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Lessons in Cross-Cultural Partnerships for Mid-Sized Museums

On paper, the relationship between Columbus Museum of Art (CMA) and the Dordrecht Museum in the Netherlands looks like a typical museum partnership. For our recent exhibition Life in the …

Collecting Girlhood: Why the new activist museum is virtual

The assumption that museums must be permanent buildings with physical collections is no longer sustainable. With decreased funding, increased competition, and the burden of care, museums …

#WhyILoveMuseums: See the inspiring responses!

March 13 was #WhyILoveMuseums Day, a social media movement started by Mar Dixon, a consultant who has led monthly hashtags for the cultural field from her @CultureThemes platform for almost …

New Study Offers Clues to Dominance of Curve-Filled Museum Designs Curved edges abound in architecture-particularly when it comes to museums, with cultural institutions ranging from Spain's Guggenheim Bilbao to France's Louis Vuitton …

El Paso Museum sheds light on Border Patrol’s history, mission

Also on display are a rope ladder used by an alleged smuggler to climb over a border wall, and tools from an underground tunnel discovered in San Luis, Ariz. There's a raft made out of …

Don Wildman: Why does the Museum of Science & Industry look the way it does?

Corporate, Culture? One Part Education, One Part Sales: This is the Corporation Museum.

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2010 edition of the Museum magazine. Straddle a Harley-Davidson after touring a century of motorcycle history. Hop into the …

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