Event Talks Video & Audio
Art Basel Conversations | Institutions: A Time of Crisis – and Opportunity?
March 2023

Iwona Blazwick, OBE, Director, Whitechapel Gallery, London Christine Macel, Chief Curator, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris Lars Nittve, Director, The Moderna Museet, Stockholm Nicolaus Schafhausen, Director, Witte de With, Rotterdam Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Moderator | Andras Szanto, Author, consultant for arts and philanthropic organizations, New York Read More call_made

Architecture & Design Museum Initiative Video & Audio
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

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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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Art Basel Conversation: Going Neutral? Institutions and Climate Change
June 2022

What choices are available to museums wishing to address the urgency of climate change while also needing to consider their financial resilience in 2022 and beyond? On June 16, in a conversation moderated by András Szántó, the directors of the Mori Art Museum, the Climate Museum, and M+ will reflect on current and planned actions in the museum sector that involve investing in a greener and fairer future. Read More call_made

Event Talks Video & Audio
The Business of Art: New Architecture for the Museum of the Future
May 2022

András Szántó spoke to Circles and Corporate Council members of the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, about how architecture and design has and will continue to impact and define the museum experience for visitors across the globe.

Talks Video & Audio
András Szántó on Reading the Art World Podcast
April 2022

Reading the Art World is a live interview and podcast series with leading art world authors hosted by art advisor Megan Fox Kelly. The conversations explore timely subjects in the world of art, design, architecture, artists and the art market, and are an opportunity to engage further with the minds behind these insightful new publications. In this episode, András Szanto speaks with Megan about how museum leaders today are changing the museums of the future.

Talks Video & Audio
Fostering Trust: Innovative ways for Cultural Institutions and Artists
April 2022

Thomas Mann House in Los Angeles hosted a four-day, multi-platform program with innovators from academia, artistic fields and politics to discuss concrete steps for restoring public trust in Germany and the U.S. Through virtual discussions, video statements, podcasts, articles and streamed conversations from the Thomas Mann House, experts addressed how we can strengthen public trust in the areas of international relations, security, elections, diversity, local communities and the broader media landscape. András Szántó participated in an online conversation on cultural exchange-based diplomacy. Read More call_made

Event Talks Video & Audio
Art Basel Conversation: Re-inventing the Institution? New Museum Leaders
December 2021

On December 1, András Szántó moderated a talk on the future of art museums with new leaders in the field as part of Art Basel in Miami Beach’s annual Conversations series. Speakers included Johanna Burton, Director of The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles; Isolde Brielmaier, Deputy Director, New Museum, New York; and Alison Gass, Director of The Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco (ICA SF). Watch the recording or click here to read an excerpt of the conversation. Read More call_made

Event Talks Video & Audio
GCDN Conversations: So what have we learned in the last year?
March 2021

The pandemic has hit the cultural sector in different cities in diverse ways, but there is a certain homogeneity in the stated aspirations of the cultural sector as it emerges from the crisis: develop deeper relationships with the immediate community and become an indispensable social hub. Panel | 2021 | Read More call_made

Event Museum Initiative Talks Video & Audio
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

Event Museum Initiative Talks Video & Audio
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

Publications Talks Video & Audio
The Brooklyn Museum Virtual Roundtable: The Future of the Museum Dialogues
January 2021

How do museums fit into the calls for social change that echo around the globe today? Learn about some exciting approaches to inventing and reinventing the museum with two back-to-back conversations in conjunction with the U.S. publication of museum strategist András Szántó’s book The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues. Szántó will be in conversation with Sandra Jackson-Dumont, director of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles andMarie-Cécile Zinsou, President and Founder of Benin’s Zinsou Foundation. Then, get an inside look into how museums are reshaping their institutions as Anne Pasternak speaks with Victoria Noorthoorn of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires and Franklin Sirmans of the Pérez Art Museum Miami. Read More call_made