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The Socially Inclusive Museum

Laura Edythe Coleman

The concept of curatorial voice, the extent to which the museum visitor is expected to determine the meaning of the exhibit, is re-imagined in Gatekeeper Theory, offering explanatory power for the flow of information within an exhibit, and the concept of “Museum as Place” is explored through the Japanese idea of “ba” with an emphasis on the museum as a milieu for shared knowledge creation.