Museum Essay

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  • The Guggenheim Museum

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    Guggenheim Museum & its Giorgio Armani Exhibition In November of 1999, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York announced that it would devote an exhibition to honor the works of the celebrated Italian designer Giorgio Armani. However, during the announcement of the exhibition, the museum did not mention that it was simultaneously entering into a three-year agreement in which Armani pledged a donation of $15 million to Guggenheim. When The New York Times unveiled Armani's gift, the museum strongly

  • The Museum Of London : An Era Of Fast Paced Social Transformations

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    fast-paced social transformations, museums as social institutions are faced with more challenges than ever before. New cultural policy, economic pattern shift, technological innovation and other factors are all putting the pressure on. Management therefore becomes extremely vital to museums as to all industries, and at the core of it lies the issue of forward planning. Forward planning, of which Stuart Davies has made a definition (1996,7), is a process that can guide museums through the difficult times

  • The Qatar Islamic Arts Museum Essay

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    chosen for my assignment is Qatar's Islamic Arts Museum. It is beyond questioning that I have chosen such an organization for various reasons. It is deeply related to the tourism, hospitality and leisure industry. Besides this, it is a major contributor to the current development of the cultural and entertainment sector in the state of Qatar. Furthermore, QIM is meant to bring in more tourists into Qatar. One more thing, Qatar's Islamic Arts Museum is considered as home to the World's largest collection

  • Nature Of Human Tissue Specimens Within Museum Collections

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    limited by the lack of documented provenance, given that some of the information obtained is anecdotal oral history and cannot be verified through documentation. Within the last twenty years, the controversial nature of human tissue specimens within museum collections has sometimes led to their disposal, and the erosion of technical conservation skills relating to this particular type of collection. The UCL Pathology Collection has in recent

  • Descriptive Essay On Museums

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    Many of my happiest childhood memories occurred in museums. From a young age, my mother always reminded me of how lucky I am to live in such close proximity to some of the world’s finest cultural institutions. As a child, my family took many weekend trips to museums in New York City. It was during one of MoMA’s free Friday night promotions that I saw “Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh for the first time in person. As I approached “Starry Night,” I noticed a crowd circled around the painting. However

  • My Day At A Wax Museum Essay

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    “So guess where we’re going over spring break?” “Where?” I asked my mom. “We’re going to St. Louis to visit a Wax Museum.” Her voice was enthusiastic, and she was too hyper to go on the trip. When she informed me about this outing I was not excited. I loathe leaving Kansas City. There’s nothing to do. You’re perched on your butt in the car for hours on end, and there’s nothing to look at but farmland and the occasional cow. Over time, the journey begins to get boring; you’re exhausted for a considerable

  • Nelson Museum

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    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, is known for its wide variety of architectural artworks, and its collection of Asian art. It also has many works of Medieval and Ancient art, while also showing some present art pieces. My experience through the museum went very well. Throughout the whole museum, there wasn’t any place to look that was boring, or didn’t involve art, which was very cool. I liked how the pieces were labeled with a helpful description, and were categorized

  • Benin Art in Museums and Galleries Essay

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    The display of Benin art in museum and galleries reflect the attitudes and perceptions of Europeans towards non-western artefacts, especially African. Thus as European attitudes change towards non-western art since the discovery of Benin art in 1897, Benin art has been revaluated and re-categorised. Initially there was a great deal of debate about Benin art and its display, as it did not equate with the perceptions then held about Africa. Until the British conquest of Benin in 1897, little was

  • Technology Research : Museum 's Mission

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    Technology Research Museum audiences seek engaging activities. Museums seek opportunities to remain relevant to audiences. By providing educational opportunities in a relevant and current format, museums create new relationships with their audience. Technological advances over the last twenty years provide new tools that allow museums to engage audiences in educational and entertaining experiences. Technology changed the way in which people share information and learn (Russo 2011, 32). It

  • Philadelphia Art Museum

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    My trip to Philadelphia Museum of Art was really knowledgeable, joyful and informative. This Museum of Art is the largest museum in the United States. When I arrived at the front of the museum I was surprised and amazed how beautiful was the front entrance. The unique design and the gigantic pillared building attracted me. The entrance had a huge statue of a lady with a bow and arrow in her hand at the top of the Museum’s Great Stair Hall known as Diana (1892 – 1893) by Augustus Saint- Gaudens.