Museum Essay

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  • Ap Synthesis Essay: Museums

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    Museums have long served a purpose as cultural staples. For every museum, big and small, careful consideration is used in selecting its contents. When securing new items for a museum, it is most important to consider public appeal, educational value, and cost-effectiveness. What makes a museum different from a billionaire’s private collection is patronage. Thus, a museum must be able to attract visitors interested in its displays. This captivation of interest should be for the purpose of entertainment

  • My Experience At The Museum Service Of Fifty Visitors

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    the course of her fieldwork she studied the discourse (what people say), the practice (what people do) and the experience. For doing her study discourse she conducted a visitor survey for the museum service of fifty visitors. In her questionnaire she asked about visitors’ demographics, the experiences of museums’ visiting in general, as well as elicited visitors’ attitudes. She further combined her data with already existing secondary data, such as visitor statistics and comment forms that helped to

  • Cobb Museum Essay

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    Anthropology Dr. Jean Marcus November 16, 2012 Cobb Museum Paper The Cobb Institute Museum at Mississippi State University displays items from the Old World and the New World. When I visited the museum I noticed a wide variety of artifacts. The Old world side contained pieces from many Old World countries, while the New World side featured a lot of pieces that are from local areas. Since there was such a vast number of artifacts at the Cobb Museum, I have decided to focus on the clay vessels and

  • The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Museum

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    The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Before the mid-twentieth century, museums in Europe and the United States were generally planned in variations of the neoclassical style. But, the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao moved the heading of gallery outlines, which gave an extensive show venue to twentieth century and modern art, designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry. Architecture is important nowadays to the public, because it offers a physical surrounding environment in where we live in. Moreover, architecture

  • Social Action At The Lower East Side Tenement Museum

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    Case study 3: Social action at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum Ruth J. Abram, who wanted to create a museum centered upon an experience common to the majority of Americans, founded the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. Abram believed that the immigrant experience was something that diverse groups of people could relate to and unite together on, moving Americans “to participate in a national conversation with similarly situated, contemporary immigrants and other ‘outsiders’”(Abram 2005:21). As

  • The University Of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum Essay

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    assignment, I visited the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum (CAM). The USF Contemporary Art Museum is a compact museum on campus located near the Dance buildings and the Theatres. The museum opened its establishment in 1989 and has offered a wide range of art from around the world including the United States, Africa, Europe, and Latin America ( In order to keep students engaged in the art, the museum changes its exhibits a couple times a year. Currently, the exhibition

  • My Experience At A Museum

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    I have visited countless museums in my lifetime, and throughout these experiences I have noticed a general pattern in the museum visitors. Often times they grant only a slight glance at the pieces, and allocate their energy in to taking pictures with the pieces rather than taking the time to learn about the art. On the contrary, I view museums as a place of learning, where culture is preserved and diversity is celebrated, where creativity is fostered and exploration is welcomed. My interest in interning

  • The Importance Of Art Museums In The 21st Century

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    Art museums are special and they can be anything to any certain person. Art museums have always been a place where people can advance their knowledge about history or a place to preserve special things. You can think of it to be a place that holds precious treasures. Art museums all over the world have been a place for people to come together and socialize about what is being observed. There are so many interpretations what art museums can hold which is amazing knowing people simply come to visit

  • The Pros And Cons Of Re-Thinking Museums

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    1.2. Re-thinking Museums The second part of chapter one discusses the ways digitization is changing the face of museums and archives, in terms of the ways they curate device collections. This unprecedented and continuous shift has left many cultural institutions struggling to adapt and are forcing them to rethink how to maintain their unique qualities while at the same time adding value. Today, no organization is immune to the disruptions caused by digitization and technological innovation, forever

  • Art Museum - S.W.O.T. Analysis Essay

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    analysis for the Cinicinnati Art Museum is what gives the viewer the information to easily see what is wrong and isn’t wrong with the museum, while providing information on possibilities the museum can capitalize on and what threats could harm the museum. The strengths were not hard to identify. I identified six different ones, all self-explanatory. Free admission, membership purchases, host of traveling exhibits, host of special events (weddings, parties, etc.), the museum is located in a popular area