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  • Opinion: Lonnie Bunch
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Native voices
    Six months after its opening, is the first Smithsonian museum devoted to the Native Americans a success? Javier Pes travels to Washington and finds, despite several shortcomings, an enlightened take on the history of America's first peoples...
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Modern times
    New York's lavishly revamped Museum of Modern Art has divided opinion, but András Szántó, the director of the National Arts Journalism Program at Columbia University, New York, believes it is a triumph that has stayed true to the spirit of modernism...
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Resistance movement
    The new Warsaw Rising Museum is an important symbol for a nation that has finally re-established democracy after almost 50 years of totalitarian domination. By Jane Morris
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Object lesson: Paul Williams
    During a 30-year career designing exhibitions and galleries that began at the V&A and continues with his own company, Stanton Williams, Paul Williams has based his work on the belief in the primacy of objects and their power to inspire visitors. Javier Pes meets him...
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Moving pictures
    Jet-setting around the globe with priceless artworks may sound fun, but being a courier is hard work and calls for a level-head, determination and the ability to anticipate problems. Laura Gascoigne reports
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Getty's grand tour
    The Getty Center's new interactive guide is the most comprehensive yet, combining handheld devices, touchscreen computers and the Getty website. Christina Olsen explains how visitor research helped shape the system
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Flexible displays
    The redevelopment of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum includes a
    new display system for the permanent collection that can be changed far
    more frequently than before. By Lawrence Fitzgerald and Anthony McReavy
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Introduction: emergency planning
    Disaster planning is arguably the museum equivalent of making a will or having a health check: one of those things that everyone knows they ought to do, but then puts off.
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Preparing for emergencies
    Follow MP's step-by-step guide to minimising the risk of disasters and limiting the damage they cause if they do occur
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Writing an emergency plan of action
    Once you have analysed the possible risks and decided how you will react to them, it is time to write the museum's emergency plan
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Training staff for emergencies
    After you have written the emergency plan, the next step is to train your staff to use it properly
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Salvage operations after emergencies
    Deciding which objects should be given priority in a salvage operation is not an easy task, but it is a vital part of any emergency plan
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Case study: flooding
    The Perth Museum and Art Gallery has taken extensive measures to prevent a damaging flood happening again
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Case study: fire
    The Rijksmuseum Twenthe in Holland was badly damaged by an explosion in a fireworks factory. The people involved discuss the museum's disaster plan, the fire brigade's role and how a country-wide approach to emergencies is now being developed
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Books
    Establishing Dress History
    BY LOU TAYLOR, ISBN: 0 7190 6639 5, £17.99
    Manchester University Press
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Web reviews
    Museum Practice
    Spring 2005
  • Education programmes: Back to school
    Are you looking for ways to market your education programmes to teachers? Julie Nightingale takes the guess work out of promoting education sessions by showing who to target and how
    Museum Practice
    Summer 2005
  • Green museums: Built with care
    Flemmich Webb investigates the practical steps that museums are taking to meet the new 'green' building standards that are coming into force this year
    Museum Practice
    Summer 2005
  • Foiling thieves: Daylight robbery
    Deterred by the generally high standard of night-time protection, thieves are increasingly targeting museums during opening hours. Katrina Burroughs outlines the best way to foil them
    Museum Practice
    Summer 2005