Museum education

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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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  • W. M. Keck Museum Research Paper

    The W.M. Keck museum is Nevada’s second oldest museum. Founded in 1908, it has become a museum within a museum as many of the methods to display artifacts used in 1908 are still used today. This is both a good thing and a bad thing. A museum’s job is to allow for everyone to enjoy and to be inspired when they visit the museum. That is not an easy job as people experience museums differently and to be accommodating for everyone is difficult, especially for the Keck museum which is now constrained…

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  • Dogs Group Case Study

    They had some excellent arguments about the expectation of curators from museum audiences. Especially in regards to the simplification of museum content, which can be harmful to museum audiences and the argument in regards to curators holding a higher responsibility to the public c if the exhibit is a failure. But their unwillingness to listen to their peers’ opinion made them…

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  • Summary: A Trip To Folsom History Museum

    For the museum project, I chose to go to the Folsom History Museum. The museum was small and colorful. When you walked in, you could see a large quilt with lots of color and patterns. The museum was mostly about how gold in california was discovered, how people dressed, and how people survived. It also led into prison, and punishments they had. There was two separate rooms at the museum. One room was a Famous Baseball room and another room was for the museum itself. The museum had multiple items…

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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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  • Material Objects

    Recently our class lectures, discussions, and readings have focused on the significance of material objects in life and in museums. We explored this topic in depth when we each created a personal “shoebox” exhibit, meant to accurately illustrate who we are. As soon as I began thinking about what objects constitute me, I felt overwhelmed. What could I possibly fit into one small shoebox that sums up all of me? I ended up putting tons of small items in my box, like an acorn to show how much I love…

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  • Piombino Apollo Statue Analysis

    can meddle up an art history timeline if a statue is not properly dated to the correct era. This is case the regarding the Piombino Apollo, a statue found at sea in 1832 with a complex history of study where it eventually made its way to the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. The statue looks extremely archaic, like a kouros, but some more advanced stylistic evidence on the statue contradict the earlier claim regarding an archaic date and places it in a later Hellenistic one. The…

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  • National Gallery Of Ireland Case Study

    Gallery of Ireland (NGI) holds the national collection of European and Irish fine art. In addition to promoting the gallery and it’s collections through exhibitions, other major functions comprise conservation, preservation, provenance research, education and assistance with investigation of the collections. This study is being carried out in cooperation with art specialists at NGI, facilitating access to their essential expertise and knowledge of cultural heritage. In order to gain an…

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  • Museum Of Coastal Carolina

    The Museum of Coastal Carolina The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. A man by the name of Stuart Ingram had a vision of sharing his knowledge of the nature and science of the coast of North Carolina. Mr. Ingram turned that into a reality and in May of 1991, the Museum of Coastal Carolina was opened to the public. The organization added a planetarium, a separate museum from the Coastal Carolina museum, focusing on aspects of the earth and the universe…

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