Transformation: Models of Success or Mediocrity?
Not so long ago, really—a few years before the establishment of democracy—South African museums celebrated International Museum Day in the following manner: “Tea was served in real Edwardian fashion, letters were written with old quill-pens, conversation took place on antique telephones and farm bread baked in clay ovens was served.”1 Moreover, these activities were hyped as dissolving the barriers separating patrons from institutions.
KeywordsIndigenous Knowledge Black Artist Natal Museum Wall Text Museum Director
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