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  • "Should museums remain impartial?"

    June 24, 2020

    Important post on the MuseumNext site – it concludes: “Many museums began life as an institution for the status quo; a place where the wealthiest and most powerful could assert their status and cement their view as the default state of things. Today, however, things can be different. They may not… more

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  • "Stop trying to avoid the realities of life"

    November 20, 2018

    Comment article by David Fleming (Professor of Public History at Liverpool Hope University and the former director of National Museums Liverpool): "The notion of the 'neutral' museum is just about the most dishonest I have ever encountered [...] Over the years, I have become more impatient with the opponents of museum… more

    Tagged with: Social policy, Neutrality