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an estimated 150 out of its 207 positions are vacant.to keep things going. But things have only been kept going at the National Museum for a while now Without thoughtful guidancethe National Museum is likely to become a relic of little or no interest to the public in spite of its wonderful collection of historical artifacts This is not just because museums now have to compete with ever-increasing leisure options on offerbut also because the National Museum has failed to keep pace with international debates and developments in museum practices In the last few decadesthere has been a shift in the way that museum professionals regard museums Questions have been raised about whether a museum ought to be a temple dedicated to knowledgeas it has been in the pastor a forum that generates new knowledge through the interactions of the community members it serves Stephen E Weilin an influential article written a decade agopointed out that museums are increasingly focusing on visitors rather than their collectionsthat isthey are moving from being about something to being for somebody This is not to argue that collections or objects ought to be relegated to the sidelines and that pure experience is sufficient The experiencein a museumhinges on the objects Whether it is the wonder that is evoked in the presence of an Amrita Sher-Gil paintingor resonance felt upon observing the similarities between practices of Indus Valley craftsmen and those of contemporary Kutch craft technologiesthe objects are what set the experience of going to a museum apart from watching a game of cricketor going to a movieor even visiting Disneyland The questionthenis how to evoke this wonder and resonance among visitorsand make their experiences in a museum personally relevant It is hardly sufficient to just place the objects in a building and let visitors have free entry Of coursefree entryas in the case of the National Museumhelps It helps in as far as it removes a deterrentbut it is not driving the crowds in If a museum is to have any function beyond being a mere repository for objects (in which case it may as well be a research facility)then it has to find ways to make its collections meaningful not only for its curators and a scant few researchersbut for its visitors This is as true of public museumssuch as the National Museumas it is of privately run museums The latter have responded more urgently to this because they dependto a much greater extenton visitor fees and corporate sponsorships and endowments for their expenses In effectmore and more private museums are being treated as businesses that need to provide services effectively and efficientlyas well as to produce profitsor at leastto not suffer losses As a resultthere is the building of such tourist attractions as the architecturally fantastic Guggenheim museum in BilbaoSpain Orthere is the hiring of an ex-Disneyland executive as a visitor experience designer at the Henry Ford Museum in Detroit There is even the appointment of general managers with corporate experienceinstead of curatorsas directors at some institutions in recent years While such measures can hardly be recommended for public museums (or even sometimesfor private museums one wonders whether a visitor to the Bilbao Museum is interested in the exhibits or the architecture)their focus on the visitor is surely a crucial take-away In a less radical mannerthis may be achieved through increasing visitor access to objects (through optimal display techniquesmultilingual guidescatalogues)or more opportunities for public interaction (through mixed-space usehosting public eventsand developing exhibits that challenge our current understanding and generate debate)or any number of other ways Making the visitor centralhoweveris not a task easily undertaken particularly when faced with deeply entrenched past practices and the understandably possessive attachments of curators to their collections But if a museum can be made to engage its visitors as much as it engages its objectsits got to be a good thing Of coursethis move requires a change in visiondetermined leadershipand a commitment to the public Which brings us back to the question of the National Museum There is no harm in touting the National Museum as the pride of India, download Indian Express App More Related News no girl offered to tie me a rakhi. Federer downplayed the seriousness of the injury, 2009 and 2012. This year, actress Lisa Haydon says that her USP lies in her unconventional looks and that she never considers her attributes a hindrance. came off a defensive error but the second was the result of a good lethal attack from Delhi Dynamos. Dadua — famous as the “Veerappan of North” and one who held sway for over three decades over the Bundelkhand region — had more than 180 criminal cases pending against him when the UP Special Task Force gunned him down in an encounter in 2007.

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