Visiting the Museum: Bibliography

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Beisiegel, Katharina, Russell Stockman, and Robert McInnes. New museums: intentions, expectations, challenges. Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2017.

Bishop, Claire, ed. Radical Museology: Or What’s Contemporary in Museums of Contemporary Art? London: Walther König, Köln, 2014.

Burnham, Rika. “If you don’t stop, you don’t see anything.” Teachers College Record 95 (1994): 520-525.

Burnham, Rika, and Elliott Kai-Kee. Teaching in the Art Museum: Interpretation as Experience. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011.

Cahan, Susan. Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power. 2016.

Csikszentmihlyi, Mihaly, and Kim Hermanson,”Intrinsic Motivation in Museums : What Makes Visitors Want to Learn?” Museum News (May/June, 1995): 34-37; 59-61.

Datchuk, Kimberly, “Taking Cues from Online Learning Offline in the Visual Classroom.” Art History Pedagogy & Practice, 2.2 (2017)

Dewey, John. Experience and Education. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1938; 1997.

Dubin, Steven. Displays of Power. New York: New York University Press, 1999.

Duncan, Carol. Civilizing Rituals: Inside Public Art Museums. London: Routledge, 1995.

Duncan, Carol, and Allan Wallach. “The Museum of Modern Art as Late Capitalist Ritual: An Iconographic Analysis.” Marxists Perspectives, 1978, 28–51.

Elkins, James. “How Long Does It Take To Look at a Painting?” Huffington Post (blog), November 9, 2010.

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Falk, John H. “An Identity-Centered Approach to Understanding Museum Learning.” Curator: The Museum Journal 49, no. 2 (April 2006): 151–66.

Falk. J.H. and Dierking, L.D. Learning from Museums: Visitor Experience and the Making of Meaning. Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 2000.

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Greene, Maxine.  “Being Fully Present to Works of Art,” in Variations on a Blue Guitar. New York and London:  Teachers College Press, 2001): 57-66.

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Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara. Destination Culture: Tourism, Museums, and Heritage. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Krauss, Rosalind. “The Cultural Logic of the Late Capitalist Museum.” October 54 (1990): 3-17. 

Lankford, E. Louis. “Aesthetic Experience in Constructivist Museums.” Journal of Aesthetic Education 36, no. 2 (2002): 140.

Luke, Timothy. Museum Politics: Power Plays at the Exhibition. University of Minnesota Press, 2002.

McClellan, Andrew. Art and Its Publics: Museum Studies at the Millennium. Wiley-Blackwell, 2003.

McTavish, Lianne. “The Decline of the Modernist Museum.” Acadiensis XXXIII, no. 1 (Fall 2003): 97–107.

Molesworth, Helen. “How To Install Art Like a Feminist.” Modern Women: Women Artists at the Museum of Modern Art, edited by Cornelia Butler and Alexandra Schwartz (New York: MoMA, 2010), 499-512.

Moten, Fred and Stefano Harney. The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study. New York: Minor Compositions, 2013.

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Perkins, David. The Intelligent Eye: Learning to Think by Looking at Art. J. Paul Getty Museum,1994.

Preziosi, Donald and Claire Farago. Eds. Grasping the World: The Idea of the Museum. Ashgate Publishing, 2004.

Rice, Danielle, and Philip Yenawine. “A Conversation on Object-Centered Learning in Art Museums.” Curator: The Museum Journal 45, no. 4 (2002): 289–301.

Roberts, Jennifer. “The Power of Patience.” Harvard Magazine, December 2013.

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Simon, Nina. The Participatory Museum. Santa Cruz, Museum 2.0, 2010.

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