Reading right now #3

On fear of entering cultural institutions

What should I wear? How do I get there? What if I can’t understand the art piece, the play, etc.? Sometimes hesitation and fear in different ways keeps us from entering cultural institutions and experiencing art. In our current A Suitcase of Methods is dwelling a bit on the term “threshold fear”, which describes these kinds of hesitations. Read our reflections on this and on the transformation of the Smithsonian Design Museum, Cooper Hewitt here.


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