Re-Imagining the Museum offers new interpretations of museum historical past and modern museum practices.

Through various case reviews from the united kingdom, North the USA and Australia, Andrea Witcomb strikes clear of the concept that museums are constantly 'conservative' to signify they've got an extended background of enticing with pop culture and addressing quite a few audiences. She argues that museums are key mediators among excessive and pop culture and among govt, media practitioners, cultural policy-makers and museums execs.

Analyzing hyperlinks among museums and the media, the position of museums in towns, and discussing the results on museums of cultural policies, Re-Imagining the Museum presents a necessary software within the examine of museum practice.

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