A Life in Museums

Author: Greg Stevens
Publisher: Amer Alliance of Museums Press
ISBN: 9781933253701
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether you are an experienced leader, a mid-career professional hoping for a promotion, or a recent grad applying for your first internship, this is the guide you need full of sound advice, practical tips, and illuminating personal stories that span the array of museum disciplines. Topics range from personal branding and resume writing to managing from the middle and leadership at all levels; from professional writing to keeping a career journal; from navigating within your institution to knowing when it s time to move on. This is a book you are sure to reference and share for years to come.

A Life in Museums

Author: Greg Stevens
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442276762
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A Life in Museums: Managing Your Museum Career is the guide for museum workers of all ages and stages—full of sound advice, practical tips, and illuminating personal stories that span the array of museum disciplines. Topics range from personal branding and resume writing to managing from the middle and leadership at all levels; from professional writing to keeping a career journal; and from navigating within your institution to knowing when it’s time to move on.

Creative Careers in Museums

Author: Jan E. Burdick
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1581159536
Format: PDF, ePub
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What kinds of jobs are available in museums? How do museums work? What opportunities are there in museum research and collection, preserving and cataloging, exhibiting and interpreting, publicity, administration, event planning, catering, support? Creative Careers in Museums answers all these questions and many more, with full information on how everyone can pinpoint and showcase their existing skills--then turn those skills into a dream job at a museum or other cultural institution. Interviews with people who have made career transitions into the field are packed with practical and inspiring ideas, and there’s even information on starting new museums. Advice on targeting potential employers, putting together a resume, interviewing, and landing the job, plus an extensive resource list, make this the perfect starting point for anyone who wants to work in a museum.

Museum Careers

Author: N Elizabeth Schlatter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315424207
Format: PDF
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This concise volume is the place to start for anyone considering a career in museums. Museum professional and author N. Elizabeth Schlatter outlines the nature of the profession as a whole, the rewards and challenges of museum work, types of museums, and jobs within museums, including salary ranges. She discusses options for education and training, and offers suggestions on how to secure a job and move up the career ladder. Interviews with museum professionals from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds demonstrate different career paths and offer unique and helpful advice. For novices in the field, students in museum studies programs, or anyone considering museums as a career choice, Schlatter’s book is an essential starting point.

Writing for Museums

Author: Margot Wallace
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442227621
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether written by administrators, staffers, freelancers, or interns, words are delivered by people in your museums with the knowledge that they will be interpreted by strangers. If you ever wished for a good writer, right on staff, ready to take on projects, major or routine, here’s the help you’re looking for.

The Social Work of Museums

Author: Lois H. Silverman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135190496
Format: PDF, ePub
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First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Teaching the Museum

Author: Leah M. Melber
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442276819
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Education departments in museums of all kinds serve millions of students and adult learners every year using the objects and other resources of the museum. Teaching the Museum offers insights, anecdotes, and valuable advice on how to get started and how to succeed in this rapidly growing field. Twenty contributors with decades of museum experience point out the opportunities for new graduates and seasoned teachers alike who want to explore this exciting profession.

Museum Exhibition

Author: David Dean
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134895208
Format: PDF, ePub
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Museum Exhibition is the only textbook of its kind to consider exhibition development using both theory and practice in an integrated approach. This comprehensive study covers care of exhibits, writing accompanying text, using new technology, exhibition evaluation, administration and content for a wide range of collections. It provides a complete outline for all those concerned with providing displays in musuems and other cultural heritage contexts.

Leadership Matters

Author: Anne W. Ackerson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759121850
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Using personal insights of the history museum field’s most engaging, innovative and entrepreneurial leaders, Leadership Matters profiles what makes inspiring leadership in 21st-century institutions. These profiles focus not only on history museum presidents, directors, and CEOs, but also on the “leaders within”—deputies, vice-presidents and department heads, as well as their counterparts in the boardroom.