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Author Weil, Stephen E.

Title Rethinking the museum and other meditations / Stephen E. Weil
Published Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1990]


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Description xviii, 173 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Rethinking the museum: Enough museums? ; Fighting off some dry rot, woodworm, and damp ; A meditation on small and large museums ; The proper business of the museum : ideas or things? ; Rethinking the museum : an emerging new paradigm -- Museum management : workers, collections, and other concerns: The well-managed museum / Earl F. Cheit, co-author ; In pursuit of a profession : the status of museum work in America ; Coleman's vision of the museum worker : is it still valid today? ; The more effective director : specialist or generalist? ; Deaccession practices in American museums ; Deaccesioning modern and contemporary art : some notes on the American experience ; Too much art? ; The Museum Management Institute : its genesis and early years ; Review : the arts and public policy in the United States -- Repose and other brief legal notes: Repose (Afterword: Guggenheim extract from 1989 litigation update) ; Who owns the Nataraja? ; Legal aspects of the display of imitations ; A meditation on work ; Art, law, and utopia
Analysis Museums
Notes Spine title: Rethinking the Museum
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Museum techniques -- Evaluation.
Museums -- Administration.
Museums -- Management.
LC no. 89021985
ISBN 0874749484 (alk. paper)
0874749530 (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Rethinking the Museum
Rethinking the Museum