just published the corresponding report for 2016, the TrendsWatch 2016, and we are once again presenting a selection of quotes that we have wanted to highlight. (more…)
The American Alliance of Museums’ Center for the Future of Museums (CFM) has published their annual report TrendsWatch, the fourth they issue. The CFM is a think tank and R & D lab for fostering creativity and helping museums transcend traditional boundaries to serve society in new ways. The CFM helps museums explore the cultural, political and economic challenges facing society and devise strategies to shape a better tomorrow. (more…)
One of the most repeated expressions in the last session of the year was 'testimony of exception'. Counting on the presence of Joan Gaspar Farreras, founder of the Joan Gaspar Gallery and son of Joan Gaspar and Elvira Farreras, meant connecting directly with the live history of the Barcelona of the 20th century. Live, yes, thanks to the prodigious memory of Gaspar, who is capable of conjuring up in the samesentence, both the memory of the casual way in which the project of an exhibition at the Sala Gaspar that would end up in history books was originated, and how ...
This past month of May, the roundtable about “Picasso in the Barcelona of the 60s” took place, bringing together expert historians, writers and architects to talk about the context of the birth of the museum within the framework of the exhibition that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the museum “The Museu Picasso, 50 years in Barcelona.The Origins”. Picasso Exhibition organized by the Fundació Joan March and the Museu Picasso. 05/12/1978. Photo: Eduard Olivella (more…)
The session with Sergi Pàmies reminded us of the great sessions of our club, in which interesting conversation was accompanied by a great sense of humour. (more…)