On Sexuality forms part of Museum Futures, a new collection of books which explore - in a concise, highly-readable format - contemporary and challenging issues facing museums.
Sexuality is an important part of everyone’s experience, everywhere and from the earliest times. But very few museums or galleries consciously address the subject in their exhibitions. And fewer still consciously collect.
In On Sexuality, highly-regarded institutions including the Chicago History Museum and the University of London Institute of Education share their experience and provide the insights and advice you need to:
Let’s Talk About Sexuality
Sean Curran, Institute of Education, University of London
Collecting a Drag King Ensemble
Jill Austin, Curator, Chicago History Museum
Amoroteket: A Museum of Sexology
Stine Cathrine Kühle-Hansen, Founder and Director, Amoroteket, Oslo
Contagious! The Affective Politics of Aids Scrapbooks
Katrin Köppert, Doctoral Fellow, Humboldt-University of Berlin
“This Book Was Made For Lesbians”: The Possibilities of Visualising Community in Lesbian Photo Albums
Stefanie Snider, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, Wheaton College
The C Word: The Conservators' Podcast:
"Really refreshing... Peppered with good practice examples and constructive advice. A good set of essays... Food for thought for museum professionals."
On Sexuality - Collecting Everybody’s Experience
Colour illustrations: 19
Size: 216 x 140mm
Editions: £25 [paperback] | £20 [eBook]
ISBN: 978-1-910144-59-6 [paperback]
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