Weekly Roundup: Museums, Politics and Power 2/3/14

3g04656rWhat do slow food and restorative justice have to do with museums?  The Jane Addams Hull House Museum contemplates a slow museum experience.

Explore radical politics in new exhibit at the Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University

The International Historic Sites of Conscience organization begins new dialogues on immigration at US museums.

Museum on the Frontline, a look at the National Museum of Art in Kyiv, Ukraine, as protests rage outside their doors.

Where did all the money go?  Bethlehem PA investigates the very slow pace of a museum’s development.

The Ulster Museum of Belfast, Ireland hosts the Promise of Peace conference, exploring 15 years on from the Good Friday agreement.

Power, politics, museums–and of course, money.  An upstate New York museum cancels traveling exhibits and faces a serious budget shortfall.

A blog focusing on religion in museums, “When Museums and Religion Collide”

Should a Nazi guillotine be exhibited in Germany?

“Museums are about representing power,”  says Orhan Pamuk, but his Istanbul museum is different.

Image: Immigration inspection at Ellis Island,  Library of Congress

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