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Posts Tagged ‘museums’

Celebrate Museum Month With Us!
May 19, 2017

There is much to celebrate in the month of May. Not only is it Museum Month, but International Museum Day happens each year on or around May 18th. This year…

Guest Blog Post: In Praise of the Echo Chamber
November 21, 2016

Insight from MuseumNext NYC 2016 by Victoria Young The echo chamber has taken something of a battering in recent weeks. Much has been said, on both sides of the Atlantic,…

The Language of Museums: Soft Power at Work
February 2, 2016

Two years ago I arrived in Barcelona not knowing any Spanish at all and quickly realized that without neither Spanish nor Catalan (the main language of Barcelona)-I would never understand…

Mission, Money, and Museums
August 14, 2015

By: Kevin Valbonesi The following blog post contains excerpts from an article by Gail Lord and Ted Silberberg, Balancing Money and Mission: Critical Issues in Museum Economics. Should museums charge…

Museums as Safe Spaces For Conflict
March 27, 2015

By Ngaire Blankenberg The Bardo Museum in Tunisia was attacked and 21 people were murdered while I was in the middle of the opening plenary for the United Cities and…

The Year in Pictures
January 31, 2013

What is the definition of “having an eye”? Personally, I believe having an eye is a question of having an understanding for what is happening, in a work of art and in the world.

Parlamentarium – European Parliaments Visitors' Centre
August 20, 2012

By Rasmus Jantzen A little over five years ago, while in Grad School, I became aware of Lord Cultural Resources through my mother. Through her job as head of the…

How to Have Your Public Develop an Exhibition
August 14, 2012

By Andrea Ott A new wave in the development and display of cultural projects is having your audience create and plan visitor experiences. It started in artistic production with examples…

Grand Opening of the Niagara Falls History Museum
August 8, 2012

By Lisa Dillon, In 2009, the City of Niagara Falls, in partnership with the Niagara Falls Board of Museums, embarked on a major renovation and capital expansion project for the…

ROM’s Ultimate Dinosaurs
July 24, 2012

By Jacqueline Tang Last week I visited ROM’s latest and largest exhibit on dinosaurs – Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana. The exhibit features a range of dinosaur skeletons from the…

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