Life Stages of the Museum Visitor: Building Engagement Over a Lifetime available in Paperback
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- American Association of Museums
Life Stages of the Museum Visitor: Building Engagement Over a Lifetime offers a rich array of new data about how and why museum visitors behave as they do at different stages of their lives, and how museums can respond to the changing needs and perceptions of their audiences. With smart and engaging analysis, authors Wilkening and Chung point toward the goal of creating museum advocates for life.
|Publisher:||American Association of Museums|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
Table of Contents
Museums and Community
1. Generational Dynamics at Play
An Open Letter from Museum Advocates of America
2. The Research
Does Anyone Care About Me?
3. The Changing Face of America
Top Ten-No, Top 14-List of Interpretation Preferences
4. Museum Advocates, Part 1: Who Are They?
Getting the Word Out
5. Museum Advocates, Part 2: Where Do They Come From?
Where Is Everyone?
6. The Challenge of Moms
Giving: It Is All About Age
7. “We’ve Outgrown Museums”: Middle-School Students
Best and Worst Thank You Notes Ever
8. Generation Y
Difficult Issues, Inclusive History
9. Older Women, The Dream Visitors
Seeking Respite and Retreat
10. Older Men: Amazing Grace
Authenticity and Museums
11. Six Trends