What’s the point of culture?

An inspiring article by Frank Cottrell Boyce about how culture develops – through generosity, curiosity, open ended and in unexpected ways across time rather than through a utalitarian, transactional ‘investment’ approach.

“The powerful thing about the gift – as opposed to an investment – is that its consequences are impossible to predict.”

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Author: sabine.doolin

Museum consultant with a strong belief in the value of museums and art galleries to society.

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