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Blueprint Book Club Part 2: Museums as Battlefields in the History Wars

2 years agoArts / Museums : Museum 2.0

This post is the second in a series of reactions to Blueprint, a book chronicling the rise and fall of the Dutch Museum of National History (INNL) in 2008-2011. This guest post was written by Regan Forrest, exhibition developer and visitor experience researcher at the University of Queensland in Australia. Regan was struck by the similarities between the controversy around the Dutch Museum of National History and the issues that surrounded the National Museum of Australia when it opened ten years ago.
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'The Great War: Printmakers of World War I' opens at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Arts : Artdaily (3 days ago)

This exhibition marks the centenary of the start of World War I?July 28, 1914?which involved more than 40 nations before the conflict ended on November 11, 1918. For the first time, efficient, mechanized, and chemical weapons?a horr... Read Post

'The Dutch East Indies at Home' Opens at Amsterdam's Museum Geelvinck

Arts : Artdaily (3 years ago)

AMSTERDAM.- Amsterdam's Museum Geelvinck presents the third exhibition in the series Asia from the Heart. ?The Dutch East Indies at Home ? traces of a colonial past? will run from April 21 to October 10, 2011. The exhibition focuses... Read Post

Blueprint Book Club Part 3: The Future of the National Vending Machine

Arts / Museums : Museum 2.0 (2 years ago)

This post is the third and final in a series of reactions to Blueprint, a book chronicling the rise and fall of the Dutch Museum of National History (INNL) in 2008-2011. This guest post was written by Geert-Jan Davelaar and Anna Tie... Read Post


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