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  1. Thinking About Exhibitions

    By Bruce W. Ferguson, Reesa Greenberg, Sandy Nairne

    An anthology of writings on exhibition practice from artists, critics, curators and art historians plus artist-curators. It addresses the contradictions posed by museum and gallery sited exhibitions, as well as investigating the challenge of staging art presentations, displays or performances, in...

    Published March 6th 1996 by Routledge

  2. International Directory of Museum Training

    Programs and practices of the museum profession

    By Gary Edson

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    Choosing the right museum training course may be one of the most important decisions a person makes in their career. Whether you are already working in a museum or are just beginning training you will need the most comprehensive and up-to-date information. The International Directory of Museum...

    Published September 13th 1995 by Routledge

  3. Civilizing Rituals

    Inside Public Art Museums

    By Carol Duncan

    Illustrated with over fifty photos, Civilizing Rituals merges contemporary debates with lively discussion and explores central issues involved in the making and displaying of art as industry and how it is presented to the community. Carol Duncan looks at how nations, institutions and private...

    Published May 17th 1995 by Routledge

  4. The Birth of the Museum

    History, Theory, Politics

    By Tony Bennett

    Series: Culture: Policy and Politics

    In a series of richly detailed case studies from Britian, Australia and North America, Tony Bennett investigates how nineteenth- and twentieth-century museums, fairs and exhibitions have organized their collections, and their visitors. Discussing the historical development of museums alongside...

    Published May 3rd 1995 by Routledge

  5. Collections Management

    Edited by Anne Fahy

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Collections Management brings together leading papers exploring some of the major issues affecting collections management. Providing information about initiatives and issues for anyone involved in collections management, Fahy identifies the main issues relating to collecting and disposal of...

    Published December 14th 1994 by Routledge

  6. Museum Provision and Professionalism

    Edited by Gaynor Kavanagh

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Museums are public places where objects, images and memories are kept and shared. They exist in infinite variety and contradiction. They can be places of great excitement and great boredom, sharply insightful and hopelessly bland. Museums are anything that the political climate and the imagination...

    Published October 26th 1994 by Routledge

  7. Care of Collections

    Edited by Simon Knell

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Confronting contemporary issues in museum practice, this collection provides a practical guide to all aspects of collections care. Contributors cover a wide range of issues including: conservation practice the monitoring and control of light relative humidity and atmospheric pollution...

    Published October 26th 1994 by Routledge

  8. Museum Management

    Edited by Kevin Moore

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Collecting a selection of essential writings by some of the leading authors in the field, Kevin Moore examines the developments in, and effectiveness of, museum management in a world dominated by new and exciting heritage and leisure attractions. The selected papers in Museum Management outline...

    Published October 26th 1994 by Routledge

  9. Interpreting Objects and Collections

    Edited by Susan Pearce

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    This volume brings together for the first time the most significant papers on the interpretation of objects and collections and examines how people relate to material culture and why they collect things. The first section of the book discusses the interpretation of objects, setting the...

    Published October 19th 1994 by Routledge

  10. Museum Culture

    Histories, Discourses, Spectacles

    By Itit Rogoff, Daniel J. Sherman

    Museums display much more than artifacts; Museum Culture makes us on a tour through the complex of ideas, values and symbols that pervade and shape the practice of exhibiting today. Bringing together a broad range of perspectives from history, art history, critical theory and sociology, the...

    Published June 22nd 1994 by Routledge