Museum-goers, get ready to check your selfie stick at the door

February 6, 2015 6:21 PM

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Museum-goers, get ready to check your selfie stick at the door

Selfie sticks are not only a socially dubious practice, but now, according to the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum, they’re also potentially hazardous to art.

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is joining prominent museums like New York’s Modern Museum of Art and Boston’s Museum of Fine Art in enacting a ban on the sticks, citing concerns over the safety of the art.

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