A mission to explain

It was interesting to read Ralph Appelbaum’s ideas about museum design (MP25, pp30-33). But I slightly doubt if museums have a responsibility to explain whether people, in this case US presidents, were ‘good or not’. I believe museums have a responsibility to explain the circumstances that motivated a person’s actions and then to start a

Interactivity in museums and at heritage sites

November 15-17, 2004.Military Museum, Budapest  We hope nobody will rest at our conference/workshop on Interactivity – in a broad sense -organized by the Foundation for Museums and Visitors and Hungarian Museum of Commerce and Catering. Presentations, lectures, group discussions and workshops will review different ways of involving audience in exhibitions and how can museums have