The New Museum in New York has curated an exhibition this summer that asks the question: Why do we keep things?

“The Keeper” contains thousands of objects and examines the ways we collect and own items. From a July 17 New York Times article about the show, “What to make of the personal archives, the private universes, the physical stabs at permanence and immortality that collectors create?”

For MUSE students, this would be reminiscent of our visits to City of Providence Museum of Natural History and Planetarium.

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