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The Museum Experience Revisited
by John H. Falk
The first book to take a "visitor's eye view" of the museum visit when it was first published in 1992, The Museum Experience revolutionized the way museum professionals understand their constituents. Falk and Dierking have updated this essential reference, incorporating advances in research, theory, and practice in the museum field over the last twenty years. Written in ...more
Hardcover, 414 pages
Published October 1st 2012 by Left Coast Press
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I enjoyed reading this text as its perspective is from that of the visitor and how they access museums. In a profession where unnecessary elitism can run high, the visitor's perspective demonstrates how people use museums, which can help shape our exhibits, our community outreach programs, our educational programs, our volunteer experience, and help us examine our institution's own collections management policy. This is definitely a useful tool to have in an archives, library, and museum.