In July 2019, Curator: The Museum Journal published a special issue called Sonic. As part of that issue, we explored our archives and uncovered seven papers where sound experience in museums was a central subject of scholarly study. These papers were made open access from July 1st, 2019 – December 31st, 2019.
Finkel, Kenneth. “History in sound and light.” Curator: The Museum Journal 47, no. 1 (2004): 119-122. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.2004.tb00370.x
Gold, Peter, “Music under glass: New approaches to the exhibition of sound-producing instruments. Curator: The Museum Journal 14, no. 3 (1971): 159-174. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.1971.tb00431.x
Kerr, Sara. “Sound of South Texas: A Computer-controlled natural-science exhibit. Curator: The Museum Journal 27, no. 1 (1984): 49-57. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.1984.tb01682.x
McVey, M. E., L. Fairchild, L. and S. L. L. Gaunt. A microcomputer DBMS for a Sound-Recording Collection. Curator: The Museum Journal 32, no. 2 (1989): 91-103. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.1989.tb00713.x
Ogden, Jacqueline J., Donald G. Lindburg and Terry L. Maple, “The Effects of Ecologically‐Relevant Sounds on Zoo Visitors” Curator: The Museum Journal 36, no. 2 (1993): 147-156. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.1993.tb00787.x
Marsh, Caryl, “In praise of sound at the Royal Ontario Museum, Curator: The Museum Journal 47, no. 1 (2010): 51-56. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.1998.tb00813.x
Moore, K. “The Motown Sound: The Music & the Story.” Curator: The Museum Journal 47, no. 2 (1995): 275-280. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.1995.tb01066.x