Museum Administration: An Introduction (American Association For State And Local History)
Museum Administration: An Introduction (American Association for State and Local History)
Wondering what a museum director actually does? About to start your first director's job? Looking for guidance in starting up a museum or working with a museum director? Hugh Genoways and Lynne Ireland have taken the mystery out and put common sense and good guidance in. Learn about everything from budgets and strategic planning to human resources and facilities management to collections and programming. Genoways and Ireland also help you tackle legal documents, legal and ethical issues, and challenges for the modern museum. Case studies and exercises throughout help you review and practice what you are learning, and their extensive references will be a welcome resource.
Though the practices of US institutions are its main focus, this primer provides an initiation into many of the universal mysteries of museum administration--from budgeting to building management--and does it as painlessly as possible. (Museum Practice Magazine, Spring 2004)
This is an excellent resource tool for museum professionals of all geographical backgrounds, areas of expertise and levels of experience....Clear, concise and comprehensive, this book is highly recommended for anyone wishing to begin a museum career or wanting to...