Museums as mirrors of society: a case study of Finnish museums

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Title Museums as mirrors of society: a case study of Finnish museums
Creator Vilkuna, PhD, Janne
Vuorinen, Pirjo
Subject Museum; museum history; Finland
Museums; society; value; professionalization; worker generations; Finland
Description This article discusses how Finland’s museums and their collections are both time- and culture-bound and, as such, reflect society’s evolving values as impacted by historical events. Through the lens of Jyväskylä University Museum’s history, the theory of ‘worker generations’ and museum professionalization are discussed.
Publisher Rogers Publishing Corporation NFP
Date 2017-07-10
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source The Museum Review; Vol 2, No 1 (2017)
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 Janne Vilkuna, PhD, Pirjo Vuorinen

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