Category: Architecture & Design

Museum Initiative
The Joslyn has launched its new branding and website
May 2024

The Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska — now renamed simply, The Joslyn — where we recently completed a new strategic plan, has concluded their rebranding project. The updated website features a fresh design with custom typography, improved navigation, and comprehensive information about The Joslyn’s collections, exhibitions, and events. Read More call_made

Event Talks
András Szántó to moderate “The museum as interdisciplinary hub” talk at Art Basel 2024
May 2024

András Szántó will moderate “The museum as interdisciplinary hub,” an Art Basel Conversation with Sam Bardaouil (Director, Hamburger Bahnhof – Nationalgalerie der Gegenwart) and Ligia Lewis (artist, choreographer, and director, Los Angeles and Berlin). The talk will take place during Art Basel in Basel on June 13 at 3-4pm. Conversations are free and open to the public and will be available online. For those on-site, booking is recommended. Read More call_made

Event Museum Initiative Talks
András Szántó at the RISD Museum
April 2024

On Tuesday May 7 at 7-8 pm, RISD Museum’s Strategic Planning Partner András Szántó will share information on trends in the museum field as well as ways in which museums are responding with innovative programs and initiatives, including in the crucial digital domain. The in-person program is free. Registration is requested. Read More call_made

Event Talks
András Szántó as Speaker and Moderator at the NEXT IN Summit in Madrid
April 2024

The NEXT IN Museums Innovation Impact Summit in Madrid organized by Acciona Cultura took place on April 24-25th, 2024. András Szántó was invited as a speaker on the panel “The New Age of storytelling” alongside Clotilde Entrecanales (Head of Experiences, ACCIONA Cultura), Nicolas Helly (Managing Director Iberia, Cartier) and Manuel Román (Senior Marketing Director of Spain and Portugal, NETFLIX). He also moderated the keynote “Can machines dream about art? Refik Anadol on art and technology” with artist Refik Anadol and the panel “Future roles at the museum. New definitions for new roles and audiences”, with speakers Dr. Omniya Abdel Barr (Research Fellow, Victoria and Albert Museum), Dr. Alkindi Al Jawabra (Director, Qatar Auto Museum, Qatar Museums), Borina Andrieu (Managing Director, Wilmotte & Associés Architectes) and Femke Bijlsma (Content Director and Partner, Kossmanndejong).  Read More call_made

Architecture & Design Article Publications
“Imagining the Future of the Museum” review at Museums Association Journal
April 2024

Owen Hopkins, the director of the Farrell Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne, wrote a review of András Szántó’s 2021 book “Imagining the Future of the Museum” for the Museums Association Journal. “This book offers interesting snapshots of the ideas and influences of one set of protagonists shaping the future of museums” wrote Hopkins. Read More call_made

Museum Initiative
SITE Santa Fe unveils its redesigned branding and website
April 2024

SITE Santa Fe, where we completed a strategic planning process in 2022, has launched their new digital platform which conveys their innovative spirit and commitment to contemporary art. The website offers a refreshed interface, streamlined navigation, and enriched content about current and upcoming exhibitions, artist talks, and educational programs. Read More call_made

Event Talks
“Promise of Digital” at First Hong Kong International Cultural Summit
March 2024

András Szántó moderated a discussion at M+ museum in Hong Kong on March 25, 2024, exploring responses to rapidly advancing digital technologies in the arts. The session surveyed how artists and art institutions are engaging with new digital tools. The speakers included the Los Angeles-based AI artist Refik Anadol; Thomas P. Campbell, Director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Maholo Uchida, curator at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo; and Centre Pompidou digital curator Marcella Lista.

Event Talks
András Szántó at M+ “Connecting Culture, Bridging Times” Summit
March 2024

On March 24-26, András Szántó will be one of the speakers at a Cultural Summit organized by M+. The event will be one of the largest international cultural conferences ever staged in Hong Kong, bringing together more than 1,000 global arts and cultural visionaries. Over 20 eminent speakers from 12 countries and regions will exchange views on topical issues related to the future development of cultural districts and museums. Read More call_made

Museum Initiative Philanthropic Initiative Video & Audio
Creative Aging: Life Doesn’t Stop
March 2024

In this initiative from E.A. Michelson Philanthropy, learn about how art museums across the United States are creating new opportunities for older adults to create, find purpose and build community. Read More call_made

Event Talks
András Szántó at the UC San Diego
March 2024

New kinds of art museums are emerging around the world, UC San Diego’s new Strauss Family Meta Gallery among them. Join András Szántó on March 19 at the UC San Diego Faculty Club to learn about how visual-arts institutions are working to assert their relevance in the 21st century through new approaches to exhibitions, advancing a new generation of technologically-based artists, and shaping public discussions on the urgent issues of our time. Read More call_made

Event Talks
András Szántó at the Night of Ideas Jersey City
February 2024

András Szántó will participate on Friday March 1 in Night of Ideas Jersey City, a festival of debates, workshops and performances on the theme of urban life and growth. The session, titled Toward a New Museum Architecture, will be moderated by Centre Pompidou curator Anna Hiddleston and feature Jason Long, of OMA, sharing details of the planned new Centre Pompidou x Jersey City. Read More call_made

Museum Initiative
SITE Santa Fe International launches its rebranding
February 2024

We are pleased to announce the new branding system implemented by Felicidad, for SITE Santa Fe, where we conducted a strategic plan in 2023. Part of the strategic plan called for revamped communications. We worked with SITE Santa Fe and Felicidad to initiate this project. The new website has special sections showcasing the organization’s major recent initiatives, including its presentation of the artist Jeffrey Gibson in the US Pavilion at the Venice Biennale and the announcement of Cecilia Alemani as curator of the renamed SITE Santa Fe International.  Read More call_made