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  • 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...

  • Ausstellungen entwerfen / Designing Exhibitionsby Aurelia Bertron; Claudia Frey; Ulrich Schwarz

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 46.00

    Drawing on examples from the authors? own experience as exhibition designers, this book examines every phase of exhibition creation. Topics include concept and design, presentation and staging, communicative forms and media, text and graphics, typography and layout, and the use of lighting. more...

  • Hands-On Exhibitionsby Tim Caulton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    The development of interactive displays has transformed the traditional museum world in the last decade. Visitors are no longer satisfied by simply gazing at worthy displays in glass cases - they expect to have hands-on experience of the objects and be actively involved with the exhibits, learning informally and being entertained simultaneously. Hands-on... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Costume Mountingby Lara Flecker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00

    The effective preparation of garments for display is essential for exhibitions of contemporary and historical dress. Costumes not only need to be visually appealing but also fully supported and historically accurate. This book provides a comprehensive guide to mounting costumes from the eighteenth century to the present day. It includes methods for... more...

  • eCultureby Alfredo M. Ronchi

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Do virtual museums really provide added value to end-users, or do they just contribute to the abundance of images? Does the World Wide Web save endangered cultural heritage, or does it foster a society with less variety? This book answers these questions. It presents an overview of eCulture and digital heritage. more...

  • The Politics of Displayby Sharon Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    This book is an excellent contribution to debates about the politics of public culture. It will be of interest to students of sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, museum studies and science studies. more...

  • Exhibiting Culturesby Ivan Karp

    Smithsonian 2012; US$ 24.95

    Debating the practices of museums, galleries, and festivals, Exhibiting Cultures probes the often politically charged relationships among aesthetics, contexts, and implicit assumptions that govern how art and artifacts are displayed and understood. The contributors—museum directors, curators, and scholars in art history, folklore, history,... more...

  • Build It Onceby Sarah Goodwin Thiel

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 44.99

    Build It Once is designed for the staff member faced with the challenge of creating high-quality online exhibitions with limited exhibit experience, technical support and resources. It is a book of practices that will enable users to create web presentations that are straightforward, well designed and potentially award winning. more...