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Museum International n.º 237-238, 2008

Já foi publicado o n.º 237/238 da Museum International cujo volume é inteiramente dedicado aos museus e á museologia na China – “Ancient China, New Museums”

Table of Contents

Preface and Editorial

Chap 1: Sharing World Trends

Museums and the Protection of Cultural Intangible Heritage, Pan Shouyong
The Role of Natural History Museums in the Promotion of Sustainable Development, Dong Yuqin
The Concept of the Ecomuseum and its Practice in China, Su Donghai
The Development of Private Museums in China, Song Xiangguang
Dialectical Speculations on the Scientific and Technological Aspects of Cultural Heritage Protection, Shan Jixiang
Developments in China’s Digitalized Museums, Li Wenchang
A Survey of Approaches of Access to Museums in China, Cai Qin

Chapter 2: Museums in China: identity and diversity

The Qing Palace: From a Forbidden City to a Public Heritage, Guo Changhong
A New Concept: ‘Capital, My Museum’, Yao An
The Conservation of Shanghai’s Diverse Cultural Heritage, Chen Xiejun
A Cultural Record of the Three Gorges, Wang Chuanping
A Plan to Safeguard Kunqu Opera of Jiangsu Province, Gu Lingsen and Wang Tingxin
Museums in Taiwan and the Development of Cultural Awareness, Chen Kuoning
The Yinxu Museum: the Ruins of Yin and the Yin-Shang Culture, Tang Jigen
The Creation of Cultural Capital through the Showcasing of World Art: the Beijing World Art Museum at the China Millennium Monument, Wang Limei


Museums and the Protection of Cultural Intangible Heritage, Pan Shouyong

Museums have existed in China for over 100 years. There are now over 40,000 museum specialists working in China, all of whom can contribute to the protection and dissemination of China’s intangible heritage. This article examines recent efforts by the government to protect intangible heritage, including the creation of symposia, legislative programmes and a protection centre, as well as the role played by universities in disseminating knowledge on folk culture heritage or intangible heritage. It discusses the role museums can play in protecting intangible anthropological heritage following the signing of the Shanghai Charter and the issues raised by the recent national inventory of intangible cultural heritage items. The loss of intangible heritage through market exploitation is treated alongside core questions regarding the basis for heritage protection. Finally, the article takes a look at the recent development of eco-museums in China, which emphasize not only conservation and participation, but foreground fundamental questions of the ownership of intangible heritage.

The Role of Natural History Museums in the Promotion of Sustainable Development, Dong Yuqin

This article examines the challenges faced by natural history museums from different countries within the context of globalization, particularly in the light of the recent call of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) for ‘museums as instruments of social and cultural development’ to advance social and cultural development and promote harmony between humanity and nature. It draws upon domestic museums’ recent experiences and combines urban and business ecology, futurology and sociology from the perspective of globalization, to examine the global ecological crisis and the opportunities as well as challenges faced by museums in protecting biodiversity. It argues that natural history museums should keep up with the times through active participation in the protection of their own country’s and locality’s biodiversity just as they would contribute towards that of historical and cultural heritage. It also underlines the importance of establishing visits to natural history museums as a meaningful tradition to be transmitted between generations, and appeals to museums professionals to join forces to help safeguard the environment and humanity’s natural heritage.

The Concept of the Ecomuseum and its Practice in China, Su Donghai

The theory of the ecomuseum is a new concept derived from reforms effected in the international museum world. This concept, combined with new museological ideas has fundamentally marked the active transformation of museums. This article explains the background to the period over which the ecomuseum concept emerged, the motivations of the founders of the ecomuseum movement and includes a brief introduction to the latest developments in the ecomuseum concept. The causes behind China’s ecomuseum movement, its development and present status are analysed and discussed to provide insights into Chinese museum reform and its developmental trends.

The Development of Private Museums in China, Song Xiangguang

China has a long tradition of cultural and art collections. Towards the end of the 1980s, certain collectors called for the establishment of a new kind of museum that would enable a wider appreciation of private collections. Recent years have also seen enthusiasm on the part of businessmen for the possibilities museum ownership offers – principally, offering a platform for the promotion of enterprise culture and the influence of business on society, as well representing an opportunity to contribute to society. The Chinese Government responded positively to the idea of philanthropists and private enterprises opening and running museums. In the document Management Methodology in Museums it outlined details for those wishing to set up privately-owned museums. It actively nurtured the development of private museums as a way of enriching the socio-cultural life of the general public and involving more people in the preservation of cultural heritage.

Dialectical Speculations on the Scientific and Technological Aspects of Cultural Heritage Protection, Shan Jixiang

This article discusses cultural heritage conservation trends with regard to the state of science and technology in China. It analyses major issues urgently waiting to be addressed or arising from the academic frontier. It proposes that appropriate handling of the relationships between emergency rescue and preventive protection, specialized research and comprehensive research, general research and specific task-based research and between technological innovation and propagation, is crucial to the sustainable conservation of cultural heritage. In this particular light, the article outlines new measures and directions for further discussion.

Developments in China’s Digitalized Museums, Li Wenchang

In this article the question of the digitalization of China’s museums covers both the digitalization of museums and digital museums. It looks at how different national museums have engaged with digitalizing their collections and how the process has given fresh impetus to these institutions such as the Dunhuang Research Institute. The article examines in detail the digitalization efforts made by institutions such as the Capital Museum, as well as looking at the involvement of commercial enterprises, government departments and universities. It also explains current problems and challenges deriving from arbitrary development without long-term vision. The article proposes strategies for tackling some of these issues and examines the prospects for future self-sustaining development.

