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{Germany} Behind the Scenes at the MfK Berlin Depot

August 24, 2015

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After an involuntary yet semi-self-imposed summer break (we didn’t manage to sort out internet at our new apartment in time), Museum Diary is now reconnected and back on track! Just in time for Berlin’s up-coming annual ‘Lange Nacht der Museen’ (Long Night of Museums). As a precursor to the night itself, I was invited by Livekritik last week to take part in an exclusive tour of the Museum für Kommunikation’s Berlin depot, one of a series of depot tours organised by Kulturprojekte Berlin’s ‘Lange Nacht’ […]

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{USA} Behind the Scenes at the Smithsonian

April 10, 2013


It goes without saying that visiting museums ranks high on the list of a museum lover’s favourite pursuits. But what ranks even higher on the happiness scale, is a chance to go behind the scenes. During Washington D.C.’s Social Media Week in February, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History hosted a behind-the-scenes museum tweetup (#SITweetup). I followed online from afar, wishing it would have coincided with our D.C. holiday so that I could have been there for real. Well, sometimes wishes come true! The […]

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