Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books On Sale: June 17, 1997 Price: $18.95
From Knowledge to Narrative shows that museum educators–professionals responsible for making collections intelligible to viewers–have become central figures in shaping exhibits. Challenging the traditional, scholarly presentation of objects, educators argue that, rather than transmitting knowledge, museums’ displays should construct narratives that are determined as much by what is meaningful to visitors...
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