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Standing watch…

 

From Minneapolis’ glorious Walker Art Center, Todd Balthazor‘s musings on the life of a museum guard

Larger versions of these comics, and many more, at the Walker’s MNArtists blog.

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As we wax philosophical, we might recall that it was on this date in 2001 that the British government, making good on an election pledge, dropped all entry fees to 13 of Britain’s most popular government-sponsored museums, including the National History Museum and the Victoria and Albert.  Shortly, others– including the Tate Modern and the Imperial War Museum– followed; and over the ensuing decade, attendance rose by over 150%.

The National Gallery

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Written by LW

December 1, 2013 at 1:01 am

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