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A museum is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of ... The purpose of modern museums is to collect, preserve, interpret, and display items of artistic, cultural, or scientific significance for the education ...


to deal with these. • Public attitudes to the roles and purposes of museums were carefully ... This was by some distance the most important purpose of a museum.


The research examines what people perceive as the main purposes of museums and their role in society. This will help us develop the Museums 2020 vision.


May 17, 1999 ... Museums, Peace, Democracy and Governance in the 21st Century – Post Conference Workshop. 1 ... purpose of education and enjoyment.


Sep 14, 2010 ... What should the purpose of a museum be? ... In his article about the transformation of American museums, Weil pinpoints two major currents for ...


Dec 19, 2014 ... After 18 years of lobbying to create a national women's history museum in our nation's capital, Congress has approved the formation of a ...


May 29, 2015 ... As Derby Museum's Common Treasury exhibition asks questions of the purpose of a public museum, the City's Head of Museums ponders how ...


Sep 19, 2004 ... Museums, in common with all other social institutions, serve many .... lost the purpose of collecting; it's ceased to become the main purpose.


Jan 22, 2009 ... It feels less like a statement of purpose, and more like a fall-back position. ... increasingly taking on much of the traditional function of museums, ...


Jul 31, 2009 ... Note: Museums, in this article, include art, history, and specialty museums, science centers, zoos, aquariums, botanic gardens, arboretums, ...