“Answer these questions from the readings below ( See attachments)
Discussion board answers should be 200-500 words.
(don€™t count the questions€˜ words)
From Alexander reading:
( see images below with “”Alexander”” name )
What were common characteristics of the 19th century History Museum?
What has changed or how have these types of museums evolved?
There are eight €˜Challenges€™ presented in the Alexander reading that History Museums face. Choose one challenge and write a response. Look to the websites of the museums presented in the reading for research to help craft a response.
Have the role or function of botanical gardens changed much since the earliest models?
More recently zoos are seen as conservation facilities. What are some concerns facing today€™s zoos?
Are Childrens Museums museums?
From TedX talks:
Campbell : https://www.ted.com/talks/thomas_p_campbell_weaving_narratives_in_museum_galleries
Campbell describes the Met as what kind of museum?
He describes what exhibitions and why?
What is his background/training?
MacGregor : https://www.ted.com/talks/neil_macgregor_2600_years_of_history_in_one_object
MacGregor discusses an object and its multiple interpretations through history€”what is the significance of this object today?
From Macdonald reading:
Macdonald gives one clear example of a curator working within an institution who successfully expressed a €˜transcultural identity€™ through collections and exhibitions. How did the curator, Poovaya Smith, do this?