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Ask a Curator 2015: Funny & Forgotten Objects

September 17, 2015

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So, that’s Ask-a-Curator over for another year –  the biggest Q&A session with museums worldwide, via Twitter (if you’re hearing about it for the first time, I wrote a bit more about what Ask-a-Curator actually is in my previous post). Yay, it’s #AskACurator today! There will be a lot of tweeting from me. Followers, you have been warned ;) — Jenni Fuchs (@jennifuchs) September 16, 2015 This was the third year that I was following my ‘3 Questions’ approach for Ask a Curator. The first year, I […]

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Are you ready for Ask a Curator 2015?

September 15, 2015

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It’s that time of year again – the now annual ‘Ask a Curator’ global Q&A marathon for museums and museum lovers takes place again tomorrow. The event was first created in 2010 by UK based arts marketing agency Sumo, and has made annual return appearances since then by popular demand, with Mar Dixon from Culture Themes taking over the organisation from 2012.   For those of you hearing about it for the first time, Ask-a-Curator is basically a worldwide question and answer session, where interested members of […]

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Ask-a-Curator 2014: An interesting selection of most unusual objects!

September 19, 2014

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Ask-a-Curator 2014

If you love museums and you love social media, then you will have loved this year’s Ask-a-Curator earlier in the week – the biggest Q&A session with museums worldwide, via Twitter (if you’re hearing about it for the first time, I wrote a bit more about what Ask-a-Curator actually is in a previous post). This was the first time in three years that I wasn’t actually working or tweeting for a museum during Ask-a-Curator. Previously, I had only been able to join in with my own questions […]

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Only 2 more days until Ask-a-Curator!

September 15, 2014

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Ask-a-Curator Banner 2014

If your read Museum Diary, chances are that you’re at least vaguely interested in museums. Then you might also be interested in this year’s Ask-a-Curator day, which takes place on Wednesday. The event was first created in 2010 by UK based arts marketing agency Sumo, and has made annual return appearances since then by popular demand, with Mar Dixon from Culture Themes taking over the organisation from 2012.   For those of you hearing about it for the first time, Ask-a-Curator is basically a worldwide question and […]

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In case of fire…?!

September 20, 2013

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If you love museums and you love social media, then you will have loved this year’s Ask-a-Curator – the biggest Q&A session with museums worldwide, via Twitter (if you’re hearing about it for the first time, I wrote a bit more about what Ask-a-Curator actually is in my last post). After busily tweeting for my museum at work for ten hours, you’d think I’d be sick of it all come evening, but I couldn’t wait to get started asking my own questions: Follower Alert! I […]

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Why not “Ask-a-Curator” today?!

September 18, 2013

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If your read Museum Diary, chances are that you’re at least vaguely interested in museums. Then you might also be interested – if you haven’t heard about it already – in today’s Ask-a-Curator day. Ask-a-Curator is basically a worldwide question and answer session, where interested members of the public can post questions to museum and gallery curators via Twitter. Of course, you can ask museums question via Twitter at any time, but what makes it special is that they’ll be answering in real time and that […]

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