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The Blurring of the Boundaries: Merging the Definitions of Museums with Other Institutions

A Blurring of the Boundaries” was written in 1994 about enlarging the definition of museums to include institutions quite unlike the object based institutions we think of as classical museums.&nbs

The Essential Museum: Turning Museums into Customized Spaces

The paper “The Essential Museum” was written in 2006, and is printed in Civilizing the Museum;The Collected Writings of Elaine Heumann Gurian.  It was delivered at the Museums Aotearoa Confere

The Object of This Exercise: About the Many Meanings of Objects

What is the Object of This Exercise” was written for the Museum Edition of Daedalus (*”What is the Object of this Exercise?

Review of Civilizing the Museum from reCollections

This is a review of my book written by Andrea Witcomb reCollections the Journal of the Australian Museums Association.

MUSEUM ARCHITECTURAL SPACE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS: an introduction

This slide package is intended to use with groups of staff whose museums are undergoing physical change.

MUSEUM IDEAS OF THE LAST DECADE

  • ISSUES IN MUSEUMS AS CONSIDERED IN 2003
    • I wrote this as a teaching power point to aid discussion for a classroom of practitioners and/or museology students.
    • While it is still ap

CONCEPTUALIZING A MUSEUM: HOW TO BEGIN

I wrote this power point slide set for the beginning conversation with boards of directors intent on starting a new museum.

TIMELINESS

  • This power point was written an introduction to the issue of Timeliness and Relevance in museums especially in museum exhibitions and programs.
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  • I wrote it as a

MUSEUM PERSONNEL POLICY

This power point written in 2006 which suggests a table of contents for personnel policy was intended to be used with start-up museums, students and middle management that do not know about the com

Exhibition Strategies

An orientation power point to begin the conversation on exhibition thinking and implementation without regard to content.

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