Creating exhibits that engage : a manual for museums and historical organizations / John Summers.

Author
Summers, John [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Description
xxi, 193 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.

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Series
American Association for State and Local History book series [More in this series]
Summary note
"This books is a concise, useful guide to developing effective and memorable museum exhibits for small to medium-sized museums. It covers the complete process of exhibit development, from concept through curation, design, fabrication and installation to evaluation with a focus on proven, practical, and cost-effective techniques and ideas"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • The nature of exhibits
  • Audience
  • Workflow
  • The big idea
  • The brief and request for proposals
  • Evaluation
  • Interpretive planning
  • Text
  • Budget
  • Design
  • Curatorship
  • Studio
  • Workshop
  • Exhibit furniture
  • Installation and beyond
  • Appendix 1 : Developing an institutional exhibit plan
  • Appendix 2 : Creating traveling exhibits
  • Appendix 3 : Sample request for proposals
  • Appendix 4 : Four design strategies.
ISBN
  • 9781442279353 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
  • 1442279354 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
  • 9781442279360 (paperback ; : alkaline paper)
  • 1442279362 (paperback ; : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2017054622
OCLC
1014036223
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