Reinventing the Museum Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Paradigm Shift

ISBN-10: 0759101701

ISBN-13: 9780759101708

Edition: 2004

Authors: Gail Anderson
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Description: Reinventing the Museum gathers 35 seminal articles reflecting over 100 years of dialogue within the musem community about what it means to be a high-quality, relevant institution. Important reading for museum professionals, students, and anyone interested in museums and their development.

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List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 3/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Reinventing the Museum
The Role of the Museum: The Challenge to Remain Relevant
The Gloom of the Museum (1917)
What Is a Museum? (1942)
A Twelve Point Program for Museum Renewal (1970)
The Museum, a Temple or the Forum (1971)
Rethinking the Museum: An Emerging New Paradigm (1990)
Museums in the Age of Deconstruction (1992)
The Real Multiculturalism: A Struggle for Authority and Power (1992)
"Hey! That's Mine": Thoughts on Pluralism and American Museums (1992)
An Agenda for Museums in the Twenty-first Century (1999)
Additional Recommended Reading
The Role of the Public: The Need to Understand the Visitor's Perspective
The Contextual Model of Learning (2000)
The Museum's Role in a Multicultural Society (1992)
Staying Away: Why People Choose Not to Visit Museums (1983)
The Visitors' Bill of Rights (2000)
United States: A Science in the Making (1993)
Can Museums Be All Things to All People? Missions, Goals, and Marketing's Role (2000)
Additional Recommended Reading
The Role of Public Service: The Evolution of Exhibitions and Programs
Museum Exhibitions and the Dynamics of Dialogue (1999)
Changing Practices of Interpretation (1997)
Making Meaning Together: Lessons from the Field of American History (1993)
Is There Method in Our Madness? Improvisation in the Practice of Museum Education (1999)
Mining the Museum: An Installation Confronting History (1993)
Evaluating the Ethics and Consciences of Museums (1994)
Additional Recommended Reading
The Role of the Object: The Obligation of Stewardship and Cultural Responsibility
What Is the Object of This Exercise? A Meandering Exploration of the Many Meanings of Objects in Museums (1999)
Collecting Then, Collecting Today: What's the Difference? (2002)
Collections Planning: Pinning Down a Strategy (2002)
Who Cares? Conservation in a Contemporary Context (1999)
A Philosophical Perspective on the Ethics and Resolution of Cultural Properties Issues (1999)
Deft Deliberations (1991)
Deaccessioning: The American Perspective (1991)
Additional Recommended Reading
The Role of Leadership: The Essential Ingredient
Creampuffs and Hardball: Are You Really Worth What You Cost or Just Merely Worthwhile? (1995)
The Well-Managed Museum (1989)
Museum Accountability: Laws, Rules, Ethics, and Accreditation (1991)
Toward a New Governance (1997)
Institution-wide Change in Museums (1993)
Persistent Paradoxes (1997)
Additional Recommended Reading
Bibliography
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