Category: Exhibition

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

Article
Verbose Magazine
February 2024

Read András Szántó’s interview in Verbose Magazine where he discusses the depth and power required to fully transform and preserve cultural institutions. Read More call_made

Article Publications
The View from Up There: a Review of The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues by András Szántó
February 2024

Robert J Weisberg reviews Andras Szanto’s book: “A 2020 leader-focused book on the future of museums is more than meets the eye”. Read More call_made

Exhibition Museum Initiative Video & Audio
“A Model” at MUDAM Luxembourg
January 2024

The audio recording of Renewing the Institution: How do Museums Remain Relevant?, moderated by András Szántó from the Art Basel in Miami Beach 2023 Conversations program will be presented at MUDAM Luxembourg within their forthcoming coming exhibition A Model. A Model interrogates the role of museums at the start of the twenty-first century. It affirms the need to think of the museum as an animated space, one that is open to the world and engaged in its contemporary debates. The audio recording will be presented within the Listening Station, a room of the exhibition dedicated to podcasts, conversations and other audio formats that are embracing the many questions regarding the place and role of museums today.  Read More call_made

Article
Tipping point: how new immersive institutions are changing the art world
January 2024

In Chris Michaels’s latest article for The Art Newspaper, he delves into the phenomenon of digital art venues that are attracting massive audiences with radical new forms of immersive experiences. He taps into the minds of industry thought leaders, like strategy consultan Andras Szanto, to dissect whether these digital realms pose a threat or offer an exciting opportunity for traditional galleries and museums. Read More call_made

Article Philanthropic Initiative
The next urgent-ism: museums must change their ageist ways
January 2024

Museums in the US and beyond are neglecting members of a rapidly expanding demographic who also historically have been the sector’s biggest donors. Read Andras Szanto’s and Brian’s Kennedy Op Ed in the Arts Newspaper, inspired by their keynote presentation for the Vitality Arts Project for Art Museums 2023 Gathering in Minneapolis. Read More call_made

Art Award Corporate Art Initiative Event
Winners of SFER IK Award announced
December 2023

The winners for the “SFER IK Award 2023: Art in Nature”, for which András Szántó served as a juror, were announced in early December at a private event hosted by Superblue in Miami, during Art Basel week. First place went to Antoine Bertin, for his piece “The Bat Cloud”. Special recognition were granted to Mari Nagen and Leandro Lima for their work “Siren.” Second place was for Rana Haddad and Pascal Hachem for “Pulse”, and third place to Mika Revell with “Symphony of Circuit and Soil”. Read More call_made