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Artfully Awful

Masterpieces they surely aren’t, which is the irreverent rationale for the Museum of Bad Art (MOBA)  — with its tagline “Art too bad to be ignored” — and founded in 1993 in Boston as a repository for ill-begotten visions of inspiration gone astray. 184 more words

Art

A Little Weary of all These Rules

I’m a little bemused by the authorities’ lack of understanding of the irony in many rules bureaucrats think up.

At the Helmut Newton Stiftung photography is forbidden, even with phones or whatever device is your weapon of choice. 235 more words

Across the Indian Ocean: 'Imagining a Museum of Intangible Culture'

Professor Françoise Vergès and Dr Shihan de Silva will be speaking at a forthcoming ICS symposium on Wednesday 29th October 2014 (9.30am-6pm) at Senate House (Room 349, 3rd Floor), University of London. 1,238 more words

Museology

Google Glass and paleontology collections: keeping a level head

Author: Kelsey

Today we continue on our Google Glass adventure! Check in here and here to see what we’re doing and why.

Confession time: At this point in time I know only a rudimentary amount of programming. 424 more words

Academic Life

A Couple Cluny Moments...

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Paris

Dale Chihuly Artwork

 I was blown away when i saw this blown glass sculpture by the world renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly right at the stairs of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts! 25 more words

Travels

Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Present Proposal for New Museum School

A proposal for a new museum school in the Van Andel Museum Center at the Grand Rapids Public Museum “will allow students to experience the exhibits and interactive classrooms every school day”, according to John Helmholdt, executive director of communications for Grand Rapids Public Schools. 46 more words

Museums