Museum

United States, 1979

Film
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This film looks at the work of staff in museums across the United States. The operation of a modern museum is shown: excavation, conservation, exhibition and education. Selected museum objects are shown being handled by professionals from acquisition to exhibition. The installation of the Tutankhamen exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is shown.

Credits

production company

Janus Films

co-producer

Saul J. Turell

Jeff Lieberman

Duration

00:38:10:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014820

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Exhibitions

Crafts & Visual Arts → Found objects (Art)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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