Museums Are Civil Society, Damn It!

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PDF of Article “Museums Are Civil Society, Damn It!” “A museum is a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment.”[i] Last week I received a phone call …

University Programs That I Follow

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The world of museum exhibition design is going through a significant shift to include digital media and human computer interaction (HCI). Created a post of university programs that I follow and festivals that I follow. Please tell me if I forgot any university programs or festivals.

Value, Invaluable and Public Trust

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I have become indirectly involved in the discussion of the value of a couple of planters.  I am definitely not a historian or an appraiser, my involvement is in the discussion of value, invaluable and public trust doctrine. There is a historic house and friends own two planters that were purchased for the house in the 1940’s.  For the purpose …