Reviews

  • October 15, 2015

    Museums Inspiring Change

    By: Caroline Roberts


    The theme for the 2015 American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting was “The Social Value of Museums: Inspiring Change”. So it was fitting that it should be held in Atlanta, the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr.
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  • September 1, 2015

    Inside Out Animals

    By: Graham Iddon


    In fact, any hint of revulsion was immediately displaced by astonishment. To see the inner workings of an animal exposed in such clarity is an experience one should seek out.
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  • July 6, 2015

    The Travelling Translator II

    By: Myriam Legault-Beauregard


    Carousel - Belgium
    Also in Brussels is the National Bank of Belgium, which, just like our own central bank, is undergoing some renovations at the moment. However, I could still visit their temporary (and free) museum.
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  • June 10, 2015

    The Travelling Translator 1

    By: Myriam Legault-Beauregard


    One of the things of which Paris doesn’t lack is museums. Whether you like fashion, music, history, literature, science, arts or tennis, you will find something that suits your tastes. The City of Paris alone owns 14 of them and access to their permanent collections is free in most cases.
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  • June 2, 2015

    Rebellion at the Museum

    By: Graham Iddon


    Exhibition titles and entrance / Affiche et entrée de l’exposition
    For a little inspiration and a sense of compatibility, we took a field trip to see 1867 Rebellion and Confederation at the Canadian Museum of History.
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  • May 6, 2015

    Alex Colville at the AGO

    By: Graham Iddon


    Young woman looking through binoculars
    Alex Colville is a very broad retrospective that covers Colville’s entire career from before the Second World War until his final paintings of his lifelong muse, model and beloved wife Rhoda.
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  • April 23, 2015

    Introducing the Wessex Gallery

    By: Caroline Roberts


    While coming to grips with the complexity surrounding the planning of new exhibitions for today’s world, it was inspiring to come across a magnificent example of a substantial collection taking on a new life.
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  • March 23, 2015

    Musée des Ursulines de Québec

    By: Graham Iddon


    Musée des Ursulines de Québec
    Like so much in Québec City, the convent somehow manages to be tucked away and hidden. The buildings are the largest 17th-century structures in Canada and some appear monumental, with soaring stone walls and gleaming silver dormers.
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  • February 18, 2015

    2014 Ontario Museum Association Conference - Part 2

    By: Graham Iddon


    At any given time, there were 3 concurrent sessions happening at this year’s OMA conference, making it a bit difficult to see all you want to see. Fortunately we had a few folks attending who could share out some of the important programs.
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  • February 6, 2015

    2014 Ontario Museum Association - Part 1

    By: Graham Iddon


    As usual, the schedule was jam-packed, so no time for golf. This year’s theme is a popular current in the museum biz these days: the museum’s role in promoting a healthy and happy community.
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