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  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Partnering with National Musical Arts, the Science Museum of Minnesota seeks to develop BioMusic, a 4,000 sq. ft. traveling exhibition that explores the origins of music in nature and the connections between music and sound of living things. This project is based on planning grant ESI-0211611 (The Music of Nature and the Nature of Music) awarded ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Independent Production Fund is producing a three-part public television series focusing on the latest research in the science of music. The programs will explore how cutting-edge science is revealing new connections between music and the human mind and body, the natural world and the cosmos. The series will follow researchers from a variety of ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This paper describes findings from a Ph.D. study of visitors, particularly non-museum visitors, at two university art museums in Hong Kong. This study contributes to the literature on museum education in Hong Kong, which is a relatively new area of study in Asia. This study is also the first museum visitor survey done on a university population in ... »
  • Date: 06/21/2004
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The use of photography in the field of psychiatry is an eloquent example of the complex evolution of the relationship between science, communication and society. The research that follows analyses the development of such a relationship in a crucial period of the history of psychiatry: the 1970s. That was the time that witnessed the revolution of a ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2004
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This report is intended to take stock of the UK’s national museums and galleries (those which are members of the National Museums Directors’ Conference) and to assess their place within the wider social and economic framework of society. In doing so, efforts are made to address a number of issues, including the Government’s approach to museums and ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2004
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    An afterschool program struggles to foster kindness and civility among youngsters whose environment too often fails to promote such values. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project was an early example of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) and was produced for the 2004 BLD Studios art exhibition, Time Machines, in Columbus, OH. This project included a chair and a desk made of drawers, on top of which was a audio/video work station where visitors sat and interacted with the technology by using ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    Extensive research of the exhibit, Kachemak Bay, Alaska: An Exploration of People and Place shows it to be popular and effective with visitors on every communication and affective goal set forth in the Exhibit Master Plan. Research also finds that Community Collaborators who helped to create exhibit elements found the experience deeply meaningful ... »