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Multiculturalism in Art Museums Today

by Joni Boyd Acuff & Laura Evans Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 08, 2014)

Aimed at museum educators, Multiculturalism in Art Museums Today seeks to marry museum and multicultural education theories. It reveals how the union of these theories yields more equitable educational practices...


Art in Europe

by Victoria Charles Parkstone International (February 15, 2014)

The European continent gathers together, without a doubt, the most famous works of art, evidence of the history of Western art. The cultural capitals and their emblematic museums contain paintings, sculptures,...


Museums in the Digital Age: Changing Meanings of Place, Community, and Culture

by Susana Smith Bautista AltaMira Press (November 26, 2013)

Museums in the Digital Age: Changing Meanings of Place, Community, and Culture first provides a theoretical framework of how the critical notions of place, community, and culture are changing in the digital...


The Little(r) Museums of Paris

by Emma Jacobs Running Press (June 04, 2019)

Discover a new side of Paris, hidden in plain sight, with this beautifully illustrated guide to the city's smaller collections and best-kept secrets, from artists' studios to scientific museums.

A visit to Paris...


From Extinct Monsters to Deep Time

by Diana E. Marsh Berghahn Books (January 01, 2019)

From Extinct Monsters to Deep Time is an ethnography that documents the growing friction between the research and outreach functions of the museum in the 21st century. Marsh describes participant observation...


Collections Vol 14 N1

by Juilee Decker & Collections Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Editor Juilee Decker’s introduction to the issue is followed by four articles covering: archives and special collections practices at a small liberal arts college (Benjamin Jenkins and Keren Darancette); repatriation...


From Storeroom to Stage

by Alexandra Urdea Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

By examining how folk objects are mobilized in national ideologies, transmissions of personal and family memory, museological discourses, and artistic acts, From Storeroom to Stage explores the role that material...


The Man Who ''Invented'' The Aztec Crystal Skulls

by Jane MacLaren Walsh & Brett Topping Berghahn Books (November 01, 2018)

Eugène Boban began life in humble circumstances in Paris, traveled to the California Gold Rush, and later became a recognized authority on pre-Columbian cultures.  He also invented an entire category of archaeological...


Artifak

by Hugo DeBlock Berghahn Books (November 01, 2018)

In Vanuatu, commoditization and revitalization of culture and the arts do not necessarily work against each other; both revolve around value formation and the authentication of things. This book investigates...


Sense and Essence

by Birgit Meyer & Mattijs van de Port Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Contrary to popular perceptions, cultural heritage is not given, but constantly in the making: a construction subject to dynamic processes of (re)inventing culture within particular social formations and bound...


Curating Live Arts

by Dena Davida, Marc Pronovost, Véronique Hudon & Jane Gabriels Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

Situated at the crossroads of performance practice, museology, and cultural studies, live arts curation has grown in recent years to become a vibrant interdisciplinary project and a genuine global phenomenon....


Visitors to the House of Memory

by Victoria Bishop Kendzia Berghahn Books (December 15, 2017)

As one of the most visited museums in Germany's capital city, the Jewish Museum Berlin is a key site for understanding not only German-Jewish history, but also German identity in an era of unprecedented ethnic...


Dynastic Rule

by Geraldine Norman Unicorn (November 30, 2016)

Published to coincide with the centenary of the Russian Revolution in 1917, Dynastic Rule celebrates one of the great success stories of a stormy period of Russian history. This book tells the story of two directors...


Curating Human Remains

by Myra Giesen Boydell Press (March 21, 2013)

How to care for, store, display and interpret human remains, and issues of their ownership, are contentious questions, ones that need to be answered with care and due consideration. This book offers asystematic...


Museums and Biographies

by Kate Hill Boydell Press (July 19, 2012)

Museums and biographies both tell the stories of lives. This innovative collection examines for the first time biography - of individuals, objects and institutions - in relationship to the museum, casting new...


Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage

by Michelle L. Stefano, Peter Davis & Gerard Corsane Boydell Press (April 19, 2012)

Awareness of the significance of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) has recently grown, due to the promotional efforts of UNESCO and its Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (2003)....


Artaud the Moma

by Jacques Derrida, Peggy Kamuf & Kaira M. Cabañas Columbia University Press (September 19, 2017)

In 1996 Jacques Derrida gave a lecture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on the occasion of Antonin Artaud: Works on Paper, one of the first major international exhibitions to present the avant-garde dramatist...


Speculative Taxidermy

by Giovanni Aloi Columbia University Press (January 23, 2018)

Taxidermy, once the province of natural history and dedicated to the pursuit of lifelike realism, has recently resurfaced in the world of contemporary art,culture, and interior design. In Speculative Taxidermy,...


Dealing with the Yugoslav Past

by Alina Zubkovych Ibidem Press (January 31, 2017)

This book analyzes the representation of the socialist past in the national history museums of the former Yugoslavia. Through travels to Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, and Macedonia, the...


