Recombining ideas from art and cultural history museums in theory and practice

Outi Turpeinen
2016 Nordisk Museologi  
This article is concerned with visual elements of exhibition design in cultural history museums and the way they produce meanings. The aim is to open up and analyze the process of constructing meanings from a visual point of view. Examples are chosen from the authors own artistic museum installations, which act as test spaces in the research. Cultural history museums can act as a treasure box for artistic work, and vice versa, contemporary art and design can give valuable tools for display
more » ... ls for display habits in cultural history museums.
doi:10.5617/nm.3282 fatcat:dqgvqetizzgzdgw7vtwy2ewddi