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Effective Exhibit Interpretation and Design

Effective Exhibit Interpretation and Design Author Tessa Bridal
ISBN-10 9780759121126
Release 2013-10-25
Pages 126
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Effective Exhibit Interpretation and Design examines the impact of an integrated approach to exhibit design and development on the effective creation and support of live interpretation of exhibit messages and institutional mission. Bridal argues that the interpreters who bring these exhibitions, an institution’s mission, collections, and stories to life, and the forefront of a visitor’s attention are just as vital a part of an institution’s public face, and that neglecting to give live interpretation an equal seat at the table impoverishes the ultimate visitor experience.



Museum Exhibition Planning and Design

Museum Exhibition Planning and Design Author Elizabeth Bogle
ISBN-10 9780759122314
Release 2013-09-20
Pages 480
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Museum Exhibition Planning and Design is a comprehensive introduction and reference to exhibition planning and design. This book focuses on both the procedural elements of successful planning, like the phases of exhibit design and all associated tasks and issues, and on the design elements that make up the realized exhibit itself, such as color, light, shape, form, space, and building materials.



Creating Exhibits That Engage

Creating Exhibits That Engage Author John Summers
ISBN-10 9781442279377
Release 2018-03-02
Pages 200
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Creating Exhibits that Engage: A Manual for Museums and Historical Organizations is a concise, useful guide to developing effective and memorable museum exhibits. The book is full of information, guidelines, tips, and concrete examples drawn from the author’s years of experience as a curator and exhibit developer in the United States and Canada. Is this your first exhibit project? You will find step-by-step instructions, useful advice and plenty of examples. Are you a small museum or local historical society looking to improve your exhibits? This book will take you through how to define your audience, develop a big idea, write the text, manage the budget, design the graphics, arrange the gallery, select artifacts, and fabricate, install and evaluate the exhibit. Are you a museum studies student wanting to learn about the theory and practice of exhibit development? This book combines both and includes references to works by noted authors in the field. Written in a clear and accessible style, Creating Exhibits that Engage offers checklists of key points at the end of each chapter, a glossary of specialized terms, and photographs, drawings and charts illustrating key concepts and techniques.



Exploring Museum Theatre

Exploring Museum Theatre Author Tessa Bridal
ISBN-10 0759104131
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 197
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Museum theatre can be one of the most effective and rewarding programs your institution ever undertakes, and it can be one of the most challenging! Some institutions shy away from theatre because it seems too foreign to their mission, while others take it on enthusiastically but with little understanding of its demands. In Exploring Museum Theatre Tessa Bridal, one of the leading experts in the field, helps bridge these gaps and leads you along the path to a successful museum theatre program. She covers the philosophical and historical background including how to find your style, developing your first program, costs and funding, working with actors, directors, and other professionals, technical issues, evaluations, promotion, presenting difficult issues, collaborations, and historic interpretation. Appendixes and a bibliography round out this excellent reference.



Learning from Museums

Learning from Museums Author John Howard Falk
ISBN-10 9780742502949
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 272
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Past Into Present

Past Into Present Author Stacy Flora Roth
ISBN-10 0807847100
Release 1998
Pages 254
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First-person interpretation_the portrayal of historical characters through interactive dramatization or roleplaying_is an effective, albeit controversial, method used to bring history to life at museums, historic sites, and other public venues. Stacy Roth



Interpretation of Historic Sites

Interpretation of Historic Sites Author William Thomas Alderson
ISBN-10 076199162X
Release 1985-01-01
Pages 202
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Interpretation of Historic Sites offers essential knowledge on how to develop and conduct interpretive programs for every historic site, regardless of size or budget.



The Museum

The Museum Author Michael Steven Shapiro
ISBN-10 0313236860
Release 1990-01-01
Pages 385
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"[A]s the only historiographic reference source available for museum bibliography this book fills a large gap in the literature and should be purchased by all libraries." Choice



A Bibliography of Museum Studies

A Bibliography of Museum Studies Author Simon J. Knell
ISBN-10 9781351962896
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 256
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A comprehensive bibliographic reference for students and others wishing to investigate the contemporary literature on museums and collections. The references are systematically arranged into sections including collections management, communication and exhibitions, museum education, material culture, the museums profession and museum management. Compiled from the research and teaching materials of the Department of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester it provides an essential resource for anyone studying, or working in, museums. Containing more than 4,000 references, this new bibliography provides ready access to the literature whether you are developing a disaster plan or visitor survey, or studying the history of museum education.



