What Do Museum Visitors Get?

What are they left with?

Experiences or memories?


~ by jockuly on March 2, 2010.

3 Responses to “What Do Museum Visitors Get?”

  1. This is really fascinating and reminds me of John Falk’s research (new book: Identity and the Museum Visitor) in which he talks to museum visitors sometimes years after they visited and asks what experiences they remember, and how they feel about museums.

  2. Thanks for the tip, Susan.

    And there you have it, folks — Getty-approved literature. http://www.amazon.com/Identity-Museum-Visitor-Experience-John/dp/1598741632

  3. […] Visitor Experience. (A Museumedia commenter drew attention to Falk’s work a while back, in reference to Daniel Kahneman’s TED talk about the difference between the experiencing self and the remembering […]

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