Much has been written about the Referendum and the cultural sector* – including this by Happy Museum founder Tony Butler .  In it he identified a role for museums in ‘bridging the cultural gap’ and concludes that museums (and other cultural organisations) ‘offer people a reflective opportunity to consider their own place in the world.’ How we might frame that […]

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What does exploration of our relationship with the material world offer to museum practice? In the light of global challenges such as climate change, resource scarcity and financial instability, Happy Museum challenges museums to rise to the challenge of supporting our transition to a higher-wellbeing, lower consumption society. We have arguably entered a new geological […]

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