Museum and gallery studies : the basics

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Full title: Museum and gallery studies : the basics / Rhiannon Mason, Alistair Robinson and Emma Coffield.
Main Authors: Mason, Rhiannon, (Author)
, Robinson, Alistair (Art museum director), (Author)
, Coffield, Emma, (Author)
Corporate Authors: Taylor & Francis eBooks.
Format: eBook           
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Physical Description: 1 online resource
Summary: "An accessible guide for the student approaching Museum and Gallery Studies for the first time. Taking a global view, it covers the key ideas, approaches and contentious issues in the field. Balancing theory and practice, the book address important questions such as: What are museums and galleries? Who decides which kinds of objects are worthy of collection? What do I need to know about practical care, conservation and collection management? How are museums and galleries funded? What ethical concerns do practitioners need to consider? How is the field of Museum and Gallery Studies developing?"--