by editor Phillippa Pitts

Museums talk a lot about being members of their communities, meeting niche needs and providing unique third spaces. Today, some of the museums in Boston stepped up beautifully. Below is just a rough screen capture snapshot of how our community responded to the Marathon Monday bombings.

Starting with the Boston Children’s Museum fantastic and speedy response to their visitors’ needs:

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Thoughts and comments on these responses are welcome below. Also if you have other screenshots from museums in Boston or around the country¬†email us¬†(tuftsmuseumblog AT gmail.com) and we’ll share them!