Thursday, November 11, 2010

From Mobile Museums... to Pop-Up Operas?

If you thought it was a bit of work to mobilize a museum, imagine popping-up an... opera:

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is doing just that, with their series,
Random Acts of Culture.

The Knight Foundation's tagline is "
Informed and engaged communities", the project is a product of The Knight Arts Challenge. These are (seemingly) spontaneous arts events that erupt in communities that the Knights brothers published newspapers in.

Similar to the responses we've seen with the Mobile Museum, the feedback is generally one of gratitude. A commenter on their site put it this way:

Flash-mobs are another form of random acts of culture. Let us not forget, the Hammer Time Los Angeles event:

Top image: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation