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The result of a debate organized by the Museums Association in 1989, between some of the world's leading museum professionals, active politicians, economists and marketing specialists, looking at real problems faced now and in the future.
Museum and art galleries have never been so much in the news as they have been over the past decade. Yet public focus at both professional and non-specialist levels has been remarkable for what has been accidentally or deliberatley left out of recent debates. Moving beyond the narrow issues of professional practice, Museums 2000 probes the political, economic and cultural realities which affect museums today. Because the contributos are drawn from the museum profession and the wider political, academic and business community worldwide, the book is truly international, reflecting the issues which affect all museums.

Table of Content

1 Museums 2000 and the future of museums
2 Opening address: Museums 2000
3 Politics and museums 1: Politics and the role of museums in the rescue of identity
4 Politics and museums 2: Art and politics
5 People and museums 1: 'Reading' museums
6 People and museums 2: People's participation in science museums
7 Professionals and museums 1: Museum professionals - the endangered species
8 Professionals and museums 2: Rambling reflections of a museum man
9 Profit and museums 1: Funding, sponsorship and corporate support
10 Profit and museums 2: Options and unique commercial opportunities for museums now and in the future
Speakers and panel members

` times profound, passionate, provocative...should be read by everyone interested in the future of museums.' ARTnews
Routledge, 1992-04-16
Ionazzi (productions, UCLA School of Theatre) offers this textbook for stage managers and stage management classes. It is arranged logically in four parts following the chronology of production. The last section is devoted to organizational behavior, an area not often developed in such texts. An especially useful section is the appendix containing a dozen clear and useful blank forms. Keeping paper flowing smoothly is an art the text emphasizes. The book is readable and provides many examples, with plenty of graphic illustration. Its major drawback is that it does not address the stage manager's professional union responsibilities. It is not as detailed as Lawrence Stern's similar Stage Management (Allyn & Bacon, 1992. 4th ed.), but it contains a good bibliography. This workable introduction to the stage manager's craft is recommended for academic and large public libraries. --Library Journal
Betterway Books, 1992-04-15
Canada's Contribution to the International Practice of Arts Management was published by the Centre for Cultural Management at the University of Waterloo in 1992. It analyzes the growth and development of arts management in Canada over the last few centuries, makes an assessment of the present situation, and examines key developments and priorities for the future. It is 74 pages in length.

Table of Content:

Introduction; The Significance of the Past, The Reality of the Present; The Prospects for the Future; Endnotes; Some Selected Dates; Some Selected Readings.

Copies of the publication can be acquired from the Centre for Cultural Management at the University of Waterloo:
Centre for Cultural Management at the University of Waterloo, 1992-01-01
The essays in this collection examine the history of government support for the arts. Whether the government should aid the arts is not addressed, but the book delves into topics ranging from artistic freedom to the decentralization of arts funding. The opening chapter, written by political scientist Milton C. Cummings Jr., presents a useful overview showing that recent controversies like those concerning Robert Mapplethorpe have historical precedent. Academics in a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, arts administration, and sociology, closely examine the genuine controversies within a broad spectrum of issues: the kinds of art education children should receive, how government can effectively support individual artists, the implications of providing more federal art funds to the states, and whether government should help achieve cultural democracy. Overall, a lucid presentation on a timely subject. Highly recommended for most libraries.

Gary D. Barber, SUNY at Fredonia Lib. (From Library Journal)
W. W. Norton & Co., 1991-07-25
Paperback: 164 pages

Publisher: Routledge (January 1991)
Routledge, 1990-11-15
The ideas presented here are not intended to explain what is widely done in publishing, though many references are made to general practice. They are meant to focus analytically on the problems of management: organization, communication, external and internal relationships, types of decisions, work flow, personnel, finances, planning, new technologies and so forth.
Ohio University Press, 1990-10-31
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change was a groundbreaker when it was first published in 1990, and it continues to be a business bestseller with more than 10 million copies sold. Stephen Covey, an internationally respected leadership authority, realizes that true success encompasses a balance of personal and professional effectiveness, so this book is a manual for performing better in both arenas. His anecdotes are as frequently from family situations as from business challenges.

Before you can adopt the seven habits, you'll need to accomplish what Covey calls a "paradigm shift"--a change in perception and interpretation of how the world works. Covey takes you through this change, which affects how you perceive and act regarding productivity, time management, positive thinking, developing your "proactive muscles" (acting with initiative rather than reacting), and much more.

