The Holy Land Experience: Proposing a Typology for Studying Museum Communication

Kaylor, Brian T.
September 2009
Florida Communication Journal;Fall2009, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p11
Academic Journal
This study explores the communication of The Holy Land Experience museum in Orlando, its polarization of Jewish and Christian relations, and the failure of its creators in building their community. This analysis is used along with previous studies on the rhetoric of museums to propose a typology for studying museum communication by examining issues related to the tour guides, the artifacts, and museum stature. This study also considers the failure of The Holy Land Experience to reach one of its targeted audiences.


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