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Presentation: Museums and Their Communities

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Kinard, John 1936-1989
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Narration
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
The presentation explores the evolution of museums and ways in which museums can make themselves more useful to their immediate communities. Suggestions included involving people in the decision making, fundraising, and membership of museums; understanding the role of urban projects as they relate to museums; and determining the contributions the museum can make toward solving problems which plague its community and its residents. Additionally, the concepts of the branch museum and the neighborhood museum are explained. Quotes by S. Dillon Ripley and John Kinard are integrated into the presentation.
Presentation. AV002677: music and narration only, consistent beeping throughout recording. Undated.
Cite as:
Presentation: Museums and Their Communities, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Museums
Community museums
Museums and community
Museum techniques
Local number:
ACMA AV002677
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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