In Conversation with Laura Wiles

In keeping with Issue 6's theme, Reflections, Kulture Kid Digest caught up with one of our very first contributors - Laura Wiles. We chatted about what's happened since we last heard from her and her reflections on working in GLAM.   Laura Wiles   Hi Laura, thanks for speaking with us! Could you tell us a... Continue Reading →

Collecting 101: Seeing Double

By Roxi Ruuska   Collecting photographs in the GLAM sector can be a tricky business. The photographic image is easy to reproduce and easy to offer to multiple collecting institutions. (Copyright is rarely transferred in the acquisition process.) It is a problem that has always existed but now amplified through the rise of digital photography... Continue Reading →

The Accidental Curator

By Kerry Neale   I am an accidental curator.  No crystal ball foretold my career path.  A colleague recently said to me that I’m probably one of the only people who planned on being a High School History teacher and ended up working in a museum – usually it’s the other way around.  She’s probably... Continue Reading →

A GLAMRous Agony Aunt

We asked a couple of GLAMR colleagues to peer into their crystal balls and share what they think might face the future of GLAMR. To get a bit more context, please check out our contributor’s bios, along with their social media links here. If you have more specific questions for our GLAMRous Agony Aunts, email them... Continue Reading →

Hopes

By Nathan Sentance   The following is a list of a few hopes I have for the GLAMR profession and its collections in regards to First Nations Culture   I hope for First Nations people are seen as the owners of their own culture.   Many GLAMR institutions have valuable First Nations cultural heritage within... Continue Reading →

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