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How To Go On A Museum Date

February 14, 2012

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Love it or hate it, today is Valentine’s Day. When I was thinking of a museum related post I could for the blog today, I was reminded of a project I was involved with at National Museums Scotland just before I left. We worked with some groups of young people to create their own self-guided tours around the Museum of Scotland. As well as perennial favourite topics such as blood and gore, one group chose to develop a date tour. As well as some romance […]

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How to avoid museum fatigue

April 14, 2011

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I came across this article by Lonely Planet author Jane Ormond on ‘How to avoid museum fatigue‘ via @lonelyplant on Twitter yesterday. At first I was just going to RT it, but then I liked it so much I decided to link to it from my blog instead, and take the opportunity to highlight some of my favourite bits. “floating through art-jewelled hallowed halls” This description for how people imagine places like the MET, Louvre or Tate made me smile. Then the author goes on to describe […]

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