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Orlando Museum of Art Promotes from Within for Chief Curator Position

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The Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) has concluded its search for its new chief curator, promoting Coralie Claeysen-Gleyzon after six years of service in the collections and curatorial departments. Claeysen-Gleyzon replaced the longtime chief curator of the Orlando Museum of Art, Hansen Mulford, who quietly retired after 42 years this March. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Mulford retired without advanced notice to staff.

Born in France and raised in Niger, Africa, Claeysen-Gleyzon has been with the OMA since January 2018, and has variously held the positions of associate curator, curator, and, more recently, interim head of the collections and exhibitions department.

Read more: https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/orlando-museum-of-art-promotes-coralie-claeysen-gleyzon-1234700181/

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How Do Museums Utilize Archives? “National Center for Art Research International Symposium and Workshop 2023” Report #1

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The National Center for Art Research (NCAR), which aims to be a new hub for promoting art in Japan with the mission to “Connecting, Deepening, and Expanding the Art,” held the “National Center for Art Research International Symposium 2023—Museum and Research: What does it mean to ‘deepen’ art?” at the National Art Center (Nogizaka, Tokyo) on March 22, 2024.

Four workshop sessions featuring curators, artists, and experts were held from March 21 to March 22 prior to the symposium. The first session focused on the theme of “Museums and Archives.” In the first half, panelists from domestic and international museums presented examples of collection and archival practice and raised questions concerning archiving artwork and materials. In the second half, while sharing the difficulties of accepting donated works, participants discussed and gave examples of archive utilization.

Read more: https://www.tokyoartbeat.com/en/articles/-/ncar-report-01-en-202404

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National Art Museum to showcase art pieces by Belarusian artists

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The Azerbaijan National Art Museum will open an exhibition themed “Belarus through the eyes of artists” on April 2.

The event is co-organised by the Culture Ministries of Azerbaijan and Belarus, the National Art Museums of Azerbaijan and Belarus, and the Belarusian Union of Artists Public Association as part of the Belarusian Cultural Days, Azernews reports.

The exhibition “Belarus through the eyes of artists” displays 35 art pieces.

In 2024, Belarus celebrates the 80th anniversary of liberation from the Nazi invaders. By creating picturesque landscapes as a tribute to the memory of the defenders during those historical events, Belarusian artists Anton Vyrvo, Anna Kononova, Gleb Otchik, Anna Sadovskaya, and Vladimir Urodnich offer to comprehend the beauty and value of a peaceful creative life.

Read more: https://www.azernews.az/culture/224066.html

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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth director Marla Price announces retirement

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When world-renowned architect Tadao Ando designed and completed the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s iconic building in 2002, director Marla Price was behind the curtain pulling the strings.

Years later, during the building’s 20th anniversary celebration, Price stood front and center. From construction projects to the organization of exhibitions, Price had her hand in it all. Price joined the Modern in 1986 as its chief curator and rose through the ranks to become director in 1992.

On Tuesday, the Modern announced Price’s retirement after a career of 30-plus years. Through her leadership, the museum was elevated to international prominence and became “an outstanding star on a national and international scale,” said the Modern’s board chair, Marsland Moncrief, in a press release obtained by the Fort Worth Report.

Read more: https://www.keranews.org/arts-culture/2024-03-26/modern-art-museum-of-fort-worth-director-marla-price-announces-retirement

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