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Museums and collections seen with a postcolonial eye
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Collecting Egypt: Want to get into Museums? A Success Story

Collecting Egypt: Want to get into Museums? A Success Story | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Want to get into museums? Volunteer. One volunteer's success story highlights Cat's success story from volunteering at the Egypt Centre to now holding a post at the Manchester Museum as Secondary and Post-16 ...
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“El último Rafael” y “Murillo y Justino de Neve” Verano en el Museo del Prado Junio-septiembre 2012

“El último Rafael” y “Murillo y Justino de Neve”	 Verano en el Museo del Prado Junio-septiembre 2012 | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it

"El Museo del Prado reúne por primera vez en su sede una extraordinaria selección de obras de la última etapa de dos de los grandes maestros del arte italiano y español. Con setenta y cuatro obras en total, “El último Rafael” recorre el último período de la producción rafaelesca, el que le convirtió en el artista más influyente del arte occidental, mientras que “Murillo y Justino de Neve. El arte de la amistad” reúne diecisiete obras fruto de la relación de amistad entre el artista y el canónigo sevillano, Justino de Neve".

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Las seducciones del Paladar en Musée du Quai Branly - Paris

Las seducciones del Paladar en Musée du Quai Branly - Paris | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it

De 19 junio 2012 a 30 septiembre 2012
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Este verano, el Musée du Quai Branly de París le invita a descubrir una exposición sobre la gastronomía y el menaje en China.
Cocina, vajilla, modales en la mesa... descubrirá a través del recorrido cronológico y temático piezas que proceden en su mayoría del Museo Nacional de China.
Desde la vajilla arcaica de bronce a la porcelana imperial, la presentación de diferentes técnicas e invenciones y de numerosos menús de esbozan una breve historia de la cultura china.

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Google Art Project México - abr 2012

"México se une a la experiencia de Arte en línea con la segunda etapa de Google Art Project. El Museo Nacional de Antropología, el Museo Nacional de Arte, el Museo Frida Kahlo y el Museo Dolores Olmedo ahora pueden ser visitados virtualmente desde cualquier parte del mundo a través de www.googleartproject.com".

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Family of Holocaust Survivor Ordered to Return Artifact - ABC News (blog)

Family of Holocaust Survivor Ordered to Return Artifact - ABC News (blog) | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
ABC News (blog)Family of Holocaust Survivor Ordered to Return ArtifactABC News (blog)A Brooklyn court has ordered the family of a Holocaust survivor to return a 3200-year-old artifact to a German museum.
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Museums of Amsterdam | blog.travelreportage.com

Museums of Amsterdam | blog.travelreportage.com | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Very simply, some museums I visited in Amsterdam were an unexpected disappointment. Did I have too high expectations? Did I visit the wrong museums? Maybe. On the other hand some of them were just fantastic.
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La Salle Art Museum grows with Warhol exhibit - phillyBurbs.com

La Salle Art Museum grows with Warhol exhibit - phillyBurbs.com | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
La Salle Art Museum grows with Warhol exhibitphillyBurbs.comWith that small purchase, La Salle University launched the collection for its art museum which today is home to almost 5000 works,according to Klare Scarborough, the musem's director and...
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Human Computation and Wisdom of Crowds in Cultural Heritage ...

Human Computation and Wisdom of Crowds in Cultural Heritage ... | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
In my last post, I charted some problems with terminology, suggesting that the cultural heritage community can re-frame crowdsourcing as engaging with an audience of committed volunteers. In this post, get a bit more specific ...
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Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: UK Museums ...

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: UK Museums ... | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
There has been a significant increase in thefts from museums and galleries this year [...] As Museums Journal reported last month, thieves have so far this year made off with artefacts from the Yorkshire Museum, Norwich ...
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Elif Batuman's Diary: Pamuk's Museum « Urban Cultural Heritage ...