A Survey of Approaches of Access to Museums in China, Cai Qin

Admission fees present an obstacle both to museums aiming to provide better public value and services, and to their own self-development. Free access to museums is a long-standing practice and an important issue within the global museum community. The most direct result of free access is an increase in visitor numbers, which can in turn help promote the development and management of museums. Free access also significantly helps to improve the services of public cultural facilities as well as the development of public-interest cultural undertakings. However, it has resulted in certain problems that require immediate action. Free access is not a simple practice but a complex, systematic project. Not all museums should be required to open free of charge. Some can adopt different and effective measures for open access at various levels, such as free entry to certain areas or during allocated time segments, low entrance prices, free tickets, donated tickets, and so on.

The Qing Palace: From a Forbidden City to a Public Heritage, Guo Changhong

The Qing Palace Museum or Forbidden City occupies a unique status among Chinese world heritage. Apart from being a cultural heritage site, it is the country’s largest museum, boasting a diverse collection of artworks. Its vicissitudes have reflected changes in the country at large over the past eighty years and echo shifts in attitudes towards cultural heritage. Therefore, to analyse aspects of the museum is to study, from a strictly archeological perspective, the evolution of the concept of cultural heritage within the historical context of China.

A New Concept: ‘Capital, My Museum’, Yao An

As Beijing’s central museum, the Capital Museum exemplifies Beijing’s urban culture and testifies to the development of the city. Against the backdrop of globalization, the Capital Museum conceived the new concept of ‘Capital, My Museum’. To help transmit this idea, the Capital Museum organized various exhibitions, bringing science, history and culture closer to the general public, and began to record the course of urban development in contemporary Beijing. Assuming the protection and conservation of the city’s diverse cultures as its solemn responsibility, the Capital Museum has undertaken to protect and display the intangible cultural heritages of the Beijing area. It has promoted many cultural and creative programmes, with the aim of building an intimate relationship between the museum and its visitors.

The Conservation of Shanghai’s Diverse Cultural Heritage, Chen Xiejun

Following substantive developments in Shanghai’s culture in technological, economic and societal terms, the conservation of Shanghai’s diverse cultural heritage has increasingly become a topic of daily conversation and has gradually entered the common consciousness. Chen Xiejun is Director of the Shanghai Museum, a role which he combines with being an executive on the Museum Association of the Asia Europe Foundation and Vice Chair of the China National Committee of the International Museum Association, Assistant Director of the Chinese Society of Museums and Assistant Director of the Shanghai Association of Museums of Culture.

A Cultural Record of the Three Gorges, Wang Chuanping

The Three Gorges heritage site and the Three Gorges Cultural Conservation Project both contributed to the establishment of the Three Gorges Museum. This gave rise to a distinctive management style and exerted enormous imaginative power through its choice of location, its architectural design, the wide publicity it received and its announced developmental targets. The completion of the China Three Gorges Museum at Chongqing met a long-standing need to protect and exhibit cultural relics from the Three Gorges. The effect has been to provide an important platform for the implementation of in-depth research, the enhancement of the culture of the Chang Jiang region and the establishment for humanity of a permanent record of the Three Gorges.

A Plan to Safeguard Kunqu Opera of Jiangsu Province, Gu Lingsen and Wang Tingxin

Kunqu opera is China’s oldest form of traditional theatre. The style has survived through the tradition and training of apprentices and through a diminishing number of extant handbooks. However, it has become increasingly difficult to pass on knowledge regarding this art form, so new strategies are being discussed for maintaining its traditions. If kunqu opera is to survive, its oral foundations must be strengthened. With the modern-day pressures of continuous public performances, greater attention must be paid to pooling the well-preserved traditions of performing ensembles with those of troupes using drama handbooks. The strength and solidity of the Kunqu Academy of Jiangsu Province is due to its ensemble of kunqu players. Businesses have made contact with the academy in attempts to keep its techniques alive and have initiated measures designed to preserve those specific to kunqu opera’s heritage. A new channel for the protection, continuance, recreation and development of China’s kunqu opera has thus been created.

Museums in Taiwan and the Development of Cultural Awareness, Chen Kuoning

This paper discusses how the government plays a dominant role in the shaping and execution of cultural policies to ensure the healthy development of museums in Taiwan, encouraging the founding of various types of museums and, through exhibitions and other cultural activities, fosters the growth of local cultural awareness among the public. Through the integration of an overall community construction scheme and a local cultural museum plan, Taiwanese people have become more attached to the conception of Taiwan as their hometown, while various activities hosted or helped by local museums have become focal points in their cultural lives.

The Yinxu Museum: the Ruins of Yin and the Yin-Shang Culture, Tang Jigen

More than 3,000 years ago there was a powerful line of kings in China known as the Shang Dynasty, the founder of which was called Yang. After the royal line was established there were seventeen generations and thirty-one monarchs between 1600 and 1046 BC a history of more than 550 years and during this period the capital city changed location several times. In about 1300 BC, the twentieth Shang king Pan Geng moved his capital to Anyang in today’s Henan Province, where it remained the Shang capital until the kingdom fell some 250 years later. In accordance with the guiding principles contained in UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, the Yinxu Heritage Site is without doubt ‘extraordinary and universally important’. On the strength of the bronze and jade vessels alone, it is evident that a sophisticated ceremonial infrastructure developed there and constituted a cultural tradition now lost. Moreover, the oracle bone records excavated in Yinxu show the recognizable shapes of Chinese pictograms as they were written 3,000 years ago. The oracle bone script is the earliest recorded form of Chinese writing, and some of the characters are still used today in their modern form worldwide. The stated aim of the Yinxu Museum is to highlight the ‘universal value’ of this collection.

