Starting Right: A Basic Guide to Museum Planning
Here in this second edition, updating the original by Gerald George and Cindy Sherrell-Leo, you will find out in straightforward language what a museum is—philosophically and historically—some pros and cons of establishing your museum, up-to-date resource lists, and good basic advice on all aspects of museums from the choice of a building through collections care, registration, exhibitions, conservation, staffing, financial management, and fund raising.
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Respect Is the Overall Rule
Help Is All around You
Support Is the First Consideration
And If You Dont Want to Do All That?
And If You Are Planning a Historic House Museum?
HOW BEST TO GO ABOUT IT
Analyze for Essentials
Organize for Operation
SOME BASIC DOCUMENTS
Basic Organization Chart
Board Membership Responsibilities Agreement
Sample Museum Bylaws
Typical Museum Budget List
Sample Position Description for a Director
Sample Certificate of Gift
Standard Object Cataloging Record
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