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Museums in the News

This week’s featured article, a fascinating math museum that makes learning look so much fun I want to try it.

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Museums in the News

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange!

First, this week’s featured story: Van Gogh Museum 3D Prints Its Own PaintingsAlthough for now the price-tag makes them an expensive gift shop item, I wonder what the future uses could be? Hands-on experiences for kids and school visits? Greater access for those with low vision?

A 3D Print of Van Gogh’s Wheatfield Under Thunderclouds. Courtesy of Hyperallergic.

 

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Museums in the News

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange!

First, what do you think? Should Scotland Yard open its grisly murder museum to the public? Read the article and share your thoughts in the comments. Educational? Icky? Unethical?

The pot and cooker used by murderer Dennis Nilsen to boil his victims’ flesh features in the museum. Courtesy of The Daily Express.

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Museums in the News

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange!

But first, if you’re still in the Boston area, don’t forget to check out our newest and tiniest Museum located right in Union Square.

 

Museums in the News

Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange!

Also: Not sure if Museum is an actual museum or not, but worth reading about and browsing their Flickr page! Could this sort of speakeasy gallery be a possibility for other museums? (Also featured in the NYTimes)

 

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