Distributed Objects: Meaning and Mattering after Alfred Gell

by Liana Chua & Mark Elliott Berghahn Books (March 01, 2013)

One of the most influential anthropological works of the last two decades, Alfred Gell's Art and Agency is a provocative and ambitious work that both challenged and reshaped anthropological understandings of...


Crafting 'The Indian': Knowledge, Desire, and Play in Indianist Reenactment

by Petra Tjitske Kalshoven Berghahn Books (April 01, 2012)

In Europe, Indian hobbyism, or Indianism, has developed out of a strong fascination with Native American life in the 18th and 19th centuries. "Indian hobbyists" dress in homemade replicas of clothing, craft...


Modern Art on Display: The Legacies of Six Collectors

by K. Porter Aichele University of Delaware Press (May 19, 2016)

This book explores the theory that collectors of modern art in the first half of the twentieth century had more than financial means, keen instincts, and unflappable gumption: they had the ambition to learn...


Art and the Global Economy

by John Zarobell University of California Press (April 18, 2017)

Art and the Global Economy analyzes major changes in the global art world that have emerged in the last twenty years including structural shifts in the global art market; the proliferation of international art...


Pluralising Pasts

by G. J. Ashworth, Brian Graham & J. E. Tunbridge Pluto Press (October 20, 2007)

The heritage industry is big business. From museums and the preservation of old buildings to broader questions of community and identity, heritage is now a political issue. This book explores what heritage means...


Battlefield House Museum and Park: Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 25, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of the Battlefield House Museum and Park. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion of some of...


Dundurn National Historic Site: Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 04, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of Dundurn National Historic Site and Hamilton Military Museum. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a...


Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology: Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 18, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of the historic waterworks, now Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology. Learn about the powerful steam engines and the wonders nineteenth-century boldness and ambition....


Erland Lee Museum: Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (July 16, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of Erland Lee Museum. Learn about founders and families through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion of some of the most prized possessions contained...


Whitehern Historic House and Garden: Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of Whitehern historic home and garden. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion of some of the...


Griffin House and Fieldcote Museum: Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (July 02, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of Griffin House and Fieldcote Museum. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion of some of the...


Joseph Brant Museum: Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (July 09, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of Joseph Brant Museum. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion of some of the most prized possessions...


From Antiquities to Heritage: Transformations of Cultural Memory

by Anne Eriksen Berghahn Books (May 01, 2014)

Eighteenth-century gentleman scholars collected antiquities. Nineteenth-century nation states built museums to preserve their historical monuments. In the present world, heritage is a global concern as well...


Having and Belonging: Homes and Museums in Israel

by Judy Jaffe-Schagen Berghahn Books (April 01, 2016)

The home and the museum are typically understood as divergent, even oppositional, social realms: whereas one evokes privacy and familial intimacy, the other is conceived of as a public institution oriented...


Exhibiting Europe in Museums: Transnational Networks, Collections, Narratives, and Representations

by Wolfram Kaiser, Stefan Krankenhagen & Kerstin Poehls Berghahn Books (April 01, 2014)

Museums of history and contemporary culture face many challenges in the modern age. One is how to react to processes of Europeanization and globalization, which require more cross-border cooperation and different...


Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (April 30, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of the houses, heritage museums, and historic sites. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion...


The Future of Indigenous Museums: Perspectives from the Southwest Pacific

by Nick Stanley Berghahn Books (June 01, 2007)

Indigenous museums and cultural centres have sprung up across the developing world, and particularly in the Southwest Pacific. They derive from a number of motives, ranging from the commercial to the cultural...


About the Hearth: Perspectives on the Home, Hearth and Household in the Circumpolar North

by David G. Anderson, Robert P. Wishart & Virginie Vate Berghahn Books (August 01, 2013)

Due to changing climates and demographics, questions of policy in the circumpolar north have focused attention on the very structures that people call home. Dwellings lie at the heart of many forms of negotiation....


Fetishes and Monuments: Afro-Brazilian Art and Culture in the 20<SUP>th</SUP> Century

by Roger Sansi Berghahn Books (December 01, 2007)

One hundred years ago in Brazil the rituals of Candomblé were feared as sorcery and persecuted as crime. Its cult objects were fearsome fetishes. Nowadays, they are Afro-Brazilian cultural works of art, objects...


The Long Way Home: The Meaning and Values of Repatriation

by Paul Turnbull & Michael Pickering Berghahn Books (November 01, 2010)

Indigenous peoples have long sought the return of ancestral human remains and associated artifacts from western museums and scientific institutions. Since the late 1970s their efforts have led museum curators...


Extreme Collecting: Challenging Practices for 21st Century Museums

by Graeme Were & J. C. H. King Berghahn Books (March 01, 2012)

By exploring the processes of collecting, which challenge the bounds of normally acceptable practice, this book debates the practice of collecting 'difficult' objects, from a historical and contemporary perspective;...