Book , Print in English

Reimagining historic house museums : new approaches and proven solutions

edited by Kenneth C. Turino and Max A. van Balgooy.
  • Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
  • vii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Series
Contents
  • Pt. I. Fundamentals and essentials :
  • ch. 1. Imagining a reimagining process for house museums / Max A. van Balgooy
  • ch. 2. Enterprising historic house museums / Lawrence J. Yerdon
  • ch. 3. Evaluation is not just nice, it is necessary / Conny C. Graft
  • ch. 4. The essential role of boards in reimagining house museums / Donna Ann Harris
  • ch. 5. Reaching new heights with volunteers in historic house museums / Alexandra Rasic
  • ch. 6. Surviving a capital campaign: a slightly irreverent guide to fund-raising / Nina Zannieri
  • ch. 7. Success factors for small historic house museums / Monta Lee Dakin and Steve Friesen
  • ch. 8. Reimagine house museums: loosen up but don't let go! / Thomas A. Woods
  • ch. 9. Value of history statement / History Relevance
  • Pt. II. Audiences :
  • ch. 10. Using historic house museum audiences to drive change / Katherine Kane
  • ch. 11. Cultural heritage travelers and historic house museums / Amy Jordan Webb
  • ch. 12. Finding Numen at historic sites / Ron M. Potvin
  • ch. 13. Community engagement: radical renewal for historic house museums / Dawn DiPrince
  • Pt. III. Different approaches to familiar topics :
  • ch. 14. 'Do something transformative' / Callie Hawkins and Erin Carlson Mast
  • ch. 15. Listening for the silences: stories of enslaved and free domestic workers / Jennifer Pustz
  • ch. 16. Interpreting women's lives at historic house museums / Mary A. van Balgooy
  • ch. 17. Where the magic happened: historic homes as sites of intimacy / Susan Ferentinos
  • ch. 18. Reflecting race and ethnicity in house museums / Jane M. Eliasof and Claudia Ocello
  • ch. 19. Do furnishings matter? The power of furnishings in historic house museums / Laura C. Keim
  • ch. 20. Rethinking architecture in the realm of house museum interpretation / Cheryl A. Bachand
  • ch. 21. Looking beyond the front door to find spirit of place / Lucinda A. Brockway
  • Pt. IV. Methods :
  • ch. 22. The historic house museum tour: a matter of life and death / Patricia West
  • ch. 23. Everyone's history matters: school programs at Historic New England / Carolin Collins
  • ch. 24. Creating minds-on exhibitions in historic house museums / Robert Kiihne
  • Pt. V. Imagining new kinds of house museums :
  • ch. 25. Reinventing the historic house museum: three potential futures / Elizabeth Merritt
  • ch. 26. Yes, America, you need another house museum (but read this book first) / Kenneth C. Turino.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-293) and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9781442272972
  • 144227297X
  • 9781442272989
  • 1442272988
  • Alternate version: 9781442272996
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2019021241
  • OCLC: 1100427432
  • OCLC: 1100427432