TITLE

Museum education embracing uncertainty

AUTHOR(S)
Rice, Danielle
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1995, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents perspectives on collecting and display in museums. Functions of museum educators; Constraints which defined collecting, exhibiting and museum-education practices; Debates over museums' educative function; Tension between aestheticism and rationalism; Details of the study report `The Uncertain Profession: Observations on the State of Museum Education in Twenty American Art Museums,' by Elliott W. Eisner et al.
ACCESSION #
9504072106

 

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