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  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Mariana Galvani, Commercial Manager at Laboratorio museotecnico Goppion, describes how a defining project for this "Italian-centric" company: construction of the display elements for the British Galleries at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. This job was complex and exposed the firm to a new level of cultural debate about the ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Richard Faron, independent museum consultant, discusses how the act of musuem building can unite communities and the government. Faron uses Iraq as an "imaginary case study" to investigate how museums can strengthen Iraqi identity and pride. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, John Russick, Curator at the Chicago Historical Society, shares his adventurous experience participating in an archeological dig at a remote site in central Turkey. The experience taught Russick four important lessons related to exhibit development and foreign travel. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Janet Petitpas, assistant director at the Bay Area Discovery Museum and President of the Youth Museum Exhibit Collaborative, discusses how the group of North American children's museums share and manage traveling exhibits between the United States and Canada. Petitpas addresses the challenges associated with international ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Audrey O'Connell, Head of International Business Development at The Natural History Museum, London, describes the CASTEX Project, a collaboration of five European natural history museums who developed a set of guidelines to help museums produce and distribute natural history exhibits. O'Connell addresses the challenges and ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Robin Groesbeck, Traveling & Temporary Exhibitions Director at The Field Museum, Chicago, details the complex process of examining and packing the objects for "Splendors of China's Forbidden City: The Glorious Reign of Emperor Qianlong," the largest exhibit ever to leave the Forbidden City. The project was in collaboration ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article was derived from an AAM panel session of the same title at the 2003 Annual Meeting. The session, chaired by John Chiodo, Director of Design at Academy Studios, included observations by three international museum professionals: Silvia Singer, Director, Espacio Centrale Educativo Betlemitas, Mexico City, Mexico; Tim Walker, Director, ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Maria Piacente, Principal at Exhibition Studio for LORD Cultural Resources, draws on experience in Asia and Continental Europe to reveal that audience development and visitor research is less common than in the US, Canada, and UK. Some projects at small museums in Asia, however, reveal that a few are taking strides to engage their ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Sean Duran, Director of Exhibits at the Miami Museum of Science, examines how the institution serves a multicultural audience and helps bridge cultural boundaries. As an example, Duran discusses how the "Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches" exhibit will serve this international audience. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Claire Pillsbury, an independent exhibit developer, examines Singapore's Asian Civilisations Museum. Pillsbury analyzes how the museum successfully engages visitors of all backgrounds in the study of Singapore's past and present. ... »

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