Smithsonian
About Smithsonian  |  Websites A-Z
Home | Exhibitions | Events | Visitor Information | Museums | Research | Membership | Giving | Shop
Home 
smithsonian.org Documentation
Information
Planning and Organizing a New Museum

American Association of Museums.  Organizing Your Museum:  The
Essentials
.
  Washington, D.C.: American Association of Museums, 1989.

 Anderson, Gail.  Museum Mission Statements.  Washington , D.C. :
American Association of  Museums, 1998.

Boylan, Patrick J. editor. Running a Museum: a Practical Handbook.
ICOM: Paris, 2007
(available for general use as free PDF file downloads from the UNESCO web server).

Crimm, Walter L., Martha Morris and L. Carole Wharton.  Planning Successful Museum Building Projects.  Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2009.

Genoways, Hugh H. and Lynne M. Ireland. Museum Administration An Introduction. Walnut Creek, Lanham, New York, Toronto, Oxford: Altamira Press, 2003.

George, Jerry and Cindy Sherrell-Leo. Starting Right: A Basic Guide to Museum Planning. Walnut Creek, Cal.: AltaMira Press, 2004. 

Lord, Barry, and Gail Dexter Lord. The Manual of Museum Planning. Walnut Creek , Cal. : AltaMira Press, 2002.

Science Center Planning
http://www.astc.org/resource/planning/index.htm

 
 
 
 
Quick Links
a Museum Studies EMAIL SIGN UP
l
Museum Employment Opportunities
Museum Studies Training Directory
Museum-Related Organizations

Museum Studies Bibliographies (SIRIS)

  Frequently Asked Questions
  What are resources that can help me start a new museum?
  Where can I find sources of traveling exhibitions?
  Where can I get information on museum federal funding sources?
  Where can I get information on planning a career in museums?
  What kinds of academic programs are available in museum studies and related fields?
  Where can I get information on developing museum studies curriculum?
  Where can I get information on museum accessibility policies and practices?
  Suggestion Box
  Please send us your suggestions about our website, information you are looking for but cannot find on the site.
   
Contacts | Help | Privacy | Copyright
Top  Top