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Reinventing the Museum: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Paradigm Shift

By: Gail Anderson

AltaMira Press

Paperback | Mar 2004 | #149665 | ISBN: 0759101701
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Hardback | Mar 2004 | #149666 | ISBN: 0759101698
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About this book

Brings together for the first time 35 seminal articles that reflect the museum world's ongoing conversation with itself and the public about what it means to be a museum.


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Biography

Gail Anderson has been active in the museum field for over twenty-five years. Formerly deputy director of The Mexican Museum, vice president of Museum Management Consultants, chair of the Department of Museum Studies at John F. Kennedy University, Anderson is now a museum consultant in private practice. Throughout her career, she has been active in professional organizations as a board member of the American Association of Museums (AAM), as a member of the national committee that produced Excellence & Equity: Education and the Public Dimension of Museums, and as a long-time board member and past president of the Western Museums Association Board of Directors. She is the editor and a contributing author to Museum Mission Statements: Building A Distinct Identity, published by AAM.

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