Museums and digitisation in the time of Covid-19
4 May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to significantly impact the cultural sector, both nationally and internationally. All major events and fairs have been cancelled or postponed, art galleries and museums have had to close temporarily, and cultural institutions have been forced to take extraordinary measures to provide financial support.

But on a more positive note, the crisis has accelerated digitisation.

Our Art and Cultural Property Focus Team, in coordination with the Covid-19 Task Force, examined the relevant legal profiles related to the digitization of works of art and museum content. If you would like access to the document, please email