The African-American Museum Visitor: Who Comes, Who Does Not Come, and Why? The Art Museum Visitor and Non-Visitor

May 1st, 1993 | RESEARCH

In this article, Marilyn G. Hood, Ph.D., of Hood Associates, discusses African-American attendance and non-attendance at art museums. Hood presents findings from focus groups and individual interviews used to better understand African-American feelings about and perceptions of art museums, which she divides into internal dimensions and external dimensions.



Team Members

Marilyn G. Hood, Ph.D., Author, Hood Associates


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 0892-4996

Publication: Visitor Behavior
Volume: 8
Number: 2
Page(s): 5


Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Art | music | theater | General STEM
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs