It is a simple but powerful truth that most people care deeply for other people and the places where they live. But – tragically in our increasingly polarised society – the majority of us underestimate the extent to which our fellow citizens care about these things. Yet when we hold more authentic perspectives of others’ […]

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In January 2019, our Affiliate Chester Zoo hosted a session for the Happy Museum (HM) Community of Practice  exploring the subject of Co-Production for Social Change. The workshop was an experiment for the HM community – offering the host, Chester Zoo, the opportunity to explore a question of interest to its team, with input from […]

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We hear from Rowan Guthrie and Jane Cockcroft about their experience of playful interventions at the Ashmolean The Ashmolean Museum is an affiliate of the Happy Museum. Over the last year, we have been involved in a series of training days which have helped to shape our thinking about the importance and potential of play […]

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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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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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