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Title Case studies in cultural entrepreneurship : how to create relevant and sustainable institutions / [edited by] Gretchen Sorin and Lynne A. Sessions
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015
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Contents Preface / Gretchen Sullivan Sorin and Lynne A. Sessions -- Centre d'histoire de Montreal : a museum finds its audience-focused niche / Gretchen Sullivan Sorin -- The Weeksville Heritage Center / Pamela Green -- Becoming the Capital region's living room : Philip Morris and Proctors Theater / Nicholas DeMarco -- America's river : the reinvention of the Mississippi River Museum / Jerome Enzler -- The great transformation at the Strong / Amy Hollister Zarlengo -- Cultural entrepreneurship : case discussion and conclusions / Lynne A. Sessions
Summary "Case Studies in Cultural Entrepreneurship offers highly focused case studies that demonstrate the critical role entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial thinking play in reinventing cultural organizations. The reader has access to the full complexity of the situation facing these leaders. Historical background, choices, actors, external and internal forces, decision points, and results are detailed and examined in a way that is highly readable, approachable and accessible to a wide audience of professionals working in the museum field or with other cultural organizations"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cultural property -- Canada -- Management -- Case studies.
Cultural property -- United States -- Management -- Case studies.
Entrepreneurship -- Canada -- Case studies.
Entrepreneurship -- United States -- Case studies.
Museums -- Canada -- Management -- Case studies.
Museums -- United States -- Management -- Case studies.
Sustainability -- Canada -- Case studies.
Sustainability -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Sessions, Lynne A., 1955-
Sorin, Gretchen Sullivan.
ISBN 1442230096 (electronic bk)
9781442230095 (electronic bk)