What’s the main function of a museum?

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A great discussion sparked by The New Curator blog and the Museum of Modern Art’s Twitter Flock: What exactly should museums be trying to do in this day and age? It’s a question that could equally apply to your friendly neighborhood film arts organization.

Above, a Wordle created with terms from the community response.

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3 Comments on “What’s the main function of a museum?”


  1. […] the filmlinc blog The latest on what’s happening at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, dispatches from the New York Film Festival and exclusive content from Film Comment magazine. « What’s the main function of a museum? […]


  2. Am I missing something? Is my perspective weird, or hopelessly oldfashioned? I don’t see the word “art” in there anywhere. (In the Wordle, that is.) Off to check out the discussion —


  3. Perhaps that the main function of a museum? To not forget about the art?


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