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Curators' Personal Attributes and Modes of Practice: A Historical Comparison

Many accounts see the contemporary art curator as caught in the flux of global capital. Using discourse analysis this paper proposes another way to consider the expanding field of curatorship.

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Published online: November 22, 2014

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The Just Present Past: A Survey of the Heritage House and Future Applications of the Model

This paper questions the relevance of the ubiquitous house museum and calls for a restructuring of the archetype towards an alternative space that focuses on contemporary individuals and narratives.

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Published online: November 22, 2014

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Constructing National Identity: A National Museum Visitor’s Perspective

By focusing on visitor understanding of national identity and its construction, this paper seeks common grounds that would bring more inclusiveness to a museum.

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Published online: November 22, 2014

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Designing with Children: A Participatory Design Framework for Developing Interactive Exhibitions

Drawing on informant design, participatory design, cooperative inquiry, and child development research, we address the challenges of developing and evaluating a design approach involving children when developing an interactive exhibition.

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Published online: October 31, 2014

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Liberating History: New Museology at the Casa Museo Quinta de Bolívar

This case study examines creative interventions, most typically in the form of contemporary art installations, as an inclusive approach to cultural heritage at the Casa Museo Quinta de Bolívar, Bogotá.

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User Involvement in Exhibition Project on Children's Media from 1900 to Today

From a theoretical framework on museums as a platform for construction of identities the paper discusses the practical process on working with user involvement in the exhibition design.

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Museum! Camera! Action! Using Film-induced Tourism to Promote Museums and Their Resources

This paper examines how museums and the film industry can work together to promote heritage and attract new audiences to museums through tourism induced by films.

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Temporary Exhibitions and Museums: Increasing Visitor Numbers and/or Extending Inclusion? The Case of “Costantino 313 d. C.”, at Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy

This paper analyzes an important exhibition for the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Toleration, designed by the Museo Diocesano of Milan and set up in the central Palazzo Reale.

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Inclusive Museums in Eastern Europe: Social Networks and Institutional Transformation in the Field of Art

This presentation focuses on institutional transformations of the art field: growing interest in inclusive practices, dualities of self-organization and institutionalization instrumentalisation in the art sphere, and social-web based institutional models.

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Children as Teachers in a Museum: Growing their Knowledge of an Indigenous Culture: Preschoolers as Museum Guides

A study of pre-school children acting as museum guides for their families and teachers in the national museum of New Zealand reveals the complexity of their meaning-making.

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