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Practice as research: Digital Archives and the RAM Museum

This week Louise Atkinson shares with us the work of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter. Louise blogs about how the museums buildings have developed over the years and also how their approach to collections has changed over time, including an

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The first born, the last post and seven smiles

Hello lovely bloggers, how’s your week been so far? Mine’s mainly been full of cake and reading the super blogs submitted this week. There have been 10 blogs for week 3, all of which I have enjoyed, and I am

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Practice as research

An interesting discussion this week from Louise Atkinson who looks at the relationship between artist and museums. Louise considers how artists have intervened in museums, either through being commissioned to respond to the collection, creating interpretive works, or sometimes even

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At the end of the pier?

A post about having to face up to the probability that a career in cultural heritage is over (and this was written before hearing the news of further cuts to museums’ budget in Tyneside). At the end of the pier? by Janet

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High art for the masses

Praising British creativity and arguing for continuing free entry at many museums and galleries are the key motifs in this Week 6 Weekly Blog Club post. High art for the masses by Janet E Davis.

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