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Impact of the exhibition

I thought it might be useful to include a summary of how the exhibition has been used and the impact it has had within and beyond the School of Museum Studies between September 2012 and February 2013. Teaching and Learning … Continue reading

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Stephanie Bowry – Essay on the Creative Symposium

One of our PhD students, Stephanie Bowry, whose own research uses themes in contemporary art as lenses through which to explore the C17th century cabinet of curiosities, has written a reflection on the Creative Symposium here: Stephanie Bowry – Μουσείον Creative … Continue reading

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Creative Symposium

On Wednesday 5 December 2013, we held a ‘Creative Symposium’ led by 6 of the artists involved in the exhibition, and aimed at PhD/MA students, academics and museum professionals.  We were delighted to welcome attendees from Leicester Arts & Museums … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark

The day after rummaging about during the ThinkTank, I arrived into the department bright and early to see people looking very worried, and others rushing about with mops and buckets, and engineers clambering on the roof.  There had been a … Continue reading

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ThinkTank

On Tuesday, Cy and I led a ThinkTank for MA students to come and find out more about the exhibition, and also to ask a wider question around what role artists can play in museums.  ThinkTanks are regular 2 hour … Continue reading

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Creative Symposium – 5 December

Just finalising the details of our Creative Symposium which will involve many of the artists exhibiting in Μουσείον: artists’ reflections on museums.  It will take place on Wednesday 5 December 2012, 10am – 4.30pm in the School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, … Continue reading

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Outstanding

We have a few outstanding updates to make to the exhibition. Firstly, Dawn Felicia Knox left us with two beautiful papier mache birds which are going to be part of the installation on the staircase. Secondly, we are hoping to … Continue reading

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