Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The transformation of a legendary Berlin nightclub, political billboard art, virtual museums and more from around the web

The International Council of Museums Continues to Question What Defines a Museum The International Council of Museums is on an international crusade to answer the question “what is a museum?” in an effort to update their definition—one that hasn’t changed much since the ’70s. The Paris-based non-profit works on behalf of museums everywhere and, according to Rick West (president of the Autry National Center of …

Legendary Berlin Nightclub Berghain to Transform into “Studio Berlin” Art Venue

Running from 9 September through the duration of pandemic distancing restrictions, one of the world’s most famous nightclubs, Berlin’s Berghain, will transform into an art center showing works by the likes of Tacita Dean, Anne Imhof, Olafur Eliasson, Rosemarie Trockel and Wolfgang Tillmans. In fact, more than 80 artists will be presented in the 3,500-square-meter space. Known as “Studio Berlin,” the venue—reworked in collaboration with …

Word of Mouth: St Barths

Our favorite ritzy and relaxed places on the Caribbean island

The Collectivity of Saint-Barthélemy—better known as St Barths—is truly bouncing back two years after the devastation that Hurricane Irma inflicted on the Caribbean island. Many hotels that call this small island home didn’t just rebuild; they regrouped and reimagined their properties, creating entirely new and luxurious experiences that are difficult to match. Yearly events like the West Indies Regatta, St Barth Film Festival and culinary …