A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections Third Edition

Author: Marie C. Malaro
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588343235
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Hailed when it was first published in 1985 as the bible of U.S. collections management, A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums regarding collections. This revised and expanded third edition addresses the many legal developments—including a comprehensive discussion of stolen art and the international movement of cultural property, recent developments in copyright, and the effects of burgeoning electronic uses—that have occurred during the past twenty-five years. An authorative, go-to book for any museum professional, Legal Primer offers detailed explanations of the law, suggestions for preventing legal problems, and numerous case studies of lawsuits involving museum collections.

A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections

Author: Marie C. Malaro
Publisher: Smithsonian Inst Press
ISBN: 1588343227
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"A comprehensive and updated discussion of the legal questions faced by museums as they acquire, use, and refine their collections"--

A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections

Author: Marie C. Malaro
Publisher: Smithsonian Inst Press
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums as they acquire, use, and refine their collections. This second edition is completely revised, expanded, and updated, incorporating into the original format the many legal developments that have occured during the past 13 years.

A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections

Author: Marie C. Malaro
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780874746976
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums as they acquire, use, and refine their collections. This second edition is completely revised, expanded, and updated, incorporating into the original format the many legal developments that have occured during the past 13 years.

Museum Governance

Author: Marie Malaro
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588343812
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In Museum Governance, Marie Malaro addresses a range of issues facing museum administrators and trustees, arguing they can handle their duties intelligently only if they understand two points—why our country sustains a nonprofit sector and what constitutes trusteeship. Armed with this knowledge, trustees can sort out knotty problems relating to corporate sponsorship, entrepreneurial activities, and fundraising in ways that preserve the integrity of the nonprofit. Malaro first explores the principles of nonprofit governance. She explains the purpose and use of professional codes of ethics and offers practical advice about board education and its role in fostering the long-term health of an organization. She then applies these principles to situations frequently confronting trustees, discussing how to set collection strategies, balance mission and entreprenurial ventures, handle deaccessioning, maintain effective board oversight, approach automation, and deal with repatriation requests.

Things Great and Small

Author: John E. Simmons
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9781442277441
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This revised edition of Things Great and Small is a comprehensive resource for preparing and applying collections management policies. Simmons reviews current ideas and literature on the subject, highlights the issues that collections management policies should address, and explains the pros and cons of choosing some policy options over others.

A Life in Museums

Author: Greg Stevens
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442276762
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A Life in Museums: Managing Your Museum Career is the guide for museum workers of all ages and stages—full of sound advice, practical tips, and illuminating personal stories that span the array of museum disciplines. Topics range from personal branding and resume writing to managing from the middle and leadership at all levels; from professional writing to keeping a career journal; and from navigating within your institution to knowing when it’s time to move on.

Art Cultural Heritage and the Law

Author: Patty Gerstenblith
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781611632040
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"Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Law is one of the first and most comprehensive legal casebooks to address the rapidly emerging fields of art and cultural heritage law. It is also distinctive in its extensive use of an interdisciplinary approach and images to illustrate the artworks discussed in the legal materials. This book addresses artists' rights (freedom of expression, copyright, and moral rights); the functioning of the art market (dealers and auction houses, warranties of quality and authenticity, transfer of title and recovery of stolen art works, and the role of museums), and finally cultural heritage (the fate of art works and cultural objects in time of war, the international trade in art works and cultural objects, the historic, archaeological and underwater heritage of the United States, and indigenous cultures, focusing on restitution of Native American cultural objects and human remains, and appropriation of indigenous culture).The third edition retains the basic structure of the earlier editions while updating case law, policies and events. It includes cutting edge legal developments, such as the new decisions in the Fisk University dispute, Bakalar v. Vavra, and Cassirer v. Spain, United States ratification of the 1954 Hague Convention, restitutions of ancient art works from US museums to Italy and other countries, and application of museum policies. Expanded and updated treatment is given to art merchant practices, functioning of the art market, and the use of civil forfeiture to recover illegally imported cultural objects."

Museum Ethics

Author: Gary Edson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134773951
Format: PDF, Docs
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A number of developments in the museum movement during the last few years have forced museums to give greater attention to ethical issues. Members of a profession are increasingly regarded constituting an ethical community. Every person with such a community must have a sense of personal obligation as well as a responsibilty for others to assure ethical achievement. This volume firmly places notions of ethics in the field of action. Museum Ethics considers the theoretical and practical elements of the philosophy of conduct in relation to critical contemporaty issues and museums. This discussion encompasses the procurement of artifacts, the rights of indigenous peoples, repatriation, the politics of display, the conservation of objects and the role of education, as well as the day-to-day management of a museum. All persons active in museum matters, whether custodian, curator, or trustee have an ethical obligation to the museum profession and the public. This volume will allow the professional and student to work towards a more responsible and responsive museum community.

A Legal Dictionary for Museum Professionals

Author: Heather Hope Kuruvilla
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442263431
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presented in an easily-digestible format, this go-to desktop reference guide provides explanations and clarifications on a variety of issues and concerns facing today’s museum professional, including intellectual property issues, including copyright, trademark, service marks, and fair use; corporate issues, including non-profit status and tax exempt status; and governance issues, including trustees and fiduciary duties Written by a museum director who holds a law degree and has practiced law, A Legal Dictionary for Museum Professionals is intended to be kept within arm’s reach at a desk and be the first stop for a professional when a question arises.