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  • Metropolitan Museum Case Study

    the Met, followed the example of the South Kensington museum since they underwent a similar start up with no building or collections. Also, flexibility is an important characteristic of a successful museum building. Keeping a museums mission is mind, they must adapt in accordance to their changing needs. While creating the ideal exhibit space, architects must address the standards set for displaying artwork. The best lighting for a museum is natural lighting. The Met designed galleries with skylights and windows ensuring proper viewing conditions. Following the lead of the Louvre, galleries at the Met are arranged with proper viewing distances, and heights. Throughout the expansions at the Met, harmony and flow determined gallery location. Minimal and appropriate room decorations also ensure that the artwork is featured and not overwhelmed and lost in a distraction space. The Louvre set standards for all of these display conventions. Creating the ideal space, was not instant. As the Louvre transitioned through various stages, so did the Met. Over a dozen architects are responsible for the Met’s impact today. It is only natural that the space evolves as the needs of the museum change. Society dictates the changes that the museum undergoes. The Met continues to grow today serving new generations of museum goers and its expanding collections (Cha, 2010). The Met holds a connection to the era in which it was created (Steffensen-Bruce, 1998). As society…

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  • Archives Chapter 2 Summary

    audio and video. The important documents are to demonstrates by the way of people that seek to invent or to improve reading technology. Records are consider reports, order, request, plan, and also permit. All record are utilitarian by created the course of practical activities. All record are known as working files of working folks. It also has the individuals and the organizations create, receive and also keep the records. Personal Records, are consist of a working document such as birth…

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  • Glenbow Museum Analysis

    located the heart of Calgary’s downtown area. The museum is easily accessible and can be located amongst the other skyscrapers. It is built from the help and support of the non-profit organisation and its members. The museum showcases the history of the Alberta both pre and post-oil industry development. The museum was built by the visionary petroleum entrepreneur and lawyer Eric Lafferty Harvie in 1954. He was fond of collecting various historic and art objects with regards to the history of…

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  • Material Objects

    from all over the world from many different times, all of which I keep in a small box in my dorm. I have a few favorite coins, that I keep in a separate box. The discussions and readings from class have caused me to think about what my collection actually means. “The act of collection [is] a gathering up of properties in arbitrary systems of value and meaning” (Clifford 1985). This calls into question the idea that lots of collections, like mine, sort the objects into categories based on how we…

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  • Corporate Art Consultant Analysis

    Corporate art consultants are curators who create and administer art programs for private companies. In this way, the corporate art consultant follows the traditional definition of the curator as an individual who maintains art objects in a collection. However, as the contemporary role of the curator has shifted into the practice of exhibition making and the cultural influence that comes along with it, the ability of a corporate art consultant to provide clients with objectified cultural capital…

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  • Dogs Group Case Study

    In Lee’s article, Reconsidering Conflict in Exhibition Development Teams, the team structure was egoless. An egoless team structures “encourages a high level of interactivity and communication among project members” (Frame, chapter 3 pg. 91). There is no team leader, decisions are made by the team, and the project product reflexes inputs from all the team members. This is the ideal of an egoless team structure. In the case of Dogs Group, although the structure was egoless, certain members of the…

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  • Art Museum Curator Essay

    Academic Qualification for Art Museum Curators Curators are highly educated personnel in the art museums. Individuals seeking to become curators acquire a wide range of art collection for the organizations such as museum or history centers in addition to organizing and maintaining different forms of exhibitions. For one to become a professional curator, one is required to have a minimum of a graduate degree while work experience increases the preparation of individuals to serve. Along with…

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  • Ethnographic Research Methodology

    hours of playground activity as well as 50 hours of classroom interaction. Lewis (2001) and Pollock (2004) did not conduct any video recordings, but they did conduct interviews. In Lewis’s (2001) study of race bending at the Columbus High School, she conducted informal interviews with youth and adult about race categorizations. Additionally, she used her personal journal from her first year teaching in 1994-1995 as a reference for examples of race talk. Lewis also described how when she…

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  • Student Goal Orientation Paper

    the differences in the goals of a student. Performance and learning goals is one of the set models. There are students who set performances goals and are focus on striving to complete those goals. Learning goals are set to increase the common core of what they should know. Evaluating the Significance of the Problem The checklist for evaluating the process of a quantitative study has completed. The study does reflect the comparison among groups or a relationship among variable. The problem…

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  • Qualitative Study In Nursing

    Dependability is achieved in this study through developing an audit trail using “topic guide” in order to develop a systematic data collection to come to conclusions. The audit trail emphasized on using audiotape for recording information about the participants but also using details notes based on the ” principle of control and flexibility”(Hek & Shaw, 2006, para. 195). Investigator triangulation is not included in this study. Using the principal researcher and one other researcher from…

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