May 17, 1999 ... The traditional role of museums is to collect objects and materials of cultural,
religious and historical importance, preserve them, research into ...
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.
It is because these core purposes are deemed so important, and because ...
Public perceptions of - and attitudes to - the purposes of museums in society (pdf)
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.
Jun 20, 2014 ... The Importance of Taking Children to Museums. June 20 ... —Victoria Hughes,
Education Coordinator, Vermont Historical Society. "Many of our ...
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
Museums stand as both cultural data banks of society, made of material remains
.... aspirations-perhaps the most important after shelter and food- and museums ...
They're centers of entertainment -- the gift shops are arguably as important as the
collections. Newhouse's Towards a New Museum is a great book, by the way, ...
www.museumvereniging.nl/Portals/0/NMV 'More than worth it'.pdf
An understanding of the actual significance of the museum sector to society is
essential ..... contained in museums are important to us all, irrespective of