Re-imagining the Museum
Beyond the Mausoleum
By (author) Andrea Witcomb
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Re-imagining the Museum by Andrea Witcomb
Book DescriptionRe-Imagining the Museum presents new interpretations of museum history and contemporary museum practices. Through a range of case studies from the UK, North America and Australia, Andrea Witcomb moves away from the idea that museums are always 'conservative' to suggest they have a long history of engaging with popular culture and addressing a variety of audiences. She argues that museums are key mediators between high and popular culture and between government, media practitioners, cultural policy-makers and museums professionals. Analyzing links between museums and the media, looking at the role of museums in cities, and discussing the effects on museums of cultural policies, Re-Imagining the Museum presents a vital tool in the study of museum practice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415220996
(246mm x 174mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Interdisciplinary in approach, this book presents interpretations of museum history and practices. The text discusses museums in terms of their relationship with the media and their role in modern society.
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