May 17, 1999 ... The traditional role of museums is to collect objects and materials of cultural,
religious and historical importance, preserve them, research into ...
Dec 19, 2014 ... Joan Wages President & CEO, National Women's History Museum and a leading
advocate for integrating women's history into American ...
Museums provide a unique interactive experience of getting up close to things
we usually only see in books, newspapers or on the television. Seeing the Mona.
important given the perceived lack of trusted organisations in society such as the
... This was by some distance the most important purpose of a museum.
If you ask the art historian, Victoria Newhouse, she might say that art museums
today are ... Most importantly, to me at least, is that museums keep important
works public. Those works, although not technically, belong to you and me.
accepting the view that museums are educational by nature. ... the role of
museums in society as a major cultural force is not only important to us as
Why Art Museums Are Important to Society. You have probably walked the rooms
and hallways of an art museum at least once in your life. It may have been a ...
May 18, 2014 ... Today is International Museum Day, which provides a nice opportunity to share
some thoughts on why museums are important for society.
Each year, the ICOM Advisory Committee proposes a theme that can be
interpreted by museums to increase their stakes at the core of society. The
The value of museums to society has always been acknowledged in respect of
their role ... The second key element of my presentation will be the importance of