#AskACurator Day – Fun Stats

ask_for_twitterBecause museum people like numbers…

I’ve been asked a few times about the history of Ask A Curator day.  I’ve also been asked about numbers because cultural people are OBSESSED with numbers. Here is a bit of fun stats such as breakdown of countries, history of AskaCurator Day and answers to questions I get (a lot).

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Breakdown of Countries – 

Last updated August 26 2015
Museums taking part: 851
Countries: 46
Sept 17 2014
Museums taking part: 721
Countries: 43

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2014 Stats by La Magnetica

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HISTORY

2010
September 1 2010
AskaCurator was in 2010 by Jim Richardson (who also runs the brilliant MuseumNext conference).  It was on Twitter.

2011
AskACurator was changed to a video-based website.

2012
September 19 2012
Mar Dixon (er, me) took over AskaCurator Day. It was twitter based.

2013
September 18 2013
AskaCurator Day returned to be an annual event.
622 Museums
37 Countries

2014
September 17 2014
See below.

Random Questions I Get:
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Updates:

Sept 15 2014
Museums taking part: 576
Countries: 39

Sept 12 2014

Museums taking part: 520
Countries: 36

Sept  10 2014
Museums taking part: 474
Countries: 36

Sept  9 2014

Museums taking part: 435
Countries: 34

 

Sept 5 2014
Museums taking part: 401
Countries: 34

Sept 2 2014
Museums taking part: 331
Countries: 34

August 30 2014
Museums taking part: 301
Countries: 32

August 28 2014
Museums taking part: 271
Countries 32

August 24 2014
Museums taking part: 238
Countries 30

August 21 2014
Museums taking part: 218
Countries 25

August 19 2014<
Museums taking part: 196
Countries: 24

August 16 2014
Museums taking part: 151
Countries: 21

August 14 2014
Museums taking part: 138
Countries: 21

August 9 2014
Museums taking part: 92
Countries: 20

August 5 2014
Museums taking part: 56
Countries: 18

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