This is a complete list of books and articles that may be used for the class. Not all of what is listed is required but is included for further reading. See syllabus for required reading assignments.
General Museums & Exhibitions
Baudrillard, Jean. “The System of Collecting.” In The Cultures of Collecting, edited by John Elsner and Roger Cardinal, 7-24. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1994.
Bal, Mieke. “Telling Objects: A Narrative Perspective on Collecting.” In The Cultures of Collecting, edited by John Elsner and Roger Cardinal, 97-115. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1994.
Bennet, Tony. Birth of the Museum: History Theory Politics. New York: Routledge, 1995.
Carpenter, Edward. “Transparent Museums.” Print Magazine (July/ August 2000): 72-77.
Dugdale, Juanita, “Ralph Appelbaum Associates Incorporated.” Communication Arts (May/June 2001): 50-61.
Flanagan, Barbara. “Ralph Appelbaum: Over 18 Million Served.” Interiors Magazine’s 21st Annual Interiors Awards Issue (January 2000).
Foucault, Michel. The Order of Things: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences. New York: Vintage, 1994.
Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, Museums and the Interpretation of Visual Culture. New York: Routledge, 1995.
—. Museum, Media, Message.
—. Architecture, Exhibition.
Lippman, Walter. “The Museum of the Future.” The Atlantic Monthly (Oct. 1948).
Mauries, Patrick. Cabinets of Curiosities. London: Thames & Hudson, 2002.
McKee, Bradford A. “What is a Museum?” Architecture (February 2002).
Merritt, Elizabeth. “Museums & Society 2034: Trends and Potential Futures.” http://www.aam-us.org/upload/museumssociety2034.pdf.
Pine, B. Joseph and James H. Gilmore. The Experience Economy: Work is Theatre and Every Business a Stage. Boston: Harvard U. Press, 1999.
Weschler, Lawrence. Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder. New York: Pantheon, 1995.
Wolff Olins. “Wolff Olins Museum Next December 2008.” http://audiencesyorkshire.arcadiahost.co.uk/branding_unid4585_page.aspx
Information Architecture and Networks
Hobbs, Robert. Mark Lombardi Global Networks. New York: Independent Curators International, 2003.
Tufte, Edward R. Envisioning Information, Cheshire, Connecticut: Graphics Press,1983.
—. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Cheshire, Connecticut: Graphics Press,1987.
Wurman, Richard Saul. Information Anxiety. New York: Doubleday, 1989.
—. Information Architects. New York: Graphis Press, 1994.
Varnelis, Kazys. “The Immediated Now: Network Culture and the Poetics of Reality.” The Networked Book. http://networkedbook.org/.
— ed. Networked Publics. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008.
Web 2.0 & Technology
Barry, Andrew. “On Interactivity; Consumers, Citizens, and Culture.” In The Politics of Display: Museums, Science, Culture, edited by Sharon MacDonald. New York: Routledge, 1998.
Bell, Ann. Exploring Web 2.0: Second Generation Interactive Tools. Georgetown, TX: Katy Crossing Press, 2009.
Filippini-Fantoni, Silvia and Jonathan Bowen. “Bookmarking in Museums: Extending the Museum Experience beyond the Visit?” Archives and Museum Informatics. http://www.archimuse.com/mw2007/papers/filippini-fantoni/filippini-fantoni.html.
“Jeffrey Shaw’s and Tjebbe van Tijen’s Imaginary Museum.” The Museum of the Future. http://www.imaginarymuseum.org/MUF/index.html.
Kabat, Jennifer. “The People Will be Heard: Interactive Technology in Public Spaces.” Adobe Think Tank. http://www.adobe.com/designcetner/thinktank.
Rokeby, David. “The Construction of Experience: Interface as Content.” In Digital Illusion: Entertaining the Future with High Technology, edited by Clark Dodsworth. Boston: Addsion Wesley, 1998.
Russo, Angelina and Jerry Watkins. “Creative New Media Design: Achieving Representative Curatorial Practice Using a Cultural Interactive Experience Design Method.” http://eprints.qut.edu.au/10101/
Schlesinger, Marissa. “Digital Information and the Future of Museums.” Spectra 24.4 (1997), 17-20.