The Creation of Cultural Capital through the Showcasing of World Art: the Beijing World Art Museum at the China Millennium Monument, Wang Limei

This article takes a look at a year in the life of the Beijing World Art Museum, located at the China Millennium Monument. The museum is in the process of internationalizing its operations, taking as its mission the dissemination of knowledge and increasing understanding of world art and civilization. It has enlisted the support of a team of Chinese and foreign specialists to engage with its central problem: the lack of a proper collection. In the face of the challenges and opportunities posed by the world market, the museum is learning from the successes of some of the world’s most renowned museums. In the process, it has accumulated cultural capital by combining excellent service and efficient operation, thus reaping handsome social and economic benefits.


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Nuova Museologia, n.º 18, 2008

Foi publicado o n.º 18 da Revista Nuova Museologia. Veja em baixo os conteúdos.

Direttore Responsabile: Giovanni Pinna
Redazione: Claudia Savoiardo
Promozione e Sviluppo: Carlo Teruzzi
Relazioni esterne: Donatella Lanzeni


Giovanni Pinna
Musei di impresa pag.1

Enzo Varricchio
Il Diritto Museale, ontogenesi di una disciplina giuridica pag. 2

Monica Perillo Marcone
Lionello Venturi e i musei pag. 8

Iñaki Díaz Balerdi
Immagine e redditività: il Guggenheim Bilbao pag. 14

Matilde Russo
Il collezionismo a Catania nel Settecento pag.17

Irene Fabbri
MAMbo e la comunicazione: pragmatismo o idealismo? pag.21

Ivan Norscia, Elisabetta Palagi
Museologia multisensoriale pag. 24

Giulia Camin
Che cosa si intende per diletto? pag. 28

Sebastiano Barassi
Cesare Brandi e la conservazione dell’arte contemporanea pag. 30

Pier Federico Caliari
Villa Adriana, an ethical Museum pag. 33

Short articles

Maria Luigia Pagliani
Le Musée des monuments français pag. 38

Anna Vaglio
Giuseppe Garibaldi. Sulle tracce di un mito al Museo del Risorgimento di
Milano pag. 38

Icom France
L’exception française en question pag.39



Alguns dos números anteriores estão disponíveis em:

Património Imaterial

O último número da revista francesa “Culture et recherche” apresenta um dossier dedicado ao Património Cultural Imaterial. Está disponível online:

Arts du spectacles, traditions et expressions orales, pratiques sociales, rituels et événements festifs, savoir-faire artisanaux… autant de pratiques et de connaissances transmises de génération en génération, vivantes et évolutives, par lesquelles une communauté, un groupe expriment leur identité.

Tel est le patrimoine culturel immatériel au sens de la convention adoptée en 2003 par l’Unesco et ratifiée en 2006 par la France.

La mise en œuvre de cette convention, qui nécessite la participation des communautés et qui implique de repenser la notion même de patrimoine, confronte les chercheurs et acteurs concernés à de nouvelles questions méthodologiques et scientifiques.

Ce dossier fournit une première synthèse des réflexions et débats en cours, tant dans notre pays qu’au niveau international, et présente les orientations prises en France pour la connaissance et la sauvegarde de ce patrimoine.


Actualité pages 2-9

Appels à projets
Programme national sur la connaissance et la conservation des matériaux du patrimoine : 2e cycle d’appels à projets
Résultats de l’appel à projets de recherche 2008 de la Délégation aux arts plastiques.
Le grand pari de l’agglomération parisienne

GAMA, un portail pour les arts multimédias en Europe
Lancement de la version finale du portail MICHAEL

Numérisation du patrimoine
Conservation à long terme du patrimoine numérisé
Un prix international pour le site Internet Cornemuses d’Europe et de Méditerranée

Une nouvelle technique d’analyse par laser appliquée aux œuvres d’art (LRMH)
Sauver des eaux le patrimoine archéologique en bois (ARC’Nucléart)

Les Bibliothèques virtuelles humanistes
La sauvegarde des archives du Commissariat général aux questions juives

André Malraux et l’architecture
Le Corbusier. L’atelier intérieur

Dossier: Le patrimoine culturel immatériel pages 10-54
coordonné par Christian Hottin

Editorial pages 10-11

Une convention internationale et un concept récent

Une convention passe aux actes, Rieks Smeets (Unesco) pages 12-14

Une nouvelle perception du patrimoine, Christian Hottin pages 15-17

La mise en œuvre par la France de la convention de l’Unesco, Christian Hottin pages 18-19

Les sites français du patrimoine mondial face à la convention de 2003, Christian Hottin page 20

Deux nouveaux instruments juridiques de l’Unesco bien distincts : la convention sur le PCI (2003) et la convention sur la diversité culturelle (2005), Gilles Delcourt page 21

Les problématiques européennes, Bruno Favel page 22

Kate Moss et les bars de Cayenne: ethno-chic et actifs immatériels, Jocelyn Pierre et Sylvie Grenet pages 23-25

Patrimoine ethnologique et patrimoine immatériel: permanences et mutations

D’une notion l’autre, l’une et l’autre notions et leur prise en compte par le ministère de la Culture, Christian Hottin pages 26-27

Les inventaires en France, Sylvie Grenet pages 27-28

Deux études sur le patrimoine immatériel, Gaetano Garcia pages 29-31

Les enjeux de l’institution du patrimoine culturel immatériel : compte rendu du séminaire organisé au Lahic (2006-2008), Chiara Bortolotto pages 32-34

Recherche et métiers de la culture: regards croisés

L’immatériel et les musées, première approche à partir d’une enquête auprès des musées, Marie-France Calas pages 35-37

Du folklore aux musiques et danses traditionnelles, Jean-Pierre Estival pages 38-39

