Chapter 8. The Critical Museum Visitor

  1. Janet Marstine
  1. Margaret Lindauer

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776230.ch8

New Museum Theory and Practice: An Introduction

New Museum Theory and Practice: An Introduction

How to Cite

Lindauer, M. (2006) The Critical Museum Visitor, in New Museum Theory and Practice: An Introduction (ed J. Marstine), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776230.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105583

Online ISBN: 9780470776230

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • aristotle;
  • greek ethics;
  • naturalism;
  • eudaimonia;
  • realism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Editor's Introduction

  • Before the Visit

  • Museum Architecture

  • Display Style

  • Written Texts and Unspoken Messages

  • Beyond the Display

  • From Observation to Critique

  • The Critical Museum Visitor and New Museum Theory

  • Questions for Discussion