How The Glass Booth Should Be Integrated Into The Museum

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As a museum, our job is to create an experience for our visitors in order to leave an artistic impression in their heads. Many museums have attempted to create unique exhibitions such as period rooms and displays in order to amaze the crowds that travel through and make their experience a memorable one. Nowadays it is difficult to amaze a crowd that has so many resources at its disposable. The internet has made it possible to view any work of art with just the click of a button. It is for this reason that the Glass Booth should be integrated into the museum. With the financial support of the board, the purchase of three different stained glass pieces can be purchased to put together this unique booth so that the audience can experience the…show more content…
This piece was created during the crusades and demonstrates an important message to those who would either go on the crusades or were contemplating converting to Christianity. The legend of the seven sleepers demonstrates a protection from the lord for those who want to convert but are afraid of persecution. In the legend those who converted were noblemen which give an example to the common people as if to say that being Christian is indeed fashionable and done by the top of the hierarchy as well as the bottom. The second piece is a stained glass portrayal of a prophet. The piece is called Prophet. Created ca. 1390-1400, the context of the piece is unknown but at the time it was typical to see prophets in architectural settings. It is colorless glass with silver stain and vitreous gold paint. Created after the Valois branch took over the Capetian dynasty in 1328, this piece is significant in that it isn’t as colorful as stained glass mosaics that are typically shown in the cathedrals. The period in which this piece was made was significant because it was the last flowering of gothic art until the introduction of Italian Renaissance motifs in the 1450s by Jean Fouquets . The final piece of artwork is called the Adoration of the Magi, it is also stained glass and was created circa 1390. It is from the Schlosskapelle, Ebreichsdorf, Austria and is made from pot metal and colorless glass with silver stain
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