Museum Law

A Guide for Officers, Directors, and Counsel
Author: Marilyn E. Phelan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759124353
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 514
View: 9809
From one of America’s foremost experts in museum and cultural heritage law, Museum Law: A Guide for Officers, Directors, and Counsel is a comprehensive guide to both U.S. and international laws and conventions affecting museums, art galleries, natural and historic heritage, and other cultural organizations. The fourth edition details laws protecting art and artists, cultural and natural heritage, U.S. and international law, regulations for tax-exempt status, and much more. This book also includes an unprecedented look at museums’ unrelated business taxable income from such increasingly common activities as gifts shops, snack bars, travel tours, and sponsorships. No museum, cultural heritage site, or historical site can afford to be without it.

Museum Administration

An Introduction
Author: Hugh H. Genoways,Lynne M. Ireland
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759102941
Category: Art
Page: 403
View: 7543
Museum Administration is the handbook for students, new professionals, and anyone who needs to know what goes into running a museum. The authors cover everything from basic organization to human resource management, with case studies and exercises to help reinforce the text. Includes an extensive bibliography and appendices. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Collections Vol 11

Author: Collections
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442267925
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 76
View: 6113
"Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals" is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the discussion of all aspects of handling, preserving, researching, and organizing collections. Curators, archivists, collections managers, preparators, registrars, educators, students, and others contribute.

Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums

Author: Rebekah Beaulieu
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538100320
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 140
View: 8645
The first of its kind to offer a discussion of financial management particular to historic house museums, this book is a vital resource to preservationists, staff, volunteers, and board members of historic houses. A reference tool that is accessible in approach yet comprehensive in scope, this book takes you step by step through securing and managing a historic house museum for years to come. In straightforward language, utilizing case studies from historic house museums, and providing sample documents to get you started, Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums guides you on how to: Incorporate as a tax-exempt organization Find historic property designation options and successfully apply Understand contributed income opportunities and raise money Create sustainable earned income opportunities Understand basic accounting and financial planning to ensure the future of your historic house museum.

Registration Methods for the Small Museum

Author: Daniel B. Reibel
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442277130
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 158
View: 1710
Registration Methods for the Small Museum has been the definitive guide to registration methodology for small museums since 1978. The book covers all aspects of the registration process and provides practical solutions for the small museum professional in a concise, readable manner. This step-by-step guide begins with developing policy and takes the reader through acquisition, numbering, accessioning, documentation, loans, and deaccessioning. It is a great introduction to both manual and computer systems and can help those that are unfamiliar with museum registration systems learn more about their collections. The fifth edition updates the handbook to fit the registration systems in today’s small museums and provides additional forms that weren’t in previous additions of the book. Features include: Easy to understand forms and templates Overviews of both manual and computer registration systems Overview of the acquisition process Overview of the cataloging process Overviews of museum loans Examples of a collections policy and registration manual for a small museum Guidance for small museums on how to create a new registration system or interpret the one they have

Art and Museum Law

Cases and Materials
Author: Robert C. Lind,Robert M. Jarvis,Marilyn E. Phelan
Publisher: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 718
View: 3467

The Legal Guide for Museum Professionals

Author: Julia Courtney
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442230436
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 290
View: 9738
From intellectual property law to navigating the hazards of social media, de-accessioning concerns to governance law, copyright, intellectual property law, and rights and reproduction questions to issues of public trust, The Legal Guide for Museum Professionals provides answers and action steps for mid to small-sized museums of all disciplines.

Good Counsel

Meeting the Legal Needs of Nonprofits
Author: Lesley Rosenthal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111823667X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 352
View: 5830
A concise overview of the legal needs of nonprofit organizations Good Counsel is a compact and personable overview of the legal needs of nonprofits, crafted by one of America's most astute nonprofit general counsels. The book distills the legal needs of the 1.8 million tax-exempt organizations in the United States.Written in a clear and accessible style, with plenty of humor and storytelling as well as illustrative case studies, Good Counsel explains the basics of nonprofit corporate law, governance, and the tax exemption. It then takes a department-by-department look at legal topics relevant to program, fundraising, finance, communications, human resources, operations, contracts, government relations, and more. Good Counsel is designed help organizations fulfill their missions to do the public good. Designed to impart confidence and demystify the issues, Good Counsel is a must-read for nonprofit professionals and board members as well as lawyers and law students. Using Good Counsel as their playbook, lawyers, executives, and trustees can get an overview of the most common legal, governance, and compliance issues facing their organization and together ramp up a top-notch legal function. Contains practice pointers, checklists, and assessment tools Features sample contracts, licenses, and other form documents Filled with case studies and end-of-chapter focus questions, as well as available lesson plans for easy classroom use by educators in business, management, public policy, and law schools Good Counsel is the first-of-its-kind guidebook written by the sitting General Counsel of a major nonprofit. Written by influential author, speaker, and Bar leader Lesley Rosenthal, the General Counsel of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Good Counsel shares the insights of a Harvard Law School graduate with years of in-house and business law experience as well as board service.

