8 edition of New Solutions for House Museums found in the catalog.
April 28, 2007
by AltaMira Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||272|
A historic house museum is a house that has been transformed into a ic furnishings may be displayed in a way that reflects their original placement and usage in a home. Historic house museums are held to a variety of standards, including those of the International Council of Museums.. The International Council of Museums defines a museum as: "A . In , Richard Moe, then president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP), asked a troubling question in the Forum Journal: “Are There Too Many House Museums?” Subsequent publications, conferences, and other forums have debated and reiterated Moe’s concerns that house museums are–besides facing dismal financial straits–too often “tired, .
-- Sean Sawyer, Ph.D., Washburn & Susan Oberwager President, The Olana Partnership At times practical, at times thought provoking, Reimagining Historic House Museums: New Approaches and Proven Solutions is both a checklist for the basic operation of your museum, and a bundle of wildly divergent ideas to take your organization to the next level. His solution, dubbed the Ellis Rule, is similar to what Donna Ann Harris proposed for historic houses in her terrific book New Solutions for Author: Bob Beatty.
All proceeds from book sales benefit the Merchant’s House Museum. US Shipping only. An Old Merchant’s House: Life at Home in New York City, by Mary L. Knapp An Old Merchant’s House provides an authentic view of the domestic life of the prosperous merchant class in midth century New York. It is based on memoirs, diaries, . Historic house museums can be found in nearly every city in the United States and Canada. These are the homes of the earliest settlers, statesmen, frontiersmen, great writers, artists, architects, and industrial magnates. These are the places, carefully saved and preserved, that represent a cultural heritage/5.
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By Donna Ann Harris. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, ; xi + pp, illustrations; paper $ The historic house museum is perhaps the paradigmatic historic site, the most common way for Americans to encounter local history.
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New solutions for house museums: ensuring the long-term preservation of America's historic houses /. Donna Harris, in her wonderful book, New Solutions for House Museums, does just that. As she tackles the tough challenges, Donna establishes two critical foundations: number one, there are several good options.
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New Solutions for House Museums Keynote at AASLH Conference AASLH. We were delighted to be invited as the keynote speaker for the sold-out luncheon for the Historic House Museum Affinity Group.
We spoke about what we found from our research to update and expand the best-selling AASLH book in its series, New Solutions for House Museums. In this book, Donna Ann Harris, a preservation consultant with more than 20 years of experience, provides a critical resource for boards, staff, and volunteers at historic house museums, who need to consider whether creative alternatives to the house museum model may allow them to better realize their fundamental obligation-the preservation of Author: Donna Ann Harris.
Get this from a library. Reimagining historic house museums: new approaches and proven solutions. [Kenneth Turino; Max van Balgooy;] -- Creating tours, school programs, and other interpretive activities at historic house museums are among the most effective ways to engage the public in the history of their community and yet many.
In her new book "New Solutions for House Museums," preservation consultant Donna Ann Harris chronicles how a dozen sites in the U.S. converted into community-centered spaces like art galleries, bed- and-breakfasts and conference buildings, used and appreciated by the public daily. Table of contents for New solutions for house museums: ensuring the long-term preservation of America's historic houses / Donna Ann Harris.
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.historic house museums and preservation in the United States. Next it provides an overview of the most recent literature and endeavors by professional organizations on the subject of sustainability of hlstoric house museums.
Solutions offered will explore how the historic house. William Sumner Appleton’s Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (Historic New England) started making house museums even earlier, but he subsidized the majority of the operatingthe Chicago School of Architecture Foundation purchased Henry Hobson Richardson’s Glessner House, making it rental offices as well as a .