Term Art Museums
Code TA-5500.0500
Definition Institutions that acquire, preserve and exhibit permanent and/or traveling collections of art objects including fine art, decorative art, folk/ethnic art and textiles that are collected primarily for their aesthetic qualities and their importance as representatives of a particular artistic tradition or style. Included are museums that are dedicated to one or a combination of the following: paintings, drawings, etchings, engravings, woodcuts, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, serigraphy, architecture, furniture, silverware, jewelry and other art forms which represent the artistic vision of various societies.
Created 4/22/92
Changed 10/15/08
Use References Architecture Museums
Arts and Crafts Museums
China/Glass/Silver Museums
Civic Art Museums
Craft Museums
Decorative Arts Museums
Folk Art Museums
Furniture Museums
Photography Museums
Sculpture Parks
See Also References Animation/Cartoon Art Collector Clubs (PS-8200.1400-020)
Art Appreciation (PL-7400.0700-080)
Art/Collectibles Appraisal Services (TA-2800.0900)
Art Conservation/Preservation (TA-2800.0300)
Art Curatorial Clinics (TA-2800.0600)
Art Libraries (TJ-4400.8100-060)
Arts and Crafts Donation Programs (TI-1800.4500-080)
Arts and Crafts Instruction (PL-7400.0500)
Art Sharing Web Services (TJ-1800.3300-600.04)
Art Supplies (PL-7200.0350)
Visual Arts (TA-9000)
External Classification Terms Art Museums (NTE A51)
Arts Appreciation and Enjoyment (UW
Arts, Culture and Recreation (AIRS AR-100)
Arts, Culture and Recreation (CAN AR-100)
Museums (NPC A07)
Related Concepts Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
Bibliographic References

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