Art And The Mass Media

A traditional museum exhibit is usually made according to one of two models: either a vehicle for the display of objects or a space for telling a story. Many museums attempt to do both. Museums play a number of interesting roles in society, some intended and some not. The intentional functions museums perform for art and the public are to preserve, teach, restore, exhibit, guard, evaluate, research, and provide access. Some of the unfortunate other functions museums perform are to isolate art from its place in the environment, and to create artificial divisions in societies: the buyers vs. the creators.

Since the advent of electricity, museums have become increasingly enhanced by technology. Simple add-ons such as exhibits with recorded explications available at the press of a button have been joined by science playgrounds, radio-broadcast walking tours, dinosaur robots, and the current flurry of multimedia computers. In some sense this technological enhancement makes these "electronic museums."

Most recently, the term "electronic museum" has come to apply to what could also be called the "virtual museumsaE. The functions of a virtual museum can include and even improve upon those of the traditiona


 
 
 
 
 
 



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