In Support of Idiosyncrasy

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People often ask me which museums are my favorite. I visit lots of perfectly nice, perfectly forgettable museums. In some cases, that's based on subject matter, as at the Museum of Jurassic Technology or the American Visionary Art Museum. Other institutions are idiosyncratic in their relationship to their environment, like the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark, or to their community, like the Wing Luke Asian Museum.

The Truth about Bilingual Interpretation: Guest Post by Steve Yalowitz

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I recently read the BERI report on bilingual labels in museums and was blown away by its findings. in Applied Social Psychology and has evaluated and researched informal learning experiences in museums and other visitor institutions for over 20 years. He is fluent in Spanish (for a non-native speaker) and one of his main areas of study is bilingual interpretation in out-of-school environments. is a controversial topic, and the same is true in museums.