Creating a Winning Online Exhibition

Creating a Winning Online Exhibition Author Martin R. Kalfatovic
ISBN-10 0838908179
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 117
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It's no secret that well-executed exhibits in libraries and museums can make attendance numbers skyrocket. Dynamic exhibits not only provide information and entertainment for your existing customers, but they are also opportunities to reach out to new customers and to widen your market. A great exhibit can be the hook that brings people in the door for the first time. Creating a Winning Online Exhibition will help you to do just that - conceive, design, and execute a compelling online exhibition. Different than a digital collection, an online exhibition is a selective presentation of objects organized around a thematic and narrative structure. Digital librarian Martin Kalfatovic takes you through the process of developing an exhibit that will attract users, increase your visibility, and showcase your collection and services. With case studies of successful online exhibitions, sample artwork and screen shots, up-to-date information on mark-up languages such as HTML and XML, and discussion of online databases and software programs, you will be equipped with all you need to pull off a winning exhibition. Also included are helpful samples of: * Project proposals * Exhibition scripts *



Interpretation Education Programs and Exhibits

Interpretation  Education  Programs  and Exhibits Author Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko
ISBN-10 9780759113466
Release 2011-11-16
Pages 156
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Interpretation helps the public understand our purpose and mission. In this book, we tackle how to orient your organization to be effective interpreters of what you collect; how to tell engaging stories; and how to address difficult issues you may have avoided. We provide a primer in historical research for the non-historian and the do-it-yourself basics for creating good exhibits, tours, and programs on a small museum budget.



Great Tours

Great Tours Author Barbara Abramoff Levy
ISBN-10 9780759116757
Release 2002-02-07
Pages 176
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This open and engaging book will help you develop thematic tours and train your guides to lead those tours, while aiding you in managing your guide program effectively. The authors' unique approach includes clear step-by-step instructions supplemented with activities and readings.



Playing Ourselves

Playing Ourselves Author Laura Peers
ISBN-10 9780759113862
Release 2007-03-15
Pages 242
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Across North America, hundreds of reconstructed Oliving historyO sites, which traditionally presented history from a primarily European perspective, have hired Native staff in an attempt to communicate a broader view of the past. Playing Ourselves explores this major shift in representation, using detailed observations of five historic sites in the U.S. and Canada to both discuss the theoretical aspects of Native cultural performance and advise interpreters and their managers on how to more effectively present an inclusive history.



Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture

Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture Author Juliette Fritsch
ISBN-10 9781135767952
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 264
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Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture publishes the proceedings of the first annual Sackler Centre for Arts Education conference at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. The conference launched the annual series by addressing the question of how gallery interpretation design and management can help museum visitors learn about art and material culture. The book features a range of papers by leading academics, museum learning professionals, graduate researchers and curators from Europe, the USA and Canada. The papers present diverse new research and practice in the field, and open up debate about the role, design and process of exhibition interpretation in museums, art galleries and historic sites. The authors represent both academics and practitioners, and are affiliated with high quality institutions of broad geographical scope. The result is a strong, consistent representation of current thinking across the theory, methodology and practice of interpretation design for learning in museums.



Practical Evaluation Guide

Practical Evaluation Guide Author Judy Diamond
ISBN-10 9780759113046
Release 2009-09-16
Pages 160
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Administrators of museums and other informal-learning centers often need to demonstrate, in some tangible way, the effectiveness of their institutions as teaching tools. Practical Evaluation Guide discusses specific methods for analyzing audience learning and behavior in museums, zoos, botanic gardens, nature centers, camps, and youth programs. This new edition incorporates the many advances in the burgeoning field of informal learning that have been made over the past decade. Practical Evaluation Guide serves as a basic, easy-to-follow guide for museum professionals and students who want to understand the effects of such public institutions on the people who visit them.



The Small Museum Toolkit

The Small Museum Toolkit Author Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko
ISBN-10 9780759119529
Release 2012
Pages 142
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Interpretation helps the public understand our purpose and mission. In this book, we tackle how to orient your organization to be effective interpreters of what you collect; how to tell engaging stories; and how to address difficult issues you may have avoided. We provide a primer in historical research for the non-historian and the do-it-yourself basics for creating good exhibits, tours, and programs on a small museum budget.



All About Old Buildings

All About Old Buildings Author Diane Maddex
ISBN-10 0891331085
Release 1985
Pages 433
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All About Old Buildings has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from All About Old Buildings also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full All About Old Buildings book for free.