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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Creative Industry practices are increasingly manifested through hybrid models and methods and emerging sub-sectors.? With ever finer dividing lines between form and content, product and service, participation and consumption, the distinctions between sectors are increasingly blurred, while new, convergent models emerge. Reflecting this fluid context,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...