Museum as a venue for social advocacy

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  • This is all about education but attention of museums towards entertainment in India is not much
  • Museum as a venue for social advocacy

    1. 1. Museums: A Venue of Social AdvocacyEthics, Museology and Factors<br />Presented by<br />GAURAV<br />
    2. 2. Contents<br />Defining the term Museum<br />Issues and problems<br />Role of Museums in Society<br />Functions of Museums<br />Why Museum Emphasize on Education<br />Finding any relevance with Socio-Economic Growth<br />Attempt to determine overall status of Museum Popularity in Developed and Developing countries<br />Conclusion: Factors that Museums focus on : The positive side<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    3. 3. Museum<br />Social Services<br />ICOM News Thematic Files <br />The Definition of the Museum<br />(ICOM News, vol. 57, 2004 n°2)<br />A museum is a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment. <br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    4. 4. Exploring few Facts for improvement<br />Limited number of institute for museum education<br />150-300 students pass out every year<br />70% new born professionals migrate to other fields<br />20% goes for conservation only<br />5% Goes Abroad<br />5% Museuologists every year = 7-8 = net product by departments to improve More than 700 Museums across the country.<br />Professional refugees<br />No Data Pool of students, scholars and professionals<br />No Consultancy and helping desk for students to emerge from ashes.<br />Poor placement: A question on essential and desirable qualification<br />No strategy for Advertisements and Marketing<br /><ul><li>Data refers t0 RTI, (under RTI 2005) no. F.1-1315/215(RIA) put up to UGC by myself and Mr. Azfar Ahmad (working as Marketing Manager in Doha, Saudi Arabia)</li></ul>by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    5. 5. Museums<br />Basically museums have been repositories for several decades and in for past one century museums have started gaining a new identity as<br /> 1. an Institutes for informal Education<br /> 2. A Center for Amusement<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    6. 6. Functions of Museum<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    7. 7. Collects for people<br />Tangible and Intangible Heritage<br />History: Pieces of Past<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    8. 8. Documents for people<br />To Research<br />To Prove the evolution and process of development<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    9. 9. Care and Conserve for people<br />Banking<br />Best Care of Heritage<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    10. 10. Exhibits<br />1. To Educate<br /> Texts and Tests<br /> Graphics, Video and Audio<br /> Workshop<br />(India Limits to educate only)<br />2. To Entertain<br /> 3D Movies<br /> Shows and Plays<br /> Tours and Excursions<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    11. 11. A belief : A Simple Equation<br />Emphasis on Education<br />Growth ≈ Education<br />Across the globe<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    12. 12. by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    13. 13. Comparison of share among different media and institute of learning<br />Institutes and media of formal learning = Schools, Colleges, Universities and chalk and talk.<br />Institute and media of informal learning = Institutes for differentially able, Play schools, Theatres, Internet Cafe, All Digital Devices (not used in formal learning) <br />Data based on conversations with several people, from different websites and several articles. Data varies in different cities in different countries<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    14. 14. Data collection based on conversations with several people, from different websites and several articles.<br />Data varies in different cities in different countries<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    15. 15. Advocacy for being Social<br />Harmony<br />Well being of individuals among the society<br />Dr. LucíaAstudillo, Chairperson ICOM Ecuador, Director, Museo de los Metales<br />Development<br />Equality<br />Democracy<br />by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />
    16. 16. Factors that museum focus on, for being a platform of social advocacy<br /><ul><li>Services to all age and ability groups = Equality
    17. 17. Freedom to move in = Away from castes and restrictions
    18. 18. Non Profit = For Everybody
    19. 19. Life Long Learning = Non stop service to the society
    20. 20. Cultural Exchange = Knowing each other
    21. 21. Social Harmony = Supports Humanity
    22. 22. Enriching quality of lives = Development
    23. 23. Constructivism = Progressive Education
    24. 24. Eco-museums = Sensibility towards Future</li></ul>by Gaurav, H. Director, TALENT Academy<br />

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