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University of Tasmania Library hiring Associate Director (Collections)

(6 December 2018) The University’s Cultural Collections and Gallery has recently been added to the Library’s portfolio within the University’s Academic Division. We are seeking an innovative, enthusiastic and collaborative Associate Director Collections to lead a team of Library, Cultural Collections custodians and Gallery staff, to provide an experience that highlights the value of these […]


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Everyone can visit the International Museum of Children’s Art

(12 March 2016) Artstor and The International Museum of Children’s Art have released approximately 200 images of works of art from the museum’s collection in the Artstor Digital Library. The International Museum of Children’s Art (Det Internasjonale Barnekunstmuseet) in Oslo, Norway is the world’s first museum dedicated to art created by children, and today contains artworks by […]


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Chinese librarian replaced 140 masters paintings with works he painted himself

 (21 July 2015) The Telegraph reports that in an audacious heist worthy of a Hollywood plot – a librarian at a leading Chinese fine arts gallery is accused of stealing 143 paintings by grandmasters over the course of two years and replacing them with his own forgeries . Xiao Yuan, 57, told a court in […]


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19 new videos show how to engage students with art

(21 January 2015) The Getty Museum and the Teaching Channel have teamed up to produce a 19-part video series, available free online, that shows specific strategies for using art to engage students in all academic subjects. The videos are geared to elementary and middle school students, but also apply to students with mild to moderate […]


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Libraries and artists collaborate in Hong Kong

If you’re passing through Hong Kong, libraries and artists have got together to offer courses and exhibitions open to the public. CityU library has a Chinese calligraphy course for beginners during November 2013.  Read about it here. Lingnan University has an exhibition of paintings by Anna Glynn, Artist in Residence from Australia.  Her paintings can […]


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Visit Blue Mountain for cultural modernity

The Blue Mountain Project is the common work of scholars, librarians, curators, and digital humanities researchers whose mission is to create a freely available digital repository of important, rare, and fragile texts that both chronicle and embody the emergence of cultural modernity in the West. Drawing on Princeton University’s exceptional collections and curatorial and academic […]


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