The Museum Experience

This book is an essential reference for all museum professionals and students of museum studies, and has been used widely for higher education courses in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K., and has been translated into Japanese and Chinese.

Author: John H Falk

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315417871

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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As the first book to take a "visitor's eye view" of the museum visit, The Museum Experience revolutionized the way museum professionals understand their constituents. Falk and Dierking integrate their original research from a wide variety of disciplines as well as visitor studies from institutions ranging from science centers and zoos to art and natural history museums. Written in clear, non-technical style, The Museum Experience paints a thorough picture of why people go to museums, what they do there, how they learn, and what museum practitioners can do to enhance these experiences. This book is an essential reference for all museum professionals and students of museum studies, and has been used widely for higher education courses in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K., and has been translated into Japanese and Chinese. Originally published in 1992, the book is now available from Left Coast Press, Inc. as of November 2010.

Museum Experience Revisited

The first book to take a "visitor's eye view" of the museum visit, updated to incorporate advances in research, theory, and practice in the museum field over the last twenty years.

Author: John H Falk

Publisher: Left Coast Press

ISBN: 1611320453

Category: Art

Page: 416

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The first book to take a "visitor's eye view" of the museum visit, updated to incorporate advances in research, theory, and practice in the museum field over the last twenty years.

The Museum Experience Revisited

The first book to take a "visitor's eye view" of the museum visit when it was first published in 1992, The Museum Experience revolutionized the way museum professionals understand their constituents.

Author: John H Falk

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315417847

Category: Social Science

Page: 416

View: 187

The first book to take a "visitor's eye view" of the museum visit when it was first published in 1992, The Museum Experience revolutionized the way museum professionals understand their constituents. Falk and Dierking have updated this essential reference, incorporating advances in research, theory, and practice in the museum field over the last twenty years. Written in clear, non-technical style, The Museum Experience Revisited paints a thorough picture of why people go to museums, what they do there, how they learn, and what museum practitioners can do to enhance these experiences.

The Museum Experience

The Museum Experience is now available by regions of the country and can be bundled with new copies of the text at no extra charge!

Author: Scott Douglass

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495188681

Category: Art

Page: 132

View: 181

The Museum Experience is now available by regions of the country and can be bundled with new copies of the text at no extra charge! This practical handbook will enrich any student's museum visit, providing everything from a primer on museum etiquette to preparation tips on how to make the visit more constructive. Individual museums within the region are discussed including a review of its background, collection, and highlights. A handy appendix lists by state prominent museums throughout the U.S.

The Museum Experience Southwest

This practical handbook will enrich any student's museum visit, providing everything from a primer on museum etiquette to preparation tips on how to make the visit more constructive.

Author: Scott Douglass

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495188667

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 793

The Museum Experience is now available by regions of the country and can be bundled with new copies of the text at no extra charge! This practical handbook will enrich any student's museum visit, providing everything from a primer on museum etiquette to preparation tips on how to make the visit more constructive. Individual museums within the region are discussed including a review of its background, collection, and highlights. A handy appendix lists by state prominent museums throughout the U.S.

Identity and the Museum Visitor Experience

Through an understanding of how museums shape and reflect their personal and group identity, Falk is able to show not only how museums can increase their attendance and revenue, but also their meaningfulness to their constituents.

Author: John H Falk

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315427044

Category: Social Science

Page: 301

View: 227

Understanding the visitor experience provides essential insights into how museums can affect people’s lives. Personal drives, group identity, decision-making and meaning-making strategies, memory, and leisure preferences, all enter into the visitor experience, which extends far beyond the walls of the institution both in time and space. Drawing upon a career in studying museum visitors, renowned researcher John Falk attempts to create a predictive model of visitor experience, one that can help museum professionals better meet those visitors’ needs. He identifies five key types of visitors who attend museums and then defines the internal processes that drive them there over and over again. Through an understanding of how museums shape and reflect their personal and group identity, Falk is able to show not only how museums can increase their attendance and revenue, but also their meaningfulness to their constituents.

