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Museums: Feeding the Culture-Vultures

What museums must do to satisfy an increasingly demanding public…

Museums are meant to preserve and safeguard the collections entrusted to them, which makes them naturally conservative. 1,130 more words


Loan of a Parthenon sculpture to the Hermitage: a marble ambassador of a European ideal

Neil MacGregor, Director, British Museum

The British Museum is a museum of the world, for the world and nothing demonstrates this more than the loan of a Parthenon sculpture to the… 630 more words