museumgoer

noun
mu·​se·​um·​go·​er | \ myu̇-ˈzē-əm-ˌgō-ər How to pronounce museumgoer (audio) \

Definition of museumgoer

: a person who frequently goes to museums

Examples of museumgoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another interactive element in the exhibition allows visitors to see which areas of the state have the worst air pollution, using an iPad to zoom in on the museumgoer’s street address. Palak Jayswal, The Salt Lake Tribune, 20 July 2022 Light from outside fills the space – a symbol of the museumgoer’s own enlightenment in understanding human rights. Sara Miller Llana, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 July 2022 The inclusion of recent immigrants, meanwhile, offers another message, pulling the museumgoer out of black-and-white history and into the familiarity of the present. oregonlive, 26 Jan. 2022 Every museumgoer, from first-time visitors to your 10th grader’s beginning drawing class, will have an unprecedented opportunity to get up close and personal with great works of art. Mary Carole Mccauley, baltimoresun.com, 24 Nov. 2021 Ringgold, who was raised in Harlem and supported the Black Power movement in the 1960s, is remembered in the reductive shorthand of the casual museumgoer as a political artist, and a provocative one. Washington Post, 31 Mar. 2021 Studies suggest that the average museumgoer looks at an artwork for less than 30 seconds. Washington Post, 4 Apr. 2021 Returning home to her Upper West Side apartment, the museumgoer encouraged the couple to contact the Met, per a statement. Tara Wu, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Oct. 2020 Such an exhibit, held without Banksy’s consent, may seem tame to museumgoers in Europe or the U.S. Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, 27 May 2020 See More

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First Known Use of museumgoer

1930, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

25 Jul 2022

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“Museumgoer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/museumgoer. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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