Sustainable museums : strategies for the 21st Century / Rachel Madan

By: Madan, Rachel.
ISBN: 9781907697098 (paperback).Publisher: Edinburgh : Museumsetc, cop. 2011Description: 409 p.Abstract: How can museums remain resilient in uncertain times? How can they thrive under changing economic, legislative and cultural conditions? Museum sustainability expert Rachel Madan covers new territory for any museum wanting to become more sustainable. Sustainable Museums provides a system enabling you to start making changes that are both transformational and lasting. It will help you create a museum that is resilient, confident and secure in its sustainability approach. And as well as lots of advice, it provides a host of international case studies along the way. (Font: Editor)
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How can museums remain resilient in uncertain times? How can they thrive under changing economic, legislative and cultural conditions? Museum sustainability expert Rachel Madan covers new territory for any museum wanting to become more sustainable. Sustainable Museums provides a system enabling you to start making changes that are both transformational and lasting. It will help you create a museum that is resilient, confident and secure in its sustainability approach. And as well as lots of advice, it provides a host of international case studies along the way. (Font: Editor)

Strategies: Introduction ; A Short History of Sustainability ; Your Vision ; Developing a Foundation for Leadership ; Get Your Team Together ; Assess Your Impact ; Developing a Sustainability Strategy ; Targets and Milestones ; Developing Policies and Plans ; Communicating Sustainability -- Case studies: 1. Heritage Lottery Fund / Fiona Talbott ; 2. Ruskin Museum / Victoria Slowe ; 3. Balboa Park Cultural Partnership / Rory Ruppert ; 4. National Museums Liverpool / Fiona Philpott ; 5. Massachusetts Audubon Society / Joseph Ingldsby ; 6. Connecticut Science Center / Ron Katz ; 7. The Beacon Museum / Sue Palmer ; 8. Lakeland Arts Trust / Charlotte Upton ; 9. John G Shedd Aquarium / Meg Matthews ; 10. Manchester United Museum and Tour Centre / Stephen Powell ; 11. Smithsonian National Zoo / Daniel Davies & Charles Fillah ; 12. The Harris Museum, Preston / Lynsey Jones ; 13. Minnesota Historical Society / Shengyin Xu, Matt Hill, Laura Salveson ; 14. Manchester Museum / Ron McGregor ; 15. Manchester Art Gallery / Catriona Morgan ; 16. Ball State University Museum of Art / Thelma Lazo-Flores ; 17. Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester / Rachel Hammond ; 18. Heide Museum of Modern Art / Paula Greene ; 19. Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse / Hannah Jackson ; 20. Detroit Zoo / Sarah Brophy, Sarah Popp ; 21. Musée de la Civilisation / Aude Porcedda ; 22. RETHINK / Anne Schnettler ; 23. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum / Lieza Dagher ; 24. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry / Kyrie Thompson Kellett, Jessica C Willcox, Kari Jensen, Todd Kehoe ; 25. Abbot Hall Art Gallery / Charlotte Upton ; 26. Manchester Art Gallery / Amanda Wallace ; 27. British Library / Patrick Dixon ; 28. Warrington Museum / Amanda Moore ; 29. The Design Museum / Josephine Chanter, Tom Hunter ; 30. Walker Art Center / Sarah Schultz, Janet M Mason ; 31. Renaissance South East / Sharon Bristow ; 32. North Carolina Museum of Art / Daniel P. Gottlieb ; 33. Normandy American Cemetery Visitor Center / David B Greenbaum, Greg Mella, ELsa Santoyo, Bettina Neudert-Brown ; 34. Chabot Space & Science Center / Etta Heber, Tamara Schwarz, Eric Havel ; 35. National Museums Liverpool / Chris Bailey ; 36. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum / Lisa Yun Lee ; 37. Abasuba Community Peace Museum / GLoria K. Borona -- Conclusion -- Abouth the author -- Abouth the contributors -- Index -- Also from MuseumsEtc -- Colophon

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