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Where the Seats Have No Name: In Defense of Museum Benches

Category: Exhibitions
Sitting gets a bad rap. The last few years have seen articles and media outlets touting that “Sitting is the new smoking.” Standing desks are the latest office furniture trend. And in …

Futurist Friday: Emotional Storytelling

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
My favorite futurist video this week: Karen Palmer talking about her latest artificial intelligence project. Palmer is an artist/technologist who combines film, storytelling, and …

Is it a museum or not? The question is worth asking.

The word "museum" has become a bit like the word "art," used broadly to cover a range of institutions that may or may not be museums at all but aspire to the status of bein…