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.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Museum Outposts in France

The BBC reports that the Pompidou Centre has opened a regional outpost in Metz; the Louvre aims to open a regional outpost in Lens in 2012, and the French government is hoping that this artistic decentralisation will help regional economic development. Geuntae, do I smell your PhD turning into a monograph??

1 comment:

Geuntae said...

The Louvre is already building its middle east branch in Abu-Dhabi, which is still in a huge debate I think. Regarding my PhD turning into a monograph, well, I just hope to say I smell some good effects of the training yesterday on you. :)