Books in category Business & Economics – Museum Administration & Museology

  • On Collecting

    On Collecting
    Susan Pearce

    Do men and women collect differently? How do we use objects to construct our identity? This book breaks new ground in its analysis of our relationship to the material world.

  • Visual Arts Management

    Visual Arts Management
    Jeffrey Taylor

    Visual Arts Management provides the first comprehensive textbook to the art business. The book covers the full range of the art world from contemporary galleries, secondary market, auction houses, art fairs, and museums.

  • Colonialism and the Object

    Colonialism and the Object
    T. J. Barringer

    The book includes intensive case-studies of objects from India, Pakistan, New Zealand, China and Africa, all of which were collected by, or exhibited in, the institutions of the British Empire, and key chapters address issues of radical …

  • Fundraising for Small Museums

    Fundraising for Small Museums
    Salvatore G. Cilella, Jr.

    This clear, accessible manual is designed specifically for people running the thousands of small museums, historic houses, and historic sites across the U.S. and Canada.

  • Museums and Communities

    Museums and Communities
    Ivan Karp, Christine Mullen Kreamer, Steven Levine

    Contributors to this volume examine and illustrate struggles and collaborations among museums, festivals, tourism, and historic preservation projects and the communities they represent and serve.

  • Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums

    Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums
    Jane Merritt, Julie A. Reilly

    Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums describes the care routines that a historic house should practice to protect the site and its collections from damage, wear, deterioration, and catastrophic loss.

  • Safety in Museums and Galleries

    Safety in Museums and Galleries
    F. Howie

    The final section covers access to health and safety information and approaches to safety training by professional organizations. This book will be of interest to museum curators and others interested in museum safety.

  • Art Law

    Art Law
    Michael E. Jones

    Covering topics such as acquisition, grants, and buying and selling, this book takes a look at the ethical and legal issues and rights that confront the art community and museums.

  • Archival Appraisal

    Archival Appraisal
    Barbara Craig

    This book discusses the importance of collection appraisal in the context of archival work as a whole. It is an invaluable source for all those responsible for the use and administration of archives.

  • The Manual of Museum Management

    The Manual of Museum Management
    Gail Dexter Lord, Barry Lord

    The Manual of Museum Management presents a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the principles of museum organization, the ways in which people work together to accomplish museum objectives, and the ways in which museums, large and small, …

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