Touring exhibitions : the touring exhibitions group's manual of good practice (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Touring exhibitions : the touring exhibitions group's manual of good practice

Author: Mike Sixsmith
Publisher: Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Touring Exhibitions Group's manual of good practice provides practical guidance for carrying out the many tasks associated with organizing or hosting exhibitions, and will be an invaluable work of reference for all those involved in touring exhibitions. As such, it complements the Standards for Touring Exhibitions, published by the Museums and Galleries Commission (MGC), which are concerned with what should be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbook
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Touring exhibitions.
Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1995
(OCoLC)605101218
Online version:
Touring exhibitions.
Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1995
(OCoLC)607670851
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Sixsmith
ISBN: 075062518X 9780750625180
OCLC Number: 32747042
Description: xviii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The touring exhibitions manifesto --
1. Policy / Christina Bridgwater and Ian Vines --
2. Cultural diversity / Roger Malbert --
3. Market research / Gerri Morris --
4. Concept / Michael Harrison --
5. External curators / Mike Collier --
6. Evaluation / David Phillips --
7. Documentation / Julia Ellis and Jacqueline Ridge --
8. Scheduling / Rosalie Cass --
9. Budgets / Celine Blair --
10. Sources of grant aid / Judith Kelly --
11. Sponsorship / ABSA --
12. Sources of Information / Jon Benington --
13. Collaborations / Linda Theophilus --
14. Working with commercial galleries / Brendan Flynn --
15. International touring / Janet Moore --
16. Hire agreements and fees / Jeremy Theophilus --
17. Advance information / Valmai Ward --
18. Designing exhibition galleries / Elizabeth Goodall --
19. Commissioning a designer / Giles Velarde --
20. Lighting / John Johnson --
21. Display cases / Josie Adams --
22. Interpretation / Sally Rousham --
23. Audio-visual media / Helen Luckett and Jem Legh --
24. Interactive exhibits / Nick Winterbotham --
25. Education programmes / Sue Clive --
26. Live events / Louise Karlsen and Tracy Teasdale --
27. Fire precautious / John Bevin --
28. Care of visitors / James Shea --
29. Public liability insurance / Steve Brake --
30. Publicity / Joan Asquith --
31. Press coverage / Joan Asquith --
32. Publishing and retailing / David Breuer --
33. Reproduction and copyright / Nicholas Sharp --
34. Working with artists / Hilary Lane --
35. Selling exhibits / Philip Hughes --
36. Borrowing Exhibition / Margot Coatts --
37. Larger museums as lenders / Hilary Bracegirdle --
38. Facilities reports / David McNeff --
39. Conservation / Birthe Kruse Christensen --
40. Insurance / Scot Blyth --
41. Indemnity / Heather Wilson --
42. Security / Bryan Dovey --
43. The venue's Environment / Mary Cassar --
44. Protection from flooding / Mary Heathcote --
45. Packing / John Wm Morris --
46. Condition report / Jacqueline Ridge --
47. Protection against pests / Bob Child --
48. Handling / John Wm Morris --
49. Installation / Julia Ellis --
50. Storage / John Wm Morris --
51. Couriers / Kate Lowry --
52. Agents for shipping, packing and technical services / Sarah Shalgosky --
53. Road Transport / Anne Buddle --
54. Air freight / Roy Pateman --
55. Sea transport / Roy Pateman --
56. Import and export rules and regulations / Kevin Richardson.
Responsibility: edited by Mike Sixsmith.

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This is a book that provides comprehensive guidance both for organizing and for hosting touring exhibitions. It is relevant to arts centres, libraries and informal exhibition areas, as well as  Read more...

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