The Crisis of Museum Identity: A Discussion with Directors and Curators of Russian Contemporary Art Institutions

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The Crisis of Museum Identity: A Discussion with Directors and Curators of Russian Contemporary Art Institutions

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The discussion was organized by The Garage Journal as a part of the eighth edition of Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair. It was held at the Gostiny Dvor in Moscow on the 13th of September, 2020. Speakers were invited to reflect on the changing role of the museum as a social institution in Russia during the COVID-19 pandemic and other global crises. They discussed Russian museums’ strategies for interacting with their audiences and fundraising, as well as other aspects of museum work that are particularly important in crisis situations.

To cite this item:

Strukov V (2021) The Crisis of Museum Identity: A Discussion with Directors and Curators of Russian Contemporary Art Institutions. The Garage Journal: Studies in Art, Museums & Culture, 02: 1-36. DOI: 10.35074/GJ.2021.20.29.002

Published: 12.04.2021

Publication type: Discussion