Museum & Heritage Studies 2019 New and Key Titles

We are delighted to present a collection of forthcoming, new and key museum and heritage studies titles. Browse some of our highlights below and use the sidebar categories to explore the collection in more detail.

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Design, Exhibitions and Architecture

  • Creating the Visitor-centered Museum

    1st Edition

    By Peter Samis, Mimi Michaelson

    What does the transformation to a visitor-centered approach do for a museum? How are museums made relevant to a broad range of visitors of varying ages, identities, and social classes? Does appealing to a larger audience force museums to “dumb down” their work? What internal changes are required?…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Art of Museum Exhibitions

    How Story and Imagination Create Aesthetic Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Bedford

    Leslie Bedford, former director of the highly regarded Bank Street College museum leadership program, expands the museum professional’s vision of exhibitions beyond the simple goal of transmitting knowledge to the visitor. Her view of exhibitions as interactive, emotional, embodied, imaginative…

    Paperback – 2014-05-01
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Art Museums

    A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010, 1st Edition

    By Ronnie Self

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-03-18
    Routledge

  • Dinosaurs and Dioramas

    Creating Natural History Exhibitions, 1st Edition

    By Sarah J Chicone, Richard A Kissel

    Two experienced exhibit designers lead you through the complex process of design and installation of natural history exhibitions. The authors introduce the history and function of natural history museums and their importance in teaching visitors the basic principles of science. The book then offers…

    Paperback – 2013-10-15
    Routledge

  • Museum Architecture

    A New Biography, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne MacLeod

    Recent decades have witnessed an explosion of museum building around the world and the subsequent publication of multiple texts dedicated to the subject. Museum Architecture: A new biography focuses on the stories we tell of museum buildings in order to explore the nature of museum architecture and…

    Paperback – 2013-03-25
    Routledge

  • Exhibiting Patriotism

    Creating and Contesting Interpretations of American Historic Sites, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Bergman

    American nationalism, patriotism and citizenship are proudly on display at historical sites across America—but they are also contested and reshaped by visitors and their engagement with those places. In Exhibiting Patriotism, Bergman analyzes exhibits, interpretive materials, and orientation films…

    Paperback – 2013-01-01
    Routledge