11# Exhibits Discussion

  Comparisons: One-on-one and Collaborative Exhibits “In museums across the country, programming is shifting from the traditional model of one-way knowledge sharing – from the institution to the individual – to a more collaborative approach in which museums make space for gaining knowledge from the communities which they serve” ~Ferguson & Renner, 2019. I found…

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#10 Media Discussion

#10 This week’s module included several videos that I have viewed before for Ethnobotany. One video discussed the preservation of digital content.They make some excellent points on preservation. The floppy disks, as well as media storage devices are becoming instantly obsolete. How do we preserve our digital collections at such an accelerated pace? Moreover, the…

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#7 Collections Management Discussion

An example in a different style and color.but same moon and stars pattern from the Museum of American Glass in West Virginia, Retrieved March from https://magwv.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/337F2572-FC09-410B-AB5D-124527354076 Catalog Number 2010.66.31 Object Name Compote Description L.E. Smith Glass Company No. 5283 Moon and Stars, Compote, Amber Manufacturer/Artist L.E. Smith Glass Company Dta Made ca 1966-1983 Diameter (in)…

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4: Governance Discussion

Canberra’s National Museum of Australia Australia has numerous museums. I hope to visit one day soon. I decided to check Australia’s, Canberra’s National Museum out. They have three statements under Vision, Mission, and Values. Their strategic commitments invest, challenge, explore and connect across all aspects of their business (nam.gov.au, 2021).   Purpose statement: “The Museum…

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