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  • Das privatisierte Museum - Vision oder Notwendigkeit?by Nikola Schmutzer

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2005; US$ 20.04

    Privatisierung kommunaler Kultureinrichtungen, Public Private Partnership und Reform des öffentlichen Sektors - Schlagworte, die nicht erst heute Anlass zur Diskussion geben. Bereits seit geraumer Zeit zeichnet sich dadurch auch im kulturellen Bereich ein Wandlungsprozess ab, der bei den Verantwortlichen oft auf Misstrauen stösst. Diese Begriffe sind... more...

  • Archaeological Resource Managementby John Carman

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Archaeological Resource Management provides an international comparison of the main practices involved in managing archaeological remains. more...

  • Ausstellenby Donata Koch-Haag; Michael Barchet; Karl Sierek

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2003; Not Available

    Ausstellen versteht sich zusehends als komplexer Akt des Zeigens. Die hier versammelten Beiträge gehen einem Verständnis des Ausstellungsaktes nach, das in drei Momente zerfällt: in das Ereignis der Lektüre, die Konfrontation mit dem Anderen und die Präsentation des Abwesenden. Diese drei Tätigkeitsfelder oder Handlungsbezirke sind wiederum durch eine... more...

  • Jens Hoffmann: (Curating) From A to Zby Jens Hoffman; Claire Fontaine

    JRP|Ringier 2015; US$ 15.00

    "(Curating) From A to Z" offers a summary of the development of curatorial practice over the last two decades seen through the eyes of curator Jens Hoffmann. In this publication each letter of the alphabet evokes a particular word related to the world of exhibition making: From A (as in Artist) and B (as in Biennial) to R (as in Retrospective) and... more...

  • A Sense of Placeby Robin Laurence

    Figure 1 Publishing 2015; US$ 19.95

    A spectacular overview of one of the most highly acclaimed art collections on the West Coast, which greets travelers at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) as they journey between land, sea, and sky. The airport which is known for its modern design and expansive topography, offers an impressive visual display of award-winning art and architecture.... more...

  • Manual of Curatorshipby John M. A. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 250.00

    Based on original contributions by specialists, this manual covers both the theory and the practice required in the management of museums. It is intended for all museum and art gallery profession staff, and includes sections on new technology, marketing, volunteers and museum libraries. more...

  • Towards the Museum of the Futureby Roger Miles; Lauro Zavala

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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 different museum audiences, and discusses the museum as... more...

  • The Manual of Strategic Planning for Museumsby Gail Dexter Lord; Kate Markert

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 34.99

    While some view strategic planning with trepidation, it is one of a museum's strongest tools for improving quality, motivating staff and board members, adapting to environmental changes, and preparing the groundwork for future initiatives. The Manual of Strategic Planning for Museums offers proven methods for successful strategic planning in museums... more...

  • Museum Governanceby Marie Malaro

    Smithsonian 2013; US$ 27.95

    In Museum Governance , Marie Malaro addresses a range of issues facing museum administrators and trustees, arguing they can handle their duties intelligently only if they understand two points?why our country sustains a nonprofit sector and what constitutes trusteeship. Armed with this knowledge, trustees can sort out knotty problems relating to corporate... more...

  • The Elgin Affairby Theodore Vrettos

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Almost two hundred years after they were ?purchased? from Greece, the finest and most famous marbles of antiquity still remain a burning issue. This compelling, controversial story of the Elgin marbles re-creates in full and colorful detail ?the greatest art theft in history,? a steamy tale of obsession, intrigue, adultery, and ruin. As the British... more...