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FORWARD ? Manus Brinkman ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ABBREVIATIONS INTRODUCTION ? Reflections on 35 Years in the Museum Field 1. THE IMPORTANCE OF ?AND? ? About Opportunities, Possibilities, Taxonomy, and Definitions. * The Concept of Fairness, a Debate at the American Association of Museums, 1990 * The Importance of ?And,? -- A Comment on ?Excellence and Equity,? 1992 * The Molting of Children?s Museums ? An Observation, 1998 * What is the Object of this Exercise? A Meandering Exploration of the Many Meanings of Objects in Museums, 1999 * Choosing Among the Options: An Opinion about Museum Definitions, 2002 * Timeliness: A Discussion for Museums, Joy Davis, Elaine Heumann Gurian, and Emlyn Koster, 2003 2. A SAFER PLACE ? Museums in a civil society * The Museum as a Socially Responsible Institution, 1988 * Turning the Ocean Liner Slowly ? About the Process of Change in Large Institutions, 1990 * The Opportunity for Social Service, 1991 * A Savings Bank for the Soul -- About Institutions of Memory and Congregant Spaces, 1996 3. SPACE, THE FINAL FRONTIER ? Museums, Construction, Architecture, and Space Planning * Function Follows Form: How Mixed-Used Spaces in Museums Build Community, 2001 * Threshold Fear ? Architecture Program Planning 2005 * Free at Last ? A Fragment about Free Admission 4. NOODLING AROUND WITH EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES * Answers to the Ten Questions I am Asked Most Often ? A Review of Exhibitions and Learning, 1981 * Noodling Around with Exhibition Opportunities ? The Potential Meanings of Exhibition Modalities, 1991 * Let's Empower All Those Who Have a Stake in Exhibitions ? About the Uses, Meaning and Failings of the Team Approach, 1990 * Reluctant Recognition of the Superstar, -- A Paean to Individual Brilliance, and How it Operates, 1992 * A Blurring of the Boundaries, 1995 * The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ? History or Metaphor, 1993 5. SPIRITUALITY - THE END OF THE AGE OF THE RATIONAL * A Jew Among the Indians -- How Working Outside of One?s Own Culture Works, 1991 * Repatriation in Context -- The Important Changes Brought to Museums by Indigenous Communities, 1991 * Singing and Dancing at Night ? A Biographic Meaning to Working in the Spiritual Arena, 2004 BIBLIOGRAPHY
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Museums -- Philosophy.
Museums -- Social aspects.
Cultural property -- Protection.
Communication and culture.