“Museums 101” will be a “museum fundamentals” book, to be used by museum founders, board members, museum staff, students and museum enthusiasts. The Museum field is under going a dramatic shift due to issues of inclusion, globalization, social media, social collateral, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, mobility, collaboration, consumerization of IT, online education and corporatization.
The book will include information for all types “museums”, including Natural History Museums, Art Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, Science Centers, Science Museums, Visitors Centers and Children’s Museums. “Museums” are becoming multidisciplinary venues needing to attract multiple audiences.
“How to Start a Museum” to be available for purchase on the Alta Mira Press website August 2014