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Museums and their Communities (Leicester Readers in Museum Studies) by Sheila Watson

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages360
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Open LibraryOL7494491M
ISBN 10041540259X
ISBN 109780415402590

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Foregrounding new curatorial strategies, it addresses a significant gap in the available literature, exploring some of the complex issues arising from recent approaches to collaboration between museums and their communities. The book unpacks taken-for-granted notions such as scholarship, community, participation and collaboration, which can 5/5(1). Using case studies drawn from all areas of museum studies, Museums and their Communities explores the museums as a site of representation, identity and memory, and considers how it can influence its community. Focusing on the museum as an institution, and its social and cultural setting, Sheila Watson examines how museums use their roles as informers and educators to Format: Paperback.   Using case studies drawn from all areas of museum studies, Museums and their Communities explores the museums as a site of representation, identity and memory, and considers how it can influence its community. Focusing on the museum as an institution, and its social and cultural setting, Sheila Watson examines how museums use their roles as informers /5(13).   Using case studies drawn from all areas of museum studies, Museums and their Communities explores the museums as a site of representation, identity and memory, and considers how it can influence its community. Focusing on the museum as an institution, and its social and cultural setting, Sheila Watson examines how museums use their roles as informers Cited by:

Summary. Using case studies drawn from all areas of museum studies, Museums and their Communities explores the museums as a site of representation, identity and memory, and considers how it can influence its community. Focusing on the museum as an institution, and its social and cultural setting, Sheila Watson examines how museums use their roles as informers .   This edited volume critically engages with contemporary scholarship on museums and their engagement with the communities they purport to serve and represent. Foregrounding new curatorial strategies, it addresses a significant gap in the available literature, exploring some of the complex issues arising from recent approaches to collaboration between museums and .   Using case studies drawn from all areas of museum studies, Museums and their Communities explores the museums as a site of representation, identity and memory, and considers how it can influence its community. Focusing on the museum as an institution, and its social and cultural setting, Sheila Watson examines how museums use their roles as informers . The anthology Museums and Their Communities, edited by Sheila Watson, uses case studies drawn from museum studies, history, anthropology and archaeology to explore the museum as a site of representation, identity and memory, and considers how institutions can influence their ng on the museum as an institution, and its social and cultural setting, .

Museums have a lot to offer their respective communities, no matter what their focus. There’s simply nothing quite as immersive as visiting a museum, gaining an in-depth perspective of a niche region, historical event, culture, art, or something else, particularly when technology is combined to blend the real world with the digital and the. Museums and their Communities. Museums and their Communities book. Museums and their Communities. DOI link for Museums and their Communities. Museums and their Communities book. Edited By Sheila Watson. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Subjects Museum and Heritage Studies. Back to book. chapter 3. 23 Pages. Place Exploration Author: Peter Davis. museums in communities, with suggested actions and processes. The first step is taking an internal look at the organization, where the reader will focus on learning about their museum and learning about themselves. The next step is learning about communities, creating a community profile, and creating a community involvement action plan. Using case studies drawn from all areas of museum studies, Museums and their Communities explores the museums as a site of representation, identity and memory, and considers how it can influence its community. Focusing on the museum as an institution, and its social and cultural setting, Sheila Watson examines how museums use their roles as informers and educators to Brand: Taylor And Francis.