Browsing All posts tagged under »making a museum from scratch«

Crowdfunding, hype & the Goddamn Tesla Museum

September 17, 2012

15

There must have been a collective intake of breathe from museum professionals around the world last month when Matthew Inman from The Oatmeal put the call out to build a Goddamn Tesla Museum, inviting donations and support via Indiegogo.  The crowdfunding project has now raised more than $1.2million, with the city of New York promising […]

Are we engaged yet? What happens after the pledge is made?

August 9, 2012

7

Just about everyone I know in this sector seems to have harboured some fantasy of having his or her own museum; of doing things differently. Some want a small rebel museum (easier for experimentation); some want to take charge of a bigger space for really radical change (which brings to mind Jasper Visser’s recent post […]

Do rats chase chocolate in your museum? Thoughts on organisational habituation.

May 22, 2012

2

Ed Rodley’s thought experiment on making a museum from scratch has only just started, but the responses to his initial post are provocative. Almost all of them question Ed’s initial assumptions about the scope and definition of the problem. After setting some conditional ground rules for the museum (it has about 200,000 objects, you have […]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,139 other followers