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Between the Museum and the Public: Negotiating the “Circuit of Culture” as an Analytical Tool for Researching Museums in China

This paper is a methodological review of museum research in China and a proposal of the “Circuit of Culture” as a new strategy for examining museums through a sociocultural lens.

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Published online: May 5, 2016

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The University Art Museum and Institutional Critique: A Platform for Contemporary Practices

This paper examines the characteristics that render university art museums ideal locations for exploring contemporary approaches to museum and university teaching and learning, including practices that involve institutional critique.

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Published online: April 25, 2016

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How Buildings Speak: Architecture and Ambiance in the Construction of Art Museum Discourses

This paper explores the architecture and ambiance of several art museums to determine to what extent art museum buildings, in general, contribute to discourses of inclusion/exclusion within the museum complex.

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Published online: March 28, 2016

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STEAM Power: Integrating Art and Technology through Cultural Heritage Museum Partnerships

STEAM Power integrates technology with art through cultural heritage partnerships, linking educational and museum-based contexts. Interdisciplinary projects explore heritage and culture with diverse participants through creative media and techniques.

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Published online: March 25, 2016

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Aliens and Auras: Towards a Critical Practice of Representing Difference

Are inclusive practices often merely reproducing structures of power and privilege? An analysis of various inclusive projects exemplifies problems and highlights a possible way forward towards a more democratic institution.

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Published online: March 4, 2016

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The Inclusive Museum in a Multi-ethnic Age: The Role of the Museum in a Contemporary, Multi-ethnic, Social Housing Area in Denmark

Based on a research project in a multiethnic, social housing area south of Copenhagen, this article discusses the challenges to the role and methods of the museum in contemporary history.

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Published online: February 12, 2016

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Storied Places: Hotels as Museums, Museums in Hotels

This paper explores how and to what effect select hotels integrate small museums into their premises and how the "musealization" of hotels helps to promote local and other histories.

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Published online: January 29, 2016

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(Re)collecting Yesterday, Today: The Universal Museum, Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi is an example that fosters discourse transgressing precincts between art history, forms, and techniques and contemplating correspondence of creative expressions from different civilizations and various geographical areas.

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Published online: January 29, 2016

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The Socially Inclusive Museum: A Typology Re-imagined

Augmented by Gatekeeper and Knowledge Creation theories from Library Information Sciences, this work re-imagines Richard Sandell's typology to reflect a new way of depicting and measuring social inclusivity for museums.

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Published online: January 29, 2016

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How Digital Artist Engagement Can Function as an Open Innovation Model to Facilitate Audience Encounters with Museum Collections

This paper investigates how digital artist engagement can function as an Open Innovation (OI) model to facilitate engagement with museum collections to maximize the impact of digital technologies in museums.

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Published online: January 22, 2016

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