This isn't a quick-tips-start-tomorrow kind of book. The concepts are sometimes intricate, and you'll want to study this book, not skim it. When you finish, you'll probably have Post-it notes or hand-written annotations in every chapter, and you'll feel like you've taken a powerful seminar by Covey. --Joan Price (

# Paperback: 358 pages

# Publisher: Free Press; 1st edition (September 15, 1990)
Fireside, New York, 1990-09-01
Subscribe Now! is to date one of the best guides available in the arts business for increasing attendance to symphonies, ballets, operas, and music festivals. Although it was first written in 1977, this guide can still be a valuable asset to any organization trying to increase ticket sales and boost their audience numbers. While some of the data has changed over time due to inflation, the instructions and guidance Mr. Newman provides is invaluable to this day.----American Symphony Orchestra League

"My first job was as marketing director of a regional music theatre company. I was a journalism grad with little "arts" experience. This was a wonderful book. It really helped me understand our audience. It was at my right hand throughout the two years I held that job."
Theatre Communications Group Inc.,U.S., 1989-09-14
Explores a wide range of options for those working in the arts field -- traditional fundraising from public, private, and corporate sources; earning it through various activities; saving it by sharing costs and activities with other organizations; and understanding new technology opportunities. It also provides analysis of three grant proposals.
First published in 1983, ArtsMoney established itself as a farsighted and cogent guide to fiscal solvency for nonprofit arts organizations, Joan Jeffri's approach is unique: she develops a philosophy for total fiscal management of the nonprofit, then describes how fundraising can be incorporated into that plan as one of many elements, rather than as the sole panacea for all of the organization's financial woes.

About the author

Joan Jeffri is the Director of the Program in Arts Administration at Columbia University' Teachers College, and Director of the Research Center for Arts and Culture. She is the current president of the Association of Art Administration Educators. From 1981-1990, she served as an executive director of The Journal of Arts Management and Law. She is author of Arts Money: Raising It, Saving It, Earning It (1989); The Emerging Arts: Management, Survival and Growth (1990), and editor of Artisthelp: The Artist‚s Guide to Work-Related Human and Social Services (1990); and The Actor Speaks, The Painter Speaks, and The Craftsperson Speaks (Greenwood Press, 1994, 1993, 1992), as well as numerous studies on artists, including "Information on Artists I and II" and "The Artists Training and Career Project." Her first careers were as a poet, with Louis Untermeyer as her mentor, and an actress, appearing in the national tour of The Homecoming, in the Boston Company of The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds and with the Lincoln Center Repertory Company in New York City.

Paperback 301 pages (December 1989)

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
University of Minnesota Press, 1989-05-25
About the author:

A prolific and distinguished scholar, Weisbrod has written or edited 15 books and more than 160 articles and papers on the economics and public policy analysis of poverty, nonprofit organizations, education, health, the causes and consequences of research and technological change in health care, manpower, public interest law, the military draft, and benefit-cost evaluation. His most recent research examines the comparative economic behavior of for-profit, government, and private nonprofit organizations; and the causes and consequences of the growing commercialism of nonprofits. His latest book is To Profit or Not to Profit? The Commercial Transformation of the Nonprofit Sector (Cambridge University Press, 1998).
Harvard University Press, 1988-07-01
The primary function of Professor Shore's practical handbook is to help arts administrators create conditions for successful collaboration by integrating management know-how with the special needs and values of an arts organization. Designed for maximum user convenience, the book presents numerous examples, graphic aids, and anecdotes that help the reader understand and retain important principles and methods.

Table of Contents:



Part One: General Concepts of Management and of Arts Administration

An Overview of Management and of Arts Administration

Management and Arts Administration as Systems of Decision-Making Functions

Part Two: The Planning Function

Planning: Specifying Objectives

Formulating Policies, Preparing Forecasts, and Drawing Up Plans

Part Three: The Organizing Function

Organizing: Creating a Work System


Part Four: The Staffing Function

Staffing: Providing Employment Opportunities

Training and Development

Part Five: The Leadership Function

Leadership: General Concepts and Styles

Communication and Motivation

Part Six: The Control Function

Control: Measures, Standards, and Deviations

Exercising Control in Practice


Glossary of Terms


Index of Names

Index of Organizations

Subject Index

HARVEY SHORE is an Associate Professor of Management in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut.

Hardcover: 225 pages
Publisher: Quorum Books (August 10, 1987)
Praeger, 1987-08-10
A collection of original essays that treats music hall as a prototype modern entertainment industry that turned its pleasure into a business. It examines the architectural development of the halls; the management, performers and audience; the movement of capital; and the relationship between the industry, the local State and the reform lobbies.

