S14E07: New Museums

Kloe and Phedra are joined by Jill Carruthers in an episode all about newer, fresh-faced museums. What’s it like opening a brand NEW museum? Phedra talks to Matt Turtle from the Museum of Homelessness AND Eleni Loizides from the Cyprus Archaeological Museum, while Solange sits down to chat with James Hogg from the Yorkshire Natural History Museum. Also tune in for a review of ‘Conservation Skills for the 21st Century’ from Jenny!

00:01:20 What’s a new museum?
00:12:34 How Showtown came to be
00:31:56 Making a museum yours
00:37:24 Redefining museums
00:42:05 Is less more?
00:49:54 Reminder!
00:51:19 Interview with Matt Turtle
01:04:09 Interview with James Hogg
01:17:10 Interview with Eleni Loizides
01:26:11 Review of ‘Conservation Skills for the 21st Century’

Show Notes:
– Showtown: https://www.showtownblackpool.co.uk/
– Grand Egyptian Museum influencer video Phedra mentioned: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nwZkVldpvI
– Quiz mentioned by Jill: https://www.mhminsight.com/culture-segments/survey/
– Join us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/thecword
– Get your tickets for Icon24: https://www.icon.org.uk/events/icon-2024-conference-conservation-for-change.html
– Museum of Homelessness: https://museumofhomelessness.org/
– Neo Jurassica: https://neojurassica.org/
– Yorkshire Natural History Museum: https://ynhm.org/
– Cyprus Archaeological Museum teaser videos made by the architect: https://youtu.be/iJrI4tOUDmQ and https://youtu.be/Vc8HjbVdmsI
– Conservation Skills for the 21st Century: https://www.routledge.com/Conservation-Skills-for-the-21st-Century-Judgement-Method-and-Decision-Making/Caple-Williams/p/book/9780367443320

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Hosted by Kloe Rumsey, Phedra Komodromou and Jill Carruthers.

Intro and outro music by DDmyzik, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license.

A Wooden Dice production, 2024.

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