The Art Museum as a Socio-political Actor: El Museo del Barrio and the Museo de Arte y Memoria as Activist Cultural Productions in their Respective Communities
Date Thesis Awarded
Honors Thesis -- Access Restricted On-Campus Only
Bachelors of Arts (BA)
Art and Art History
Susan Verdi Webster
Silvia Roxana Tandeciarz
This work compares the methods by which two socio-politically active museums, El Museo del Barrio in New York, NY, and the Museo de Arte y Memoria in La Plata, Argentina, attempt to create change related to specific social justice issues within their respective communities.
Sexton, Erin C., "The Art Museum as a Socio-political Actor: El Museo del Barrio and the Museo de Arte y Memoria as Activist Cultural Productions in their Respective Communities" (2011). Undergraduate Honors Theses. William & Mary. Paper 440.
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Thesis is part of Honors ETD pilot project, 2008-2013. Migrated from Dspace in 2016.