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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Management and Marketing

  • Anarchist's Guide to Historic House Museums

    1st Edition

    By Franklin D Vagnone, Deborah E Ryan

    In these days of an aging traditional audience, shrinking attendance, tightened budgets, increased competition, and exponential growth in new types of communication methods, America’s house museums need to take bold steps and expand their overall purpose beyond those of the traditional museum. They…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Understanding Art Markets

    Inside the world of art and business, 1st Edition

    By Iain Robertson

    The global art market has recently been valued at close to $50bn - a rise of over 60% since the global financial crisis. These figures are driven by demand from China and other emerging markets, as well as the growing phenomenon of the artist bypassing dealers as a market force in his/her own right…

    Paperback – 2015-10-27

  • The New Store Workbook

    The Essential Steps from Business Plan to Opening Day, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Museum Store Association

    The New Store Workbook gets down to the nitty gritty of planning to open a new museum store, from calculating the sales dollars needed per square foot, to estimating dollars spent by visitors, all the way to moving the whole operation onto the right e-commerce platform. The thirteen chapters that…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    Museum Store Association

  • Museum Store: The Manager's Guide

    Basic Guidelines for the New Museum Store Manager, 4th Edition

    Edited by Museum Store Association

    Museum Store: The Manager's Guide is a practical guide for any store manager who needs guidance about visual merchandising, measuring performance, managing volunteers and much more. This eight-chapter volume includes a wealth of advice on best practices compiled by the national professional…

    Paperback – 2015-02-15
    Museum Store Association

  • Cultural Policy

    Management, Value & Modernity in the Creative Industries, 1st Edition

    By Dave O'Brien

    Contemporary society is complex; governed and administered by a range of contradictory policies, practices and techniques. Nowhere are these contradictions more keenly felt than in cultural policy. This book uses insights from a range of disciplines to aid the reader in understanding contemporary…

    Paperback – 2014-08-08

  • Strategic Pricing for the Arts

    1st Edition

    By Michael Rushton

    With roughly half of all income for non-profit arts organizations in the United States coming from earned revenue rather than donations and state funding, the issue of pricing is paramount to success in the arts industry, yet pricing is not covered in any existing textbooks. How should…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14

  • Marketing Cultural and Heritage Tourism

    A World of Opportunity, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Rice McCormick

    Innovative tourism industry leader Rosemary Rice McCormick guides the reader through the basics of marketing and tourism know-how for museum store managers and other museum and heritage marketing professionals. Packed with valuable ideas and case studies, you will learn how to build your business…

    Paperback – 2014-01-15
    Museum Store Association

  • Museum Making

    Narratives, Architectures, Exhibitions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Macleod, Laura Hourston Hanks, Jonathan Hale

    Over recent decades, many museums, galleries and historic sites around the world have enjoyed an unprecedented level of large-scale investment in their capital infrastructure, in building refurbishments and new gallery displays. This period has also seen the creation of countless new purpose-built…

    Paperback – 2012-02-28
    Museum Meanings

  • Marketing and Public Relations for Museums, Galleries, Cultural and Heritage Attractions

    1st Edition

    By Ylva French, Sue Runyard

    Visitors to museums, galleries, heritage sites and other not for profit attractions receive their information in changing ways. Communications channels are shifting and developing all the time, presenting new challenges to cultural PR and Marketing teams. Marketing and Public Relations for Museums,…

    Paperback – 2011-06-02

  • Museum Management and Marketing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Sandell, Robert R. Janes

    Drawing together a selection of high quality, intellectually robust and stimulating articles on both theoretical and practice-based developments in the field, this Reader investigates the closely linked areas of management and marketing in the museum. The articles, from established and…

    Paperback – 2007-02-28
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies