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Museums in a troubled world

Robert R. Janes

Museums in a troubled world

renewal, irrelevance, or collapse?

by Robert R. Janes

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museums -- Social aspects,
  • Museums -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert R. Janes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAM7 .J36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22691189M
    ISBN 109780415463003, 9780415463010, 9780203877456
    LC Control Number2008049311

    This article lists museums with more than two million annual visitors reported in the most recent surveys of museum attendance. A museum is defined as a building or institution dedicated to the acquisition, care, research, and exhibition of numerous objects that .   Here, we trace the history of museums, institutions that house, care for, and display objects. Looking at ancient collections and the age-old cabinet of curiosities, we can understand its origins, explore the museum's evolution and trace how its role has changed over time.

    Welcome to the Museum Series Found in Children’s Middle Grade Books Brilliantly curated and beautifully illustrated, the Welcome to the Museum series offers all-hours admission to some of the world’s most wondrous exhibits — all within the pages of these lavish oversize books. Whether it is artwork, war memorabilia or historical documents, museums form the backbone of our culture. Here TravelMail looks at the ten best museums in the world and recommends ten more.

      The Smithsonian is the world’s largest research and museum complex, with 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and . "The Jewish Museum focuses on art and culture, and the Center for Jewish History is a joint venture of several organizations involved in academics, including research, but the focus of this museum is the Holocaust." "The museum itself is worth a visit to a beautiful part of lower Manhattan- Battery Park is new with lots of shops, hotels and across the Hudson River you can clearly see.


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Museums in a Troubled World explores the very important relationship between the museum world and the larger world of the natural and social environment of our planet.

Janes' view is that museums have figured out how to do some things very well (e.g, exhibitions and collections) and are trying desperately to integrate these functions into the business/corporate world of the 21st by: 'Museums in a Troubled World, lays out the challenges facing the museum field in the 21stcentury and issues a clearly crafted, articulate charge for museums "to help create the future, grounded in their unique blend of the past and the present." This is an important work that should be read, and enjoyed, by museum professionals everywhere.'.

'Museums in a Troubled World, lays out the challenges facing the museum field in the 21 st century and issues a clearly crafted, articulate charge for museums "to help create the future, grounded in their unique blend of the past and the present." This is an important work that should be read, and enjoyed, by museum professionals everywhere.'.

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