“Today, cultural audiences are assertive and highly motivated neighbors, not just passive visitors to be educated by institutional experts. They are more interested in social interaction, participation and self-discovery than traditional learning. It’s time for museums to transfer ownership to the audience. Museums should open their doors 24-hours a day to become a more active cultural community and build a spirit of platform-driven institutional ecology as a response to this change.”

The statement above is somewhat radical but has been worthy of many remarks. More than 20 invited participants debated it at length during a forum held in May for a

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