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.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Museums and Romance

If you didn't think museums were a good place to meet someone, consider the title of a recent marketing email for the American Association of Museums annual conference:

Last Chance to Get Engaged at AAM Annual Meeting!

That's right - if you don't go, you will be a lonely unloveable spinster forever!

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