Museums for a new century: a report of the Commission on Museums for a New Century
American Association of Museums, 1984 - Reference - 143 pages
An assessment of American museums as the 21st century approaches. The focus is on why museums are important to our culture, what they can contribute to the quality of human experience, and their overall purpose. Twenty-four leaders in the museum community explore and identify trends affecting the future of museums and describe the opportunities and responsibilities facing museums in the 21st century.
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