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As museums have been forced to close their doors in the midst of Covid-19, many of these cultural institutions have proven just how nimble they can be, temporarily shifting their exhibitions from in-person events to online-only experiences. However, one museum in particular is waging its bets that virtual programming will be the new way of presenting art to a wide audience.
UNESCO in March this year asked 24 leading experts with multidisciplinary experience in the ethics of artificial intelligence to develop a draft recommendation on the ethics of AI.
UNESCO’s Information for All Programme (IFAP) looks to the future and begins shaping a new strategic plan as its Intergovernmental Council meets for the 11th time since the programme’s creation in 2001. From 22 to 25 September, experts, specialists and diplomats from the 22 Member States composing the IFAP Council will come together online and explore future orientations in the implementation of the Programme.
As part its emergency grantmaking in the face of the global COVID-19 crisis, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced today the launch of a new Art Museum Futures Fund — an emergency grant program starting with nearly $24 million to be distributed to 12 midsized art museums across the nation.
The global pandemic will have long-lasting effects on the form and function of future museums.
The Zambian Ministry of Tourism and Arts, through the National Arts Council of Zambia (NACZ), has extended the application deadline for the Presidential Arts Development and Empowerment Scheme to 18 September. The initial deadline was 15 September.