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A museum is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance. Many public museums make these items available for public viewing through ... The purpose of modern museums is to collect, preserve, interpret, and display items of artistic,  ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


Jul 31, 2009 ... Want to do something good for yourself and the people you love? Go to a museum. Museums, in this article, include art, history, and specialty ...


Nov 21, 2016 ... Traditionally the primary purpose of museums has been to collect, preserve and protect objects. Increasingly this perception is shifting globally ...