Discovering new venues and museums in young and fresh destinations has been Diane Drubay and Claire Solery’s lifestyle for nearly four years now. Each year they organise We Are Museums, a unique event at the intersection of culture an innovation that is strongly focused on cultivating local communities and stimulating new types of collaborations withing the cultural sector.
Since 2013, We Are Museums has visited cool venues including Vilnius, Lithuania, Riga, Latvia, Warsaw, Poland Bucharest, Romania and Berlin, Germany. Besides gathering a unique type of expertise in the museum world, they also found hidden gems in these places as they tirelessly walk through cities with their branded We Are Museums bags.
For those who can’t marathon Europe looking for the museum of tomorrow, here is a good way to get you started with those 6 Twitter accounts they love!
The DDR Museum (Germany)
Revisit DDR once a day with the DDR Museum and their object of the day!
The Poster Museum of Warsaw (Poland)
Graphic Design and poster art in Poland are national treasures that are widely regarded as pioneers in their field. When following the Poster Museum of Warsaw you get one fabulous poster a day!
The Latvian National Museum of Art (Latvia)
Do you like 19th century art? Find out more about somewhat lesser known Latvian art by following the Twitter of the Latvian National Museum of Art.
The Linden-Museum (Germany)
Going on the Linden-Museum account is like travelling around the wold from Stuttgart! Big heart for the unique ethnographic objects that you can get in their online shop!
The contemporary art and creative scene in Poland is exploding! Follow Zacheta on Twitter for a taste of it.
The Städel Museum (Germany)
The most innovative museum in Germany thats also offers 700 years of art under their roof. No reason to do not follow the Städel Museum in Frankfurt.
Article by Diane Drubay and Claire Solery from We Are Museums