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  • Feel Good

    Anything that makes an experience more fun has to be great! I love museums and art galleries but always leave feeling a bit subdued and maybe even a bit flat, even though I enjoyed looking at whatever was on display. Our aim is to increase the fun and feel good in the content of museums, galleries and other public display arenas by hosting our own competition spanning many 'culture' type genres with the theme firmly set as 'fun' and 'feel good'. Then when we go to permanent exhibition, it will be a really feel good experience all round. Love the idea of the article.

  • Ashton Fancy

    Working in a museum myself, I'm constantly talking to people who don't go to museums simply from fear or intimidation of the space. In my book any attempt to break down the myth that art is inaccessible is a step towards a greater art appreciating society!

  • BrodyRose

    oh man! roller coasters always make everything better :) here are just a few examples ... coasterdoodler.com

  • mlamle

    Interesting discussion, I'd be inclined towards the inclusion of fun as being a good thing - I have strong memories of taking my then-2-year-old to the Hayward to the 'Psycho Buildings' exhibition, and both getting a good deal out of it as there was quite a playful, interactive approach.

    N.B. I'm not sure that Battersea Power Station is one of the world's oldest buildings!

    • Yasha Wallin

      Definitely I think for kids there's a strong argument for things like rollercoasters, slides, etc. that will keep there attention. I know I would have loved going to the museum as a kid if it meant I could also ride a rollercoaster. Or actually, I guess that still applies today!