Museums and Communities: The Politics of Public Culture
Ivan Karp (Editor), Christine Mullen Kreamer (Editor) and Steven Levine (Editor)
Page count: 624 pages
File size: 11.8 MB
Contributors to this volume examine and illustrate struggles and collaborations among museums, festivals, tourism, and historic preservation projects and the communities they represent and serve. Essays include the role of museums in civil society, the history of African-American collections, and experiments with museum-community dialogue about the design of a multicultural society.