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Not A Readymade, But Dada Enough For Me

New York City-based artist Benjamin Nordsmark’s piece titled ‘NYC Urinal’ is a timely homage to Marcel Duchamp on the centennial of his groundbreaking work ‘fountain’. Although the witty piece isn’t a Dada-esque  9 more words

Art

Maudie

This movie was awesome! I laughed, cringed, and cried. Ethan Hawke (Everett Lewis) and Sally Hawkins (Maud Lewis) play the lead roles. Sally Hawkins obviously put a lot of heart and soul into the role. 53 more words

Knitting

Exploring with Detour: Downtown Los Angeles

I took another tour of Los Angeles using the Detour app, which is a free app where you can download audio tours and use your phone’s GPS to explore cities. 439 more words

Art

Medical Matters

We were walking past the Western Australian Medical Museum in Subiaco recently and went inside for a look. The museum had plenty of graphic reminders of how much medicine has improved during the past century. 36 more words

Australia

Verulamium

As the sign also said: The Museum of everyday life in Roman Britain, it showcases artifacts from the third largest Roman settlement in Britain. The Romans established themselves there in AD 50 and lasted until somewhere between 400 and 450. 229 more words

Art

Ripon & its Rich History.

I had the most incredible birthday this year! (Thursday 20th April) I had originally planned on going to York for the day, as it is one of my absolute favourite places. 1,199 more words

Agentic Professionals: How individual museum workers can play a role in shaping museums’ response to climate change

Guest Post by Joy Davis, PhD CAHP.  Joy is a member of the Advisory Group of the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice.

When Coalition organizers first met, we had a brief discussion as to whether this initiative would be better named… 573 more words

Climate Change