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  • The Anatomy of a Museumby Steven Miller

    Wiley 2017; US$ 94.95 US$ 85.46

    Written by a museum professional and based on a course taught for many years, The Anatomy of a Museum is an engaging and accessible volume that provides a unique insider’s guide to what museums are and how they operate. An insider’s view of the rarefied world of the museum that provides a refreshing and unique account of the reality... 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...

  • Archaeological Site Museums in Latin Americaby Helaine Silverman

    UPF 2006; US$ 44.95

    This handbook for archaeologists and heritage managers can readily be incorporated into museum, heritage, and ethics courses, and actual field strategies. more...

  • The Architecture of Art Museumsby Ronnie Self

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and contemplation. They are remarkable by their prominence... more...

  • Archivists, Collectors, Dealers, and Replevinby Elizabeth H. Dow

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 76.00

    Today, governmental archivists and manuscript collectors—both private collectors and collecting repositories—are in conflict and competition for government documents that come out of private hands and onto the market. This book presents both sides of the issue and examines them dispassionately. It includes a historical review of institutional and... more...

  • The Artist as Curatorby Celina Jeffery

    Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 38.00

    In recent years, the museum and gallery have increasingly become self-reflexive spaces, in which the relationship between art, its display, its creators, and its audience is subverted and democratized. One effect of this has been a growing place for artists as curators, and in The Artist as Curator Celina Jeffery brings together a group of scholars... more...

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

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 46.00

    Eine gelungene Ausstellung ist das ausgewogene Resultat von Kommunikation, Wissensvermittlung, Interaktion, Erlebnis und Kontemplation. Dieses erfolgreiche, schon mehrmals nachgedruckte, nunmehr aktualisierte Handbuch erläutert in knapper Form die entscheidenden Entstehungsphasen von Ausstellungen anhand markanter Beispiele aus der Gestaltungspraxis... more...

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

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 46.00

    Eine gelungene Ausstellung ist das ausgewogene Resultat von Kommunikation, Wissensvermittlung, Interaktion, Erlebnis und Kontemplation. Dieses erfolgreiche, schon mehrmals nachgedruckte, nunmehr aktualisierte Handbuch erläutert in knapper Form die entscheidenden Entstehungsphasen von Ausstellungen anhand markanter Beispiele aus der Gestaltungspraxis... more...

  • Behind the Scenes at the Museum of Baked Beansby Hunter Davies

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 16.91

    'I am fascinated by people turning their daft dreams into a reality. How did they do it and why?' Driven by his own passion for collecting Hunter Davies has packed his notepad and set off in search of Britain's maddest museums. As he explores these hidden gems he soon discovers that they are everywhere and that they celebrate just about everything,... more...

  • The Birth of the Museumby Tony Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    In a series of richly detailed case studies from Britian, Australia and North America, Tony Bennett investigates how nineteenth- and twentieth-century museums, fairs and exhibitions have organized their collections, and their visitors. Discussing the historical development of museums alongside that of the fair and the international exhibition,... more...