La Médiathèque Caraïbe et le patrimoine musical caribéen, Gustav Michaux-Vignes pages 40-41

Les corpus de la parole: patrimoine immatériel et langues de France, Olivier Baude et Michel Alessio pages 42-43

Techniques de construction en bois en Europe: entre matériel et immatériel, François Calame pages 43-45

Un programme d’archives sonores dans la Sarthe, avec la radio Fréquence Sillé, Franck Pohu page 46

Vers un portail des cultures du monde, Pierre Bois page 47

Protéger l’immatériel: les arènes de bouvine en Bas-Languedoc, Christian Jacquelin pages 48-49

Une enquête dans les Côtes-d’Armor, Inventaire et ethnologie, Odile Canneva-Tétu page 50

Débats récents pages 51-54

4e colloque de l’Ename Center, mars 2008, Gand (Belgique) page 51

La place des communautés dans les politiques du patrimoine culturel immatériel, janv. 2008, Maison des cultures du monde, Vitré page 52

Le patrimoine culturel immatériel en Europe: inventer son inventaire, nov. 2007, Institut national du patrimoine, Paris page 53

5e journée du patrimoine culturel immatériel, mars 2008, Maison des cultures du monde, Paris page 53

Festival international Jean Rouch, 27e bilan du film ethnographique, mars 2008, musée de l’Homme, Paris page 54

Museal, n.º 3

O n.º 3 da revista MUSEAL, editada pelo Museu Municipal de Faro, já saiu e conta com a participação de investigadores portugueses e espanhóis. O tema deste número é “Museus de Fronteira. Fronteira como Museu?”

Organiza-se em quatro partes:
– O património sem fronteiras
– Museus de fronteira marítima
– Dois Museus de fronteira
– Museus das regiões de fronteira

A revista apresenta ainda os Prémios 2006 da Associação Portuguesa de Museologia e a Carta de Princípios da Rede de Museus do Algarve.

A Revista integra um Conselho Científico constriuído por António Nabais (Presidente da Assembleia Geral da Associação Portuguesa de Museologia), Clara Camacho (Subdirectora do Instituto de Museus e Conservação), João Brigola (Universidade de Évora), José da Encarnação (Universidade de Coimbra) e Rui Parreira (Direcção Regional da Cultural do Algarve).


Museus como fronteira: a raia entre Portugal e Espanha
Luís Jorge Gonçalves

O património sem fronteiras
Fronteiras de geometria variável: o Alentejo central na Pré-história | Manuel Calado
Museus, fronteiras e romanos | José d’Encarnação

Museus de fronteira marítima
Museus da fronteira marítima: o caso de Sesimbra | João Ventura
Museo Marítimo “Seno Corcubíon” | Manuel Coronilla Castro

Dois Museus de fronteira
Museu do Café Delta, em Campo Maior | António Nabais
Museu de Cáceres: um decénio de colaboração transfroenteiriça | Juan Valadés Sierra

Museus das regiões de fronteira
Los museos de la provincia de Huelva en Andalucía. Sus relaciones con Portugal | Olga Duarte Piña
Museus de fronteira no Algarve: Novos espaços, novos desafios | Dália Paulo
Los Museos de Extremadura | Maria José Pérez del Castillo
Museus das regiões de fronteira – Alentejo Entre a Renovação e a obra nova, a mudança de ciclo dos museus alentejanos | João Carlos Brigola
Museu de Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior: o caminhar de um século | Aida Rechena
Um museu numa região com fronteira – breve história do Museu da Guarda | Dulce Helena Pires Borges
Al otro lado del Niño – Presencia portuguesa em museos gallegos | Samanta Coleman Aller

Fonte: Lista de Discussão Museum

Lançamento do 6.º número da Revista Artis

No passado dia 20 de Dezembro de 2007 foi lançado o 6.º número da Revista Artis, publicada pelo Instituto de História da Arte da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa.


Pedro de Abreu Malheiro, Subsídios para o estudo da escultura egípcia do Império Antigo: reinado de Netjerikhet / Djoser – início da III Dinastia, pp. 15-46.

Luís Manuel de Araújo, Duas estatuetas do “Império Antigo” na Colecção Egípcia do Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, pp. 47-60.

Nuno Simões Rodrigues, A donzela de marfim. A agalmatofilia como representação estética na Antiguidade Clássica, pp. 61-71.

Tatiana Kuznetsova-Resende, A Aventura da Alma (ou a inserção de um mosaico romano no seu contexto histórico), pp. 73-92.

Raquel Fraga, O painel quatrocentista da Sé do Funchal: novos dados para o estudo material, pp. 93-120.

Vitor Serrão, O retábulo quinhentista da igreja dos santos sapateiros Crispim e Crispiniano, patronos da conquista de Lisboa aos mouros, pp. 121-138.

António João Cruz, A cor e a substância: sobre alguns pigmentos mencionados em antigos tratados portugueses de pintura – pigmentos amarelos, pp. 139-160.

Patrícia Alexandra Monteiro, Luís Urbano Afonso, Fontes para o estudo dos pigmentos na tratadística portuguesa: da Idade Média a 1850, pp. 161-186.

Jorge Rodrigues Batista, O tecto seiscentista da igreja paroquial de São João das Lampas (Sintra), pp. 187-208.

Vanessa Fragoso, Théologie et mystique des fleurs et des fruits au Portugal du XVIIe siècle, pp. 209-224.

Ricardo J. Nunes Silva, A presença do escultor polaco, José da Pax, na vila da Covilhã, nos finais do reinado de D. João V (1742-1744). Documentos Inéditos, pp. 225-234.

