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The engaging museum : developing museums for visitor involvement

The engaging museum : developing museums for visitor involvement

Author: Graham Black
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Heritage.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This very practical book guides museums on how to create the highest quality experience possible for their visitors.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Black
ISBN: 0415345561 9780415345569 041534557X 9780415345576
OCLC Number: 57068904
Description: xii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction : meeting the demands placed on the twenty-first century museum --
Sect. 1. Museum audiences : their nature, needs and expectations --
1. 'Traditional' museum audiences : a quantitative and qualitative analysis --
2. Developing new audiences --
Sect. 2. Operating for quality --
3. Stimulating the visit --
4. Visitor services : operating for quality --
Sect. 3. Learning in museums --
5. Museums and lifelong learning --
6. Use of museums by schools --
Sect. 4. Planned to engage : using interpretation to develop museum displays and associated services --
7. Applying the principles of interpretation to museum display --
8. Interpretive master planning --
9. Concept development for museum galleries --
10. The engaging museum.
Series Title: Heritage.
Responsibility: Graham Black.
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The Engaging Museum is a practical guide book for museums and students on museum studies courses on how to create the highest quality experience for museum visitors.  Read more...


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"This is a well-researched, detailed book that presents much food for thought for museum managers and staff."-Collection Management,vol.30, no 4" of the greatest strengths of this book is the Read more...

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