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    Glenbow Museum Analysis

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    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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    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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    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 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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    Even without stepping into the museums themselves, an initial sense of what they are about can be felt. A waterwheel turns across Historic Tredegar, repurposed from Tredegar Iron Works that overlooks the James River. The Virginia Holocaust Museum provides a stark contrast as it blends in with other multi-story buildings in downtown Richmond, easy to overlook even with the parking lot that provides a sign for the museum. The museums both represent pivotal moments in history, whether specific to…

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    Cleveland Museum Analysis

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    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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    Sistine Chapel Museum

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    Like Crarys description of the stereoscope, which, according to him, its a better representation of the modern period of photography. This reflects the scientifically based idea that an optical experience is based as much on the body as it is on the machine. So in other words I can say that the museum is the machine that makes up move and see things in one particular way, but what if instead of us moving across the machine, the machine moves around us. Spaces that change, works of art with out…

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    The Tampa Museum

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    My visit to the Tampa Museum of Art took place on the 4th of February 2017. The Tampa Museum of Art is located at the heart of downtown Tampa and is home to some of the most widely acclaimed creative works of art in the United States. I had never been to a museum prior to my visit. My visit to the Tampa museum was very informative and a rare occasion to learn about the beauty of art. I was pretty anxious from the beginning because I didn’t know where to start, but after speaking with a security…

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    Smithsonian museum is one of the world’s largest and diverse collections of American Indian. Smithsonian museum is located in Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C 20560. The architecture of museum is curvilinear. The museum designed in collaboration with tribes and communities from across the hemisphere. The architecture design process beginning in the early 1990s, the National Museum of the American Indian opened dialogues with Native communities and individuals across the…

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    Philadelphia Zoo Tour

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    After our trip to the zoo, we were given a tour of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This tour was customized to fit what we are attempting to understand as a class. We learned about the history of animals within art, not just in modern days, but throughout history. After this tour that gave us a lot of knowledge about the depiction and symbolism of animals, we were given the task to find 3 pieces of art that “spoke to us” and describe our reaction to these works. To me there were many pieces of…

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