Maria Helena Souto, Luigi Manini e as Artes Decorativas em Portugal na 2.ª metade de Oitocentos, pp. 235-248.

Alice Nogueira Alves, Inventariar para Salvar. Mousinho de Albuquerque e a Comissão incumbida de examinar os Edifícios dos Conventos Suprimidos (1836), pp. 249-267.

Clara Moura Soares, A galeria de pintura do Restaurante “Leão de Ouro”: percursos de uma colecção, pp. 269-307.

João Medina, Eça e Rafael. Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro, modelo do pintor Camilo Serrão, personagem de Eça d’A Tragédia da Rua das Flores?, pp. 309-324.

Barbara Aniello, José de Almada Negreiros, do caos à estrela dançante, pp. 325-355.

Andrés Luque Teruel, Nueva propuesta de clasificación de las esculturas planas de Picasso en París, Vallauris, Cannes y Mouguins, en 1943 a 1951. Intimidad y colosalismo, pp. 357-402.

Maria João Baptista Neto, Coleccionadores e Connaisseurs de obras de arte: Francis Cook (1817-1901) e John Charles Robinson (1824-1913) em Portugal, pp. 403-442.

Luís Marques, Antropologia do Património e da Arte, pp. 443-465.

Luís Elias Casanovas, Garry Thomson, a serenidade da competência, pp. 467-471.

Museum International n.º 235 Setembro de 2007


Foi publicado no passado mês de Setembro o n.º 235 da revista “Museum International”, cujo título é:

The Stakes of the Collection in the 21st Century
Les enjeux de la collection au XXIe siècle
La Colección en el Siglo XXI

Editorial – * Isabelle Tillerot

Chapter I: Alterity and Philosophy of the Collection

San Francisco, Mexico, and the Teotihuacan Murals – Kathleen Berrin
Collection and Context in a Cameroonian Village – Steven Nelson
A Place to Work – Michael Baldwin, Charles Harrison Mel Ramsden
Para-Performative Practices and Late Modernism: on contemporary art and the museum -Matthew Jesse Jackson

Chapter II: Rethinking Universality

Introductory Remarks on the Notion of Universality – Roland Recht
The Phenomenology of Art: the site of the work of art, the space of the collection – Éric Marion
The Museum, a Universal Device – Jean-Louis Déotte
The Ethics of Collecting: universality questioned – Cécile Marceau

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"International Journal of Intangible Heritage", II vol. 2007


Já saiu o 2.º número da revista “International Journal of Intangible Heritage”. Disponível em:

The International Journal of Intangible Heritage is an annual refereed academic and professional English language journal dedicated to the promotion of the understanding of all aspects of the intangible heritage of the world, and the communication of research and examples of good professional practice.


Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage: Key Factors in Implementing the 2003 Convention
Richard Kurin

Main Papers
Gomek Gomanan: Ritual and Power Among the Tagabawa Bagobos of Davao, Mindanao, The Philippines Honey Libertine R. Achanzar

Life and Tradition of the Ababda Nomads in the Egyptian Desert, the Junction between Intangible and Tangible Heritage Management
Jolanda E.M.F. Bos-Seldenthuis

Defining Intangible Cultural Heritage and its Stakeholders: the Case of Japan
Voltaire Garces Cang

The Problems and Opportunities of Content-based Analysis and Description of Ethnic Music
Dirk Moelants, Olmo Cornelis, Marc Leman, Jos Gansemans, Rita De Caluwe, Guy De Tré, Tom Matthé & Axel Hallez

Whalers’ Shanties of Barouallie, St. Vincent: Observations on the Nature, Decline and Revival of a Unique Caribbean Maritime TraditionDaniel Lanier & Vincent Reid

Museums and the Intangible Heritage: the Case Study of the Afrikaans Language Museum
Matilda Burden

Crossing Cultures through the Intangible Heritage: an Educational Programme about Migration in GreeceMaria Vlachaki

Short Papers, Reports & Reviews

– A Major Advance towards a Holistic Approach to Heritage Conservation: the 2003 Intangible Heritage Convention
Mounir Bouchenaki

– Project Report: the National ‘Human Living Treasures’ Programme of the Astra Museum, Sibiu, Romania
Corneliu Ioan Bucur

-2007: the Year of Jeju Folklore Project – Reviving the Cultural Heritage of Nature’s Paradise
Han Minho

– Conference Report: Tangible-Intangible Cultural Heritage: A Sustainable Dichotomy? the 7th Annual Cambridge Heritage Seminar
Charlotte Andrews, Dacia Viejo-Rose, Britt Baillie & Benjamin Morris

– Symposium Report: Only in America? Ethnographic Archives, Communities of Origin and Intangible Cultural Heritage
Martin Skrydstrup

– Project Report: Born in Europe: an International Programme on Representing Migrant Experiences in European Museums
Udo Gößwald

– Book Review
Tim Harte & Ineke Vorster. Indigenous Knowledge on the South African Landscape: Potentials for Agricultural Development (Cape Town: HSRC Press, 2006)
Patrick J. Boylan

– Brief Biographies of the Authors
– Instructions to Contributors

Museum International n.º 233-4 de Maio de 2007


Acabou de ser publicado o mais recente número (233-4, Maio 2007) da Museum International, subordinado ao tema: The Cultural Heritage of Migrants.

Note-se que no 1º capítulo consta um artigo sobre os emigrantes e a cultura portuguesa em França e no último capítulo um dos artigos é dedicado ao Museu Português da Emigração da autoria de Maria Beatriz Rocha-Trindade e Miguel Monteiro.

