The Multisensory Museum : Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Touch, Sound, Smell, Memory, and Space, Hardback Book

The Multisensory Museum : Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Touch, Sound, Smell, Memory, and Space Hardback

Edited by Nina Levent, Alvaro Pascual-Leone

Description

In The Multisensory Museum: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Touch, Sound, Smell, Memory, and Space, museum expert Nina Levent and Alvaro Pascual-Leone, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School bring together scholars and museum practitioners from around the world to highlight new trends and untapped opportunities for using such modalities as scent, sound, and touch in museums to offer more immersive experiences and diverse sensory engagement for visually- and otherwise-impaired patrons.

While attention has been paid to accessibility for the physically-impaired since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, making buildings accessible is only the first small step in elevating museums to be centers of learning and culture for all members of their communities.

This landmark book will help all museums go much further.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 410 pages
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Museums & museology
  • ISBN: 9780759123540

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