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  • Designing for the Museum Visitor Experienceby Tiina Roppola

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Exhibition environments are enticingly complex spaces: as facilitators of experience; as free-choice learning contexts; as theaters of drama; as encyclopedic warehouses of cultural and natural heritage; as two-, three- and four-dimensional storytellers; as sites for self-actualizing leisure activity. But how much do we really know about the moment-by-moment... more...

  • The Museum Effectby Jeffrey K. Smith

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    Museums, libraries, and cultural institutions are opportunities for people to understand and celebrate who we are, were, and might be. These institutions are vehicles for educating and civilizing society that work on a variety of levels, ranging from a community event to a single child making a first visit. The Museum Effect documents this phenomenon,... more...

  • Perspectives on Object-Centered Learning in Museumsby Scott G. Paris

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 150.00

    The goal of this book is to cull from the last NSF conference, the "best ideas about how children interact with objects & through that interaction acquire new understandings, attitudes, and feelings." more...

  • Museums, Media and Cultural Theoryby Henning

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Museums can work to reproduce ideologies and confirm the existing order of things, or as instruments of social reform. Yet objects in museums can exceed their designated roles as documents or specimens. In this wideranging and original book, Michelle Henning explores how historical and contemporary museums and exhibitions restage the relationship between... more...

  • A Companion to Museum Studiesby Sharon Macdonald

    Wiley 2011; US$ 53.95

    A Companion to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary approach to the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society. Collects first-rate original essays by leading figures from a range of disciplines and theoretical stances, including anthropology, art history, history, literature, sociology, cultural... more...

  • Learning in the Museumby George E. Hein

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    As well as providing a meaningful theoretical basis to museum education, this volume serves as a practical guide for all museum professionals on how to adapt their museums to maximise the educational experience of every visitor. more...

  • Cultural Attractions and European Tourismby G. Richards

    CABI 2001; US$ 110.00

    This book reviews the cultural tourism market in Europe from a survey carried out in 1997. It analyzes the way in which cultural attractions are produced for, and used by, cultural tourists and how such cultural attractions as museums, art galleries, monuments and heritage attractions are marketed. more...

  • Rethinking Evolution in the Museumby Monique Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    Provides rare insights into visitor perceptions, this book explores the way natural history museum audiences imagine their evolutionary heritage and gives a fuller understanding about how to improve the relationship between museums and communities. more...

  • Consuming Historyby Jerome de Groot

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Responsive Museumby Caroline Lang; John Reeve; Vicky Woollard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95

    The Responsive Museum interrogates the thinking, policies and practices that underpin the educational role of the museum. It unravels the complex relationship of museums with their publics, and discusses today's challenges and the debates that have resulted. more...