Natalia Grincheva of the University of Melbourne discusses her deep mapping tool to measure the soft power of museums.
How museums in the UK and around the world carry soft power influence by connecting people with art and culture.
A glimpse at how museums like the Canadian Museum for Human Rights can improve the image of the countries and cities where they are located.
As stated by The Soft Power 30 in their report, not long ago, museums were a form of hard power. They acted as safeguards of the spoils of war and conquest of mankind. It was a form of expression of the state hegemony and cultural diplomacy. However, the role of museums has gone through some changes in the past years.
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Museums across New York are waging a cultural war on prejudice in Donald Trump's America, flexing the soft power of art and photography to compound the city-wide climate of protest. From talks about Islamic art to a Muslim exhibition, swapping Picasso and Matisse for Iranian, Sudanese and Iraqi artists and extending a children's exhibition, museums have dreamt up multiple ways to promote art and education in the wake of Trump's short-lived travel ban.
Aviva Rosenthal on how the Smithsonian engages with global audiences in new ways.