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Visiting the Visitor : An Enquiry into the Visitor Business in Museums (Paperback)

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The study of the museum visitor has undergone a radical transformation. This collection brings together imaginative research that encourages new conclusions. Some questions involve the visitor's identity, what she brings to her museum experience. Can we gain entry into this experience? Does more technology really increase access to the objects themselves? Others probe the very nature of museum-going and exhibition making, demanding that we reexamine the traditional exhibition to reposition the visitor and her meaning-making at the center. Each author here has asked unfamiliar questions and responded with fresh answers.

Number of Pages: 250
Genre: Art, Business + Money Management, Social Science
Series Title: Museum
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: October 18, 2016
TCIN: 51830875
UPC: 9783837632897
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-8393
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