@MarDixon Passionate about culture internationally. Run remixing events, workshops, create solutions, and an international speaker. Over sharer and Mom who loses arguments to a teen. Projects created: @CultureThemes @lovetheatreday @AskaCurator @MuseumSelfieDay @TeensInMuseums @52museums
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    January 19th, 2015mardixonCulture

    IMG_8194Recently I went to Worcester to attend a Dementia and Tech talk at the university.  As the talk wasn’t until 4 I decided to catch a morning train and make a day out of sight-seeing.  As soon as I got off the train, I decided I would let the ‘tourist signs’ choose my fate.

    First decision was made when I saw Worcester Museum and Art Gallery to the right. I started taking pictures before I even stepped foot in as the building itself is so gorgeous.  

    IMG_8196Walking in, I was in awe of the architecture.  As my eyes gazed up, I noticed colorful signage of the steps telling me the art gallery, museum and cafe were upstairs.  Like a moth to a flame I headed upstairs.

    In the first room I was impressed with the World War I exhibition.  Yes there are a lot of them out there right now but please take the time to see a few of them as each of them are personalised stories of local people and their sacrifice.  I started to take pictures and asked the attendants for the twitter id.  They were more than pleased to have me tweet and share. 

    (Yes, I thought he was tweeting...)

    (Yes, I thought he was tweeting…)

    I headed to the other room which had fantastic museum mannequins.  I immediately knew I wanted to try to take a few selfies for MuseumSelfie day and also to share them on #MuseumMannequin tumblr.  However, the attendant in that room told me I had to fill out a form.  Ok, not a big deal.  A tad old fashion but I’m not going to judge.  When I started to read the form (which I will admit I normally never do) there were two particular words that jumped out at me:  morality obligated.  To my photos.  Read the rest of this entry »

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