Schwartzer, Marjorie. “Art & Gadgetry: The Future of the Museum Visit.” Museum News (July/August 2001).
Simon, Nina. “Museum 2.0.” http://www.museumtwo.com.
Sparacino, F., K. Larson, R. MacNeil, and A. Davenport. “Technologies and Methods for Interactive Exhibit Design: From Wireless object & body tracking to wearable computers.” In Cultural Heritage Informatics 1999: selected papers from ICHIM, edited by D. Bearman and J. Trant. http://alumni.media.mit.edu/~flavia/Papers/flavia_ichim99.pdf.
Spasojevic, M. and T. Kindberg. ”A Study of an Augmented Museum Experience. Internet and Mobile Systems Laboratory.” http://www.hpl.hp.com/techreports/2001/HPL-2001-178.pdf
Spears, Dorothy. “When the Gallery is a Classroom.” The New York Times (March 19, 2009).
The New Media Consortium and Educause Learning Initiative. The Horizon Report. Austin: New Media Consortium, 2009.
Twidale, Michael and Keith Cheverst. “Exploring the Design Space of Networked Technologies.” http://people.lis.illinois.edu/~twidale/research/docents/cscw00wkshp.html.
Walker, Kevin. “Visitor-Constructed Personalized Learning Trails.” Archives & Museum Informatics. http://archimuse.com/mw2007/papers/walker/walker.html.
Art & Design Museums
Conn, Steven. Museums and American Intellectual Life, 1876-1926. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 2000.
Hufnagl, Florian. Design Museums around the World. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2004.
Kwon, Miwon. “Interview.” In Mark Dion, edited by Lisa Graziose Corrin, Miwon Kwon and Norman Bryson, 6-33. London: Phaidon, 1997.
Newhouse, Victoria. Art and the Power of Placement. New York: Montacelli Press, 2005.
Putnam, James. Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium. London: Thames & Hudson, 2001.
Williams, Robert. “Disjecta Reliquiae The Tate Thames Dig.” In Mark Dion Archaeology, edited by Alex Coles and Mark Dion, 72-101. London: Black Dog Publishing, 1999.
Science & Natural History Museums
Chapman, William Ryan. “Arranging Ethnology.” In Objects and Others: Essays on Museums and Material Culture, edited by George W. Stocking, Jr., 15-47. Madison: U. of Wisconsin Press, 1985.
Galangau-Quérat, Fabienne. “The Grande Galerie de l’Evolution.” In Reshaping Museum Space: Architecture, Design, Exhibitions, edited by Suzanne MacLeod, 95-107. New York: Routledge, 2005.
Preston, Douglas. Dinosaurs in the Attic. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1993
Quinn, Stephen. Windows on Nature. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2006.
Toon, Richard. “Black Bock Science in Black Box Science Centres.” In Reshaping Museum Space: Architecture, Design, Exhibitions, edited by Suzanne MacLeod, 26-38. New York: Routledge, 2005.
Yanni, Carla. Victorian Science and the Architecture of Display. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1999.
History & Identity Museums
Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, “Picturing the Ancestors and Imagining the Nation” in Museums and the Interpretation of Visual Culture. New York: Routledge, 1995. pp 23-48.
Huyssen, Andreas “Present Pasts: Media. Politics, Amnesia”, Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory, Stanford: Stanford U. Press, 2003.
Kamin, Blair. “Lincoln Land: The New Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum is More Theme Park than Adventurous Architecture.” The Chicago Tribune (April 10, 2005).
Linenthal, Edward T., Preserving Memory: The Struggle to Create America’s Holocaust Museum, Viking Press, New York, pp 167-254.
Shattuck, Kathryn. “History’s Real Stuff (Sorry Miss Grundy).” New York Times (Sept 9, 2007).
Williams, Paul. Memorial Museums: The Global Rush to Commemorate Atrocities. Oxford: Berg, 2007.