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  • Engaging Smithsonian Objects through Science, History, and the Artsby Mary Jo Arnoldi

    Smithsonian 2016; US$ 39.95

    How do we come to know the world around us? What about worlds apart from our own?outer space, distant cultures, or even long-past eras of history? Engaging Smithsonian Objects through Science, History, and the Arts explores these questions and suggests an answer: we come to know our world and worlds apart through the objects that represent them.... more...

  • Museum and Historic Site Managementby Samantha Chmelik

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 28.99

    Museum and Historic Site Management: A Case Study Approach utilizes the classic business case study approach to help museum and public history professionals think through different scenarios and understand/anticipate different points of view in resolving issues. The thirty case study topics include board management, fundraising, personnel planning,... more...

  • A Sense of Placeby Robin Laurence

    Figure 1 Publishing 2015; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Companion to Heritage Studiesby William Logan; Máiréad Nic Craith; Ullrich Kockel

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95

    A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage. Outlines the key themes of research, including cultural preservation, environmental protection, world heritage and tourism, ethics, and human rights Accessibly organized into a substantial framework-setting essay... more...

  • From Museum Critique to the Critical Museumby Dr Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius; Dr Piotr Piotrowski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Since the late nineteenth century, museums have been cited as tools of imperialism and colonialism, as strongholds of patriarchalism, masculinism, homophobia and xenophobia, and accused both of elitism and commercialism. But, could the museum absorb and benefit from its critique, turning into a critical museum, into the site of resistance rather than... more...

  • Museum Spaceby Dr Kali Tzortzi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Museums are among the iconic buildings of the twenty-first century, as remarkable for their architectural diversity as for the variety of collections they display. But how does the architecture of museums affect our experience as visitors? This book proposes that by seeing space as common ground between architecture and museology, and so between the... 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...

  • Collections Care and Stewardshipby Juilee Decker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Collections Care and Stewardship: Innovative Approaches for Museums considers best practices and innovations related to documenting collections with regard to movement and safe handling of items for transport, display, photography, and treatment; collections storage; and information-sharing within and beyond the museum. more...

  • Fundraising and Strategic Planningby Juilee Decker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Fundraising and Strategic Planning: Innovative Approaches for Museums appraise strategies museums employ to raise funds including admission prices, membership categories, donor and affinity groups, and specialized event-driven efforts while examining new crowdfunding models such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo. more...