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Should museums be focusing less on permanent displays by 2020?

01.10.2012
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Are current approaches to permanent displays outmoded? That’s one question posed as part of the Museums Association’s (MA) Museums 2020 consultation to determine a vision for museums of the future.

The question of whether museums and galleries should be looking at radical new ways to present their permanent galleries was investigated by Rob Sharp for October’s Museums Journal, and was also discussed by Sharon Heal in her latest editorial.

But what do you think? How can museums future-proof displays – and do they even need to?

Vote in our poll and have your say in the comment boxes below.

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Should museums be focusing less on permanent displays by 2020?



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06.10.2012, 08:05
Museum should be more flexible focusing on permanent displays...