classy seats

I don't like the fact that one has to pay to get into the ROM. When I was a child in London museums were all free and it was very evident that they were public space open to all. Anyone could and did walk in off the street to engage with history. I know that at certain hours ROM admission is free - but I think it needs to be free all of the time. There are issues here, issues of who gets to feel at home in this space and who does not, who gets excluded and included, who gets to examine and who gets exhibited. But please don't get me started!

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