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hARTckathon: a hack to open up contemporary art for your visitors

How do you make the difficult subject of contemporary art accessible for people who have never encountered it before? This question keeps many museum educators, curators and editors awake at night and is somewhat a holy grail in gallery interpretation. Last week I was in Vilnius, Lithuania for a hackathon which posed the challenge of … Continue reading hARTckathon: a hack to open up contemporary art for your visitors

Behind the scenes at the museum

It's almost as if museum employees have to spend so much time obsessing about appearances out in the public that once it's out of sight, out of mind, it's anyone's game. Here are some glimpses of behind those "Staff Only" doors at some of the stranger things you may find. Warning: contains a prevalence of creepy … Continue reading Behind the scenes at the museum