Legal Problems of Museum Administration

ALI-ABA Course of Study Materials
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Museums
Page: N.A
View: 9355

Museum Careers

A Practical Guide for Students and Novices
Author: N Elizabeth Schlatter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315424207
Category: Social Science
Page: 184
View: 9686
This concise volume is the place to start for anyone considering a career in museums. Museum professional and author N. Elizabeth Schlatter outlines the nature of the profession as a whole, the rewards and challenges of museum work, types of museums, and jobs within museums, including salary ranges. She discusses options for education and training, and offers suggestions on how to secure a job and move up the career ladder. Interviews with museum professionals from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds demonstrate different career paths and offer unique and helpful advice. For novices in the field, students in museum studies programs, or anyone considering museums as a career choice, Schlatter’s book is an essential starting point.

Museums and the law

Author: Marilyn E. Phelan
Publisher: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 287
View: 2968

The Boundaries of the Literary Archive

Reclamation and Representation
Author: Ms Carrie Smith,Ms Lisa Stead
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472403320
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 228
View: 1888
This volume offers new and challenging interdisciplinary approaches to the use and study of literary archives. Interrogating literary and archival methodology and foregrounding new forms of textual scholarship, the collection includes essays from both academics and archivists to address the full complexity of the study of modern literary archives. The authors examine the increasing prominence of archives and their importance to the interdisciplinary study of textual history in the 21st century, exploring both emerging and established areas of literary history. The book is marked by its attention to four distinct core threads that allow the authors to traverse a range of historical periods and literary figures: archival theory and textual production, authorial legacies and digital cultures, gender issues in the archive, and the practical concerns of archival research and curatorship. By offering an investigation of material from a range of historical periods within distinct methodological groupings, the volume seeks to encourage interplay between scholars working in different fields around similar essential questions of methodology, whilst presenting a rich account of archives worldwide.

Ten Steps to a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

A Handbook for Development Practitioners
Author: Jody Zall Kusek,Ray C. Rist
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821389076
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 264
View: 7874
This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system.

The Church Leader's Counseling Resource Book

A Guide to Mental Health and Social Problems
Author: Cynthia Franklin Ph.D.,Rowena Fong
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199831531
Category: Religion
Page: 528
View: 9864
This all-in-one guide is designed to better equip clergy and the church leaders to meet their congregations' needs in a spiritually grounded and scientifically sound manner. Succinct, easy-to-read chapters summarize all a pastor needs to know about a given problem area, including its signs or symptoms, questions to ask, effective helping skills, and, most importantly, when to refer to a mental health professional. Synthesizing what research says about treatment approaches for mental health issues, this user-friendly reference is filled with guidelines, case scenarios, key points to remember, resources for further help, advice on integrating scripture and theology with the best available research, and tips on partnering with others to provide the best possible care for each church member. Each chapter is designed for quick lookup by problem area, empowering church leaders to understand and help meet the challenges facing the children, adults, families, and communities that they serve.

A visual artist's guide to estate planning

Author: Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation,Judith Rothschild Foundation,Wolf, Keens & Company
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780966518801
Category: Law
Page: 278
View: 3321

Startup Boards

Getting the Most Out of Your Board of Directors
Author: Brad Feld,Mahendra Ramsinghani
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118516826
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
View: 3495
An essential guide to understanding the dynamics of a startup's board of directors Let's face it, as founders and entrepreneurs, you have a lot on your plate—getting to your minimum viable product, developing customer interaction, hiring team members, and managing the accounts/books. Sooner or later, you have a board of directors, three to five (or even seven) Type A personalities who seek your attention and at times will tell you what to do. While you might be hesitant to form a board, establishing an objective outside group is essential for startups, especially to keep you on track, call you out when you flail, and in some cases, save you from yourself. In Startup Boards, Brad Feld—a Boulder, Colorado-based entrepreneur turned-venture capitalist—shares his experience in this area by talking about the importance of having the right board members on your team and how to manage them well. Along the way, he shares valuable insights on various aspects of the board, including how they can support you, help you understand your startup's milestones and get to them faster, and hold you accountable. Details the process of choosing board members, including interviewing many people, checking references, and remembering that there should be no fear in rejecting a wrong fit Explores the importance of running great meetings, mixing social time with business time, and much more Recommends being a board member yourself at some other organization so you see the other side of the equation Engaging and informative, Startup Boards is a practical guide to one of the most important pieces of the startup puzzle.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602393206
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 890
View: 3717
A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.

Art law

rights and liabilities of creators and collectors
Author: Franklin Feldman,Stephen E. Weil,Susan Duke Biederman
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Category: Law
Page: N.A
View: 3422

A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections, Third Edition

Author: Marie C. Malaro,Ildiko DeAngelis
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588343235
Category: Art
Page: 540
View: 6107
Hailed when it was first published in 1985 as the bible of U.S. collections management, A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums regarding collections. This revised and expanded third edition addresses the many legal developments—including a comprehensive discussion of stolen art and the international movement of cultural property, recent developments in copyright, and the effects of burgeoning electronic uses—that have occurred during the past twenty-five years. An authorative, go-to book for any museum professional, Legal Primer offers detailed explanations of the law, suggestions for preventing legal problems, and numerous case studies of lawsuits involving museum collections.