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Creating the visitor-centered museum

Author: Peter S Samis; Mimi Michaelson
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What does the transformation to a visitor-centered approach do for a museum? How are museums made relevant to a broad range of visitors of varying ages, identities, and social classes? Does appealing to a larger audience force museums to "dumb down" their work? What internal changes are required? Based on a multi-year Kress Foundation-sponsored study of 20 innovative American and European collections-based museums  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter S Samis; Mimi Michaelson
ISBN: 9781629581903 1629581909 9781629581910 1629581917
OCLC Number: 943710135
Description: xvi, 197 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Considering the visitor --
Change takes leadership --
Contours of change --
Case studies --
Charting history --
Denver Art Museum: building a sustainable visitor-centered practice --
Engaging through audience immersion --
City Museum: the power of play --
Ruhr Museum: connecting through adaptive reuse and design --
Minnesota History Center: lessons from a learning team --
Re-invigorating traditional museums --
Detroit Institute of Arts: re-inventing a landmark museum with and for visitors --
Oakland Museum of California: including a diverse public --
Columbus Museum of Art: museum as community living room --
Creating social change --
Kelvingrove: museum as cultural commons --
Taking a critical stance on museum practice --
Van Abbe Museum: radicality meets hospitality --
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver: experience over objects --
Conclusion: varieties of visitor-centeredness and change --
Conclusion: varieties of visitor-centeredness and organizational change.
Responsibility: Peter Samis and Mimi Michaelson.

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Based on a multi-year international study of 20 innovative museums, Peter Samis and Mimi Michaelson answer key questions regarding the processes and problems involved in transforming a  Read more...

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