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A Methodology for Participation: The Artwork and the Audience

How can the development of interactive artwork take into account changing relationships between audiences, exhibiting venues, and the artifacts that are presented within them?

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Published online: September 1, 2017

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Virtualizing Conservation: Reflections on Conservation Theory

This article addresses to what extent computer applications contribute to museum conservation objectives, defined as the balance of preservation, investigation, and display.

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Rethinking Representation: Shifting Relations between Museums and the Indigenous Peoples of Taiwan

This article examines how Indigenous peoples have been represented in national museums in Taiwan and addresses the issues of strategies of communication between museums and Indigenous communities.

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Adult Audience Engagement: Learning in the Public Exhibition Space

This article explores the potential for deeper adult engagement and participation in public exhibitions highlighting the move from visitor to active participant and meaning maker.

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From Crowdsourcing to the Commons: Towards Critical and Meaningful Digital Collaboration in Museums

Museum crowdsourcing projects commonly extend the traditional curatorial role. This paper explores the usefulness of co-creation and the commons to productively subvert this role and develop collaborative cultural narratives online.

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Published online: May 19, 2017

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The Empathy Gap: An Ethnography of Volunteer Tour Guides and the Language of Affective Interpretation

This paper addresses the role of volunteer guides in the creation of exclusive place-narratives at a house museum within Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield in southwest Missouri.

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Published online: May 18, 2017

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On Practices of Inclusion and Exclusion: Exhibiting Native American, Maya, and African Objects at the Field Museum and Art Institute of Chicago

This paper discusses methods for displaying non-Western objects in Chicago's largest art and anthropology museums. It highlights the relationships between institutionalized curatorial decision-making and indigenous voice and representation.

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Published online: November 28, 2016

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Personalisation and Playlore: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Childhood History in Museums

Childhood past is of increasing interest across a range of fields. This paper considers an often ignored aspect, the intangible cultural heritage of children/childhood in the museum context.

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Published online: October 11, 2016

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Then, Now; Now, Then: Relocating Tokelau

This paper describes a museum exhibition of Tokelau culture exploring the relocation of local people from Tokelau to New Zealand and the exhibition's empowering impact on the local community.

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Published online: September 26, 2016

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Fostering Relationships through a Co-creative Exhibition

This paper highlights how fostering positive relationships and interactions in a co-creative participatory exhibition can ultimately empower, engage, and educate multi-ethnic, multigenerational audiences.

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Published online: September 14, 2016

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