Friday Heirloom 2020

Friday Heirloom 116: Wonder-full is the future of museums (sponsored by #AAMvirtual 2020, finished on June 29th, 2020)

If anyone had told me I’d have lived through a global pandemic in my lifetime I’d never have believed it. Yet, in times like these, we have no choice but to think about what really matters while the world around us is shifting under our eyes and the certainties we once treasured seem to vanish… Continue reading Friday Heirloom 116: Wonder-full is the future of museums (sponsored by #AAMvirtual 2020, finished on June 29th, 2020)

Friday Heirloom 2020

Friday Heirloom 113: The Milk of Life (Sanity in the Age of Coronavirus) ENGLISH/ITALIANO

How does it feel to be on your own, with no direction home, like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone? (Bob Dylan) If anyone had told me that I'd have spent the start of the spring in my room I'd never have believed it. And yet, only a couple of months into 2020 and we've seen fires devastating Australia, a World… Continue reading Friday Heirloom 113: The Milk of Life (Sanity in the Age of Coronavirus) ENGLISH/ITALIANO

Friday Heirloom 2019

Friday Heirloom 110: How Museums Unite People During the Holidays

It’s finally December! What a great time to be alive.  As entire cities dress up for the holidays, museums can play a huge role in bringing people together through exhibitions and special programs. And that’s why, for instance, they should be open late during the holidays! Spending that extra time in museums allows for new… Continue reading Friday Heirloom 110: How Museums Unite People During the Holidays

Friday Heirloom 2019

Friday Heirloom 108: Museum Magnetism ENGLISH/ITALIANO

Every single evidence of the past (...) questions me: who am I with respect to this humanity? Do I still have the same respect for life and nature? The same tenacity and the same "hunger"? (Lorenzo Nigro, Gerico) Reading "Gerico" at Piazza della Repubblica, Rome My home country of Italy, also known as a museum goer's… Continue reading Friday Heirloom 108: Museum Magnetism ENGLISH/ITALIANO