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Museum, Media, Message

Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

Edited By: E Hooper-Greenhill

320 pages, Illus, 15 line drawings


Hardback | Dec 1995 | #34928 | ISBN: 0415116724
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Considers the most up-to-date approaches to museum communication - museums as media, museums and their audience, and the evaluation of museums.


1. Museums and communication - an introductory essay Eilean Hooper-Greenhill Part I: Museums as Media 2. Collecting as media and message Susan Pearce 3. The museum message between the document and information Ivo Maroevic Exhibitions as communicative media Flora Kaplan 4. Observations on semiotic aspects in the museum work of Otto Neurath Hadwig Krautler 5. Early museums and nineteenth century media Rosemary Flanders 6. New technologies for museum communication Anne Fahy 7. Education, sunflowers and the new vulgarity in art museums Sanford Shivitz Shaman Part II: Communication in Action 8. Changing media, changing messages Michael Wallace 9. Museums in partnership Gaynor Kavanagh 10. A manager discusses museum communication Stephen Locke 11. Learning from each other - museums and older members of the community - The People's Story Sandra Marwick 12. Museums and disabled people: the case for partnerships and collaboration Eleanor Hartley 13. Integrating school visits, tourists and the community at the ARC, York Andrew Jones 14. Getting the message: planning a responsive service Sally MacDonald 15. Museums, myths and missionaries -redressing the past for a new South Africa Janet Hall Part III: Evaluating the communication process 16. Evaluating teaching and learning in museums George Hein 17. Responsive evaluation in museum education - a case-study Ian Kelman 18. Museum as media in aesthetic response Andrea Weltzl-Fairchild 19. Evaluation of the school work in 'The Rutland Dinosaur Gallery' Kate Pontin 20. The evaluation of museum-school programmes: the case of historical sites Michel Allard 21. Andragogy (adult education) in the museum: a critical analysis and new formulation Colette Dufresne-Tasse 22. Communicating and learning in Gallery 33: evidence from a visitor study Jane Peirson-Jones 23. Family groups in museums - an Indian experience B. Venugopal 24. Here to help - evaluation and effectiveness Sandra Bicknell

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