21 Reasons Why I Love Museums

Last week I read Oliver Smith’s Telegraph piece, 21 Reasons Why I Hate Museums. It was published a few weeks ago but (perhaps luckily) I had missed it. Even though I do agree with Smith on some of the problems he identified, such as the price of temporary exhibitions, and the amount of objects not on display,…

Queering #MuseumWeek

This week marks Museum Week, and Twitter has been flooded with museums, their publics and academics tweeting about museums with the tag #MuseumWeek. Like #MuseumSelfie a few months ago, which encouraged users to share images of themselves in museums (unless of course in a no photography exhibition), Museum Week has done a great deal to…