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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
The concept of fairness : a debate at the American Association of Museums The importance of “and” : a comment on “excellence and equity” The molting of children's museums : an observation What is the object of this exercise? : a meandering exploration of the many meanings of objects in museums Choosing among the options : an opinion about museum definitions Timeliness : a discussion for museums / Joy Davis, Elaine Heumann Gurian, and Emlyn Koster The museum as a socially responsible institution Turning the ocean liner slowly : about the process of change in large institutions The opportunity for social service A savings bank for the soul : about institutions of memory and congregant spaces Function follows form : how mixed-used spaces in museums build community Threshold fear : architecture program planning Free at last : a fragment about free admission Answers to the ten questions I am asked most often : a review of exhibitions and learning Noodling around with exhibition opportunities : the potential meanings of exhibition modalities Let's empower all those who have a stake in exhibitions : about the uses, meaning, and failings of the team approach Reluctant recognition of the superstar : a paean to individual brilliance, and how it operates A blurring of the boundaries The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum : history or metaphor A Jew among the Indians : how working outside of one's own culture works Repatriation in context : the important changes brought to museums by indigenous communities Singing and dancing at night : a biographic meaning to working in the spiritual arena.
0415357667 0415357624 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-213) and index.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.