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Charnel, 1994
Max Wigram

Manchester Art Gallery
3 July - 30 August 2004
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Nick Serota Makes a Bid for Museum Funding [added 20/5/04]

"Museums are a success. In 2002 (the latest figures available) six of the top 10 visitor attractions were museums, and more than 6 million children - roughly half of all young people in the UK - visited a museum; 3 million people took part in structured learning activities in museums, with more then 5 million learning off site. Parents consider museums the best learning environments, after schools ..... They attract 100m visitors a year and contribute 3bn to the economy." However the museum economy itself is near breaking point .....

For full text click here, The Guardian, May 18th, 2004.