This series provides essential practical guides for those working in museums, galleries, and a variety of other heritage professions around the globe.
Including authored and edited volumes, the series will help to enhance practitioners' and students' professional knowledge and will also encourage sharing of best practices between different countries, as well as between different types and sizes of organisations.
To submit proposals, please contact the Routledge Editor, Heidi Lowther ([email protected])
Viewing Art with Babies First Encounters
A Practical Guide to Costumed Interpretation
Museums and Well-being
By Ann Rowson Love, Deborah Randolph
February 20, 2024
An Introductory Guide to Qualitative Research in Art Museums is a practice-based guide that is designed to introduce qualitative research to established and upcoming museum professionals and increase their confidence to conduct this type of research. Highlighting the work of researchers who are ...
By Joanne Orr
December 22, 2023
Practitioner Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritage provides an accessible introduction to the Intangible Cultural Heritage field. Summarising the major changes that have taken place over the last two decades, the book explores ongoing debates and changes in thinking about best practice. ...
By Kate Brueggemann, Donna McGinnis
December 06, 2023
Fundraising Management in a Changing Museum World explains how cultural organizations can successfully create sustainable fundraising programs that will increase financial support and stabilize revenue during times of change. Drawing on the authors’ extensive experience, this book provides guidance...
By Christina Lister
December 06, 2023
Marketing Strategy for Museums is a practical guide to developing and delivering marketing that supports museums’ missions and goals. Explaining how museums can be strategic and proactive in their approach, it also shows how to make effective decisions with limited resources. Presenting examples ...
By Kathy Danko-McGhee
June 06, 2023
Viewing Art with Babies demonstrates how to facilitate quality art viewing experiences with babies from as young as 2 months old. Such experiences can help to nurture early literacy and receptive language skills, sensory stimulation, and early brain development. Based on the author’s research with ...
By Jackie Lee
February 02, 2023
A Practical Guide to Costumed Interpretation is just that – a book that takes you through the various stages of becoming an historical costumed interpreter. Jackie Lee has worked in this area of heritage interpretation for over twenty years and sets out what it takes to develop the persona for a ...
By Christopher J. Garthe
November 30, 2022
The Sustainable Museum is the first book to outline a coherent strategy for the direction of museums, as it relates to sustainability in the museum and heritage sector. Arguing that museums must place sustainability at the centre of all their activities, if they are to become key actors with a ...
By Rose Cull, Daniel Cull
October 07, 2022
Museums and Well-being outlines the historical development of well-being within museums and offers a critical engagement with this field from a museum studies perspective. The essential thesis of the book is that well-being is a collective action. The book utilises the Five Ways to Well-being as a ...
By Allyson Mitchell, Tami Moehring, Janet Zanetis
April 13, 2022
Museums and Interactive Virtual Learning provides informal educators with practical resources that will help them to build dynamic digital engagement experiences within their own cultural organizations. Presenting vignettes from experienced museum educators and end users, as well as scientific data...
By Sarah Erdman, Nhi Nguyen, Margaret Middleton
November 30, 2021
Welcoming Young Children into the Museum provides all of the information practitioners need to consider when making the decision to engage with this audience and their carers. Meeting the reader where they are, this guide enables professionals to work toward outcomes that fit with their needs. ...
By Martha M. Schloetzer
April 22, 2021
Applying for Jobs and Internships in Museums offers a straightforward approach to applying for positions within a museum. Martha M. Schloetzer provides practical advice about the application and interview process that will prepare emerging museum professionals as they approach the profession. From ...
By Piotr Bienkowski, Hilary McGowan
March 31, 2021
Managing Change in Museums and Galleries is the first practical book to provide guidance on how to deal with organisational change in museums, galleries or heritage organisations. Written by two authors who have direct experience of leading change, running change programmes and advising on change...