Curate-it-yourself: French museums take to social media to ask the public what they want to see in their galleries

The traditional recipe for an exhibition includes some art and one or two curators to select and organise the display of it. But for the past ten years the rise of social media has made it easier for museums to involve the public in various projects, which has been particularly popular in France. One of…

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Social media advocacy group calls for a boycott of all US museums in October

The activist group and Instagram account @changethemuseum has issued a public call to forgo visiting all US museums for the month of October, as many reopen after months of coronavirus-related closures. Yet some museum workers have expressed concerns that the initiative may actually harm workers, and fear that a boycott may not yield real institutional…

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