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52 Museums in 52 Weeks

January 4, 2012

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52 Museums in 52 Weeks

This time last year I had the idea that, as a challenge for the year, I would try to visit 52 museums in 52 weeks. However, with #MuseumBaby to look after I didn’t know how feasible this project was or whether I’d just end up being one of those mums who visits the National Museum of Scotland every other day because it’s free and it’s raining again outside. Turns out, a bit of both as the case was. But, either way, I didn’t tell anyone […]

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{Croatia} Vatra – Fire

September 22, 2011

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I already briefly mentioned our tour of Zagreb’s Ethnographical Museum in my write up about the CECA conference, but I wanted to say a bit more about their special exhibition ‘Vatra’, Croatian for ‘fire’, which originated from a long-standing collaboration with the Fränkische Schweiz Museum in Germany. The exhibition explores “the importance of functions which fire has in the life of man…through historical perspectives, accentuating its economic, communicative, social and symbolic meaning” in six sections: ‘Earth and Fire’ looks at how fire is represented in […]

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