Making museums matter / Stephen E. Weil.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Weil, Stephen E.
Format: Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©2002.
Table of Contents:
  • The museum in pursuit of excellence.
  • Organization-wide quality : a theory of museums and immodest proposal
  • (F)FeTMu
  • From being about something to being for somebody : the ongoing transformation of the American museum
  • Fantasy islands
  • Museums : can and do they make a difference?
  • New words, familiar music : the museum as social enterprise
  • Transformed from a cemetery of bric-a-brac
  • The museum as a workplace.
  • The distinctive numerator
  • A parable of rocks and reasons
  • Romance versus realism : a reflection on the nature of museums
  • Museum publishing : some revolutions in progress
  • If content is out, aesthetics must be in
  • The museum at the end of time
  • Collecting then, collecting today : what's the difference?
  • Twenty-one ways to buy art
  • The museum as palace.
  • Courtly ghosts and aristocratic artifacts
  • Reduced to art
  • John Cotton Dana's New museum
  • The museum in the public sphere.
  • The museum and the public
  • The American legal response to the problem of Holocaust art
  • Fair use and the visual arts : please leave some room for Robin Hood
  • Cloning and copyright
  • Fair use and museum use : how close is the overlap?
  • Not money, control.