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This guy looks pretty authoritative to me. From the Flickr Commons.

The majesty and wonder of “Drinking About Museums”

It’s sorta hard to believe that I’ve somehow never posted about #drinkingaboutmuseums here. I chalk that up to me forgetting that I have a blog for months at a time. At any rate, I was inspired by Ed Rodley’s now-not-so-recent post “On Drinking About Museums,” and thought that it would be a good time to lay out my thinking about the events generally, and the mechanics of our Denver event specifically.

Aaaanyway…

What is it?

At its basest level, #drinkingaboutmuseums is an opportunity for museum people to get together and talk about their profession, over some sort of beverage. That’s pretty much it. Different cities have done it differently–the Denver group, for example, is always extremely loosely structured, while the Boston group often has formal presentations and agendas before the beering happens. Continue reading The majesty and wonder of “Drinking About Museums”