Publications

 [Reader] Access in Museums in South Asia (2016)

The publication is the outcome of a collaborative workshop that was held in the City Palace in Jaipur in March 2016, which brought together a variety of museum and heritage professionals. It includes the ‘Jaipur Declaration on Access to Museums’ and practical advice and suggestions on how to become more inclusive as a museum professional and institution, and is intended as a resource to use as well as build upon. The workshop & publication are done by Commonwealth Association of Museums in partnership with the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum Trust, in collaboration with ICOM-ICTOP and ICOM Canada and supported by a special projects grant from ICOM. It can be freely downloaded here Access-in-Museums-in-South-Asia-book. (French version: 2016_L’accessibilité dans les musées de l’Asie du Sud)

 

 [Proceedings] ICOM Memorial lectures 2016 Reader

The brochure brings together the lectures presented by Bernice Murphy, René Rivard and Cristina Vannini at the fourth ICOM Memorial Lectures in Milan, on the occasion of the 24th General Conference of ICOM. The ICOM Memorial Lectures 2016 Reader witnesses erudite and reflected, practical museum thinking, as well as international and interdisciplinary co-operation, and merits to be spread widely amongst interested communities, individuals, and groups. It can be downloaded here ICOM_Memorial lectures_2016_Reader.

 

 [Proceedings] Staff and Training In Regional Museums

ICTOP-staffTraining-thumbnailStaff and Training In Regional Museums (2011) edited by Jane Legget. Regional museums generally have more modest resources of both staff and finance than national and metropolitan institutions. With few, if any, specialists and often relying on volunteers, individual staff at regional museums frequently carry a wider range of responsibilities, with less opportunity for training but…

Running a Museum: A Practical Handbook

ICTOP-runningAMuseum-thumbnailRunning a Museum: A Practical Handbook is intended to provide an overview of the key aspects of the operation of a museum that is anxious to serve the needs and hopes of its visitors and the wider community in the 21st century. Museums need to remain faithful to traditional core values of the museum and continue to emphasise the care and…