Museums and the Public Sphere
October 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Museums and the Public Sphere investigates the role of museums around the world as sites of democratic public space.
- Explores the role of museums around the world as sites of public discourse and democracy
- Examines the changing idea of the museum in relation to other public sites and spaces, including community cultural centers, public halls and the internet
- Offers a sophisticated portrait of the public, and how it is realized, invoked, and understood in the museum context
- Offers relevant case studies and discussions of how museums can engage with their publics' in more complex, productive ways