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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Museums of Contemporary Artby J. Pedro Lorente

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Where, how, by whom and for what were the first museums of contemporary art created? These are the key questions addressed by J. Pedro Lorente in this new book. In it he explores the concept and history of museums of contemporary art, and the shifting ways in which they have been imagined and presented. Following an introduction that sets out the... more...

  • Museum Careersby N Elizabeth Schlatter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95

    This concise volume is the place to start for anyone considering a career in museums. Museum professional and author N. Elizabeth Schlatter outlines the nature of the profession as a whole, the rewards and challenges of museum work, types of museums, and jobs within museums, including salary ranges. She discusses options for education and training,... 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$ 37.99

    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$ 2.99

    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...

  • Thriving in the Knowledge Ageby John H. Falk; Beverly K. Sheppard

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 37.99

    Thriving in the Knowledge age provides an entirely new way of envisioning the business model for your cultural institution. more...

  • Is Your Museum Grant-Ready?by Sarah S. Brophy

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 37.99

    This succinct text provides an accessible, step-by-step guide for small museums and historic organizations to help assess their readiness for the often laborious grant-application process. It includes seven real-life examples of institutions that have successfully achieved grant-readiness. An invaluable resource to museums, cultural institutions, and... more...