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|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Amy Henderson; Adrienne L Kaeppler
|ISBN:||1560986905 9781560986904 1560984449 9781560984443|
|Description:||vi, 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Exhibiting memories / Steven Lubar --
For museum audiences : the morning of a new day? / William H. Truettner --
Hope diamond : gem, jewel, and icon / Richard Kurin --
Herbert Ward's "ethnographic sculptures" of Africans / May Jo Arnoldi --
Capable of flight : the saga of the 1903 Wright airplane / Tom D. Crouch --
Crystal skulls and other problems : or, "don't look it in the eye" / Jane Maclaren Walsh --
Curating the recent past : the Woolworth lunch counter, Greensboro, North Carolina / William Yeinst and Lonnie G. Bunch --
Unstifled muse : the "All in the family" exhibit and popular culture at the National Museum of American History / Ellen Roney Hughes --
Zuni Archangels and Ahayu:da : a sculpted chronicle of power and identity / William W. Fitzhugh --
Ambassadors in sealskins : exhibiting Eskimos at the Smithsonian / William W. Fitzhugh --
Curators as agents of change : an insect zoo for the nineties / Sally Love --
Now for something completely different : reconstructing Duke Ellington's Beggar's Holiday for presentation in a museum setting / Dwight Blocker Bowers.
|Responsibility:||edited by Amy Henderson and Adrienne L. Kaeppler.|
In showing how the exhibitions in America's national museum can evoke conflicting memories, emotions, and meaning among both curators and a diverse public, Exhibiting Dilemmas airs fundamental issues being confronted by museum professionals worldwide.