Chapter 33. The Future of the Museum

  1. Sharon Macdonald
  1. Charles Saumarez Smith

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch33

A Companion to Museum Studies

A Companion to Museum Studies

How to Cite

Smith, C. S. (2006) The Future of the Museum, in A Companion to Museum Studies (ed S. Macdonald), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch33

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405108393

Online ISBN: 9780470996836

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Keywords:

  • museum;
  • cultural institutions;
  • government agencies;
  • public policy;
  • policy formation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Technophiliac's Dream

  • The Convergence of Commerce and Culture

  • The Shrinking World of the Object

  • Challenging Orthodox Futurology

  • A Path toward the Future