Ninth International Conference on The Inclusive Museum

Страна: США

Город: Cincinnati

Тезисы до: 15.08.2016

Даты: 16.09.16 — 19.09.16

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Организаторы: Common Ground


Theme 1: Visitors

On the relation of museum to its communities of users.

    Visitor diversity in the inclusive museum
    Defining museum stakeholders and measuring participation
    The politics of heritage: national, regional, ethnic, diasporic and first nation identities
    Multilingualism: accessibility for small languages and cultures
    Gender and sexual orientation in the museum
    Disability access in the museum
    Competing cultures: high, folk, popular, techno-scientific
    Public trust: re-establishing the bases of ‘authority’
    Defining the ‘education’ and ‘communications’ roles of museums
    Pedagogy as presentation or dialogue: how the museum relates to its visitors
    The ubiquitous museum: towards the anywhere anytime learning resource
    Competing pleasures: museums against or with ‘entertainment’ and ‘edutainment’
    Cross connections: with schools, with universities
    Sponsorship and philanthropy: logics and logistics
    The economics of admissions
    Memberships: changing roles and demographics
    Voluntarism and professionalism: calibrating the mix
    Government stakeholders (local, state, national, transnational): museums in politics and navigating government funding and policies

Theme 2: Collections

On the practices and processes of collecting and curating.

    The changing work of the curator
    Exhibition didactics: the dynamics of visitor learning
    The idea of ‘heritage’: changing conceptions of what counts
    Authenticity, decontextualization and recontextualization of objects-on-show
    Custodianship and community assets: meanings and purposes for the museum
    Representing social and cultural intangible heritage
    The ‘ethnographic’ and the ‘anthropological’: framing first peoples and other ‘traditions’
    Technologies in the museum
    Arts in the museum
    Environment in the museum
    The process of acquisition: competing demands and limited resources
    Conservation, preservation: negotiating changing priorities
    Artifacts: what are the objects of the museum?
    Places for amateurism: barefoot repositories and the self-made museum

Theme 3: Representations

On museums as repositories and communicators of culture and knowledge.

    Museums as knowledge makers
    Museums as cultural creators
    Architectonics: designing buildings and information architectures
    Research and investigation in the museum
    Measuring knowledge ‘outputs’
    Intellectual property: commons versus commercialism?
    Knowledge management paradigms and practices
    ‘Neutrality’, ‘balance’ and ‘objectivity’; or ‘narrative’ and ‘politics’? The knowledge rhetorics of the museum
    Knowledge frames: modern and postmodern museums
    Cross connections: with libraries, with galleries, with educational institutions, with arts centers
    The digitization of everything: from collection objects to media representations
    The virtual museum
    Online discoverability and public access
    Museums in and for the knowledge society: preserving heritage ‘born digital’
    New literacies: changing the balance of creative agency in the era of the Internet and new media
    Addressing the digital divide
    Digital disability access
    Cataloguing, metadata, discovery and access
    Internet standards, semantic publishing and the semantic web

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