Research shows most of us care deeply about one another and the world around us, valuing things like equality, community and friendship. However, the large majority of us underestimate the extent to which our fellow citizens care about these things – and it seems that this misperception is holding us back both individually and collectively. Cultural organisations […]

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by Mandy Barnett – Happy Museum Research Associate The Happy Museum project is especially targeted at museums that want to encourage participation and activism.  We particularly focus on work with communities and the wider environment, sometimes called ‘place-making’.  On 13th June we are holding our annual training day for museums who share our desire to ‘measure […]

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What would you put in a Museum of Fossil Fuels? The Happy Museum invite you imagine what object you would place in a Museum of Fossil Fuels. We invite you to ponder what object would best represent the shift from our fossil fuel dominated present to a more sustainable future and donate it to our new […]

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