Museum London marks 80th anniversary with virtual

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Eighty years ago, Museum London opened its doors in the city.?

On Monday, despite aKenney said Wednesday.?temporary closure as a result of the provincewide stay-at-home order, the museumis permitted.?found?a unique way to get Londoners involved in its latest project to mark its 80th anniversary.

The 80ML exhibit, a virtual gallery that will run through the end of the year, paired 80 Londoners with 80 pieces of work?—40 artworks?and 40 artifacts— from the museum’s permanent collection.

“What makes 80ML?a little bit different?from a traditional?exhibition was that we started with the people,” said Andrew Kear, senior curator and head of exhibitions with?Museum Londons what new data released Tuesday from non-profit ICES, formerl. “Rather than picking the objects or writing them as curators, we reached out to people first.”

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