Cultural heritage and museographic practice: new perspectives in the digital humanities applied to cultural tourism.


Currently, the studies in cultural tourism, cultural heritage and museums are making progress towards approaches innovative in the areas linked. These cultural, patrimonial and social networks propose solutions based on innovation that in these sectors are intense and diversified from one region of the world to another. These results making radical changes in the way of thinking, doing and living of people. At the confluence of culture and economy, the study of cultural heritage, its identification, analysis and forms of management constitute an excellent revealer of mutations and social transformations incultural activities.
In other words, cultural tourism, heritage cultural and museums are not only material objects, but also are actors of social innovations that have favored cultural and economic dynamics during the last years. These alternative movements are an important source to analyze the ways of producing, consuming, living socially and culturally, and also representing the world, serving as bridges between the various tourists, museums and cultural heritage By doing so, they have not only diluted the boundaries between scientific disciplines centered on these universes, but also allow them to become a laboratory that contributes to local development from a cultural perspective.

Key words

Cultural heritage, Art History, Museography, Cultural tourism, cultural meaning, cultural heritage, identity, local development, Cultural Studies, Thesaurus and cataloging systems cataloging systems applied to painting and silk.


Ester Alba Pagán