November 17, 2017
M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska : New Museums and New (Kinds of) Histories
Today, we welcome a guest post from M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska, author of History Comes Alive: Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s, on our changing ideas about museums. During the 1976 Bicentennial celebration, millions of Americans engaged with the past in brand-new ways. They became absorbed by historical miniseries like Roots, visited museums with new exhibits that immersed them in… Continue Reading M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska : New Museums and New (Kinds of) Histories
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