Table of Contents

The political genesis of the Cité nationale de l’histoire de l’immigration (CNHI), Jacques Toubon

Chap 1. Histories: Past and Present of Migrants

The Historian in the Cité. How to reconcile history and memory of immigration? Gérard Noiriel
The Maghrébin or North African Culture in France and in Marseille: Between the visible and the invisible. Between acceptance and repression Emile Témime
Immigration and cultural rights: political recognition and cultural acceptance Catherine Wihtol de Wenden
Portuguese Immigrants and Portuguese Culture in France Marie-Christine Volovitch-Tavares and Dominique Stoenesco
The Musée national de l’Histoire de l’Immigration: a museum without a collection Hélène Lafont Couturier
How to Reconcile the Irreconcilable: the place of ethnology in the museum of the Cité nationale de l’histoire de l’immigration Fabrice Grognet
Former Palace of the Colonies: the burden of heritage Dominique Jarassé
A Realm of Memory for a Cultural Centre of History, Maureen Murphy

Chap. 2 Museography, Education and Scenography: Specific tools?

A permanent exhibition: 200 years of immigration Pascal Payeur
A Crucible for Questions Karthika Naïr
The Cité nationale de l’histoire de l’immigration (CNHI): a place for partnering and networking Agnès Arquez-Roth
Documenting immigration: from resource centre to media library Claire Tirefort
The Cité, site of transmission and public education Nathalie Heraud
The Cité and its public audiences: images, perceptions and evolutions Fanny Servole

Chap. 3 International points of view and experiences

The Sao Paulo Immigrants Memorial: Fields of research and challenges in the 21st Century Ana Maria da Costa Leitão Vieira
The political and social significance of a Museum of Migration in Germany Aytac Eryilmaz
Danish Immigration Museum of Furesø: History of Immigration and the Collect of Memories Cathrine Kyø Hermansen and Thomas Møller
Museums devoted to migration: The Portuguese Emigration Museum (O Museu Português da Emigração), Maria Beatriz Rocha-Trindade Miguel Monteiro
Mobilizing Communities and Sharing Stories: the role of the Immigration Museum in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world Padmini Sebastian

Lançamento n.2 Museal

Vai ser apresentada pela Dr.ª Adília Alarcão o n.º 2 da MUSEAL, Revista de Museologia do Museu Municipal de Faro, no dia 15 de Junho às 18:00 no auditório do Museu Municipal de Faro.

Este número é dedicado ao tema “Conservação Preventiva. Prevenir para preservar o património museológico.” .

A estrutura divide-se em três partes, a primeira com artigos transversais à problemática da conservação preventiva; a segunda, com artigos dedicados aos materiais e a terceira intitulada dossier Algarve que apresenta três exemplos de Conservação Preventiva.

A missão da MUSEAL consiste em divulgar reflexões e práticas na área da Museologia, com o intuito de contribuir para a criação de competências e para o incentivo à troca de informação entre os profissionais ligados a museus.

Os objectivos da revista passam por:

– Divulgar a prática museológica regional

– Contribuir para a concretização de uma rede regional de museus

– Reflectir sobre aspectos da Museologia contemporânea

– Dinamizar grupos de reflexão sobre questões da museologia

– Contribuir para uma melhor prática profissional

– Criar um instrumento de troca de experiências entre profissionais

A Revista integra um Conselho Científico composto por: António Nabais (Presidente da Associação Portuguesa de Museologia), Clara Camacho (Subdirectora do Instituto de Museus e Conservação), João Brigola (Universidade de Évora) e José d’Encarnação (Universidade de Coimbra).


ALARCÃO, Catarina, “Prevenir para preservar o património museológico”

CARVALHO, Gabriela, AMARAL, Joana e TISSOT, Mathias, “A conservação preventiva após a Lei-Quadro dos Museus Portugueses – Previsões e expectativas”


FALCÃO, Lina, “Preservar Cabedais”

CORREIA, Inês, “Conhecer e Gerir Factores de Risco – um compromisso
partilhado (Documentos Gráficos)”

FRAGOSO, Sara Leite, “Conservação Preventiva de objectos em metal”

ALMEIDA, Anabela e ALARCÃO, Catarina, “A Preservação da Pedra no Património Móvel e Imóvel Um mesmo material – uma abordagem distinta”

FERREIRA, Maria João Pacheco, “Da necessidade de uma política de prevenção
do património têxtil nacional”

DELGADO, Dulce, “Conservar com Sensibilidade (Pintura)”

REDOL, Pedro, “O Vidro”

Dossier Algarve

PATÉ, Susana, “A conservação preventiva no Museu Municipal de Faro – O Passado, o Presente e o Futuro”

GAMEIRO, José e MACHADO, Andreia, “O edifício do Museu de Portimão como elemento estratégico da conservação preventiva”

ESTEBAN, Leonor, “Serviço de Arqueologia, Conservação e Restauro da Câmara
Municipal de Tavira – Conservação Preventiva”, n.º 1/2007

museologia-pt.jpg é uma revista de museus e de Museologia, de âmbito nacional, propriedade e edição do Instituto dos Museus e da Conservação (IMC). Como tivemos já oportunidade de referir o seu lançamento surge no âmbito das comemorações do Dia Internacional dos Museus.

Pretende ser um fórum de debate, um espaço para divulgar práticas inovadoras, para reflectir linhas e tendências culturais contemporâneas. De certo modo, contribuir para o aprofundamento da reflexão museológica e constituir um instrumento de referência na área cultural.

Público-alvo: profissionais dos museus, docentes e estudantes de Museologia, Património, Conservação e Restauro, entre outros, nomeadamente profissionais ligados à cultura, visitantes e apreciadores de museus.

