'New Museum Theory and Practice is an original collection of essays with a unique focus: the contested politics and ideologies of museum practice. This lively introduction, comprised of essays authored by curators, archivists, scholars, teachers, and conservators from around the world - including the Tate, the Smithsonian, and the Experience Music Project -and from all levels of museum studies, examines the incendiary issues currently raging in the field.' - excerpt from back cover

Each essay is accompanied by an editor's introduction and questions for discussion. Bibliography is also provided.

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Onsite

Location code REF.MAJ5
Language

English

Keywords

museum studies

Publication/Creation date

2013

No of pages

331

ISBN / ISSN

9781405105590

No of copies

1

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings
Part I Defining New Museum Theory
A Survey and Groundwork
The Architecture is the Museum

- Michaela GIEBELHAUSEN

Feminist Curatorial Strategies and Practices Since the 1970s

- Katy DEEPWELL

New Art, New Challenges: The Changing Face of Conservation in the Twenty-first Century

- Rachel BARKER, Patricia SMITHEN

B Case Studies in Contemporary Practice

How We Study History Museums: Or Cultural Studies at Monticello

- Eric GABLE

Spectacle and Democracy: Experience Music Project as a Post-museum

- Chris BRUCE

Revealing and Concealing: Museums, Objects, and the Transmission of Knowledge in Aboriginal Australia

- Moria G. SIMPSON

Restructureing South African Museums: Reality and Rhetoric within Cape Town

- Julie L. MCGEE

Part II Looking to the Future: Theory into Practice
The Critical Museum Visitor

- Margaret LINDAUER

Visiting the Virtual Museum: Art and Experience Online

- Lianne MCTAVISH

Reframing Studio Art Production and Critique

- Helen KLEBESADEL

The University Museum and Gallery: A Site for Institutional Critique and a Focus of the Curriculum

- Lyndel KING, Janet MARSTINE

Museum Archives as Resources for Scholarly Research and Institutional Identity

- Lois Marie FINK

New Museum Theory and Practice: an Introduction
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