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  • Should museums invest in LED lighting?
    Museum Practice examines new approaches to lighting
    Museum Practice
    17.01.2011
  • Is now the time to invest in LED lighting?
    LEDs are said to offer high-quality, energy-efficient lighting to museums. But is this relatively new technology up to scratch and when should museums jump on the bandwagon?
    Museum Practice
    17.01.2011
  • Case study: curatorial lighting
    Lighting was used to challenge preconceptions of the dark ages in the V&A’s Medieval and Renaissance Galleries
    Museum Practice
    17.01.2011
  • Case study: daylighting
    Stephen Cannon-Brookes explains how climate-based daylight modelling helped to facilitate the maximum use of daylight in the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg
    Museum Practice
    17.01.2011
  • New advances in daylighting
    Museums are taking a renewed interest in allowing natural light into galleries. Stephen Cannon-Brookes looks at advances in predicting daylight levels
    Museum Practice
    17.01.2011
  • Case study: light-sensitive displays
    The recently reopened Museum of the Order of St John used lighting specialists to create atmospheric galleries housing light-sensitive objects
    Museum Practice
    17.01.2011
  • Have your say on lighting
    Should museums invest in LED lighting? Does the energy-efficiency argument outweigh concerns about colour quality? Join the debate...
    Museum Practice
    17.01.2011
  • Further resources: lighting
    Links to other articles on lighting and to relevant external websites
    Museum Practice
    17.01.2011
  • Lighting
    Museum Practice
  • Have your say on smarter working practices
    What is your museum doing to help staff work better together and make the most of everyone's potential?
    Museum Practice
    15.04.2010
  • The DDA: duty or opportunity?
    The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) aims to end discrimination against people with disabilities in many aspects of life. Museums, says Rebecca McGinnis, should use the law to everyone's advantage
    Museum Practice
    July 1997
  • Experience or Interpretation: The dilemma of museums of modern art
    Experience or Interpretation: The dilemma of museums of modern art Nicholas Serota, February 1997, 64pp

    (hbk), ISBN 0-500-55029-8, £6.95,

    Thames and Hudson Ltd,

    30-34 Bloomsbury Street,

    London WC1B 3QP

    Tel: 0171 636 5488

    Fax: 0171 636 4799
    Museum Practice
    July 1997
  • Museums and the Natural Environment, The Role of the Natural History Museums in Biological Conservation
    Museums and the Natural Environment, The Role of the Natural History Museums in Biological Conservation Peter Davis, ISBN 0-7185-1548-X, £39.99 (hbk), Leicester Museums Studies, Leicester University Press, Leicester University Bookshop, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RD

    Tel: 0116 252 3456

    Fax: 0116 252 5029
    Museum Practice
    July 1997
  • Larger and Working Objects. A guide to their preservation and care
    Larger and Working Objects. A guide to their preservation and care, Stephen Ball, ed Peter Winsor, 1997, 71pp, ISBN 0-948630-53-1, £10, Museums and Galleries Commission, Public Affairs Assistant, 16 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AA

    Tel: 0171 233 4200

    Fax: 0177 233 3686
    Museum Practice
    July 1997
  • Improving Museum Security
    Improving Museum Security, Peter Osborne, 1997, 24pp, ISBN 0-948630-54-X, available free (send A4 SAE) from the Public Affairs Assistant, Museums and Galleries Commission, 16 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AA

    Tel: 0171 233 4200

    Fax: 0177 233 3686
    Museum Practice
    July 1997
  • Making exhibitions with community groups
    Exhibition programmes in Southampton, Sunderland and Newcastle involving community groups are helping to reach new audiences, maximise access to collections and challenge the public's perception of art
    Museum Practice
    July 1997
  • Making displays stimulating for children
    Making archaeological collections interesting for children is a problem in museums where displays have traditionally focused on authenticity and provenance. Although original artefacts remain the key to interpreting the past, museums are increasingly using reconstructed settings and replicas to stimulate schoolchildren's imaginations
    Museum Practice
    July 1997
  • MDF - safe for use in museums?
    David Thickett provides an update on the risks of using MDF for storage and display of objects and ways in which they can be minimised
    Museum Practice
    July 1997
  • Dust monitoring
    Staff at the Historic Royal Palaces analyse the amount and type of dust that accumulates in its London properties
    Museum Practice
    July 1997
  • French revelation
    The former zoology gallery at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris closed to visitors in 1964. Thirty years later it reopened as La Grande Galerie de l'Evolution. David Martin went to see the results
    Museum Practice
    July 1997