Friday, 30 May 2008

History in a populist key

The Museu d'Història de Catalunya is now officially uptodate, opening
a new permanent exhibit that fills in the gap between 1980 and the
present.
History, one could say, is a tough act to follow – literally. One
never knows what major event of today will fade into obscurity with
the passage of time, while the everyday people that make up the fabric
of a society are often ignored at the expense of those with more
political clout. Now, in the middle of a change in directorship, the
Museu d'Història de Catalunya (MHC) has addressed these challenges.
(Full story in printed edition).

1 comments:

Anonymous,  1 June 2008 at 23:46  

A great museum, indeed!