Ideas and images :developing interpretive history exhibits /Kenneth L. Ames, Barbara Franco, and L. Thomas Frye, editors.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-283904

Description

viii, 336 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Historical museums
Historic sites Interpretive programs
History, Local Exhibitions

Originator

Ames, Kenneth L.
Franco, Barbara, 1945-
Frye, L. Thomas.
American Association for State and Local History.

Contents

Been so long: a critique of the process that shaped "From victory to freedom: Afro-American life in the fifties" / Clement Alexander Price -- "The way to independence": a new way to interpret a Native American collection / Peter H. Welsh -- Collections and community in the generation of a permanent exhibition: the Hispanic heritage wing of the Museum of International Folk Art / Micharl Heisley -- "Folk roots, new root: folklore in American life": serious intentions, popular presentations / Mary Ellen Hayward -- "Fit for America": how fit for visitors? / Lizabeth Cohen -- "Minor league, major dream": keeping your eye on the idea / Tom McKay -- Forging a balance: a team approach to exhibit development at the Museum of Florida History / Candace Tangorra Matelic
A priority on process: the Indianapolis Children's Museum and "Mysteries in History" / Cynthia Robinson and Warren Leon -- Telling a story: "The automobile in American life" / Carroll Pursell -- "Brooklyn's history museum": the urban history exhibit as an agent of change / Michael Frisch -- Fueled by passion: the Valentine Museum and its Richmond history project / Lonnie Bunch.

Publication

Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press

Publisher Series

American Association for State and Local History book series
American Association for State and Local History book series.

Description

viii, 336 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Originally published: Nashville, Tenn. : American Association for State and Local History, c1992.
"Published in cooperation with the American Association for State and Local History."
Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

0761989323 (pbk.)
9780761989325 (pbk.)

Call Number

Coll. E172.I34 1997

Material Type

Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Places

United States.
United States