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Museums and the environment

American Association of Museums. Environmental Committee.

Museums and the environment

a handbook for education.

by American Association of Museums. Environmental Committee.

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Published by Arkville Press in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Exhibitions.,
  • Pollution -- Exhibitions.,
  • Human ecology -- Exhibitions.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD6.U5 A4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 261 p.
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5091914M
    LC Control Number74163463

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. / Alfred Reading --The National Gallery Sainsbury Wing: a combination of close control and energy efficiency / Sean Ascough --Lighting design and energy efficiency in museums and galleries / Michael Carver --Environmental improvements and energy efficiency in Whitby Museum / David Pybus and John Wm Morris --The National Museum of Photography.

    Book Description. Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Divided into two parts, this book describes the principles and techniques of controlling the environment in Part I, so that the potentially damaging effects of light, humidity and air pollution on Part II brings together and summarises information and data, which is suitable for workers in conservation research.

    Formaldehyde: How Great is the Danger to Museum Collections? Cambridge, MA: Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Harvard University Art Museums, , 44 pp. Lull, William P., with the assistance of Paul N. Banks. Conservation Environmental Guidelines for Libraries and Archives. Albany, NY: New York State Library Division of Library. State and local history collections provide a foundation for telling stories of the ways that humans have interacted with their environments over time, changing them, destroying them, conserving them, sustaining them. This book re-focuses thinking about the environment to thinking from the perspective of place and time, and people within that place-time continuum. The book provides a primer on.


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Museums and the environment by American Association of Museums. Environmental Committee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reference is made to the related topics of ecomuseums, zoos, aquaria and botanic gardens. Museum buildings and museum activities are subjected to an 'environmental audit' and policies are suggested which would make them more environmentally : Peter Davis.

The Museum Environment is in two parts; Part I: intended for conservators and museum curators and describes the principles and techniques of controlling the environment so that the potentially damaging effects of light, humidity and air pollution on museum exhibits may be by:   The Museum Environment is in two parts; Part I: intended for conservators and museum curators and describes the principles and techniques of controlling the environment so that the potentially damaging effects of light, humidity and air pollution on museum exhibits may be Edition: 2nd Edition.

This book documents and advocates for the significance of material storytelling as a resource for addressing the most significant challenges of the Anthropocene – how to acknowledge and manage the impact of climate change on our planet and its people.

I cannot imagine a stronger argument for the importance of : Routledge. The Museum Environment is in two parts; Part I: intended for conservators and museum curators and describes the principles and techniques of controlling the environment so that the potentially damaging effects of light, humidity and air pollution on museum exhibits may be minimised/5(8).

The Museum Environment, Second Edition deals with the behavior and conservation of the various classes of museum exhibit.

This book is divided into six sections that provide museum specifications for conservation. This text highlights the three contributing factors in the deterioration and decay of museum exhibits, namely light, humidity, and air pollution. Each section describes the mechanism of.

The Museum Environment, Second Edition deals with the behavior and conservation of the various classes of museum exhibit. This book is divided into six sections that provide museum. Environmental Management presents a strategic approach to environmental management, in contrast to the piecemeal approach to environmental monitoring and control still practised by many museums.

However, rather than providing ready solutions and rigid rules, the book introduces principles and ideas on which to base decisions about creating the. best museum environment, some objects will need treatment. You should develop a treatment plan for immediate problems in the collection.

Your primary goal, however, is to create a facility that will minimize da mage and maintain the collection through preventive measures. Museum - Museum - Museums and the environment: Among other factors that have contributed to the development of museums since the midth century is an increased awareness of the environment and the need to preserve it.

Many sites of scientific significance have been preserved and interpreted, sometimes under the aegis of a national park service, and historic sites and buildings have been. Discover the best Museum Studies & Museology in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. This handbook has evolved in response to the needs expressed by the museums for resources with which to interpret environmental problems and to initiate or to expand environmental exhibits and education programs.

Chapters 1, 2, and 3 (Man and Environment, Population, and Environmental Problems) each contain background information and techniques and tools for development of exhibits. Interpreting the Environment at Museums and Historic Sites is for anyone who wants to better understand the environment that surrounds us and sustains us, who wants to become a better steward of that environment, and who wants to share lessons learned with others.4/5(1).

The Museum Environment is in two parts; Part I: intended for conservators and museum curators and describes the principles and techniques of controlling the environment so that the potentially 5/5(1). Offering an exploration of museums and heritage projects in the UK that have attempted to introduce new ways of engagement between localities, objects, and people, this book considers how museums, heritage initiatives, and art projects have dealt with pressing local and global socio-political issues relating to the environment and rural life, including changing demographics and rural practices.

The Museum Environment is in two parts; Part I: intended for conservators and museum curators and describes the principles and techniques of controlling the environment so that the potentially damaging effects of light, humidity and air pollution on museum exhibits may be minimised.

Part II: the author brings together and summarises information Reviews: 9. Museums and the environment: a handbook for education. Cassar, May Environmental management guidelines for museums and galleries The heritage. Routledge, London, New York (), p. The theme of this book is that the key to providing a stable collection is a stable environment, and that the key to a stable environment is a well-maintained building with effective environmental services.

The Museum Environment book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Museum Environment is in two parts; Part I: intended for conser 4/5(1). The Museum Environment, Second Edition deals with the behavior and conservation of the various classes of museum exhibit.

This book is divided into six sections that provide museum specifications for text highlights the three contributing factors in the deterioration and decay of museum exhibits, namely light, humidity, and air pollution.5/5(1).

When many people think of museums, they think of widely recognized museums like the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) or the Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), both located in New York City, or perhaps a global attraction like the Vatican Museums situated in the Vatican City in the heart of Rome.

While these massively popular attractions may be the first to come to mind, they’re certainly not.Temperature Pattern Book A guide to understanding and using data on the museum environment.

The Museums & Galleries Commission (MGC) is the national advisory body for museums in the United Kingdom. It promotes the interests of all museums and galleries and undertakes strategic.Divided into two parts, this book describes the principles and techniques of controlling the environment in Part I, so that the potentially damaging effects of light, humidity and air pollution on museum exhibits may be minimised.

Part II brings together and summarises information and data, which is suitable for workers in conservation research.