what will the museum of the future be like?
While visiting the Maritime and Historical Museum in Rijeka, Croatia last week, I saw an exhibition that got me wondering again about how museum designers create atmospheres that add to their exhibition theme. Are the objects, texts and photos the only communicative aspects, or are there design elements that also convey meaning and emotion?
In Rijeka, the project group for the temporary exhibition "…Continue
Added by Daniel Winfree Papuga on July 26, 2012 at 10:40pm — No Comments
I have been asked to catalogue, or create a list of the items removed from an industrial museum. The museum facility is being refurbished and some of the material will go back into the space. The rest will be transferred to storage.
My normal work is with legacy paper records. I am able enough to create a lovely list the covers the veritable universe about a file but....pieces of ancient machinery with its moving parts and bits and bobs is a new story for…Continue
Added by Ashley Holloway-Bryers on July 13, 2012 at 10:24am — No Comments
Indian museum studies students give their views on challenges for science museums in their country.
Added by Gretchen Jennings on July 12, 2012 at 9:53pm — No Comments
Added by Gretchen Jennings on July 12, 2012 at 9:51pm — No Comments
This conference Museums and Communities. The heritage of belonging focuses on the interaction between museums and communities. In times of mobility and change, history museums play an important role in societal questions of social cohesion, identity and belonging. In search of their roots, people turn to heritage. History is popular as never before and it surfaces in all contemporary media. At the same time, the communication era offers new possibilities to form communities,…Continue
Added by Hélène Verreyke on July 10, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments