MCCLELLAN, A: The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao

MCCLELLAN, A: The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao, book coverMcClellan, Andrew. The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao. University of California Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780520251267. Unmarked. B/W illustrations throughout. Index. Notes. 352p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26023) $18.00

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This thematic history of the art museum from its inception in the 18th century to the early 21st century offers an essential framework for understanding contemporary debates as they have evolved in Europe and the United States.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS: Excellence and Equity: Education and the Public Dimension of Museums

Hirzy, Ellen Cochran (editor). Excellence and Equity: Education and the Public Dimension of Museums. American Association of Museums, 1992. ISBN: 0931201144. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#24783) $30.00

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A report from the American Association of Museums 1992. 28p.

This landmark report affirms the contributions museums make to the educational needs of the nation.

The report helps museums define how well they are carrying out their educational mission and serving the public.

The principles are accompanied by specific recommendations, which museums can implement to meet challenges as the stewards of educational excellence and equity.

DRAPER, L: The Visitor and the Museum: The 1977 Program Planning Committee

The Visitor and the Museum: The 1977 Program Planning Committee book coverDraper, Linda (editor). The Visitor and the Museum: The 1977 Program Planning Committee. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, 1977. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Very Good. Paperback. (#12858) $25.00

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Prepared for the American Association of Museums Annual Conference Seattle, WA May 29-June 2, 1977. Four parts: the museum visitor, evaluating the visitor’s experience, resources to the evaluation process and exemplary programs. 115p.

Contributors include Bonnie Baskin, Minda Borun, Linda Draper, Thomas Frye, Nelson Graburn, Claire Isaacs, Jad King, Kerry Marshall, Dan Monroe, Chandler Screven and Nicholas Westbrook.

WEBB, J: Objects and expressions: Celebrating the collections of the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia

Objects and expressions: Celebrating the collections of the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (24688)Webb, Jennifer (editor). Objects and expressions: Celebrating the collections of the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, 1999. ISBN: 0888651287. Unmarked. Bumped corner. French flaps. Illustrated throughout. 71 p.

52 full-colour and two B/W photographs within text.

Catalog accompanied the 50th anniversary celebration of the museum’s collection. Contributors include Michael Ames, Karen Duffek, Doreen Jensen, James Russell, Lyle Wilson, Toa Wong and others. Good. Paperback. (#24688) $12.00

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