This multivolume reference work provides a state-of-the-art survey of the burgeoning field of museum studies. V. 1. Museum theory / edited by Andrea Witcomb and Kylie Message -- v. 2. Museum practice / edited by Conal McCarthy -- v. 3. Museum media / edited by Michelle Henning -- v. 4. Museum transformations / edited by Annie E. Coombes and Ruth B. Phillips.
The Alliance is dedicated to publishing the best and most comprehensive professional literature for and about museums. Our primary goal is to help all museums, and their professional and volunteer staffs, achieve the highest level of excellence in serving their communities and the public at large.
The magazine for museum professionals, ICOM News, provides the reader with reports, analytical articles, and interviews with museum experts as well as practical information. ICOM News gathers news of the museum community as well as reports, articles and discussion about the challenges museum professionals worldwide have to face today.
Museum & Society is an interdisciplinary journal with a wide ranging interest in all issues associated with museums and other places of public culture concerned with collecting, exhibiting and display.
MUSEUM International is an incomparable source of documentation for national and international museum programmes and their history. The review also provides a documentary background for museum study curricula. Its digital archives web site permits free sharing of cultural resources for the construction of a knowledge society.
Museums attract millions of visitors and employ thousands. The Museum Life, hosted by Carol Bossert, charts the growth and development of this cultural business. Museum Life showcases leaders in the field who provide perspective on current issue as well as creative thinkers who are impacting the future of museums. Join the conversation every Friday at 10 AM Eastern Time/7 AM Pacific on the Voice America Variety Channel.
Museum Management and Curatorship (MMC) is a peer-reviewed, international journal for museum professionals, scholars, students, educators and consultants that examines current issues in depth, and provides up-to-date research, analysis and commentary on developments in museum practice. It is published five times a year and all submitted manuscripts will undergo double-blind review. The journal encourages a continuous reassessment of collections management, administration, archives, communications, conservation, diversity, ethics, globalization, governance, interpretation, leadership, management, purpose/mission, public service, new technology and social responsibility.
TrendsWatch 2016 highlights ve trends that CFM’s staff and advisors believe are highly signi cant to museums and their communities, based on our scanning and analysis over the past year For each trend, I provide a brief summary, list examples of how the trend is playing out in the world, comment on the trend’s signi cance to society and to museums speci cally, and suggest ways that museums might respond