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  • About
  • The Global ETD Search service is a free service for researchers to find electronic theses and dissertations. This service is provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
    Our metadata is collected from universities around the world. If you manage a university/consortium/country archive and want to be added, details can be found on the NDLTD website.

The evolution of museology in Egypt : an international comparative study of ancient Egyptian exhibitions /

Fjerstad, Branden. January 2007 (has links)
Thesis (B.S.)--University of Wisconsin -- La Crosse, 2007. / Also available online. Includes bibliographical references.

The visitor has left the building : using technology to extend the museum experience /

Granger, Lisa M. January 2005 (has links) (PDF)
Final Project (M.A.)--John F. Kennedy University, 2005. / "August 30, 2005"--T.p. Includes bibliographical references (p.147-157).

Educating art museum professionals the current state of museum studies programs in the United States /

Chen, Yi-Chien. Anderson, Tom, January 2004 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Florida State University, 2004. / Advisor: Dr. Tom Anderson, Florida State University, School of Visual Arts and Dance, Dept. of Art Education. Title and description from dissertation home page (viewed Sept. 27, 2004). Includes bibliographical references.

Once upon a time ... : an investigation of selected, domestic mass-produced objects and their display as source for an exhibition of drawings and sculptures

15 January 2014 (has links)
M.Tech. (Fine Art) / The research investigates the similarities and differences between the display of selected, mass-produced objects in museums, with special reference to the Victoria & Albert Museum and Melrose House Museum, and in three domestic spaces. A brief historical background to the activity of collecting mass-produced objects is explored in order to reveal the archival function of museum displays and domestic displays, each of which conserve and preserve objects. The public and private meanings attached to objects in different spaces is suggested, and the ability of the selected objects to reflect social issues beyond their function is addressed. Both museum displays and domestic displays provide the source for the altered objects and drawings which form the exhibition. In manipulating the ready-made, mass-produced objects possible new meanings and narratives are suggested.

Questioning heritage : colonial ideologies in contemporary museum practice.

Draper, Jessica Lindiwe. January 2008 (has links)
The research problem to be explored in this study is to what extent colonial ideologies continue to influence museum society and contemporary museum practices. The museological display of non-Western, and specifically African material cultures will be investigated. This study will enter into a dialogue with the construction of the ‘Other’, both in a colonial context and within museological paradigms. The evolutionary nature of culture and heritage will be emphasized, with particular prominence given to the dangers of exhibiting cultures as static and objectified. The Exhibitions Congo. The Colonial Era (Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren) and Zulu heritage: the history and culture of the Zulu people (Msunduzi Museum, Pietermaritzburg) are used as case studies, as both displays raise questions of appropriation and the display of ‘Other’. These exhibitions are analysed and then contextualized within existing museological research. Current debates located in post-colonial discourse, notably those of Edward Said, are discussed in relation to the display of African material culture. In discussing museum exhibitions and readership, the writings of Hooper-Greenhill and Kaplan are considered. An understanding of heritage is generated in relation to the theories of Lowenthal. The paper concludes that by combining a ‘contrapuntal’ (Said) view of the histories surrounding an artefact, with the acknowledgment of the viewer’s lived experience in accordance with Reader-Response criticism, one would create a basis from which the viewer could begin to question and engage with cultural representations of the ‘Other’. / Thesis (M.A.)-University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 2008.

Methods for assessing influences of the visual-spatial environment on museum display attraction

Benne, Marcie Rae 08 1900 (has links)
No description available.

An immersive extension for the Michael C Carlos Museum : making space from within

Wills, Brian Wesley 12 1900 (has links)
No description available.

Interrogative conceptual displays : a new direction for museums of anthropology

Willmott, Jill A. January 1968 (has links)
This thesis consists primarily of a detailed account of an experimental exhibition installed at the Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia. The exhibit is termed "experimental" because it was an attempt to do something new in the field of visual education and thereby to provide one possible solution to the problem of the increasing gap between museum and theoretical anthropology. In recent years this problem has become so acute that many academics can find nothing good at all to say about the work of museum-based anthropologists, let alone collaborate with them, and vice versa. While this fact in itself does not necessarily constitute cause for alarm, it seemed to this student that a great deal could be gained from a rapprochement of the two branches, and after careful consideration that the exhibition hall was an excellent place to demonstrate this. To this end I designed an exhibit which uses the most important assets of any museum — its collections — in a new way: instead of the artifacts being ends in themselves, they are employed as means for conveying one of the current issues of theoretical anthropology — the concept of exchange, and the whole display is arranged to raise questions, rather than answer them, and to stimulate new thinking. In this way it was hoped to demonstrate the possibility of introducing into the museum some of the exciting ideas under study by the theorists, and at the same time to indicate the advantages of looking at some of these concepts from the point of view of the goods involved. / Arts, Faculty of / Anthropology, Department of / Graduate

Balancing preservation and interaction in the museum setting

Wade, Amanda E. January 2007 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (M.S.)--University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2007. / Title from PDF t.p. (viewed Feb. 28, 2008). Directed by Patrick Lee Lucas; submitted to the School of Human Environmental Sciences. Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-152).

Institutional critique artists focus on museological issues /

Mutch, Hollis. Hafertepe, Kenneth, January 2008 (has links)
Thesis (M.A.)--Baylor University, 2008. / Includes bibliographical references (p. 67-71).

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