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Environmental Management Guidelines for Museums and Galleries

Environmental Management: Guidelines for Museums and Galleries

1st Edition

By May Cassar
November 01, 2011

The key to the survival of museum collections is a stable indoor environment and vital to this is a well-maintained building with effective environmental services. Environmental Management sets out clearly the theory and practice of achieving an appropriate museum environment for both collections ...

Managing Quality Cultural Tourism

Managing Quality Cultural Tourism

1st Edition

By Priscilla Boniface
December 05, 2012

Managing Quality Cultural Tourism is an authoritative look at how to manage cultural tourist sites to best meet the needs of the visitors, the presenters and the site itself. As cultural tourism increases the management of heritage sites becomes more complex. Priscilla Boniface addresses these ...

International Directory of Museum Training Programs and practices of the museum profession

International Directory of Museum Training: Programs and practices of the museum profession

1st Edition

By Gary Edson
October 05, 1995

Choosing the right museum training course may be one of the most important decisions a person makes in their career. Whether you are already working in a museum or are just beginning training you will need the most comprehensive and up-to-date information. The International Directory of Museum ...

Architecture in Conservation Managing Development at Historic Sites

Architecture in Conservation: Managing Development at Historic Sites

1st Edition

By James Strike
May 10, 2013

One of the problems faced by heritage organizations and museums is adapting old buildings to their needs or building new ones to fit in with historic sites. How exactly do you create a visitor's centre at Stonehenge? The real difficulty lies where the budget is minimal, and the potential damage to ...

Museums and Their Visitors

Museums and Their Visitors

1st Edition

By Eilean Hooper-Greenhill
November 01, 2011

Museums are at a critical moment in their history. In order to ensure survival into the next century, museums and galleries must demonstrate their social relevance and use. This means developing their public service functions through becoming more knowledgeable about the needs of their visitors and...

Museums: A Place to Work Planning Museum Careers

Museums: A Place to Work: Planning Museum Careers

1st Edition

Edited By Jane R. Glaser, Artemis A. Zenetou
June 26, 1996

Surveying over thirty different positions in the museum profession, this is the essential guide for anyone considering entering the field, or a career change within it. From exhibition designer to shop manager, this comprehensive survey views the latest trends in museum work and the ...

Making Representations Museums in the Post-Colonial Era

Making Representations: Museums in the Post-Colonial Era

1st Edition

By Moira G. Simpson
July 18, 2001

Responses to controversial exhibitions in recent years have demonstrated the dissatisfaction felt by many indigenous peoples and ethnic groups at the ways in which the western museum traditionally represented their cultures and excluded them from the process of interpretation and display. Native ...

Marketing the Museum

Marketing the Museum

1st Edition

By Fiona Mclean
January 31, 1997

Marketing the Museum is the ideal guide to the ways in which museums can overcome the numerous hurdles on the route to truly achieving a marketing orientation. The history of the museum is one of shifting purposes and changing ideals and this volume asks if it is possible to define the 'product' ...

The Engaging Museum Developing Museums for Visitor Involvement

The Engaging Museum: Developing Museums for Visitor Involvement

1st Edition

By Graham Black
July 13, 2005

This very practical book guides museums on how to create the highest quality experience possible for their visitors. Creating an environment that supports visitor engagement with collections means examining every stage of the visit, from the initial impetus to go to a particular institution, to ...

Towards the Museum of the Future New European Perspectives

Towards the Museum of the Future: New European Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Roger Miles, Lauro Zavala
November 01, 2011

Towards the Museum of the Future explores, through a series of authoritative essays, some of the major developments in European museums as they struggle to adapt in a rapidly changing world. It embraces a wide range of European countries, all types of museums and exhibitions and the needs of ...

Managing Museums and Galleries

Managing Museums and Galleries

1st Edition

By Michael Fopp
April 17, 1997

The current economic climate, coupled with an all embracing desire for museums to be respondent to 'the market' make a proper grounding in management essential. The 'bottom line' is one of the most powerful measures of management performance. Museums and galleries invariably have a neutral bottom ...

Museum Volunteers Good Practice in the Management of Volunteers

Museum Volunteers: Good Practice in the Management of Volunteers

1st Edition

By Sinclair Goodlad, Stephanie McIvor
November 01, 2011

Museum Volunteers is a practical handbook on the use of volunteers as interpreters within museums. Drawing on key examples of outstanding practice from the UK and North America, this book forms a unique resource on volunteerism.This book:* reviews research on the changing priorities of museums* ...

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