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    Many different museums surround the West Michigan area and are the storage centers of the history of our counties, state, and country. When visiting a museum many people take in the sights and displays but never understand the work behind the scenes that when into providing the great historic exhibits. Many of museums are free admission or a slight admission fee but that small amount of profit is barely enough to keep the lights on. So one may ask how do museum economically survive if there is very

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    The Role of Museums in Community Engagement The information contained in museums is meant to represent changing and new ideas that are present within a given society. Whether museums contain historic artifacts, modern art, or other pieces, they are meant to represent people living in the past, present, and sometimes future. As such, they also act as educational modalities to help students and adults understand more about the world around them. An important component of museums in many instances

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    The Hill-Stead Museum displayed the large art collection of Alfred Pope and his daughter, Theodate Pope. Alfred was the owner of the successful Cleveland Malleable Iron Company, which is where he earned his fortune. They manufactured a modernized, stronger, form of iron and then began producing railway couplings to hold train cars together. The business was extremely successful, as was the owner, Pope. The building is grand and decorated lavishly, filled with valuable art from across the world. In

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    Comprehensive Exam Question 2: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) promotes evidence-based evaluation. For a type of library of your choice discuss the use of outcomes and impact measures to develop sound evaluation practices. Use IMLS and association tools to craft your answer. The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) within the National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities. The two programs were combined and established in September 30, 1996. The program has been in

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    history of its origins, was brought back to India in 2012. Accompanied by a team of ethnologists from Germany and England, the photographs were exhibited in Tejgadh, in the state of Gujarat in northwest India, in different locations: in the still young “Museum of Voice” of the Adivasi Academy, in individual private houses in the neighbouring villages and in a consecrated place in the open air, reserved for rituals. This latter-mentioned setting has been recorded in the above-mentioned photo. Mounted on

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    The Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art collections, including artifacts and objects relating to the different periods of ancient Egyptian history, starting from the prehistoric period until the Greek roman period. The museum maintains an information system consisting of all the records pertaining to the museum’s collection. The principle components of this system are as following: 1. Board of Trustees Records: The Board of Trustees Records reflect the activities of Museum of the Ancient Egyptian Art

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    The museum displayed the work here at Bletchley Park with much pride and admiration. They believe that the work done here by these men and women were crucial to the war effort. Because of the nature of the work, these stories were often untold until many years after the war. In such, this museum tries to exemplify the patriotism, struggle, and contribution the workers at Bletchley Park experienced during the Second World War. One point myself and several others in my group were curious about, included

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    “Katie, would you like to go to a museum?” Dad asked. Everyone who knew him would know that he loves museums. And I’m fine with them as long as it’s not like the common history museums. He raised his hand and pointed. When I followed his finger, I saw a building, resting on the side of a mountain. “What could be in there?” I asked myself. Even though it looked a little unstable, it could be an amazing place. “Yes!” I squealed. *** As we walked toward the museum, I spotted tiny, yellow bees

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    MoCA: Museum of Chinese in America The Museum of Chinese in America is located in the lower part of Manhattan and is on the edge of Soho and Chinatown. It was founded in 1980, was dedicated in preserving and presenting the history, heritage and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States. The museum brings 160 years of Chinese history through videos, pictures, and artifacts. The museum also has a broad array of different activities

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    The Mint Museum at Randolph is located in Charlotte’s Eastover neighborhood. It was once part of the United States Treasury Department: a mint. In 1936 it became the state’s first art museum. It houses a collection of cozy galleries to display everything from textiles, pottery, ceramics, glass and decorative arts. The exhibit I viewed showcased works from three generations of artists: Newell Convers Wyeth (patriarch), Andrew Wyeth (son) and Jamie Wyeth (grandson). ‘Harbor Monhegan’ was created in

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