Posted in September 2012

Museums are more than exhibition centers.  And they’re definitely not boring. To raise awareness of the broader capabilities and challenge perceptions of stodginess, the Smithsonian Institute has launched a major promotional campaign.  The campaign, aimed at 18- to 34-year-olds (whose perceptions are most mis-aligned with the goals for the campaign), attempts to make the Smithsonian … Continue reading

Review: Maple Museum (Montreal)

Visited June 2012. We stumbled onto this museum while walking through Vieux Montreal. We were walking down a hundreds-year-old street with chic stores and foodie restaurants, and saw a sandwich sign on the street in front of an ice cream parlor announcing the Maple Museum, free admission. They didn’t need to say more. Quick Review … Continue reading