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Museum/Curatorial Studies: Curatorial Guides

ARH 222S (Price)

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Words of wisdom : a curator's vade mecum on contemporary art

A modern update of the Medieval trade manuals--the 'come-along-with-me' ( vade mecum ) of Medieval craftsmen-- Words of Wisdom: A Curator's Vade Mecum is an invaluable guidebook for anyone interested in contemporary art and the practice of curating. In over fifty short essays, this compendium offers advice to a new generation of curators from veterans of contemporary art.

 

Visitor-centered exhibitions and edu-curation in art museums

Visitor-Centered Exhibitions and Edu-Curation in Art Museums promotes balanced practices that are visitor-centered while honoring the integrity and powerful storytelling of art objects. Book examples present best practices that move beyond the turning point, where curation and education are engaged in full and equal collaboration.