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1. Who Visits a Museum?
There are personality types who are more likely to visit museums. There are also people who will NEVER visit a museum. What do you know about these groups?
2. Why Do People Visit Museums?
There are many different reasons to visit a museum. Understanding why people choose to go to a museum can help boost attendance and allocate limited marketing resources.
3. Museum Visitation Factors
Visitors consider many factors before choosing to come to a museum. Here are some of the factors involved in the decision-making process when it comes to leisure time options.
4. Museum Artifacts Should Never Be Used
This is such a basic concept in the museum profession, it is difficult to find any resources supporting this idea.
5. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
The legacy of our nation's most popular president is preserved in Springfield, Illinois, in a state-of-the-art museum.
6. May 4 Visitors Center at Kent State University
This small museum is far more powerful than museums ten times its size. Situated in the campus building closest to the shootings, it tells the story of May 4, the events leading up to it, and the impact felt afterwards.
7. Building Exhibition Panels
There are many ways to construct exhibition panels in-house for temporary exhibits. Here are three options to consider in your museum.
8. Museum Collections Online
In this digital age, many museums have started putting their collections online for researchers, casual visitors, and museum enthusiasts.
9. BOOK REVIEW – 100 Dresses
This book is truly eye candy for anyone interested in fashion history!
10. Cooperstown Graduate Program Celebrates 50 Years
The country’s premiere museum studies master’s degree program marked its 50th anniversary with the slogan “A Bold Vision Realized.”
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