Ukraine: “Is it Ill-Bred to Have Fun in Museums?”

Thoughts on the Ukrainian approach to museum-going – at The Uncataloged Museum: “When I was asked by a reporter how museums were different, I mentioned the fact that in the US, and in many Western European countries as well, that museum-going was thought of as a fun activity. […] The reporter gave me quite a stern look and said, ‘perhaps we Ukrainians are too well-bred for that’.”

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