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From the geophysical-meteorological Observatory of Modena to the Italian network of observatories
The paper reconstructs the history of the Observatory of the University of Modena. The second part describes a network of Italian astronomical observatories, starting from creating a database of the collections by cataloguing ...
Australia’s first university sporting museum
a case study
Expansion of sporting facilities provided an opportunity to develop a new museum, the Macquarie University Sporting Hall of Fame Museum. This came from a decision to build linkages with sporting alumni to develop a distinct ...
Museum literacy that is virtually engaging
Objects have underpinned pedagogic strategies in the arts and sciences. While recent online units of study enable isolated students to experience higher education, they are usually unable to examine collections. A 3D laser ...
The university museum
respecting old values, embracing new directions
Preserving collections for future generations does not exclude finding new and modern uses for collections, thus combining ‘old’ materials with new ideas and modern technologies. In this article, I demonstrate how we use ...
Unlocking the value of practical learning
A museum conservation perspective at the National University of Singapore Museum
Practical knowledge and its acquisition can often be hampered by a lack of real-life situations to learn through the act of reiterative processes. University museums are uniquely positioned to offer opportunities that ...
The first survey of university museums in Thailand
The first university in Thailand was founded in 1917. After nearly a century, the number of universities has risen to 120 in 2012. These universities have established a diverse variety of museums in order to accomplish ...
Refusing to stand still, reaching out to the public
The Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s current public outreach efforts and its possible future directions
The Chinese art collections and exhibitions of the Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong are known for high artistic and educational standards. However, historically, the general public has not been closely ...
Spaces of BLISS
BLISS Market project and/at the University of the Philippines Vargas Museum
This paper is a case study of the community arts project BLISS Market and the involvement of the University of the Philippines Vargas Museum in such an endeavour. Fostering a multidisciplinary orientation, the project ...
The University of Amsterdam HeritageLab (ErfgoedLab)
A learning space
At the Heritage Collections department of the University of Amsterdam, a leftover space was designated in early 2010 as a temporary laboratory for experimentation with heritage concepts, collections and audiences, in the ...