New forums: art museums and communities

by Bonnie Pitman

Publisher: American Association of Museums in Washington, DC

Written in English
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    • Art museums -- Educational aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
    • About the Edition

      Report on experimental art museum community outreach programs funded from 1995-2002 by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementBonnie Pitman and Ellen Hirzy.
      GenreCase studies.
      ContributionsHirzy, Ellen Cochran., Pew Charitable Trusts.
      LC ClassificationsN510 .P57 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3290664M
      ISBN 100931201896
      LC Control Number2004005830

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Ellen is the principal writer of Museums for a New Century and Excellence and Equity: Education and the Public Dimension of Museums, both published by the American Association New forums: art museums and communities book Museums; the lead contributor to Mastering Civic Engagement: A Challenge to Museums (AAM); and co-author of New Forums: Art Museums and Communities (Pew Charitable.

Bonnie Pitman and Ellen Hirzy collaborated on New Forums: Art Museums and Communities; this piece is a shortened form of a chapter from the book.

Pitman, the deputy director of the Dallas Museum of Art, served as project director of the Program for Art Museums and Communities, to which Hirzy was a consultant.

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