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A Postcard from…Cologne

November 3, 2015


Dear Jenni, I am writing you this postcard from the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne, Germany, where I am attending the Museumsnacht (Museum Night) tonight. My colleague from Long Night of Museums Berlin highly recommended it to me, so I got curious about this museum of ethnology, which re-opened only 5 years ago. Entering the building, I had to hold my breath: What a wide and bright space with ceilings as high as rainforest trees! In the permanent exhibition, all visitors were welcomed by Gamelan musicians and […]

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