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Introduction to museology

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Josefino Tulabing Larena CPS,MPA

Introduction to museology

  1. 1. Introduction to Museology Josefino Tulabing Larena CPS,MPA
  2. 2. Objectives • To able to know about Museology • The type of Museum • The role of Museum in preservation of history and heritage • How important is museum in studying Heritage museum
  3. 3. Museology, or museum studies • the study of museum curation, and how museums developed into their institutional role in education through social and political force
  4. 4. Overview • Museum displays are given meaning and purpose by the context in which they are created and how they are showcased; museology endeavors to discover the catalysts that support the growth of these associations and their success through such efficiencies. • The scope of research goes beyond superficial terms, delving further into topics such as audiences to which exhibits are directed, responsibilities encountered by way of function, as well as some deliberation as to possible futures as an institution. • The difficulties that are faced by historians and curators to produce a product that appeals to a varied public and can withstand criticism stimulates ongoing research.
  5. 5. Conception of museums • Public museums were created to replace private collections by displaying collected works where the general public could profit from a shared experience. The study of art, artifacts, and every object imaginable was to become more accessible to everyone, a means of discovery and wonder
  6. 6. • In origin, the idea dates back to classical times, but publicly funded foundations can only be traced back a few hundred years. • British Museum
  7. 7. Tourism as a vehicle for success • Museums, as a result of competition and the growing tourism market, face a constant identity crisis and must always remain current in an economy that privileges experiences, immediacy, and what the industry calls adventure Louvre Museum Paris
  8. 8. • In recent years, there has been tremendous growth in the museum population worldwide; the opportunity created by tourism has left the two intimately linked, but as their relationship grows, so too do concerns as to how to cope with public criticism.
  9. 9. • A larger audience for museums begs understanding in how to satisfy needs and expectations; museology takes into consideration and studies those public demands and build theories as to why they work and how to duplicate them.
  10. 10. Museum media as a mode of communication • Museums are the quintessential institutions which use ‘medium’ and ‘message’ as an identical thought through material and the tangible New York State Museum
  11. 11. • Museology seeks to understand and develop proficient exhibits which engage the audience by way of looking at the past and truly grasping techniques and displays that are productive and how they can be adapted to changing societies and utilized to effectively educate and stir interest, awareness, or curiosity.
  12. 12. • In establishing continuity between museum and media, popular culture and tourism, museology has taken a trans disciplinary approach broadening discussions and utilizing a wider scope of methodology to explain the inevitable changes which occur. Toy Museum
  13. 13. Artifacts as primary sources • Because the framework of museums lie in material objects as primary sources, historians recognize inherent issues, problematic to the ‘truth’ which they seek to unfold and have been forced to adapt their tactics when drawing information out; this has led to tremendous efforts to borrow from other disciplines The Vergina museum inside the great tumulus
  14. 14. Kind of Museum Heritage Museum Anthropology Museum • Vancouver - Museum of Anthropology
  15. 15. Toy Museum Art Museum • Mariyah Gallery
  16. 16. National History Museum University Museum
  17. 17. Science museum Natural Museum
  18. 18. Museum Innovation
  19. 19. Thank you so much
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