Manik (Money) suli sivunniuġutigi (plan a course of action)

Anaqalluataq (Good evening), there are many complications that can occur when having or managing a living collection.  So many of these kinds of complications can be very directly related to collection type specific problems/challenges however, I feel that there are two major challenges that all living collections have and those are: budget/funding stability and contingency…

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Suva (why)

Uvluulluataq (Good Afternoon), I have struggled a bit with this question, I’m not sure if it’s meant to question the technical aspects of why particular museum types collect or the larger philosophical question of why I think museums collect.  So I will try to answer both.   My understanding of why museums collect is that it…

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Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Regina SK Canada

Paġlagivsi (Greetings), the Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM), Regina SK Canada has both natural history collections and Cultural collections and features six key exhibits, those being the: CN T. rex gallery, Earth sciences gallery, First Nations gallery, Life sciences gallery, a traveling exhibits space and “Megamunch”, a half-sized robotic Tyrannosaurus rex. This museum being located in…

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Suna Museum?

A museum is a community/knowledge/culture center that originates from a European society practice that was first done in a part of the Mediterranean and spread from there.  I see the foundations of this practice as a means to satisfy the human need to covet.  Oxford languages defines “covet” as a verb that means to “-yearn…

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