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Organizing exhibitions : a handbook for museums, libraries and archives, Freda Matassa

Label
Organizing exhibitions : a handbook for museums, libraries and archives
Title
Organizing exhibitions
Title remainder
a handbook for museums, libraries and archives
Statement of responsibility
Freda Matassa
Title variation
Organising exhibitions
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This ground-breaking book is the first to provide librarian's, archivists and museum staff with practical guidance to creating and organizing successful exhibitions. Drawing on international museum practice but applicable to any exhibition or display, the book sets out a time-line from the initial idea to the final legacy. Backed up by advice and guidance and with a list of resources for those who need in-depth information such as international laws and standards applying to museum loans, it has up-to-date information on new developments such as flexibility in environmental conditions and sustainability and lists the top-ten tips for exhibition success and the ten biggest mistakes. Written by an international expert and designed for the first-time exhibition organizer as well as the professional and a key work for cultural management students, this book will become the standard for exhibition success. Readership: Librarians, archivists, museum staff, students of museum studies, cultural management and LIS and anyone who needs practical guidance on organizing exhibitions of any size
Cataloging source
ERASA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matassa, Freda
Dewey number
069.5
Index
index present
LC call number
AM151
LC item number
.M38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archives
  • Exhibitions
  • Library exhibits
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museum techniques
Label
Organizing exhibitions : a handbook for museums, libraries and archives, Freda Matassa
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1 A step-by-step guide to organizing exhibitions -- 1. Idea -- Fundamentals -- Concept -- Objects -- Policy -- People -- Space -- Finance -- Audience and programmes -- Time schedule -- Objectives and risks -- Stage One checklist -- Summary -- 2.Planning -- Fundamentals -- Project management -- Communication -- Project team -- Schedule -- Loans and lenders -- Exhibition space -- Budget -- Insurance -- Exhibition design -- Transport -- Stage Two checklist -- Summary -- 3. Organization -- Fundamentals -- Loans and lenders -- Design and build -- Environment -- Insurance -- Transport -- Marketing and publications -- People -- Stage Three checklist -- Summary -- 4. Packing and transport -- Fundamentals -- Internal moves -- External moves -- Lenders delivering their own loans -- Insurance -- Stage Four checklist -- Summary -- 5. Installation -- Fundamentals -- Planning for installation -- Team -- Schedule -- Gallery preparation -- Access -- Delivery -- Unwrapping and inspection -- Receiving couriers -- Display furniture and fixings -- Placing and hanging -- Labels and signage -- Lighting -- Preparation for the opening -- Invigilators -- Stage Five checklist -- Summary -- 6. Openings -- Fundamentals -- What kind of opening? -- Planning -- Safety and security -- On the day -- Afterwards -- Stage Six checklist -- Summary -- 7. Maintenance and programmes -- Fundamentals -- Monitoring -- Ongoing requirements -- Daily activities -- Events and programmes -- Stage Seven checklist -- Summary -- Notes and references -- 8. Closure -- Fundamentals -- Planning -- Deinstallation -- Return -- Completion -- Stage Eight checklist -- Summary -- 9. Touring exhibitions -- Fundamentals -- Why send an exhibition on tour? -- Planning and agreements -- During the tour -- End of the tour --
  • Exhibition tour checklist -- Summary -- Notes and references -- 10. Legacy -- Fundamentals -- The importance of legacy -- Evaluation -- Impact -- Archives -- Stage Ten checklist -- Summary -- pt. 2 Directory -- Air freight security -- Claims -- Commissions -- Contractors -- Copyright -- Couriers -- Customs, import and export -- Damage reporting -- Disclaimers -- Display cases -- Due diligence -- Emergency plan -- Environment -- Ethics -- Government indemnity -- Hazardous materials -- Insurance -- Light and lighting -- Pest management -- Security -- Sustainability -- Unclaimed loans -- Valuations -- Visitors with special needs -- Bibliography -- Publications -- Standards -- Websites
Control code
000052798037
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781856049450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
YBP100599852
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)882231481
Label
Organizing exhibitions : a handbook for museums, libraries and archives, Freda Matassa
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1 A step-by-step guide to organizing exhibitions -- 1. Idea -- Fundamentals -- Concept -- Objects -- Policy -- People -- Space -- Finance -- Audience and programmes -- Time schedule -- Objectives and risks -- Stage One checklist -- Summary -- 2.Planning -- Fundamentals -- Project management -- Communication -- Project team -- Schedule -- Loans and lenders -- Exhibition space -- Budget -- Insurance -- Exhibition design -- Transport -- Stage Two checklist -- Summary -- 3. Organization -- Fundamentals -- Loans and lenders -- Design and build -- Environment -- Insurance -- Transport -- Marketing and publications -- People -- Stage Three checklist -- Summary -- 4. Packing and transport -- Fundamentals -- Internal moves -- External moves -- Lenders delivering their own loans -- Insurance -- Stage Four checklist -- Summary -- 5. Installation -- Fundamentals -- Planning for installation -- Team -- Schedule -- Gallery preparation -- Access -- Delivery -- Unwrapping and inspection -- Receiving couriers -- Display furniture and fixings -- Placing and hanging -- Labels and signage -- Lighting -- Preparation for the opening -- Invigilators -- Stage Five checklist -- Summary -- 6. Openings -- Fundamentals -- What kind of opening? -- Planning -- Safety and security -- On the day -- Afterwards -- Stage Six checklist -- Summary -- 7. Maintenance and programmes -- Fundamentals -- Monitoring -- Ongoing requirements -- Daily activities -- Events and programmes -- Stage Seven checklist -- Summary -- Notes and references -- 8. Closure -- Fundamentals -- Planning -- Deinstallation -- Return -- Completion -- Stage Eight checklist -- Summary -- 9. Touring exhibitions -- Fundamentals -- Why send an exhibition on tour? -- Planning and agreements -- During the tour -- End of the tour --
  • Exhibition tour checklist -- Summary -- Notes and references -- 10. Legacy -- Fundamentals -- The importance of legacy -- Evaluation -- Impact -- Archives -- Stage Ten checklist -- Summary -- pt. 2 Directory -- Air freight security -- Claims -- Commissions -- Contractors -- Copyright -- Couriers -- Customs, import and export -- Damage reporting -- Disclaimers -- Display cases -- Due diligence -- Emergency plan -- Environment -- Ethics -- Government indemnity -- Hazardous materials -- Insurance -- Light and lighting -- Pest management -- Security -- Sustainability -- Unclaimed loans -- Valuations -- Visitors with special needs -- Bibliography -- Publications -- Standards -- Websites
Control code
000052798037
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781856049450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
YBP100599852
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)882231481

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