Ficha Editorial:

Instituto dos Museus e da Conservação
Nº 1, Lisboa, IMC, 18 de Maio de 2007
Descrição física: 28 x 22 cm; X + 220 pp.; ilustrações/fotos cores;
brochado; ed. port. com resumos em inglês
Periodicidade: anual
ISSN 1646-6705
PVP 18,00 €

Directora: Clara Frayão Camacho (Subdirectora do Instituto dos Museus e da Conservação) Conselho editorial: João Brigola (Universidade de Évora), João Castel-Branco (Museu Gulbenkian e Comissão Nacional Portuguesa do ICOM), Graça Filipe (Ecomuseu Municipal do Seixal), Luís Raposo (Museu Nacional de Arqueologia), Alice Semedo (Universidade do Porto), Raquel Henriques da Silva(Universidade Nova de Lisboa).


Projectos e experiências:

Cláudio Torres – “Mértola Vila Museu. Um projecto cultural de desenvolvimento integrado”

Luís Raposo – “Acerca da problemática subjacente à definição de tesouros nacionais”

Joaquim Oliveira Caetano – “O retábulo flamengo da Sé de Évora. Algumas reflexões sobre um processo de investigação em curso”

Rosário Azevedo – “A acção pedagógica do serviço educativo do Museu Calouste Gulbenkian”

Madalena Braz Teixeira – “Quatro inovações legais em dois mil e quatro”

Exposições e arquitectura:

María Jesús Ávila – “Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, de tudo um pouco”

Clara Mineiro – “Mas as peças não falam por si?! A importância do texto nos museus”

Francisco Clode – “Experiências museológicas recentes na Ilha da Madeira. O Museu de Arte Sacra do Funchal e o Núcleo Histórico de Santo Amaro”

História e memórias:

José Luís Porfírio e Graça Filipe – “Museus, um assunto por resolver: uma conversa com Adília Alarcão”

Henrique Coutinho Gouveia – “Evocação da museologia portuguesa novecentista. A propósito da Lei-quadro de 2004”

Dossiê – Qualificação dos Museus Portugueses:

Raquel Henriques da Silva – “Museus em construção”

Isabel Silva – “Museu Regional de Arqueologia D. Diogo de Sousa – O Lugar de Encontro com a História de uma região”

Carlos Guimarães e Luís Soares Carneiro – “Projecto de Arquitectura e Integração Urbana do Museu”

Pedro Redol e Gonçalo Byrne – “Projecto de Requalificação do Museu Nacional Machado de Castro”

João Manuel Neto Jacob – “As intervenções mais recentes no Museu do Abade de Baçal”

António Portugal e Manuel Maria Reis – “Museu do Abade de Baçal – Registo de uma Intervenção”

José Manuel Oliveira – “Uma casa, uma memória”

Álvaro Siza Vieira – “A Casa de Camilo”

José Gameiro – “Um programa museológico para Portimão. Da fábrica ao museu, do museu à comunidade”

Isabel Aires e José Cid – “Museu de Portimão. Do projecto ao museu”

Suzana Menezes – “Museu da Chapelaria: do seu conceito e programa museológico”

Suzana Fernandes – “Museu da Chapelaria: do projecto de arquitectura”

Graça Soares Nunes – “Museu Municipal de Vila Franca de Xira: Reinstalação do Núcleo-Sede”

Cândido Chuva Gomes – “Museu Municipal de Vila Franca de Xira: O projecto”

Pio Gonçalo Alves de Sousa – “Tesouro-Museu da Sé de Braga. Um Tesouro – Um Museu”

Rui Correia e Paulo Providência – “Museu de Arte Sacra da Sé Catedral de Braga”

Teresa Soeiro – “Museu Municipal de Penafiel: Novas instalações para um velho museu”

Fernando Távora e José Bernardo Távora – “Museu Municipal de Penafiel: Presença e identidade de novos lugares”


Mário de Souza Chagas e José do Nascimento Junior – “Veredas e construções de uma política nacional de museus”

Marina Chinchilla Gómez – “Museos de España. La configuración de una Rede”

A revista está à venda na Loja do Palácio Foz, nos Restauradores e nas lojas dos museus.

Fonte: Lista de Discussão “Museum”. Site IMC

Lançamento revista "e_conservation: the online magazine"


Divulgamos o lançamento de uma nova página dedicada à Conservação e Restauro do Património Cultural:

A página foi criada com vista à publicação de uma nova revista “e_conservation, the online magazine” que será inteiramente dedicada a todos os profissionais ligados à Conservação e Restauro do Património Cultural.


O nosso principal objectivo é promover o desenvolvimento da Conservação e Restauro oferecendo livre acesso à informação. Queremos facilitar a consciência internacional de projectos locais de todo o mundo que de outra maneira poderiam ficar limitados. Pretendemos
publicar artigos de qualidade em Conservação e Restauro e outros domínios relacionados, artigos académicos e não académicos, casos de estudo, entrevistas, notícias e eventos, entre outros.

Os artigos científicos serão revistos por um comité científico internacional composto por conservadores-restauradores e cientistas.

A Página

Aparte a revista, a página oferece diversas características que a comunidade de conservadores-restauradores terá certamente interesse: um calendário de eventos que conta actualmente com mais de uma centena de eventos relacionados com Conservação e Restauro a nível mundial, uma base de dados online com anúncios de emprego e estágios e uma lista de cursos para profissionais, entre outros. A página oferecerá também as mais recentes notícias, sendo permanentemente actualizada pela nossa equipa.

Submissão de Artigos

Está aberto o período de submissão de artigos para a revista e_conservation. Os tópicos possíveis são vários e incluem tratamentos de conservação e restauro, ciências da conservação, teoria, conservação preventiva, gestão cultural, documentação, ética e muitos outros.

