The Museum as a Social Institution in Times of Global Crises (roundtable discussion)

13.09.2020
The Museum as a Social Institution in Times of Global Crises (roundtable discussion)

September 13, 3:30 p.m.
Moscow, Gostiny Dvor, 4 Ilyinka Street

 

This roundtable discussion, organized by The Garage Journal at the 8th Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair, will consider the functions of the museum as a social institution during the COVID-19 pandemic in Russia and other global crises. Participants will discuss Russian museums’ strategies of interaction with their audiences, means of attracting funding, and other aspects of museum work that are particularly important in a time of crisis. 

 

Moderated by Vlad Strukov, the roundtable discussion will coincide with the launch, in spring 2021, of the second issue of The Garage Journal titled After Crises: Art, Museums, and New Socialities

 

Participants:

 

— Nailya Allakhverdieva, Director of the Perm Museum of Contemporary Art (PERMM), Perm;

— Anton Belov, Director of Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow;

— Kristina Gorlanova, director of the Ural branch of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Yekaterinburg;

— Alisa Savitskaya, Curator, Head of Exhibitions at the Volgo-Vyatka branch of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Nizhny Novgorod; 

— Ilya Shipilovskikh, Deputy Head of Exhibitions at the Boris Yeltsin Museum (Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center), Yekaterinburg; 
— Pjotr Zherebtsov, Curator at City Center for Visual Arts (ZK19), Novosibirsk.

 

Moderator: Vlad Strukov, Editor-in-Chief of The Garage Journal, Associate Professor of Leeds University (UK). 

 

Free admission with fair tickets.