Digital Technologies and the Museum Experience

Digital Technologies and the Museum Experience: Handheld Guides and Other Media explores the potential of mobile technologies (cell phones, digital cameras, MP3 players, PDAs) for visitor interaction and learning in museums, drawing on ...

Author: Loïc Tallon

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 0759112371

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 677

The biggest trend in museum exhibit design today is the creative incorporation of technology. Digital Technologies and the Museum Experience: Handheld Guides and Other Media explores the potential of mobile technologies (cell phones, digital cameras, MP3 players, PDAs) for visitor interaction and learning in museums, drawing on established practice to identify guidelines for future implementations.

The Museum Experience

Author: Carole Henry

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781890160463

Category: Art museum visitors

Page: 106

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Snapshots of Museum Experience

Using a method of photo-elicitation with four-and five-year-old child visitors to the museum, the book investigates children’s experience of the museum, and in the process undermines many of our assumptions about the interests, needs and ...

Author: Elee Kirk

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351214055

Category: Art

Page: 164

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Children are one of the major audiences for museums, but their visits are often seen solely from the point of view of museum learning. In Snapshots of Museum Experience, Will Buckingham draws upon Elee Kirk’s research amongst child visitors to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, to take a different approach. Using a method of photo-elicitation with four-and five-year-old child visitors to the museum, the book investigates children’s experience of the museum, and in the process undermines many of our assumptions about the interests, needs and demands of child museum visitors. Drawing together the fields of museum studies and childhood studies, the book considers children as active creators of the museum visit. It investigates the way that children navigate and take control of the physical and social spaces of the museum, finding their own idiosyncratic pathways through these spaces. It also explores how elements of the museum ‘light up’, becoming salient to the child visitor. Finally, it investigates how children make sense through intellectually and imaginatively engaging with these elements of the museum visit. Snapshots of Museum Experience gives a unique insight into the sheer diversity of children’s museum experiences and discusses how museums might cater more successfully to the needs of their child visitors. As such, it should be of great interest to academics, researchers and students in the fields of museum studies, visitor studies and childhood studies. It should also be essential reading for museum educators and exhibition designers.

Learning from Museums

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Author: John Howard Falk

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742502956

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 339

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Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience

The in-depth, visitor-centered research underlying this book offers nuanced understandings of the interface between visitors and exhibition environments.

Author: Tiina Roppola

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135090599

Category: Art

Page: 322

View: 444

Exhibition environments are enticingly complex spaces: as facilitators of experience; as free-choice learning contexts; as theaters of drama; as encyclopedic warehouses of cultural and natural heritage; as two-, three- and four-dimensional storytellers; as sites for self-actualizing leisure activity. But how much do we really know about the moment-by-moment transactions that comprise the intricate experiences of visitors? To strengthen the disciplinary knowledge base supporting exhibition design, we must understand more about what ‘goes on’ as people engage with the multifaceted communication environments that are contemporary exhibition spaces. The in-depth, visitor-centered research underlying this book offers nuanced understandings of the interface between visitors and exhibition environments. Analysis of visitors’ meaning-making accounts shows that the visitor experience is contingent upon four processes: framing, resonating, channeling, and broadening. These processes are distinct, yet mutually influencing. Together they offer an evidence-based conceptual framework for understanding visitors in exhibition spaces. Museum educators, designers, interpreters, curators, researchers, and evaluators will find this framework of value in both daily practice and future planning. Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience provides museum professionals and academics with a fresh vocabulary for understanding what goes on as visitors wander around exhibitions.

Learning from Museums

In the second edition of their 2000 book, John H. Falk and Lynn D. Dierking offer an updated version of the Contextual Model of Learning, as well as present the latest advances in museum research, theory, and practice in order to provide ...

Author: John H. Falk

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442276002

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 294

View: 500

In the second edition of their 2000 book, John H. Falk and Lynn D. Dierking offer an updated version of the Contextual Model of Learning, as well as present the latest advances in museum research, theory, and practice in order to provide readers an inside view of how and why people learn from their museum experiences.

Designing for Empathy

This is a non-linear, multi-layered, and multi-dimensional transformation that requires multidisciplinary, cross-industry, and cross-sector alliances for its sustainability.

