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  • #AskACurator Day – Fun Stats

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    September 5th, 2014mardixonCulture, International

    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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