The engaging museum : developing museums for visitor involvement / Graham Black.

Title: 
The engaging museum : developing museums for visitor involvement / Graham Black.

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Author/Artist: 
Black, Graham.
Publisher: 
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Description: 
xii, 308 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
142055
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
AM7.B56 2005z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-301) and index.
This very practical book guides museums on how to create the highest quality experience possible for their visitors.
Contents: 
Introduction : meeting the demands placed on the twenty-first century museum --
Sect. 1. Museum audiences : their nature, needs and expectations --
1. 'Traditional' museum audiences : a quantitative and qualitative analysis --
2. Developing new audiences --
Sect. 2. Operating for quality --
3. Stimulating the visit --
4. Visitor services : operating for quality --
Sect. 3. Learning in museums --
5. Museums and lifelong learning --
6. Use of museums by schools --
Sect. 4. Planned to engage : using interpretation to develop museum displays and associated services --
7. Applying the principles of interpretation to museum display --
8. Interpretive master planning --
9. Concept development for museum galleries --
10. The engaging museum.
ISBN: 
0415345561
9780415345569
041534557X (pbk.)
9780415345576 (pbk.)
Series: 
Heritage.
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