Museum Matters

Museum Matters

In sum, the main objectives of Museum Matters are twofold: first, to challenge understandings of the museum and its objects as fixed ontological entities through an exploration of how the museum and its various iterations came into ...

Author: Miruna Achim

Publisher: University of Arizona Press

ISBN: 9780816539574

Category: History

Page: 313

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Museum Matters tells the story of Mexico's national collections through the trajectories of its objects. The essays in this book show the many ways in which things matter and affect how Mexico imagines its past, present, and future.
Categories: History

Why the Museum Matters

Why the Museum Matters

Featuring intriguing pairings of authors and subjects, each volume in the Why X Matters series presents a concise argument for the continuing relevance of an important idea. Also in the series. Why Acting Matters Why Architecture ...

Author: Daniel H. Weiss

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300259353

Category: Art

Page: 205

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A powerful reflection on the universal art museum, considering the values critical to its history and anticipating its evolving place in our cultural future Art museums have played a vital role in our culture, drawing on Enlightenment ideals in shaping ideas, advancing learning, fostering community, and providing spaces of beauty and permanence. In this thoughtful and often personal volume, Daniel H. Weiss contemplates the idea of the universal art museum alongside broad considerations about the role of art in society and what defines a cultural experience. The future of art museums is far from secure, and Weiss reflects on many of the difficulties these institutions face, from their financial health to their collecting practices to the audiences they engage to ensuring freedom of expression on the part of artists and curators. In grappling with these challenges, Weiss sees a solution in shared governance. His tone is one of optimism as he looks to a future where the museum will serve a greater public while continuing to be a steward of culture and a place of discovery, discourse, inspiration, and pleasure. This poignant questioning and affirmation of the museum explores our enduring values while embracing the need for change in a rapidly evolving world.
Categories: Art

Report of the National Museum

Report of the National Museum

During the year 5,272 pages of press copy - books have been filled with letters relating exclusively to Museum matters . This office is also charged with the compilation of data for the annual report , with the preparation of a ...

Author: United States National Museum


ISBN: UCSD:31822009733262

Category: Science

Page: 1300

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Categories: Science

Report of the Assistant Director and of the Curators of the U S National Museum

Report of the Assistant Director and of the Curators of the U S  National Museum

The records relating to the distribution of Museum publications ar quite voluminous . ... All letters relating to Museum matters , with the exception of those bearing upon the finances and personnel of the Museum , are filed in this ...

Author: United States National Museum


ISBN: CHI:16993532

Category: Science

Page: 1552

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Categories: Science

Report of Proceedings with the Papers Read at the Annual General Meeting Held at

Report of Proceedings with the Papers Read at the     Annual General Meeting Held at

Museums Association Elijah Howarth, Henry M. Platnauer, Herbert Bolton, James Paton ... when he first gave instructions on museum matters , impressed upon me that " whatever is to be done should be done well , " and from this rule he ...

Author: Museums Association


ISBN: UOM:39015051158825

Category: Museum techniques

Page: 122

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Report of the first meeting, includes a short account of the formation of the Association.
Categories: Museum techniques

Who s who in Central and East Europe

Who s who in Central and East Europe

Sch . , museum matters , exhib . A .: Vienna , XIX . , Sieveringerstr . 14 , Memb . of Rotary Club , Ch . of T. B - 15-7-41 , Austria . Scouts of Slavska Banovina ; ex Pres . of the Eng . and Arch . Assoc .

Author: Stephen Taylor


ISBN: UOM:39015030662525

Category: Europe

Page: 1176

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Categories: Europe

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

My own duties in connection with the U. S. Fish Commission have rendered it impossible for me to devote much time to Museum matters , and the routine work of the department has devolved almost entirely upon Mr. Barton A. Bean ...

Author: United States National Museum


ISBN: OSU:32435069558476

Category: Science


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Categories: Science

Results May Vary

Results May Vary

Explain why you think the museum matters and why you think it should matter to her. I've heard you talk about it before—you're compelling. Try to forget that she's a big scary donor, and talk to her like one person to another” “You make ...

Author: Bethany Chase

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 9780804179454

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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From Bethany Chase—whom bestselling author Emily Giffin calls “a great new voice in fiction”—comes a wise and delightfully relatable novel about a woman’s journey to rebuild her life, and her heart, after a stunning betrayal. Can you ever really know the person you love? She never saw it coming. Without even a shiver of suspicion to warn her, art curator Caroline Hammond discovers that her husband is having an affair with a man—a revelation that forces her to question their entire history together, from their early days as high school sweethearts through their ten years as a happily married couple. In her now upside-down world, Caroline begins envisioning her life without the relationship that has defined it: the loneliness of being an “I” instead of a “we”; the rekindled yet tenuous closeness with her younger sister; and the unexpected—and potentially disastrous—attraction she can’t get off her mind. Caroline always thought she knew her own love story, but as her husband’s other secrets emerge, she must decide whether that story’s ending will mean forgiving the man she’s loved for half her life, or facing her future without him. Compassionate and uplifting, Results May Vary is a bittersweet celebration of the heart’s ability to turn unexpected troubles into extraordinary strength. Praise for Results May Vary “Chase has written an incredibly charming novel about shifting from being completed by a man to becoming a whole woman. Witnessing Caro’s growth is a pleasure.”—Library Journal “Bethany Chase writes with a realism of expression that allows readers to empathize and appreciate the characters’ personalities and frustrations. The push and pull written into interpersonal dynamics between characters feels true to life, and is best seen in Caroline’s relationship with her sister. The surprises keep readers alert and the tempo of the novel holds their attention until the very last page.”—RT Book Reviews “This latest novel from Chase will appeal to anyone who has ever looked up to realize they define themselves by those surrounding them. Caroline’s exploration of self-discovery is a familiar one, yet Chase has a way with phrasing and a thoughtful approach that pushes this one notch above the others. . . . A good fit for fans of Emily Giffin and Kristin Hannah.”—Booklist “An altogether addictive read . . . Chase creates characters a reader can truly care about [in] a novel that doles out both laughter and tears.”—Kirkus Reviews “Results May Vary is an openhearted and sweetly rendered story of lost love and found strength.”—Melissa DeCarlo, author of The Art of Crash Landing “Relatable, engaging, and ultimately uplifting, as it explores the secrets hidden beneath the surface of a marriage that seems enviable . . . You'll root for Caroline as she struggles through heartbreak toward an unexpected new future.”—Sarah Pekkanen, author of The Perfect Neighbors
Categories: Fiction

The Life of Sir Anthony Panizzi K C B

The Life of Sir Anthony Panizzi  K C B

Late Principal Librarian of the British Museum, Senator of Italy Louis Fagan ... Matters were much improved by 1835 ; but the organisation of the Institution still bore evident traces of its origin in private liberality , and of the ...

Author: Louis Fagan


ISBN: BSB:BSB11572361

Category: Librarians

Page: 412

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Categories: Librarians

The Antiquary

The Antiquary

Thus , besides the original letters and State Papers in the Public Record Office and the British Museum , matters of historical importance , derived even from printed sources , find a place in this ...

Author: Edward Walford


ISBN: STANFORD:36105014201169

Category: Antiquities

Page: 314

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Categories: Antiquities