Looking for an A-Z, one-stop, comprehensive book on museums? Wish you were able to have one of the nation's leading museum consultants spend a couple of days with you, talking you through how to start a museum, how museums work, how to set up an exhibit, and more? If so, Museums 101 is the answer to your wishes" -- Provided by publisher.Table of contents:
Foreword -- Part one. Essential background -- Defining a museum -- A quick history of museums -- Part two. Creating an integrated museum -- The integrated museum -- Starting a museum -- Governance -- Feasibility studies -- Planning strategies -- Part three. Exhibitions -- Collections -- The museum building -- Exhibition development/Curation -- Exhibition design & fabrication -- Programming (education) -- Part four. Behind the scenes -- Finance -- Fundraising -- Marketing -- Project management -- Evaluation -- Operations -- Accessibility -- Research -- Collections care -- Putting your museum online -- Working in museums -- The museum of the future -- Part five. The museum toolbox -- Code of ethics for museums -- Bylaws of the board of directors -- Developing a mission statement -- Sample museum constitution -- Museum feasibility template -- Board member responsibilities and commitments -- Museum director sample contract -- Sample policy for donations of objects -- Donor questionnaire -- Museum exhibit sponsorship agreement -- Visitor timing and tracking study, exhibits -- Visitor exhibition evaluation form -- Museum job descriptions -- Object cataloging record.Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.Resource type:
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