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  • Glenbow Museum Analysis

    Visiting a museum has always been a top priority, since it not only house the ancient cultural history but also communicates in a symbolic manner to all age groups. Today the very concept of the museum has undergone a drastic transformation. Museums in contemporary times are not restricted to ancient people and history, but museum today comprise histories and impart stories of human beings. As a result there are different types of museums focusing on diverse issues such as eco-museums focus on the environment and its adaptability, war and memorial museums reflecting stories and impact of war on societies, people and transformed the socio-political scenario in global context, anthropological museums dedicated towards preservation of endangered…

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  • Denver Children's Museum Analysis

    Denver Children’s Museum. The Denver Children’s Museum (at Marsico) houses over 20 hands-on exhibits for children and their families to engage in. The museum’s philosophy encompasses the importance of creating an environment where both children and [their] adults learn through the use of play (Brenkert, 2012). Some exhibits include, but are not limited to: Art Studio (includes paint, crayons, clay, etc.), Teaching Kitchen (cooking), Kinetics! (motion and gravity), Village of Healthy Smiles…

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  • Organizational Analysis: Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Art Organizational Analysis Paper There is such diversity located within Los Angeles that can be seen through the history and current times. Many people, in the community, however do not know the history or cultures of LA and one way to that is to visit museums. All museums have a purpose and mission statement set to bring the guest understanding or guideline on their collection of works. With the field trips into Los Angeles the two museums, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Japanese…

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  • Museums As Learning Environments

    Museums as Learning Environments Museums serve as learning environments by providing information about specific subjects through exhibits. People visit museums to learn and experience new information. Every museum is focused on a particular subject, whether that is natural science, history, or culture. One visits a museum based on what one wants to learn about. If a particular person is very interested in the history of Native American’s then he/she will seek out a museum that provides…

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  • The Road Of Rejuvenation Museum In China Case Study

    The Road of Rejuvenation exhibition transmitted from the Museum of Chinese Revolution separated into 5 parts, 17 sessions in total. This exhibition talks about the story from 17 century “China as an abyss of semi-imperial and semi-feudal society” to the “Road of socialism with Chinese characteristic” in the People's Republic of China. First few sessions of the exhibition meant to emphasis particularly on the history of the Communist Party of China’s fight for the people’s liberation and…

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  • Cleveland Museum Analysis

    The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded in 1913, and after many years of planning and construction the museum officially opened in 1916. Industrialists Hinman B. Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley bequeathed money for the construction and to sustain the art museum. The endowment left over one hundred years ago still continues to support the museum today. By examining the mission statement of the museum, we can better determine if the museum delivers on the mission’s promises . Mission…

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  • Corporate Art Consultant Analysis

    “Although museums have not abandoned, art curating is no longer necessarily tied to them… Instead, curating now encompasses not only exhibition making but also programming at many kinds of alternative venues, and is often adjunct to even the most experimental art space.” (Smith, 19) This shift in thinking about curating allows curators to work for multiple venues and institutions without associating themselves with a specific brand or institution, and perhaps even turning themselves into a…

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  • Exhibiting Mestizaje Analysis

    Through funded community development and antipoverty agencies, community based institutions were reserved by members of the local communities who entrenched the centers and museums to counteract the influence of mainstream America. In Karen Mary Davalos novel, “Exhibiting Mestizaje,” she states that, “Yet they did not take the public museum as their guide; not only did they lack the money and the trained staff, they focused on those subjects denied by the public museum’s homogenized narrative…

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  • Art Museum Essay

    The San Jose Museum of Art mission states that it“reflects the diversity of cultures and innovative spirit of the silicone valley through exhibatition programs scholarships and collection”. I checked the validity of this statement by meandering through recent exhibits list on the art museums website. I came across multiple exhibits that showcased the diversity in the Silicone valley. Thre Photography and Inherited History of India, which showcased from beginning of Febuary to the beginning of…

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  • The Museum As Context Analysis

    The publication “The Museum as Context” by Amy Tucker analyzes the environment of the museum and how culture and context is changed depending on the environment art is presented in. The purpose of art exhibitions is to show the audience an organized presentation of particular art pieces. The question raised in this chapter is whether the organization of the presentation is precise to represent each piece of work and does this representation distort the meaning of a piece. There are many ways art…

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