MUSEUMS & COMMUNITIES PB

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Smithsonian Institution, May 17, 1992 - Museum techniques - 614 pages
 

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Museums and communities: the politics of public culture

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This companion volume to Exhibiting Culture (Smithsonian Pr., 1991) contains a series of essays that illustrate both the struggles and the collaborations between museums and the communities they aim ... Read full review

Contents

Audience Ownership and Authority
7
On Civil Society and Social läentity
19
Museums Are Good to Think
34
Hey Thats Mine
56
The Other Vanguard
65
Festivals and the Creation
76
Art Museums and Living Artists
105
Change and Challenge Museums
158
Compañeros and Partners
262
Creating a Dialogic Museum
285
The Museum as a Vehicle
327
Defining Communities Through Exhibiting
367
The Rites of the Tribe American
382
A Distorted Mirror
428
Alii and Makaainana
458
Establishing the Roots
476

The Communicative Circle
182
The Colonial Legacy and
221
The Soul of a Museum
242
Mythos Memory and History
506
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