O 1.º número da revista estará disponível na página a partir de Setembro/Outubro em formato digital e o seu download será gratuito.

Mais informações:

Fonte: Lista de Discussão “Museum”

Cadernos de Sociomuseologia


Divulgamos aqui uma publicação vocacionada para a museologia social e que se encontra disponível na internet.

“Os Cadernos de Sociomuseologia, Revista Lusófona de Museologia é uma publicação científica semestral que tem por objectivo prioritário a edição e intercâmbio de trabalhos de investigação, realizados no mundo lusófono, na área da Museologia. O conteúdo dos textos publicados é da responsabilidade dos seus autores.”

Os Cadernos de Sociomuseologia estão todos em texto integral on-line 27 volumes a partir da página do Mestrado em Museologia da Universidade Lusófona.

Para consultar:

Lançamento da revista ""



Editada pelo Instituto dos Museus e da Conservação, as suas páginas dão conta das mudanças que, actualmente, estão a experimentar os museus portugueses, com o objectivo de se converter num meio de divulgação de referência aberto a todas as tendências museológicas em desenvolvimento no panorama nacional, contando ainda com um dossiê dedicado ao âmbito internacional.

O tema central do primeiro número é “Museus e Arquitectura”.

A revista será lançada dia 18 de Maio no contexto do Dia Internacional dos Museus.

Locais de venda em Lisboa: Museus do IMC e Palácio Foz, na Praça dos Restauradores.

Fonte: Blog Expressarte

Novo número da "Museum & Society"


O n.º 1 do vol. 5 (Março de 2007) da publicação Museum & Society já se encontra disponível em:

Museum & Society é uma publicação electrónica, de carácter académico e interdisciplinar direccionada para a área dos museus. Lançada em 2003, a responsabilidade pela edição é de Gordon Fyfe (Keele University), Kevin Hetherington (Open University) e Susan Pearce (University of Leicester).


Beyond institutional critique: Mark Dion’s surrealist wunderkammer at the Manchester Museum Marion Endt

Displaying lives: the narrative of objects in biographical exhibitions
Caterina Albano

Museums, minorities and recognition: memories of North Africa in contemporary France Mary Stevens

Civil disobedience and political agitation: the art museum as a site of protest in the early twentieth century Suzanne MacLeod

Book Reviews

Laurajane Smith, The Uses of Heritage
Bella Dicks

Jonathan Conlin, The Nation’s Mantelpiece Lara Perry

Louise J. Ravelli, Museum Texts: Communicative Frameworks Sally Hughes

Chris Healy and Andrea Witcomb (eds) South Pacific Museums: Experiments in Culture David Butts

"Digital Technology in Japanese Museums" – Journal of Museum Education


Divulgamos a publicação do n.º 1 (vol. 32) do Journal of Museum Education. Este número é inteiramente dedicado ao tema das novas tecnologias ao serviço da educação nos museus japoneses.

Intitula-se “Digital Technology in Japanese Museums” e apresenta diversos estudos de caso onde a utilização das novas tecologias está na ordem do dia.

O Journal of Museum Education dedica-se ao tema dos “Museus e Educação”, apresentando conteúdos de carácter teórico e prático e de carácter formativo. Cada número apresenta um tema em análise, focando tópicos de interesse para os profissionais de museus, nomeadamente teoria da aprendizagem, avaliação de estudos de público, estratégias de formação para museus de arte, ciência e história, entre outros temas.

Começou a ser publicado em 1973 sob a forma de relatórios da Museum Education Roundtable – MER, uma organização sediada em Washington, DC., que promove e desenvolve trabalho na área dos “Museus e Educação”. É desde 1985 que assume a forma de publicação. É publicado três vezes por ano.

Sobre este número:

Increasingly, people are incorporating digital technology into their everyday lives. Whether it is a mobile phone, a PDA, an iPod, or a PlayStation, these devices are becoming indispensable. Museums have responded to this technology explosion with a multitude of applications. Within the past ten years, digital technology has become a watchword for museum planners. Japan has the enviable position of often being in the forefront of technology development. Japanese people, like their worldwide counterparts, have an intense desire to use new technologies. Capitalizing on this trend, professionals across Japan have been trying out new technologies in the museum environment. This issue will feature a discussion of different devices and their applications in art, science, and history museums. Do new technologies enhance or distract from a visitor’s experience? Do they improve accessibility or make the visitor confused? The content of this issue focuses on the design, description and evaluation of several projects that were conducted recently in different museums throughout Japan.


– From the Guest Editors Makoto Manabe and Lois Lydens

– Digital Technology at the National Science Museum of Japan byLois Lydens, Yasuji Saito, and Tohru Inoue

– Brief Pictorial Description of New Mobile Technologies Used in Cultural Institutions in Japan by Yumi Awano

– Making Connections: Using Mobile Phones as a Museum Tool by Makoto Manabe and Lois Lydens

– Using a Mobile Phone Tour to Visit the Ueno Zoological Gardens and the National Science Museum in Tokyo, Japan by Hiroyuki Arita-Kikutani and Kazuhiro Sakamoto

– What Impressions Do People Have Regarding Mobile Guidance Services in Museums? Designing a Questionnaire that Uses Opinions from the General Public by Hiromi Sekiguchi and Hirokazu Yoshimura

– Museum Personnel’s Opinions on Mobile Guidance Systems by Hirokazu Yoshimura, Hiromi Sekiguchi, and Yoshitaka Yabumoto

– User-Centered Design: Improving Viewers’ Learning Opportunities in Art Museums in Japan by Kiyoka Fushimi and Kiyofumi Motoyama

– From the Editor Monica M. Smith

Para subscrever a revista:
Para se increver na Museum Education Roundtable – MER: