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Civilizing the Museum: The Collected Writings of Elaine Heumann Gurian

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Written over a thirty-five year career, the essays in Civilizing the Museum introduce students to the powerful, sometimes contested, and often unrealized notion that museums should welcome all because they house the collective memory of all.

Drawing on her experience working in and with museums in the US and throughout the world, Author Elaine Heumann Gurian explores the po
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Paperback, 217 pages
Published February 14th 2006 by Routledge (first published December 19th 2005)
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