The Attic (a name which commemorates our first physical location) is, first and foremost, a site for the research students of the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester: a virtual community which aims to include all students, be they campus-based and full-time, or distance-learning and overseas. But we welcome contributions from students of museum studies - and allied subject areas - from outside the School and from around the world. Here you will find a lot of serious stuff, like exhibition and research seminar reviews, conference alerts and calls for papers, but there's also some 'fluff'; the things that inspire, distract and keep us going. After all, while we may be dead serious academic types, we're human too.

Monday, May 18, 2009

International Museums Day!

According to ICOM, today is International Museums Day: workers and students rejoice! (Demand flowers, chocolates, and favours for preserving cultural heritage everywhere!) This year's theme is "Museums and Tourism" - how will you celebrate?

1 comment:

Amy said...

Those of us in the Lansdowne this evening raised a glass!