Ok, I’m sure everyone at this point saw the sign with the article ”No sketching’: V&A signs betray everything the museum stands for‘ by Oliver Wainwright
I was with Mark Macleod (from The Infirmary Museum) and Silvia Filippini Fantoni (from the IMA) when Silvia first saw the picture but held off on sharing it until I read the article. I then tweeted it.
‘No sketching’: V&A signs betray everything museums stand for https://t.co/PLzPgyoAU2
— Mar Dixon (@MarDixon) April 22, 2016
And the storm was started. (See Storify here.)
First of all, as Oliver probably wanted, it was total click bait worth title but honestly many of the people responding didn’t read the whole article. I soon spent my day almost defending the Victoria and Albert as it turns out, it’s not the WHOLE of V&A being asked not to sketch, but instead a temporary exhibition.Tags: Culture, Museum, museums, open communication, signage, storm, twitter