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.

  • Entering Cultural Communities

    Entering Cultural Communities
    Diane Grams, Betty Farrell

    The chapters in this book draw on interviews with leaders, staff, volunteers, and audience members from eighty-five nonprofit cultural organizations to explore how they are trying to increase participation and the extent to which they have …

  • Marketing the Museum

    Marketing the Museum
    Fiona Mclean

    Marketing the Museum is the ideal guide to the ways in which museums can overcome the numerous hurdles on the route to truly achieving a marketing orientation.

  • Colonialism and the Object

    Colonialism and the Object
    Tim Barringer, Tom Flynn

    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

    This concise book is written as a tool for art educators, museum studies students, art law and business programs, and artists looking for clear and readable descriptions and answers to the relevant legal issues facing the art world …

  • 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.

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