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  • Ringing the changes
    Kevin O'Flynn on how a British Council initiative is helping 12 of Russia's poorly resourced and understaffed regional museums to work together
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    August 2007
  • Hospital drama
    Sharon Heal on how the Florence Nightingale Museum wants to resuscitate the story of Britain's most famous nurse
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    August 2007
  • The order of things
    Whatever their areas of expertise, all museum curators know about classification. Categorising and classifying individual items is how collections are created and sense is made from an array of artefacts. In this way, systems of knowledge are created. In natural history especially, classificatory activities usually follow a scientific method begun by the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus. But what if one were to skew things a bit? The Argentine novelist Jorge Luis Borges once imagined a world in which animals were classified as either belonging to the emperor or not. It's between these two worlds that the American artist Mark Dion operates.
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    August 2007
  • Revealing Doctor Who
    Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow

    The Hunterian has made a small budget go a long way in a refurbishment that sheds light on the museum's founder, says Stuart Burch
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    August 2007
  • Shetland Museum and Archives, Lerwick
    The Shetland Museum and Archives take a bit of getting to for non-islanders, but the newly opened building is worth the journey, says Sharon Heal
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    August 2007
  • Snow business
    Ice Station Antarctica, Natural History Museum, London

    This exhibition about life in Antarctica needs to do more to justify the ticket price, writes Vicky Brightman
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    August 2007
  • Beneath the bush fire
    Fire over Flyindales, Whitby Museum, Yorkshire

    An exhibition about a huge moorland fire in north Yorkshire shows what can be done by volunteer-run museums with tight budgets, says Nichola Johnson
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    August 2007
  • Exhibiting Maori: A History of Colonial Cultures of Display
    This story of how New Zealand's Maori community has reasserted its cultural rights should interest all museums working with diverse audiences. By Tristram Besterman
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    August 2007
  • Evergreen Aviation Museum, Oregon, US
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    August 2007
  • Best in show
    Star-shaped watch, c.1630, by clockmaker David Ramsay Worshipful Company of Clockmakers’ Collection, Science Museum, London George White
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