I go to museums a lot; it’s part of Arts Council keeping fully in touch with what’s happening around the country. But Friday was unusual even for me. I visited all eight Cambridge University museums and galleries in a single day: an exhausting, inspiring whistle stop tour.
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1st principle: Strive for excellence
Absolutely. No problem. Happy to do that. It's what I live for.
2nd principle: Be authentic
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Live chat with Arts Council Chief Executive, Alan Davey, Wednesday 28 November 2012.
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