3. The Museum as Public Space

  1. Jennifer Barrett

Published Online: 3 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327922.ch3

Museums and the Public Sphere

Museums and the Public Sphere

How to Cite

Barrett, J. (2010) The Museum as Public Space, in Museums and the Public Sphere, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327922.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405173834

Online ISBN: 9781444327922

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Keywords:

  • The Museum as Public Space;
  • Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere (STPS);
  • “a large, complex and heterogeneous Greek society”;
  • Locating Public Space in Modernity;
  • “the most radically democratic Greek polity”;
  • Space for the Public – The Public Museum;
  • “modernity's historical geography”;
  • “strategic beautification”;
  • Space and Institutions of the Public Sphere: Habermas and Foucault;
  • New Spatial Practices in Museums

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Public Space

  • Locating Public Space in Modernity

  • Space for the Public – The Public Museum

  • Space and Institutions of the Public Sphere: Habermas and Foucault

  • New Spatial Practices in Museums

  • Conclusion