what will the museum of the future be like?
Gone are the days when history was written by a select few, where media giants and major institutions determined what was fit to print or display. In today's emerging DIY cultures, most of which gain a global presence via the internet, social histories, stories and meanings produced by ordinary people, are quickly becoming incorporated into the official records of our past with as much vigor as those produced by scholars. And herein lies a potential solution to how such a daunting task of…Continue
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Report on a pop-up discussion about museums and empathy, held at the American Alliance of Museums Conference in Baltimore, MD. May 20, 2013.
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Last October The Museum Of Vancouver held a conference called “City Museums: Collisions/Connections" which focused on city museums and their engagement in city life. The conference's keynote speaker was urban planner Larry Beasley CM who presented “The City as Museum and the Museum as City”. Here Mr. Beasley looks at the city as a malleable place of collaboration where the museum could become an integral part of its development, approaching the city…Continue
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Inspired by postings of Boston blogger Rainey Tisdale. You can find links at Museum Commons http://museumcommons.blogspot.com/
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Reflections on Neal Stimler's ideas of Utility, Ubiquity, and Usefulness as qualities of ditigal world.
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The exhibition I have been working on will be launched in April. Follow our facebook page for event alerts - our public programs include a family day, lecture and film screening. https://www.facebook.com/RSLLivingHistoryProject…Continue
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As a faculty member of the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto and director of its Museum Studies program, I would like to bring our program to your attention, and invite you to share this information with others who may be interested.
The two-year Master of Museum Studies (MMSt) program is Canada’s only anglophone Master’s program in the discipline. Museological theory and in-depth discussion about critical issues fuel the exploration of collections care and curatorship,…Continue
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Unstaffed MakerSpaces? Don't Even Think About it! New post on Museum Commons http://museumcommons.blogspot.com/
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...always a museum person. A holiday tale about the power of exhibits.http://museumcommons.blogspot.com
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