May 17, 1999 ... Museums, Peace, Democracy and Governance in the 21st Century – Post ...
historical importance, preserve them, research into them and ...
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.
Dec 19, 2014 ... Joan Wages President & CEO, National Women's History Museum and a leading
advocate for integrating women's history into American ...
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.
Nov 3, 2011 ... Working in a museum, I've taken that as my context, but many of these issues
have important corollaries in libraries as well. ... protests demonstrate a growing
frustration with the way museums see their role in today's society.
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
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
An understanding of the actual significance of the museum sector to society is
essential ..... contained in museums are important to us all, irrespective of