(redirected from museologist)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to museologist: museological


The discipline of museum design, organization, and management.

mu′se·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
mu′se·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
mu′se·ol′o·gist n.


(Education) the science of museum organization
ˌmuseoˈlogical adj
ˌmuseˈologist n


(ˌmyu ziˈɒl ə dʒi)

the systematic study of the organization, management, and function of a museum.
mu`se•o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
mu`se•ol′o•gist, n.


the science of collecting and arranging objects for museums. — museologist, n.
See also: Collections and Collecting
References in periodicals archive ?
Dr Asma Ibrahim, archaeologist, museologist and director of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Museum, said that she was happy to share that Adil Sahib had donated all his stamps along with the entire process of designing those stamps to SPB Museum.
'Our modest ambition is to affirm the experience of Muslim Filipinos at besting the odds-to hold a mirror to the Maranao, Maguindanao, Yakan, Tausug, Sama and other Islamicized peoples,' says museologist and scholar Marian Pastor Roces, whom Hataman commissioned to curate the new space.
I always say that when we conceptualized the Mind Museum, I did not have the burden of being a museologist or a museum expert.
Sanjib Kumar Singh, archaeologist and museologist, National Museum, remarked, "It traces the journey of Indian coinage from its shell avatars to the modern-day plastic version of credit cards.
This porous reality runs parallel to the spiritual aspect of place, which is experienced through feeling, knowledge, and awareness according to museologist Viel (2008).
Museologist Sharon Macdonald (2003) warns that sites of pedagogy referencing hyphenated identities (e.g., Chinese-Canadian) often assume a pre-existing superior culture (e.g., Canadian).
He is a historian of Indian art and culture, and a museologist with particular interests in India's folk and ritual arts, and popular culture.
Parker who, through his extensive writing, his professional career as a museologist (his own description of his work), and as an activist, did much to dispel the stereotypes about Indians that characterized his time and make visible to the wider world the history and the contributions of the Haudenosaunee.
Otto Lehmann (1865-1951) was an educationalist and museologist and director of the Altonaer Museum near Hamburg.
Speaking as a museologist, she focused on opportunities to expand outdated approaches to artefact presentations in regional museums, such as the use of explanatory terms that are oversimplifications that do not reveal the wealth of knowledge, a deeper understanding of tribal life conveys.
Etymology: This species is named in honour of the late Brian Roy Stuckenberg, dipterist, museologist, mentor and friend, whose entomological field trips to Madagascar stimulated much interest in the island's insect fauna.