Why we matter

reflections on the importance of academic museums

William Eiland, Lyndel King, Andrew Simpson, John Wetenhall

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Abstract

Representing over a century of leading college and university museums, the presenters will reflect upon the fundamental ideals of academic museums and their essential importance in providing perspective, understanding, values and wisdom to students, faculty and a general public buffeted by the competing concerns of an increasingly fragmented and combative global society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages11
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2018
EventAudacious Ideas: University Museums as Change-Agents for a Better World - University of Miami, Miami, United States
Duration: 21 Jun 201824 Jun 2018
https://www.aamg-us.org/wp/2018-annual-conference/

Conference

ConferenceAudacious Ideas: University Museums as Change-Agents for a Better World
Abbreviated titleAudacious Ideas
CountryUnited States
CityMiami
Period21/06/1824/06/18
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Eiland, W., King, L., Simpson, A., & Wetenhall, J. (2018). Why we matter: reflections on the importance of academic museums. 11. Abstract from Audacious Ideas: University Museums as Change-Agents for a Better World, Miami, United States.