16 Boston Institutions Trade Instagrams

Rose Art Museum at Harvard Museum of Natural History

Click to see what The Rose Art Museum saw at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Instagram followers of some of the ASTC-member institutions in the Boston area noticed something slightly different on Thursday, December 1, when 16 cultural organizations took over one another’s Instagram accounts during a regional #MuseumInstaSwap.

Modeled on similar events in London, New York, and Los Angeles, planners hoped to make connections among institutions; show off the region’s collective range of art, science, and history experiences; and foster new ideas and perspectives among both staff and the general public. Organizations were matched together in random drawings.

Stop by their Instagram pages to see what ASTC members see at their colleagues’ places. Check out the Boston Children’s Museum‘s take on the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, what strikes the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture as noteworthy at the Institute of Contemporary Art, what the MIT Museum likes at the Museum of Fine Arts, and what the Museum of Science finds compelling at The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University.

 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Boston Children's Museum

Click to experience the Boston Children’s Museum through the eyes of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Or, if you want to see how others view science centers and museums, stop by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum page for their view of the Boston Children’s Museum, The Rose Art Museum for what they find noteworthy at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, the Peabody Essex Museum for their look into the MIT Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts for their impressions of the Museum of Science.