On Food and Health forms part of Museum Futures, a new collection of books which explore - in a concise, highly-readable format - contemporary, challenging issues facing museums.
Many museums and galleries include exhibitions on obesity and personal behaviour. Few examine the social forces and causes of the obesity epidemic.
In On Food and Health, highly-regarded institutions like the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and the Hood Museum of Art share their experience and provide the insights and advice you need to:
- Help your museum become a powerful place to impact attitudes, values and behaviour.
- Research and understand your community’s “ideal museum experiences”.
- Mount successful issue-based exhibits - even when your museum is highly object-based.
- Help your museum to matter to your community.
Setting the Table: Creating Communities of Awareness Around Eating Disorders
Laura Evans, Assistant Professor of Art History and Art Education, College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas
Beyond Collections: Big Issues and University Museums
Jane Pickering, Executive Director, Harvard Museums of Science and Culture
Lisa Yun Lee, Director of the School of Art & Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago
Go with the Flow: Fluxus at Play
Juliette Bianco, Interim Director, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
On Food and Health: Confronting the Big Issues
Colour illustrations: 12
Size: 216 x 140mm
Editions: £16 [paperback] | £36 [hardback]
ISBN: 978-1-910144-57-2 [paperback] | 978-1-910144-58-9 [hardback]
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