COVID-19 Impact on Museums

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Introduction I am working on the final edits of the Museum Visitor Experience manuscript. One of the most difficult numbers is the impact of COVID-19. As of today, more than 10,000 museums worldwide may close permanently.. Impact Worldwide In 2020, UNESCO estimated that there are 95,000 museums worldwide, and predicts 10% permanently close (9,500 museums worldwide close permanently).  “The study reveals that …

University Programs That I Follow

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The world of museum exhibition design is going through a significant shift to include digital media and human computer interaction (HCI). Created a post of university programs that I follow and festivals that I follow. Please tell me if I forgot any university programs or festivals.

Value, Invaluable and Public Trust

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I have become indirectly involved in the discussion of the value of a couple of planters.  I am definitely not a historian or an appraiser, my involvement is in the discussion of value, invaluable and public trust doctrine. There is a historic house and friends own two planters that were purchased for the house in the 1940’s.  For the purpose …

Museum Resource PDFs

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National Park Service, Museum Handbook  – Part I The National Park Service NPS Museum Handbook, Part I, 2006 National Park Service, Museum Handbook – Part II The National Park Service NPS Museum Handbook, Part II, 2006 National Park Service, Museum Handbook – Part III The National Park Service NPS Museum Handbook, Part III, 2006 ICOM Running A Museum Running a Museum: A Practical Handbook. Published by International Council of Museums …