Museum Essay

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  • The Marshal M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

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    I went to the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum for my art experience project. I was impressed with the amount of statues I was able to see in one place. A majority of them seem to have been created and donated by the Fredericks family themselves. As I said before the amount of statues in this little space is impressive, however my first impression is the feeling of claustrophobia. The statues are packed in fairly tight and the space overall doesn’t seem to be well utilized. The room it was

  • Museum Paper

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    this paper is to visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art and write a reaction paper about art works at the museum based on my impressions about them. To begin, I will start by giving you a little of background information about this interesting museum. The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in 1870 by a group of American citizens. It opened on February 20, 1872 and was originally located at 681 on Fifth Avenue. Also known as “The Met”, the museum is located on the eastern edge of Central

  • The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Essay

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    The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest and most influential art museums in the world. The Met houses an extensive collection of curated works that spans throughout various time periods and different cultures. The context of museum, especially one as influential as the Met, inherently predisposes its visitors to a certain set of understandings that subtly influence how they interpret and ultimately construct meanings about each individual object within the museum. Brent Plate in Religion

  • Essay on Should Art Museums Be Democratized?

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    The art museum is a place that collects and preserves very valuable and profound pieces of art created by some of the most influential artists of all time. Not everyone can understand the emotions and profound ideas that are expressed in old works of art. Only a fraction of all people can really appreciate a fine work of art and understand its true meaning. Many people that go to the art museum do not belong. They do not hold the higher level of education needed to look at a painting and see its

  • The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Essay

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    City, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest and most influential art museums in the world. The Met houses an extensive collection of curated works that spans throughout various time periods and different cultures. The context of museums, especially one as influential as the Met, inherently predisposes its visitors to a set of understandings that subtly influence how they interpret and ultimately construct meanings about each individual object within a museum. By analyzing two separate

  • A Brief Note On Toit ƒ™ Otago Settlers Museum Essay

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    Toitū Otago Settlers Museum (TOSM) is a regional museum that focuses on the history of the early settlers to Otago. As New Zealand’s first great city, Dunedin holds a lot of history and was one of the main settlement sites of New Zealand. Toitū is considered a Dunedin City Council facility and underwent a redevelopment several years ago. The museum reopened its doors in December of 2012 and has since seen a large increase of visitor numbers in comparison to the ‘old’ museum. Kiri Griffin – Collections

  • African Art Collections at Museums: The Bronze Heads of Leaders and King

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    While I was unable to attend the museums in New York I was able to go to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and The Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington D.C. While I was at both museums I saw that both African art collections had a number of bronze heads of leaders and kings. I noticed that both museums had almost the identical bronze head of the king, so I decided to dedicate this paper on the bronze heads of the Benin kingdom, and the Edo peoples. The bronze head to the upper left

  • The Inauguration of the New Acropolis Museum

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    The New Acropolis Museum was inaugurated in the year 2009, near the base of the Acropolis with a view of the Parthenon. The museum was a facility of around 226,000 square feet of glass and concrete, which cost $200 million dollars. The design was introduced in 2001, so it could be completed in time for the Olympics in 2004. This goal was unsuccessful due to legal battles that delayed the construction process for years said The New York Times. Since the museum opened it is running strong with an

  • My Career Path On Museums

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    Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria. What seemed to be a grand adventure in the mind of a nine-year old was actually my friend and I racing as fast as our legs (and our chaperone) would allow us through the museum’s exhibits. I had always been an inquisitive child; however, that trip was the first time I truly understood how much joy I could experience while learning. I aspire to help others experience the childlike joy which I felt when first visiting the Royal BC Museum and I intend to achieve

  • Hollywood Wax Museum Essay

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    The Hollywood Wax Museum - a must-visit spot in Los Angeles Located to the northwest of Los Angeles, Hollywood is known as a center of film history representing the entertainment and film industry of United State. The Hollywood Boulevard is also a home of many movie stars who are famous all over the world and supported by lots of fans. To satisfy the fans’ dream of seeing their idols in person, in 1965 the Hollywood Wax Museum was built and made up with the wax figures featuring the replicas of