Author Topic: Scenes at the museum


Scenes at the museum
« on: March 18, 2019 »
Main collection here

Always with the drama

Whatever's going on, it doesn't look dishwasher safe

Praying for a happy ending

Don't lose these, I don't have spares

This is never going to come out

Catholic bouncy castle (when Jesus died for our sins, that included sacrilege)

Ensuring Bessie is milked on time

Who knew they could pounce

Potter's field of dreams

This is a prime example of the artist's bucolic period

If you're not going to put this on Instagram please leave

Guardian Soulmates attract dictionary pics

If C-3PO had a cycle of rebirth

A fight broke out over who was fairest of them all

He'd made the mistake of asking for a close shave

For "Pubic Transport" substitute "A Streetcar Named Desire”. See? Sometimes censors have good ideas.

Benny never forgot which B he was

Modern art: nothing to be afraid of

Make a painting in your head. These are the colours you can use. You have until the metronomes stop.

Not every exhibit is ready for fame

Always have an exit plan

There's even art in the walls. At first they thought it was mice.

The lion doesn't sleep tonight

Ever since Pulp Fiction you could never just put a sock in it anymore

My only half unserious interpretation of this is that the packing material is symbolic of the fragility of easter eggs

Questioning how meaning and value are assigned through the authority of institutions? Check.

Please don’t leave disappointed that I didn’t get a picture of Batman undergoing a tragi-comic makeover.

If somebody doesn't call building maintenance this problem is just going to get worse


Scenes at the museum
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2019 »
Today's mission: The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, part of University College London.

You are where?

A fire extinguisher is probably better protection than a sphynx

OMG, I forgot to go to TripAdvisor first. This must be how Victorian explorers felt.

Speaking of Victorian.
Seriously, I'm fine with old fashioned, pile 'em high displays of artefacts. Still mourn the pre-revamped Room 33 at the British Museum.

If Richard Francis Burton had had one of these, his researches into erotica would’ve gone much faster

Somebody throw a doily over them, quick. (I didn't go looking for this, I just followed the groove in the floor.)

"This is going in my TripAdvisor review."

Instructions for making a Nile cruiser

Lid doesn’t fit the jar? That’s some sloppy work, people.

When a good fashion idea came along, both hatmakers and architects scrambled for it

Has puzzled caption writers for millennia

You look green, this should settle your stomach

Captured for all eternity: that first date

Going to grandma's meant dusting her shabti collection

and she always knew when you broke something

Hearing aide

You have to be in it to win it

If only I’d married my brother, rather than the boy next door, I could’ve ended up in a pyramid instead

Is there anything else I can get you before I return to my fantasy slave girl duties?

Before cat videos

The gift that says you cared enough to plunder a grave