Beyond the Turnstile: Making the Case for Museums and Sustainable Values

Beyond the Turnstile: Making the Case for Museums and Sustainable Values

by Selma Holo
     
 

This handbook of values will help museums of every kind and size articulate their value to their community at a time when economic woes cause even supporters to question their importance.See more details below

Overview

This handbook of values will help museums of every kind and size articulate their value to their community at a time when economic woes cause even supporters to question their importance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759112216
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
12/16/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface: International Museum Institute: Origin and Cause Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Public Trust Chapter 4 Museum Values Chapter 5 The Credibility of Museums Chapter 6 Transmitting the Legacy Chapter 7 Natural History Museums as Sentinel Observatories of Life on Earth: A Public Trust Chapter 8 Including as Aspiration to Cultural Justice in a Museum's Value System Part 9 The Primacy of Our Collections Chapter 10 It's All About the Permanent Collection Chapter 11 Bringing our Permanent Collections to Life Chapter 12 What Are We Showing in Our Museums? Chapter 13 From the perspective of Turkey... Part 14 Relevance Chapter 15 The Revitalization of the Urban Environment: A Measure of the Museum's Social Value Chapter 16 Ethnic-Specific Museums: Why they Matter and How They Make a Difference Chapter 17 What is the relevance of museums? Can you imagine a world without them? Chapter 18 Will Museums Survive? Part 19 Inclusion Chapter 20 Remembering Abolition: Britain and the Slave Trade, 1807-2007 Chapter 21 Including Contemporary Art at the Musée du Quai Branly: A Way of Coming to Terms with the Colonial Past à la Française? Chapter 22 The Huntington's Decisions about Audience and Service: How and Where Could a Children's Garden Be Brought Into Play? Chapter 23 Museums (A Rapid View of Guided Tours): The Ruins of the Future Should Be in Shop Windows Chapter 24 Grappling with Limits: Museums and Inclusion Part 25 Globalization: Finding and Claiming Your Niche Chapter 26 Defending the Universal [Encyclopedic] Museum Chapter 27 Professional Museum Training Programs at the National Gallery of Art: From the Shores of the Potomac to a World View Chapter 28 A Work in Progress: Cultural District, Abu Dhabi Chapter 29 Two Museums, Two Visions of Mexican Artes Populares in the Era of Globalization Part 30 Creativity and Experimentation Chapter 31 In Service to Artists… Chapter 32 Museums and the Creativity Chapter 33 Art and Science, Nature and Art in a Natural History Museum Chapter 34 Creativity and Experimentation in the World of Archaeology Part 35 New Alliances: Opportunities Chapter 36 Setting Precedent Chapter 37 Alliances, New and Renewed Chapter 38 The Crossing of Art and Science: Expanding the Field Chapter 39 Museums and Alliances/Allies Chapter 40 New Alliances/New Philanthropies: The Alfredo Harp Foundation Part 41 Authentic Experience Chapter 42 When I Was a Youngster Chapter 43 Authentic Experiences Chapter 44 Mezcal for the Earth Chapter 45 The 'Total' Museum, a Tool for Social Change Chapter 46 Guernica Gernikara Part 47 Generation and Dissemination of Knowledge Chapter 48 Minds in Museums - Knowledge Evolving Chapter 49 Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul and the Generation and Diffusion of Knowledge Chapter 50 Art in the Making: Another View of Art History Chapter 51 Interdisciplinary Work and Knowledge Management: A Dynamics for the Contemporary Museum Part 52 Communication Chapter 53 Reality Check Chapter 54 Communication: One Mission, One Blog Chapter 55 The Polished Edge Chapter 56 Texts And Contexts In Museology Chapter 57 Communicating Through Design and Display: The New American Wing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Chapter 58 Conclusion: Museumspace

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