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museum [1]click to hear

Establishment where works of art are stored and exhibited.
museum [1] ticket clerk exhibition billboard banner for the coming exhibition banner for the current exhibition wheelchair ramp documentation center entrance hall auditorium museum shop ticket office cloakroom control center meeting room administration superintendent’s office curator’s office archives surveillance camera installation work sculpture painting conservation laboratory receiving area unloading dock interactive terminals projection room temporary exhibition rooms permanent exhibition rooms library restrooms

ticket clerk click to hear

exhibition billboard click to hear

wheelchair ramp click to hear

documentation center click to hear

Room reserved for museum staff; it houses technical documentation related to the museum’s activities.

entrance hall click to hear

Large space that provides access to other rooms in the museum.

auditorium click to hear

Hall designed for the public to attend lectures and audiovisual presentations.

museum shop click to hear

Room where items for sale are displayed.

ticket office click to hear

Counter where admission tickets are purchased.

cloakroom click to hear

Space designated for storing clothes, hats, umbrellas and so forth.

control center click to hear

Room equipped with monitors so staff members can watch over a museum’s various rooms.

meeting room click to hear

administration click to hear

Place where tasks related to the management of museum services are carried out.

superintendent’s office click to hear

Superintendent: person who oversees the various museum services.

curator’s office click to hear

Curator: person who administers and is responsible for a museum’s collections.

archives click to hear

Room where documents are stored for possible use.

surveillance camera click to hear

Instrument that transmits an image of a room to the control center; it protects against theft and vandalism.

installation work click to hear

Three-dimensional artwork composed of elements arranged in a precise order, in keeping with the artist’s intention.

sculpture click to hear

Artwork created from a material, which is worked to depict a given form.

painting click to hear

Pictorial work usually executed on a canvas, which is stretched and then framed.

conservation laboratory click to hear

Room designed for the maintenance and restoration of artwork.

receiving area click to hear

Area designed to receive artwork.

unloading dock click to hear

Facility for off-loading crates containing exhibition equipment.

interactive terminals click to hear

Interactive computers with touch screens or keyboards that, with the visitor’s participation, provide a variety of information.

projection room click to hear

Room occasionally used to present audiovisual materials related to the exhibition’s artist or theme.

temporary exhibition rooms click to hear

Rooms designed to house short-term exhibitions of a given artist or theme.

permanent exhibition rooms click to hear

Rooms where the museum mounts long-term showings of the works in its collection.

library click to hear

Room where items such as books, periodicals and audio materials are classified for consultation or loan.

restrooms click to hear

Rooms equipped with toilets and sinks.