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Offline Gary

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Perth Museum refurbishment
« on: January 27, 2014, 08:31:01 PM »
Perth museum is closed until early March for refurbishment. The one bit of good news is that they are moving the glass collection from current position ( a fairly dark corner of the museum) to the rotunda part of the museum, which is a larger, lighter and airy space. The top of dome in the rotunda has a  glass roof which allows daylight in.
Hopefully they will display more of their reserve collection glass that is in storage.

Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Perth Museum refurbishment
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2014, 11:43:04 AM »
I've got all me bits crossed that they will be displaying far more of their glass.
The only "new" piece on display I have ever seen is Frank's yellow with canes vase.

And I have been visiting fairly often for the last 15 years.
They keep all the best stuff hidden... :'(

The space in the rotunda isn't that big, really is it? I suppose it will depend on how they organise the cabinets, but if they only put them "backs to the walls", it's not a lot. There are big wide openings into it.
But at least the light will be better. :)
Cheers, Sue (M)

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