Author: Elif M. Gokcigdem

Publisher: American Alliance of Museums

ISBN: 9781538118283

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

View: 354

Designing for Empathy is a volume of twenty-three essays contributed by multidisciplinary experts, collectively exploring the state of empathy for its design elements that might lead to positive behavior change and a paradigm shift towards unifying, compassionate worldviews and actions. As museums are currently shaping their tools for fostering empathy as an intentional outcome of museum experiences, the idea of empathy-building is shaping them back as socially relevant institutions that increasingly value diversity, accessibility, and equality. This is a non-linear, multi-layered, and multi-dimensional transformation that requires multidisciplinary, cross-industries, and cross-sectors alliances for its sustainability. The potential of this collective transformation effort includes the invention of unconventional, evidence-based, and sustainable solutions that can be scaled up beyond the walls of traditional museums to all kinds of informal learning platforms to help eliminate the empathy-deficit in our world. Designing for Empathy expands our understanding of empathy and its potential for fostering compassionate worldviews and actions through a multidisciplinary exploration in three parts: "The Object of Our Empathy" explores how we define and perceive the "Other," "The Alchemy of Empathy" introduces thirteen design elements of empathy that might lead to transformative learning experiences, and "The Scope and the Spectrum of Empathy" highlights the importance of positioning empathy as a cross-industrial shared value for the benefit of people and the planet. Designing for Empathy will inspire and empower those who are interested in intentionally designing for empathy to cultivate compassionate worldviews and actions that celebrate and preserve the oneness of all people, the environment, and our planet.

Museums Drama Ritual and Power a Theory of the Museum Experience

Author: Jemima W. Fraser

Publisher:

ISBN:

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Page:

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Friendship and the Museum Experience

FRIENDSHIP AND THE MUSEUM EXPERIENCE : The Interrelationship of Social
Ties and Learning Lee Draper Abstract 75-95 % of all museum visitors visit with
others . Contrary to prevalent stereotypes that the social group is a hindrance to ...

Author: Lee Draper

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 758

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Capturing the Museum Experience

"As the NDSR Art resident at The Art Institute of Chicago (AIC), my project was focused on building a digital archiving and preservation program through the case study of born-digital materials related to visitor experience at the museum"- ...

Author: Molly Szymanski

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Digital preservation

Page: 16

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"As the NDSR Art resident at The Art Institute of Chicago (AIC), my project was focused on building a digital archiving and preservation program through the case study of born-digital materials related to visitor experience at the museum"--Page 2.

Opening Museums New interaction methods for future museum experiences

Author: Andreas Zingerle

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1471015300

Category:

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Here be Dragons

Author: Shaun V. McGuigan

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 214

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The Objects of Experience

In this book, Elizabeth Wood and Kiersten Latham present the Object Knowledge Framework, a tool for using objects to connect museum visitors to themselves, to others, and to their world.

Author: Elizabeth Wood

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315417766

Category: Social Science

Page: 176

View: 769

What if museums could harness the emotional and intellectual connections people have to personal and everyday objects to create richer visitor experiences? In this book, Elizabeth Wood and Kiersten Latham present the Object Knowledge Framework, a tool for using objects to connect museum visitors to themselves, to others, and to their world. They discuss the key concepts underpinning our lived experience of objects and how museums can learn from them. Then they walk readers through concrete methods for transforming visitor-object experiences, including exercises and strategies for teams developing exhibit themes, messages, and content, and participatory experiences.

Teaching in the Art Museum

In this book Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee define and articulate a new approach to gallery teaching, one that offers groups of visitors deep and meaningful experiences of interpreting art works through a process of intense, sustained ...

Author: Rika Burnham

Publisher: Getty Publications

ISBN: 1606060589

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 418

Teaching in the Art Museum investigates the mission, history, theory, practice, and future prospects of museum education. In this book Rika Burnham and Elliott Kai-Kee define and articulate a new approach to gallery teaching, one that offers groups of visitors deep and meaningful experiences of interpreting art works through a process of intense, sustained looking and thoughtfully facilitated dialogue.--[book cover].