The Bookcase micro-museum and library


In September 2014 I opened the Bookcase micro-museum and lending library in my office. Inspired by my sabbatical, and the various odd collections and mini-museums that I saw while traveling across North America, I decided to open my office to the public for 8 months. What resulted was a pop-up cabinet of curiosities and a library, organized by colour so as to encourage browsing. As I begin a massive project of finding, cataloguing and writing about some of the bizarre, inspirational and quixotic museums across the world, it seemed only fitting that I start one of my own.

See the website for the project here.

About Kirsty Robertson

Kirsty Robertson is Associate Professor of contemporary art and Director of museum and curatorial studies at Western University, Canada.

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