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Jeffrey Gibson, co-presented by SITE Santa Fe, to represent the United States at La Biennale di Venezia
July 2023

SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico, in cooperation with the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced that Jeffrey Gibson, will represent the United States at La Biennale di Venezia, the 60th International Art Exhibition. We assisted both Jeffrey Gibson Studio and SITE Santa Fe in past planning work, and congratulate them on this landmark endeavor. Read More call_made

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Museums May Not Lead Technological Innovation, But Here’s the Vital Role They Play in an A.I.-Powered Age
June 2023

Two months after the inaugural edition of the Museums of Tomorrow Roundtable, FAMSF director Thomas P. Campbell and cultural advisor András Szántó reflect on what of A.I. means for arts institutions. Will the latest advances bring about a growth spurt for arts institutions, injecting new forms of creativity and arming them with powerful tools to pursue scholarship and visitor engagement? Or will A.I., along with all the widely catalogued distractions of our digitally-saturated world, trigger museums’ slow fade into oblivion, eroding their cultural authority while tomorrow’s artists and audiences gravitate elsewhere? Read the full Artnet op-ed. Read More call_made

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András Szántó at The Bass on the future of museum
May 2023

Join András Szántó for a conversation on “The Future of Museums” as The Bass continues to explore and develop the vision for the museum expansion plan following the award of $20.1 million dollars from the City of Miami Beach. The Bass plans to add versatile spaces for engagement and a state-of-the-art contemporary gallery, incorporating educational technology that enhances the visitor experience, as well as modern ways of presenting new media and video works which aligns with the cultural direction of Miami Beach. András Szántó helps museums, foundations, educational institutions and corporate brands worldwide develop and plan cultural strategy that promotes new practices and experimentation in the arts. Read More call_made

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How Will Technology Shape the Museum of Tomorrow? 20 Museum Directors Will Convene in the Bay Area to Explore Digital Horizons
March 2023

In partnership with András Szántó LLC, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) will host the Museum of Tomorrow Roundtable, a forum to contemplate what the digital frontier means for the museum of today and tomorrow. Read Artnet’s article to learn more about the program. Read More call_made

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‘Busting the myth of American climate indifference’ at the Climate Museum
March 2023

 Author and strategic consultant András Szántó talked with artist David Opdyke in the context of his exhibition ‘Busting the myth of American climate indifference’ at the Climate Museum. At the exhibition includes Opdyke’s remarkable climate mural, which invites visitors to think about their own climate agency—their own ability to take meaningful action on climate— and guides them to a wall about climate opinion in the US with recent findings that are surprising, empowering, and actionable. Read More call_made

Architecture & Design Museum Initiative Publications
New book | Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects
January 2023

What will the art museum look and feel like in five, ten, fifty years? In Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects, András Szántó engages in conversations with visionary architects worldwide about what sort of “hardware” will be required for the art institution of tomorrow. Included are dialogues with: Kunlé Adeyemi, David Adjaye, Paula Zasnicoff Cardoso & Carlos Alberto Maciel, David Chipperfield, Minsuk Cho, Elizabeth Diller  Frida Escobedo, Sou Fujimoto, Lina Ghotmeh, Bjarke Ingels, Kabage Karanja & Stella Mutegi, Li Hu & Huang Wenjing, Jing Liu & Florian Idenburg, Yansong Ma, Winy Maas, Roth — Eduardo Neira, Stephan Schütz, Kerstin Thompson, Xu Tiantian, Kulapat Yantrasast, Liam Young. The book is a sequel to The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues (2020).  Read More call_made

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Elizabeth Roberts Architects: Brooklyn Museum Sculpture Garden
December 2022

Designed by architecture and design studio Elizabeth Roberts Architects, and conceived during the COVID-19 pandemic, and under the guidance of ASLLC, the Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden is the latest addition to the Brooklyn Museum. Read More call_made

Museum Initiative
The Brooklyn Museum Unveils Refreshed Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
June 2022

This summer, the Brooklyn Museum unveiled the newly revamped Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden, designed by architecture and design studio Elizabeth Roberts Architects. Conceived during the COVID-19 pandemic, and under the guidance of ASLLC, the renovation of the Museum’s rear Sculpture Garden creates a vibrant outdoor public venue to be enlivened by community and cultural programming. Summer activations will include pop-up poetry readings, live music sets, happy hours, art-making classes, jazz concerts, and more. Read More call_made

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Sondra Perry: Lineage for a Phantom Zone at Fondation Beyeler
February 2022

Muse, the Rolls-Royce Art Programme presents the inaugural artwork created for the Dream Commission by moving image artist Sondra Perry. On public view for the first time from February 13 through March 13, 2022 at Fondation Beyeler in Basel, Switzerland, Lineage for a Phantom Zone is a new immersive artwork which explores themes of lineage, memory and longing, using dreams as a space for reconfiguring history. Read More call_made

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Conversation with Adam Levine and Andras Szanto
February 2021

Andras Szanto’s book, The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues, surveys the emerging landscape of museum practices through conversations with museum directors in fourteen countries on six continents, including Adam Levine, the Director of the Toledo Museum of Art. The picture that emerges is a museum field in transition as museums reassess their ties with audiences and communities, retool their physical and organizational structures, reckon with deep-seated cultural and political currents, and adapt to accelerating technological change. But what does this all mean for the Toledo Museum of Art and how can the TMA contribute to the evolution museums? Read More call_made

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Imagining the Museum – Panel Discussion
February 2021

Suhanya Raffel, Koyo Kouoh & Kamini Sawhney in conversation with András Szántó explored the common conditions and diverse contexts that inform their ideas of what defines museums and their future. Panel | 2021 Read More call_made

Museum Initiative
Completion of PUAM Strategy
January 2020

Over the course of 2019, András Szántó LLC, in collaboration with The Art of Change, undertook a comprehensive visioning and strategic planning process to define the evolution of the Punto Urban Art Museum (PUAM). PUAM has been working to break down invisible but undeniable socio-economic barriers around the low-income Point Neighborhood in Salem, MA through a range of cultural activities and programs. The planning process mapped the universe of like-minded initiatives, undertook extensive research and local community engagement, and mapped out an ambitious strategy to help ensure to sustainability of the cultural initiative and embed it into its parent organization’s long-range plans.