Public Access to the Contemporary Art World: Exhibition Documentation

Public Access to the Contemporary Art World: Exhibition Documentation JOOHEE KIM, MA The Museum Scholar, Volume 3, Number 1, 2019 Abstract In Museums and the Public Sphere, Jennifer Barrett says that “the museum, it is claimed, is not only a public space, but a place where public discourse takes place.” [1] The idea of “a place where publicContinue reading “Public Access to the Contemporary Art World: Exhibition Documentation”

Museums as Points of Connection: How Institutions in North America and Europe Engage with Diaspora Communities

Museums as Points of Connection: How Institutions in North America and Europe Engage with Diaspora Communities DANIELLE DOUBT, MA; WENYE SUN, MA; and SARAHANN YEH, MA  The Museum Scholar, Volume 3, Number 1, 2019 Abstract Global migration has changed the shape and nature of diaspora communities around the world, creating new opportunities for museums to engageContinue reading “Museums as Points of Connection: How Institutions in North America and Europe Engage with Diaspora Communities”

Gazes and Open Spaces in Art Museums: About Visitors’ Behavior

Gazes and Open Spaces in Art Museums: About Visitors’ Behavior JOOHEE KIM, MA The Museum Scholar, Volume 3, Number 1, 2019 Abstract The architecture of art museums often exposes visitors not only to the artwork but also to other visitors, resulting in an assessment both of the artwork and of other visitors. The case studies forContinue reading “Gazes and Open Spaces in Art Museums: About Visitors’ Behavior”

Museums and War: documentation provides security to the collections

Museums and War: documentation provides security to the collections Maryam Abdulla Al Thani, MA The Museum Scholar, Volume 3, Number 1, 2019 Abstract The increase in the number of museums built in Qatar has led to an increase in the awareness of individuals living and visiting Qatar of the importance of these museums. The objects thatContinue reading “Museums and War: documentation provides security to the collections”

Book Review: Interpreting Religion at Museums and Historic Sites, edited by Gretchen Buggeln and Barbara Franco

Book Review: Interpreting Religion at Museums and Historic Sites, edited by Gretchen Buggeln and Barbara Franco Hannah Overstreet The Museum Scholar, Volume 3, Number 1, 2019 Abstract Recognizing and interpreting diversity brings new challenges to public historians, and this is certainly true when it comes to religion. In a new volume for the American Association for StateContinue reading “Book Review: Interpreting Religion at Museums and Historic Sites, edited by Gretchen Buggeln and Barbara Franco”

Sharing Gallery Activities

Sharing Gallery Activities GABRIELLA KULA, MS and LUNED PALMER, MS The Museum Scholar, Volume 3, Number 1, 2019 Abstract Museum education professionals agree that gallery activities are an essential part of a meaningful group experience in an art museum, yet there is no organized method for collecting and sharing these resources across institutions. This paper willContinue reading “Sharing Gallery Activities”

Glasgow Pantomime: Initial Planning for an Exhibition

Glasgow Pantomime: Initial Planning for an Exhibition Alessandra Ceglie, MSc The Museum Scholar, Volume 3, Number 1, 2019 Abstract The planning of an exhibition is a long process that brings together different themes, considerations, and professionals. This article describes the early stages of Glasgow Pantomime, a collection-based project for a temporary exhibition within Glasgow Museums. ItContinue reading “Glasgow Pantomime: Initial Planning for an Exhibition”