This edition incorporates articles of the late 1990s that address the relationships of museums and galleries to their audiences. The text covers broad themes relevant to providing for all museum visitors and also focuses specifically on educational groups. Contents include: new communication models for the museum; problems in visitor orientation and circulation; increased exhibit accessibility through multisensory interaction; education - at the heart of museums.
Eileen Hooper-Greenhill is well-known internationally for her work on museum communications and education. She has also been a lecturer in museum studies at the University of Leicester since 1980 and is the author of Museum annd Gallery Education(1991), Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge(1992) and Museums and Their Visitors (1994).