MUSEUM WORK

 

Since 1994, Amelia has collaborated with museums worldwide as a consultant on education, exhibition programming and audience research. In addition, she trains museum staff in the development of alternative models for support materials, ranging from wall texts and brochures to exhibition titles and publicity.

 

GUEST CURATOR


  • -MITE! (LOOK!), The Iwami Art Museum in Shimane, Japan (2012)
  • -IS THIS ART?, Art Tower Mito Contmeporary Art Gallery Exhibition in conjunction with The Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, The Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Japan (1998-1999)                                                                          A series of exhibitions based on Arenas' book of the same title. (See "Publications.")
  • -MITE! (LOOK!), at The Okayama Museum of Art, Japan (2005), an exhibition based on a book by Arenas of the same title. (See Publications.) 

                                                                          Several exhibitions based on the MITE! concept have taken place in Japan.

 

ESSAYS FOR MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

-Guides to the Painting Collections. From the Middle Ages to the Present. Five volumes. The Cincinnati Museum of Art (1993 - 1995)

-Gallery Walks with Stuart Klawans, (1990). Two volumes. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. A history of modern art based on the Museum's collections. Also published in Spanish as Caminando por las Galerias.

 -Exhibition texts for The Museum of Modern Art, New York - MoMA (1990-2000). Among others: Joseph Beuys; A Short Biography. John Heartfield: The Artist as Enemy. John Heartfield: Photomontages (1993), Cy Twombly: Sculpture from the Collection. Cy Twombly: A Rerospective (1994). Kandinsky, Compositions. Abstraction: Pure and Impure

-MITE! (LOOK!) - Texts for the exhibitions.

-Essays for exhibition brochures, MPM, Museo Picasso, Malaga (2002-2009) Among others, "The Collection of MPM", "Max Ernst," "Picasso in Antibes," "Moments and Gazes: Picasso Seen by Otero", "Muses and Models."

 

MUSEUM WORKSHOPS FOR MUSEUM STAFF


Charla con Amelia Arenas, (Xerrada con Amelia Arenas), Museu Picasso Barcelona, Junio 2012 

Charla con Amelia Arenas Picasso le dijo una vez a un periodista, quien cuestionaba que muchas de sus pinturas parecían "no terminadas", que una obra de arte no estaba completa hasta que alguien la miraba. En esta charla por las salas del Museu Picasso vamos, por así decirlo, a terminarlas, pintando con los ojos.

JORNADAS “CRECER EXPERIMENTANDO: VALOR Y RETO DE LOS PROYECTOS CULTURALES” Barcelona, Septiembre 2009 - Facultad de Geografía e Historia  

Hablemos de Picasso y sus obras, una Indentvez mas, Museo Picasso Malaga, 2007

Training Workshop for Museum GuidesMuseo Picasso Malaga,  2008 

Seminario " Pensa no que ves", Centro Galego de Arte  Comtenporaneao, CGAC, 2008

 
CLIPPINGS ABOUT GALLERY TALKS

-Gallery Talk at the Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Gallery
-"Is This Art?" exhibitions, Japan 1996 - 1998 
 

MUSIC: Tomas Luis de Victoria, "O, Magnum Mysterium"  (1572) 

Tomás Luis de Victoria - O Magnum Mysterium
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