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Title New thinking : rules for the (r)evolution of museums : a collection of essays
Published Edinburgh : Museumsetc, [2010]


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 MELB  069.1 Ntr/Ftr  AVAILABLE
Description 415 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Serving children when parents come along / Ellen M. Rosenthal -- Family business / Tom Downey -- A special service / Frazer Swift -- Rules for the (r) evolution of museums / Elizabeth Wood -- Capacity building and cultural ownership / Eithne Nightingale -- What is the power of the object? / Esben Kjaeldbæk -- Interpreting the Second World War / James Taylor -- How museums speak / Esben Kjaeldbæk -- Ethnographic research: a fresh eye on marketing / Margot Wallace -- Creating the utopian experience / Gregory Krum -- Increasing visitor spend / Nuala McGourty -- Confessions of a long-tail visionary ; Clearing the path for Sisyphus / Jeff Gates -- Engaging the public / Wayne Labar -- Medicine on show / Ken Arnold, Lisa Jamieson -- Crossing the threshold: design to engage / Gillian Thomas -- Science & technology exhibits: the use of interactives / Franz Klingender -- Collective conversations / Malcolm Chapman, Gurdeep Thiara -- Old forms, new purposes / Victoria Dickenson -- Inclusive without knowing it / Stephanie Wintzerith
Notes "This exciting new collection of essays by leading international museum paraticioners focuses on the across-the-board innovations taking place in some of the world's most forward thinking museums and charts the new directions museums need to take in today's increasingly challenging and competitive environment."--P. 4 of cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Museums -- Educational aspects -- Case studies.
Museums -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
Museums -- Marketing -- Case studies.
Museums -- Philosophy -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
ISBN 0956194397
Other Titles Rules for the revolution of museums
Rules for the evolution of museums