Architecture & Design Event Talks
Architect Elizabeth Roberts in conversation with András Szántó
July 2023

On Saturday, July 15th, from 5:30-7 PM at Marquee Projects in Bellport, Long Island, author András Szántó will be joined by architect Elizabeth Roberts for a conversation about architecture and museums, inspired by “Imagining the Future Museum: 24 Dialogues with Architects”, Szántó’s latest book.

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Art Basel Conversation: The Architecture of the Future Museum
June 2023

As museums seek to become more open, community-centered, experiential, digital, and connected to nature, architects can help realize their ambitions. Moderated by András Szánto, this conversation explores how architecture can lead the way in advancing and enhancing the museum. With Lina Ghotmeh(Founder, Lina Ghotmeh Architecture, Paris), Klaus Biesenbach (Director, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin), Kulapat Yantrasast (Founder and Creative Director of WHY, Los Angeles) and Jacques Herzog (co-Founder, Herzog & de Meuron, Basel). 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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Museums of Tomorrow Stanford Symposium
April 2023

At the Museums of Tomorrow Roundtable, museum directors from multiple continents, leading artists, and experts participated in a Stanford symposium to discuss the role of technology in shaping power structures that define art and culture. The symposium was held on April 21 and focused on a crucial question: Can technology transform power systems within cultural institutions? The program was organized by the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University in conjunction with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and András Szántó LLC. Read More call_made

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Book Talk at Behavior is a function of person in their environment, Malibu
March 2023

Marking the publication of Imagining the Future Museum, this event took take place March 25, 2023 at Bridgitte D’Annibale’s recently unveiled site-specific installation, B=f(P,E), Point Doom, Malibu, CA, featuring a conversation with Sandra Jackson-Dumont (Director & CEO, Lucas Museum of Art, Los Angeles), Liam Young (SCI-arc professor of digital space design), and András Szántó, moderated by Emmanuel Olunkwa (editor, Pin-Up, co-founder November Magazine).  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

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Artist Talk: David Opdyke with András Szántó
February 2023

The premiere of David Opdyke’s epic postcard mural Someday, all this has drawn thousands of visitors to the Climate Museum Pop-Up over the last five months. On Thursday, March 16, 7pm, David Opdyke will discuss his remarkable work with the renowned essayist and cultural strategy advisor András Szántó. Szántó is the author of The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues (2020) and its just-published companion volume Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects (2022). In addition to advising museums, foundations, educational institutions, and corporations worldwide on cultural strategy and program development, Szántó has written widely for publications including The New York Times, Artforum, Artnet News, and The Art Newspaper. The dialogue will be followed by ample time for audience Q&A, and refreshments will be served. Read More call_made

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Aspen Art Museum presents talk on future of museums
February 2023

What is the future of museums in our global society? That is the question András Szántó and Hans Ulrich Obrist will discuss on the rooftop of the Aspen Art Museum at 4 p.m. on Sunday. They will reflect on how today’s generation of architects is working to re-invent the art museum. Szántó’s book, “Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects,” is a follow up to his 2021 book, “The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues,” in which he interviewed 28 of the world’s leading museum directors about the potential of art museums as “spaces for change and democracy.”   Read More call_made

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Architecture Conversation: Hans Ulrich Obrist & András Szántó
February 2023

Art museums are changing rapidly in response to accelerated cultural, political, and technological shifts in our society. A new kind of museum is emerging—more open, democratic, and accessible. This demands a new approach to museum architecture as well. Join the Aspen Art Museum on February 19 for a conversation with Serpentine Artistic Director Hans Ulrich Obrist and New York–based author and cultural strategy consultant András Szántó, whose latest book Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects, surveys the emerging architectural landscape through dialogues with leading figures in the field. Read More call_made

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How will museums look and feel in 5, 10 or 50 years’ time? 
January 2023

In his latest book, Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects, András Szántó talks to visionary architects worldwide, including some closely linked to Rotterdam and the Netherlands: Winy Maas (MVRDV), Ma Yansong (MAD Architects) and Kunlé Adeyemi (NLÉ). At an in-person panel on February 2nd, Szántó will talk to these leading practitioners – alongside Wim Pijbes, director of Stichting Droom en Daad – to discuss their recent and forthcoming projects in the Netherlands and their implications for the future of museums globally.  Read More call_made

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How Does Art Get Funded? New Forms of Philanthropy
November 2022

In the wake of the Covid pandemic, how can philanthropy find new ways to support creatives effectively and address the urgency of climate change? What new funding mechanisms need to be put into place? What opportunities does technology offer to distribute funding transparently and collaboratively?Andras Szanto moderates an Art Basel Conversation on the future priorities and forms of philanthropy with three philanthropic leaders. Alberto Ibargüen, President, Knight Foundation, Miami, Larissa Harris, Executive Director, Teiger Foundation, New York, and Scott Moore, Co-Founder, Gitcoin, Toronto. Read More call_made

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András Szánto at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA)
November 2022

András Szánto participated in the Museum’s lecture series, in which leading figures from the local and international art scene are invited to share their insights on the challenges and transformations facing museums of the 21st century and how to ensure their continued relevance. Read More call_made