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Interpreting Historic House Museums

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 336 Seiten
Jessica Foy Donnelly was curator of collections at the McFaddin-Ward House for twelve years. Respected museum professionals discu... Weiterlesen
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Jessica Foy Donnelly was curator of collections at the McFaddin-Ward House for twelve years.


Respected museum professionals discuss contemporary issues and successful programs, and offer practical guidelines and information, up-to-date references, and lively illustrations in this wide-ranging volume. Interpreting Historic House Museums captures the big picture and important details. Its scope and accessbility will make it useful and relevant for both students and practicing professionals.

Suitable for students and practicing professionals, this book features museum professionals discussing contemporary issues and successful programs, and offering practical guidelines and information, along with references and illustrations.


Introduction - Jessica Foy Donnelly; Chapter 1: Past, Present, and Future: The Place of the House Museum in the Museum Community - Patrick H. Butler; Chapter 2: Interpretation Planning: Why and How - Barbara Abramoff Levy; Chapter 3: Interpreting the Whole House - Rex M. Ellis; Chapter 4: Making Gender Matter: Interpreting Male and Female Roles in Historic House Museums - Debra A. Reid; Chapter 5: Grounds for Interpretation: The Landscape Context of Historic House Museums - Catherine Howett; Chapter 6: The Historic House Furnishings Plan: Process and Product - Bradley C. Brooks; Chapter 7: "I Wish You Could Take a Peek at Us at the Present Moment": Infusing the Historic House with Characters and Activity - Nancy E. Villa Bryk; Chapter 8: Balancing Our Commitments: Access and Historic Preservation - Valerie Coons McAllister; Chapter 9: Historic House Tours that Succeed: Choosing the Best Tour Approach - Barbara Abramoff Levy; Chapter 10: Creating Memorable Visits: How to Develop and Implement Theme-Based Tours - Sandra Mackenzie Lloyd; Chapter 11: Engaging Visitors Through Effective Communication - Margaret Piatt; Chapter 12: Building a Took Kit for Your Interpreters - Meggett B. Lavin; Chapter 13: Endless Possibilities: Historic House Museum Programs that Make Educators Sing - Jamie Credle; Chapter 14: Programming at the Shadows: Education with a Mission - Patricia L. Kahle.


Titel: Interpreting Historic House Museums
EAN: 9780759102514
ISBN: 978-0-7591-0251-4
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Altamira Pr
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 336
Gewicht: 478g
Größe: H231mm x B151mm x T22mm
Jahr: 2002
Auflage: New