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    American Indian Museum

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    interactive, open concept rather than a straightforward, rigid narrative. Lastly, exhibitions should not be focused solely on traditional or historical practices, but rather on lifestyles and personal stories of individuals as a community. In my opinion, I prefer Jennifer Shannon’s views on how exhibitions should be displayed in museums. I quite appreciate her drive for the voice of community and inclusion of people and their personal stories as opposed to just simply put historical facts and objects. I believe that it is important to include stories of the people related to the exhibit because it gives off a more welcoming, interactive feeling instead of just reading information off of a card of some sort. I also agree with her critical museology perspective of museums, saying that museums should be transformed from a temple of great knowledge in which you must “bow down” to, but instead like a interactive forum in which intuitive discussions could take place with other people, who are possibly in a more personal community or other various, unfamiliar communities. It’s important to always be thinking about what the visitors experience and want to see done better in museums, so a community sense of organization is essential to exhibition display. Personally, museums have always been a place in which discovery, learning and hospitality could all take place among people with whom one could be familiar or unfamiliar with. The one thing everyone has in common is the desire for…

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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…

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    Unlike the Western tradition point of view towards arts and museums, museums developed in the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey did not only play the role of place for displaying and reserving visual arts, but more associated with narratives of territoriality, ethnicity and nationhood. Many arts works in those museums were not form of art, but more like an ideology that the Ottoman Empire tried to deliver to its citizens and aliens. In the Imperial Palace, several treasury collections…

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    As is the case of many institutions, public interest has its rise and fall. Within the world of history, living history museums, often unwilling or unsure of how to adapt in order to maintain relevancy and intrigue, find themselves in a difficult position. The issue of trying to evolve while creating enough of a revenue to support projects that will hold a long-term engagement with the public is where many museums struggle. While others are too set in their ways to feel the need to change their…

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    Summary Speech: University Archaeology Museum I want to thank you all for joining us at this press conference today. I greatly appreciate each and everyone one of you for taking the time out of your day to come here. This community has already displayed its dedication and support you all have for the University Archaeology Museum by showing up here today. My Background If you haven’t already heard, I am not the new director of the Archaeology Museum and would like to wholeheartedly thank the…

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    The Blind Man of Toledo, 1906 Meadows museum is the first place when I visit in America. These museum is my choice, because closer the place where I am living now, than when I compered to anther museums in Dallas and free. The front desk employees are very nice, friendly they helped me everything I need to write my paper. I started My first question by asking about the Meadows museum and they give me the information, that Meadows museum was opened in 1965 to the public. The Museum…

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    Informative Speech Topic: Madame Tussauds General Purpose: To Inform Specific Purpose: To inform my classmates and professor about a popular tourist attraction, Madame Tussauds. 1. Introduction A. Attention Getter: Imagine! Getting your picture taken standing next to your favorite celebrity such as, Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Jimmy Fallon, or Eli Manning. B. Credibility Statement: While living in London, I had my picture Take of me standing next to Queen Elizabeth and Michael Jackson, to name…

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    The police and some other people that you have never met but look upset, come knocking at someone's museum door and says, “ Do you have these stolen artifacts?”, ; does one A.) give them back to their rightful owner, or B.) keep the artifacts for one’s self, but remember these artifacts are the people's most prized positions. There are stolen/ lost artifacts all around in the world in museums; the people who made them from their bare hands may want the artifacts back, also their families may…

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    I am grateful that my exposure to art came at an early age. I used to sit in my father’s kitchen, mirroring his movements as he sketched scenes from life in Mississippi. My sister and I would think of titles for his paintings as they dried on the living room floor. My initial curiosity for his work eventually developed into a genuine desire to explore the arts further. After finding my own path through art history, honing my artistic skills, and expanding my knowledge of different cultures, I…

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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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