Posts Tagged: museum

Pop Ups, Alternatives, Fictive-, Anti-, and Micro-museums: Exploring the Edges of Museology

image: Old Geo in the kitchen of Old Geo’s Antiques, Saskatchewan, photo by Kirsty Robertson This SSHRC-funded project examines “museums” and collections that are open to the public, but that fall well outside of the ICOM definition of a traditional

Pop Ups, Alternatives, Fictive-, Anti-, and Micro-museums: Exploring the Edges of Museology

image: Old Geo in the kitchen of Old Geo’s Antiques, Saskatchewan, photo by Kirsty Robertson This SSHRC-funded project examines “museums” and collections that are open to the public, but that fall well outside of the ICOM definition of a traditional

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 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

Go Elsewhere

I took part in the Go Elsewhere residency at Elsewhere Museum, in Greensboro, North Carolina, from August 28-September 11, 2013. Elsewhere is a living museum in a former thrift shop. Hoardiculture abounds! My project involved carving the textile history of

Go Elsewhere

I took part in the Go Elsewhere residency at Elsewhere Museum, in Greensboro, North Carolina, from August 28-September 11, 2013. Elsewhere is a living museum in a former thrift shop. Hoardiculture abounds! My project involved carving the textile history of