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Exploring the Middle Ground between the Traditional and the Reformed Museum: A Study of the Re-Profiling Project at Vänersborg‟s Museum


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Title: Exploring the Middle Ground between the Traditional and the Reformed Museum: A Study of the Re-Profiling Project at Vänersborg‟s Museum
Authors: Ardin, Jennie
Issue Date: 6-Jul-2012
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: International Museum Studies
2012:4
Abstract: The main focus of this dissertation is discussions regarding change in museums. Here, I examine and problematize attitudinal shifts present in discussions regarding for instance, definitions of museums and their function in society; audiences, perceptions of museum collections and objects; accessibility and perceptions of knowledge production. The debate tends to become polarized and thus, inefficient. In this thesis, I argue for a balance and a perspective which involves opening up for and acce... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29646
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