Historic house museums

(redirected from House museums)

Historic house museums

Museums that depict tangible evidence of the original events which are identified with a particular house.
References in periodicals archive ?
The House Museums offersanexciting journey throughthe life of one of the most famous and respected oil magnates not only in Azerbaijan, but also in Russia and all Muslim world.
The House Museum of Jafar Jabbarli is home to 520 exhibits.
So act accordingly.' This statement summarises what Franklin Vagnone and Deborah Ryan argue is the problem with American historic house museums, which a little bit of their 'anarchy' will redress.
Managing Historic House Museums by Samantha Engel, Whaley Historic House Museum
She discusses the effects house museums have on visitors as well as caretakers, and the study of the celebrity's writing through the historical context of the house museum.
But homophobia has kept their contributions obscured, Fellows writes in the book: "Many historic sites and house museums carry on the tradition of concealing and denying the gayness of the men who have had so much to do with the preservation of those places." And the gay preservationists themselves have worked to stay under the radar, Fellows tells The Advocate.
WASA is carefully restoring the history of a freed slave community, hidden for decades within Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, in a project that will transform decaying structures into "house museums." WASA completed a master plan for the restoration project on behalf of The Weeksville Society, preparing designs for the restoration of the small, wood frame houses officially known as the Hunterfly Road Historic Houses.
In France more than 200 writer house museums attract visitors seeking an intimate sort of contact with beloved writers and a connection to their former occupants' creative spirit, according to Emery (French, Montclair State U.).
Finally, he discussed improvements to the quality of life in downtown including opportunities to house museums and performing arts groups as well as construct a community center for the 150,000 residents of the Financial District.
While the northern portion of the Island is a Federal National Historic District and designated by the City as a City Historic Landmark District, the southern portion of the Island would be developed into a 50-acre public park, and several of those buildings left standing would become tourist-oriented and house museums. One would focus on the ecology of the Hudson River and New York Harbor, and probably include a small aquarium.
In 2013, she opened the Flo Kasearu House Museum in her home in a district of Tallinn comprising typical Estonian wooden houses.
Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum (1881-1914): Privacy, Publicity, and Personality.