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Museums at the Crossroads?
Museums at the Crossroads?

Museums at the Crossroads?

Essays on Cultural Institutions in a Time of Change

SOCIAL SCIENCE

272 Pages, 5.98 x 8.98

Formats: Trade Paper, Cloth

Trade Paper, $22.95 (US $22.95)

Publication Date: December 2013

ISBN 9780772667267

Rights: WOR X CA

Royal British Columbia Museum (Dec 2013)
The Royal British Columbia Museum

Price: $22.95
 
 

Overview

In this collection of illuminating essays, Jack Lohman shares his views on the role of museums in the various cultures of the world, on the importance of architecture and design in the personality of a museum, on the challenges of creating resilient cultural institutions in the face of financial crises, and much more. He speaks from the heart and from his many years of experience in some of the great museums, in London, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Warsaw and many other cities around the world.

Author Biography

Professor Jack Lohman is chief executive officer of the Royal British Columbia Museum and Archives in Victoria and professor in museum design at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway. Before coming to Canada, he was chairman of the National Museum in Warsaw, director of the Museum of London and chief executive officer of Iziko Museums of Cape Town.