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 ...
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.
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
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
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 ...
Museums stand as both cultural data banks of society, made of material remains
.... aspirations-perhaps the most important after shelter and food- and museums ...
Jun 20, 2014 ... The Importance of Taking Children to Museums. June 20 ... —Victoria Hughes,
Education Coordinator, Vermont Historical Society. "Many of our ...