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  • Manual of Museum Exhibitionsby Barry Lord; Maria Piacente

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99

    The Manual of Museum Exhibitions is a comprehensive, practical guide to the entire process of planning, designing, producing, and evaluating exhibitions for museums of all kinds. The second edition explores the exhibition development process in greater detail, providing the technical and practical methodologies museum professionals need today.... more...

  • Effective Exhibit Interpretation and Designby Tessa Bridal

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 38.99

    Effective Exhibit Interpretation and Design examines the impact of an integrated approach to exhibit design and development on the effective creation and support of live interpretation of exhibit messages and institutional mission. Bridal argues that the interpreters who bring these exhibitions, an institution?s mission, collections, and stories... more...

  • The Thing about Museumsby Sandra Dudley; Amy Jane Barnes; Jennifer Binnie; Julia Petrov; Jennifer Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 135.00

    The Things about Museums constitutes a unique, highly diverse collection of essays discussing how objects are constructed in museums, the ways in which visitors may directly experience those objects, how objects are utilised within particular representational strategies and forms, and the challenges and opportunities presented by using objects to... more...

  • Museums and Silent Objectsby Francesca Monti; Suzanne Keene

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    In museums, visitors are immediately drawn to striking or iconic objects, but there are many less conspicuous but important items which illustrate cultural contexts and content and are equally deserving of their attention. The authors of Museums and Silent Objects, offer a methodology for judging the quality of museum exhibitions from the visitor’s... more...

  • The Objects of Experienceby Elizabeth Wood; Kiersten F Latham

    Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 89.00

    What if museums could harness the emotional and intellectual connections people have to personal and everyday objects to create richer visitor experiences? In this book, Elizabeth Wood and Kiersten Latham present the Object Knowledge Framework, a tool for using objects to connect museum visitors to themselves, to others, and to their world. They discuss... more...

  • Practical Evaluation Guideby Judy Diamond; Jessica J. Luke; David H. Uttal

    AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 31.99

    Practical Evaluation Guide provides the necessary tools to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and exhibits in informal educational settings_museums, science centers, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, and parks. more...

  • Museums, Prejudice and the Reframing of Differenceby Richard Sandell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    How, if it all, do museums shape the ways in which society understands difference? In recent decades there has been growing international interest amongst practitioners, academics and policy makers in the role that museums might play in confronting prejudice and promoting human rights and cross-cultural understanding. Museums in many parts of the... more...

  • New Museum Theory and Practiceby Janet Marstine

    Wiley 2008; US$ 140.95

    New Museum Theory and Practice is an original collection of essays with a unique focus: the contested politics and ideologies of museum exhibition. Contains 12 original essays that contribute to the field while creating a collective whole for course use. Discusses theory through vivid examples and historical overviews. Offers guidance on... more...

  • Museum Politicsby Timothy W. Luke

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00

    In this important volume, Timothy W. Luke explores museums? power to shape collective values and social understandings, and argues persuasively that museum exhibitions have a profound effect on the body politic. Through discussions of topics ranging from how the National Holocaust Museum and the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles have interpreted the... more...

  • Exhibition Experimentsby Sharon Macdonald; Paul Basu

    Wiley 2008; US$ 119.95

    Exhibition Experiments is a lively collection that considers experiments with museological form that challenge our understanding of - and experience with - museums. Explores examples of museum experimentalism in light of cutting-edge museum theory Draws on a range of global and topical examples, including museum experimentation, exhibitionary... more...