Elif Batuman's Diary: Pamuk's Museum « Urban Cultural Heritage ... | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Reposted from: http://www.lrb.co.uk/v34/n11/elif-batuman/diary London Review of Books, Vol. 34 No. 11 · 7 June 2012 pages 38-39 | 4470 words In 2010, I moved from California, where I had lived for 11 years, to Turkey, ...
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Museo Reina Sofía

Museo Reina Sofía | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Sitio web del Museo Reina Sofía. Información y programación de exposiciones, colección, programas públicos y proyectos de investigación en red. (RT @museoreinasofia: #BookCrossing !
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We are people of spirit, we know appreciating cultural heritage – Armenia's ... - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

We are people of spirit, we know appreciating cultural heritage – Armenia's ... - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.amWe are people of spirit, we know appreciating cultural heritage – Armenia's ...Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.amOur Yerevan is declared World Book Capital 2012,” Sargsyan noted and added: “This is the greatest...
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Visita Virtual rapida del Museo Africano.Es

Visita Virtual rapida del Museo Africano.Es | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it

Disfruta de una visita rápida y dinámica del museo, donde a ritmo de música africana descubrirás un mundo nuevo que te está esperando.

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South Korean archaeologists say they've unearthed East Asia's ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter

South Korean archaeologists say they've unearthed East Asia's ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
The Associated PressSouth Korean archaeologists say they've unearthed East Asia's ...Greenfield Daily ReporterThis May 25, 2012 photo released by South Korea's Cultural Heritage Administration shows the remains of an old farm house in Goseong, 150...
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Pinacoteca aplica nova técnica de limpeza e conservação das obras

A Pinacoteca de São Paulo está usando uma nova técnica para limpeza e conservação das obras. O delicado trabalho de restauração permite que objetos não sejam tirados do lugar. Restauradores trabalham com uma geléia feita a partir de uma alga. O trabalho é feito na presença do público. (video)

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Cambodia Wants Statues Back From The Met

"The Cambodian government is convinced that two life-size 10th-century statues that have anchored the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Southeast Asian galleries for nearly two decades were looted from a jungle temple and plans to ask for their return."...
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Management of Natural and Cultural Heritage | Mondes Arabe - tice

Management of Natural and Cultural Heritage | Mondes Arabe - tice | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Management of Natural and Cultural Heritage. h20506805 | 02 juin, 2012 13:02. Call for Papers. Special Issue of the Journal of Anthropology. "The Management of Natural and Cultural Heritage: A Global Perspective" ...
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Museums Association Poll – Should the Parthenon Marbles be ...

The Museums Association Journal have a poll on their website, about whether the Parthenon Marbles should be returned to Greece. From: Museums Journal. Should the Parthenon Marbles be returned. Rebecca Atkinson ...
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'Starcraft' lands at Knoxville Museum of Art - Knoxville News Sentinel

'Starcraft' lands at Knoxville Museum of Art - Knoxville News Sentinel | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
'Starcraft' lands at Knoxville Museum of ArtKnoxville News SentinelBy Amy McRary A new exhibit that challenges the traditional images of craft as well as those of female clothing and "women's work" opens Friday, June 8, at the Knoxville Museum of...
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Quakes Deal Irreparable Blow to an Italian Region's Cultural Heritage - New York Times

Quakes Deal Irreparable Blow to an Italian Region's Cultural Heritage - New York Times | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
New York TimesQuakes Deal Irreparable Blow to an Italian Region's Cultural HeritageNew York Times“It's like receiving a daily list of war casualties,” said Carla Di Francesco, the supervisor for cultural heritage in this part of northern Italy.
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Pinterest Rolls Out Curated Newsletter for Users - Mashable

Pinterest Rolls Out Curated Newsletter for Users - Mashable | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Pinterest Rolls Out Curated Newsletter for UsersMashableThough Pinterest is stepping up its curation game, startups are seizing the opportunity to make Pinterest a more enjoyable experience for users.
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Creating awareness of indigenous products - Sunday Observer

Creating awareness of indigenous products - Sunday Observer | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Creating awareness of indigenous productsSunday ObserverBy Lalin FERNANDOPULLE The import of milk should be stopped as the country is self-sufficient said Pelwatte Sugar Corporation and Maubima Lanka Foundation Chairman Ariyaseela Wickramanayake.
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Museo de las Migraciones en Zacatecas

Museo de las Migraciones en Zacatecas | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
El Museo de las Migraciones es el más contemporáneo de los museos zacatecanos, ubicado en las modernas instalaciones del Centro de Convenciones.
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Museum buys indigenous drawings of convict - Yahoo!7 News

Museum buys indigenous drawings of convict - Yahoo!7 News | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Yahoo!7 NewsMuseum buys indigenous drawings of convictYahoo!7 NewsAn Aboriginal artist's drawing of a white convict who lived with indigenous people in Victoria will soon go on public display.
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