Living History : Effective Costumed Interpretation and Enactment at Museums and Historic Sites, Paperback / softback Book

Living History : Effective Costumed Interpretation and Enactment at Museums and Historic Sites Paperback / softback

Part of the American Association for State & Local History series

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Here, David Allison, who has worked at several museums known for effective enactments, provides the fascinating stories of three large living history museums as they adapt to changing audience expectations; a solid overview of the types of interpretation that living history museums use; best practices (and practices for you to avoid) from the reams of data and studies compiled by evaluators over the past 10 years; an exploration of the intersection of public history, individual agency, and business imperatives at museums and historic sites.

Connecting with Guests in Museums: Living History Techniques Then and Now looks at the history of these compelling techniques, provides best practices and strategies for implementing them today, and provides a roadmap for the future of costumed interpretation.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 122 pages
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Museums & museology
  • ISBN: 9781442263819

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