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Museum Basics: The International Handbook

Museum Basics: The International Handbook

4th Edition

Timothy Ambrose, Crispin Paine
March 20, 2018

This fourth edition of Museum Basics has been produced for use in the many museums worldwide that operate with few professional staff and limited resources. The fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the many changes that have taken place in museums around the world over the last six...

Managing Quality Cultural Tourism

Managing Quality Cultural Tourism

1st Edition

Priscilla Boniface
December 07, 2012

Managing Quality Cultural Tourism is an authoritative look at how to manage cultural tourist sites to best meet the needs of the visitors, the presenters and the site itself. As cultural tourism increases the management of heritage sites becomes more complex. Priscilla Boniface addresses these...

Architecture in Conservation: Managing Development at Historic Sites

Architecture in Conservation: Managing Development at Historic Sites

1st Edition

James Strike
September 30, 2012

One of the problems faced by heritage organizations and museums is adapting old buildings to their needs or building new ones to fit in with historic sites. How exactly do you create a visitor's centre at Stonehenge? The real difficulty lies where the budget is minimal, and the potential damage to...

Museum Volunteers: Good Practice in the Management of Volunteers

Museum Volunteers: Good Practice in the Management of Volunteers

1st Edition

Sinclair Goodlad, Stephanie McIvor
November 04, 2011

Museum Volunteers is a practical handbook on the use of volunteers as interpreters within museums. Drawing on key examples of outstanding practice from the UK and North America, this book forms a unique resource on volunteerism.This book:* reviews research on the changing priorities of museums*...

Museums and Their Visitors

Museums and Their Visitors

1st Edition

Eilean Hooper-Greenhill
November 04, 2011

Museums are at a critical moment in their history. In order to ensure survival into the next century, museums and galleries must demonstrate their social relevance and use. This means developing their public service functions through becoming more knowledgeable about the needs of their visitors and...

Environmental Management: Guidelines for Museums and Galleries

Environmental Management: Guidelines for Museums and Galleries

1st Edition

May Cassar
November 04, 2011

The key to the survival of museum collections is a stable indoor environment and vital to this is a well-maintained building with effective environmental services. Environmental Management sets out clearly the theory and practice of achieving an appropriate museum environment for both collections...

Towards the Museum of the Future: New European Perspectives

Towards the Museum of the Future: New European Perspectives

1st Edition

Roger Miles, Lauro Zavala
November 04, 2011

Towards the Museum of the Future explores, through a series of authoritative essays, some of the major developments in European museums as they struggle to adapt in a rapidly changing world. It embraces a wide range of European countries, all types of museums and exhibitions and the needs of...

The Engaging Museum: Developing Museums for Visitor Involvement

The Engaging Museum: Developing Museums for Visitor Involvement

1st Edition

Graham Black
May 26, 2005

This very practical book guides museums on how to create the highest quality experience possible for their visitors. Creating an environment that supports visitor engagement with collections means examining every stage of the visit, from the initial impetus to go to a particular institution, to...

Making Representations: Museums in the Post-Colonial Era

Making Representations: Museums in the Post-Colonial Era

1st Edition

Moira G. Simpson
June 14, 2001

Responses to controversial exhibitions in recent years have demonstrated the dissatisfaction felt by many indigenous peoples and ethnic groups at the ways in which the western museum traditionally represented their cultures and excluded them from the process of interpretation and display. Native...

Hands-On Exhibitions: Managing Interactive Museums and Science Centres

Hands-On Exhibitions: Managing Interactive Museums and Science Centres

1st Edition

Tim Caulton
February 12, 1998

The development of interactive displays has transformed the traditional museum world in the last decade. Visitors are no longer satisfied by simply gazing at worthy displays in glass cases - they expect to have hands-on experience of the objects and be actively involved with the exhibits, learning...

The Politics of Display: Museums, Science, Culture

The Politics of Display: Museums, Science, Culture

1st Edition

Sharon Macdonald
December 25, 1997

The assumption that museum exhibitions, particularly those concerned with science and technology, are somehow neutral and impartial is today being challenged both in the public arena and in the academy. The Politics of Display brings together studies of contemporary and historical exhibitions and...

Museum Ethics: Theory and Practice

Museum Ethics: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Gary Edson
May 08, 1997

A number of developments in the museum movement during the last few years have forced museums to give greater attention to ethical issues. Members of a profession are increasingly regarded constituting an ethical community. Every person with such a community must have a sense of personal obligation...

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