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Museums and galleries in Britain

Tony Travers

Museums and galleries in Britain

economic, social and creative impacts

by Tony Travers

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Published by National Museum Directors" Conference, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council in London, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museums -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain.,
  • Museums -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.,
  • Art museums -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain.,
  • Art museums -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTony Travers.
    ContributionsLondon School of Economics and Political Science.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAM11 .T126 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19837355M

      The People’s Galleries traces the rise of art museums in Britain through World War I, focusing on the phenomenon of municipal galleries. This richly illustrated book argues that these regional museums represented a new type of institution: an art gallery for a working-class audience, appropriate for the rapidly expanding cities and shaped by. Oxford University's museum of art and archaeology, with objects dating from 8, BC. Particular collections include ancient Egypt, the only Minoan collection in Britain, Anglo Saxon artefacts (including the Alfred Jewel) and contemporary artwork from around the world. The Ashmolean is the oldest public museum in Britain, founded in

    is the largest museum resource site in the UK. Popular searches: Local Natural History Museum and Art Gallery. Featured museum categories. Discover museums to visit from all over UK no matter what your interests are. Natural History. Natural History. Museum and Art Gallery. Museum and Art Gallery. Popular museums. That’s because your Eurostar ticket gets you 2 for 1 entry to permanent collections and paid-for exhibitions at the iconic museums and galleries in London, Paris, Brussels and Lille listed below. Just show your ticket at the box office – it’s as simple as that.

    Tate is an institution that houses, in a network of four art museums, the United Kingdom's national collection of British art, and international modern and contemporary art. It is not a government institution, but its main sponsor is the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.. The name "Tate" is used also as the operating name for the corporate body, which was established by the. Index to the special collections in libraries, museums and art galleries (public, private and official) in Great Britain and Ireland. London, Pub. for the author by F.G. Brown [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alexander J Philip.


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This richly illustrated book argues that these regional museums represented a new type of institution: an art gallery for a working-class audience, appropriate for the rapidly expanding cities and shaped by liberal ideals. There are more than 60 free galleries at the British Museum ready to be explored.

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