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Pop Up Museum

A Museum Outside of the Museum

The Pop Up Museum exists within a paradox: it’s a museum outside of a museum, a room without walls so to speak. Last week’s Pop Up Museum, done in collaboration with The Fabrica, was our first time popping up beyond MAH’s walls. And it was fantastic. We held the Pop Up Museum at downtown sewing […]

Post Pop Up: Afterthoughts on MAH’s First Pop Up Museum

When planning MAH’s first Pop Up Museum on “Objects of Conflict” with the Resource Center for Nonviolence, a chorus of questions rang through my head: How should we advertise the event? Who will come? What will people bring? Will people socialize with each other? How should we design the space? Now that the Pop Up […]

Introducing the Pop Up Museum to Santa Cruz County

We’ve all got fascinating things, but not everyone gets to show them off in a museum. Thanks to the Pop Up Museum, that’s all about to change… The Pop Up Museum is a traveling museum created by the people who show up to participate. Popping up in unorthodox spaces, like libraries or Laundromats, Pop Up […]