Taschenbuch - 208 Seiten

Open University Press, December 1986
Open University Press, 1986-12-01
Arguments for the Arts was published by Arts Scarborough in 1982. In effect, it is a compendium of some of the most powerful arguments for the arts in the different areas of cultural life.

Table of Content:

The Arts in Perspective; The Arts and Society; The Arts and the Environment; The Arts and the Economy; The Arts and Politics; The Arts and Education; The Arts and Life; Selected Readings.

It has been reproduced in the Hot Topics section of the World Culture Project website ( and can be downloaded in total from this site.
Arts Scarborough, 1982-01-01
A unique, comprehensive understanding of the theory and practice of marketing in the context of the arts"

Praeger Series in Public and Nonprofit Sector Marketing

Hardcover - 286 pages
Greenwood Publishing Group, April 1980
Praeger, 1980-04-15
An educator's guide to the use of art as a tool for creative development in young children, from preschool through third grade. Features abundant activities, a color format, online resources on a companion Web site, and other utilities.

Robert Schirrmacher is Instructor with the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District. He teaches and supervises Early Childhood Education majors at two-on campus laboratory child development centers. He has a Ph.D in Early Childhood Education from the University of Illinois. He is an advocate for developmentally appropriate education and quality care for young children and is involved in professional organizations at the local, state and national levels.

# Paperback: 432 pages

# Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning; 5 edition (March 19, 2005)
Cengage Learning, 1980-01-01
The Asia Pacific Journal of Arts & Cultural Management is an initiative of the University of South Australia's Arts & Cultural Management Program. The journal aims to support the promotion of a research ethos within the arts and cultural sector in the Asia Pacific Region. The Journal will however also consider articles with a wider perspective e.g. from authors outside of Australia and the Asia Pacific Region, if the articles are relevant to the region.

The Journal is comprised of refereed research; industry research that is not refereed; and commissioned articles from leading industry identities.

Published for the first time in the fall of 1998, the International Journal of Arts Management has quickly become essential reading for the arts management community. Each issue is approximately 80 pages in length and covers a wide range of topics and viewpoints of direct interest to academics and practitioners. All articles meet the highest standards of intellectual rigour.

IJAM is a non-profit project, published by the Chair in Arts Management of the …cole des Hautes …tudes Commerciales (HEC) in Montreal. The HEC is the oldest business school in Canada, and is affiliated with the University of Montreal.

International Journal of Arts Management Homepage
Cultural economics is the application of economic analysis to all of the creative and performing arts, the heritage and cultural industries, whether publicly or privately owned. It is concerned with the economic organization of the cultural sector and with the behavior of producers, consumers and governments in that sector. The subject includes a range of approaches, mainstream and radical, neoclassical, welfare economics, public policy and institutional economics.

The editors and editorial board of the Journal of Cultural Economics seek to attract the attention of the economics profession to this branch of economics, as well as those in related disciplines and arts practitioners with an interest in economic issues. The Journal of Cultural Economics publishes original papers that deal with the theoretical development of cultural economics as a subject, the application of economic analysis and econometrics to the field of culture, and with the economic aspects of cultural policy. Besides full-length papers, short papers and book reviews are also published.
The International Journal of Heritage Studies (IJHS) is the academic, refereed journal for scholars and practitioners from many disciplines with a common involvement in the heritage. Heritage varies from the aesthetic object conserved in a museum to wildlife conserved within a nature reserve. Articles concern Museum Studies, Tourism Studies, Heritage Theory and History, Conservation and Restoration Techniques and Law, Cultural Studies, Interpretation and Design.

The International Journal of Cultural Policy aims to provide an outlet for an interdisciplinary and international exploration of the nature, function and impact of cultural policies.It includes a broad view of cultural policy, encompassing culture as a "way of life" as well as culture in the narrower sense of the arts and cultural industries. It is concerned both with the policies of institutions and with the wider discourses which relate to the general conditions of culture.

The Journal addresses itself to policy-makers, practitioners, academics and students with a professional interest in the subject. It carries research papers, information on research in progress, comparative studies, polemical articles and book reviews which are likely to be of interest to an international readership. Some editions of the journal include a series of articles designed around particular themes, which may relate to aspecific set of issues, a geographical region or a particular cultural form.

Although the Journal includes some material on the technical aspects of cultural management, the emphasis of the Journal is on cultural policy and politics ( kulturpolitik) , to which it adopts a pluralistic approach. The Historical range is not limited to any given period, but the journal is primarily concerned with material that is relevant to the contemporary world, and which contributes to a fruitful international exchange of ideas.

3 issues per year