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Author Matassa, Freda,
Title Organizing exhibitions : a handbook for museums, libraries and archives / Freda Matassa.
Imprint London : Facet Publishing, 2014.

Author Matassa, Freda,
Subject Museum exhibits -- Planning.
Museum techniques.
Description 1 online resource
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-294) and index.
Contents Title page; Contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1 A step-by-step guide to organizing exhibitions; 1 Idea; Fundamentals; Concept; Objects; Policy; People; Space; Finance; Audience and programmes; Time schedule; Objectives and risks; Stage One checklist; Summary; Notes and references; 2 Planning; Fundamentals; Project management; Communication; Project team; Schedule; Loans and lenders; Exhibition space; Budget; Insurance; Exhibition design; Transport; Stage Two checklist; Summary; Notes and references; 3 Organization; Fundamentals; Loans and lenders.
Design and buildEnvironment; Insurance; Transport; Marketing and publications; People; Stage Three checklist; Summary; Notes and references; 4 Packing and transport; Fundamentals; Internal moves; External moves; Lenders delivering their own loans; Insurance; Stage Four checklist; Summary; Notes and references; 5 Installation; Fundamentals; Planning for installation; Team; Schedule; Gallery preparation; Access; Delivery; Receiving couriers; Display furniture and fixings; Placing and hanging; Labels and signage; Lighting; Preparation for the opening; Invigilators; Stage Five checklist; Summary.
Notes and references6 Openings; Fundamentals; What kind of opening?; Planning; Safety and security; On the day; Afterwards; Stage Six checklist; Summary; 7 Maintenance and programmes; Fundamentals; Monitoring; Ongoing requirements; Daily activities; Events and programmes; Stage Seven checklist; Summary; Notes and references; 8 Closure; Fundamentals; Planning; Deinstallation; Return; Completion; Stage Eight checklist; Summary; 9 Touring exhibitions; Fundamentals; Why send an exhibition on tour?; Planning and agreements; During the tour; End of the tour; Exhibition tour checklist; Summary.
Notes and references10 Legacy; Fundamentals; The importance of legacy; Evaluation; Impact; Archives; Stage Ten checklist; Summary; Notes and references; Part 2 Directory; AIR FREIGHT SECURITY; Freight; Regulated agents; Hand-carry; Resources; CLAIMS; Resources; COMMISSIONS; CONTRACTORS; COPYRIGHT; What is copyright?; How does copyright affect exhibitions?; What should exhibitions do?; Resources; COURIERS; What is a courier?; Why send a courier?; Responsibilities of the courier; Responsibilities of the lender; Responsibilities of the borrower; Resources; CUSTOMS, IMPORT AND EXPORT; Import.
ExportResources; DAMAGE REPORTING; Damage reporting process; Action after damage reporting; DISCLAIMERS; What is a disclaimer?; When might you need a disclaimer?; Examples of disclaimers; DISPLAY CASES; Security; Environment; Materials; Design and placing; Resources; DUE DILIGENCE; Immunity from seizure; EMERGENCY PLAN; Planning; Risks; Response; Exhibits; Resources; ENVIRONMENT; Temperature; Relative humidity; Light; Air quality; How to manage the environment; Specific materials; Resources; ETHICS; Exhibitions; Policy; Resources; GOVERNMENT INDEMNITY; UK Government Indemnity; Resources.
Summary Freda Matassa FRSA MA(Hons) DipAL DipEd is a wellknown UK expert on collections management who advises, teaches and lectures internationally. Former Head of Collections Management at the Tate Gallery and co-founder of the European Registrars Conference, she is expert adviser on several European projects for museum standards and to the Minister of Culture on immunity from seizure. She was recently named one of the Top 50 Women to Watch in the arts and is the author of Museum Collections Management (Facet, 2011).
ISBN 9781783300273 (electronic bk.)
1783300272 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 906534792
Additional Format Print version: 1856049450

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