Women and museums : a comprehensive guide

Danilov, Victor J

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  • Creator Victor J. Danilov
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, [2005] ©2005
  • Physical Details
    • vii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • ISBNs 9780759108547, 0759108544, 9780759108554, 0759108552
  • OCLC ocm57613505

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-260) and indexes.

Contents

  • Directory of museums and related facilities founded by, named for, and/or devoted to women. Museums and related facilities devoted to women. Women's museums, galleries, and halls of fame ; Other halls of fame -- Museums honoring exceptional women -- Memorials to women ; Other memorials -- Shrines to women ; Other shrines -- Art-oriented museums, galleries, and specialties. Art museums -- Art galleries -- Arts centers -- Decorative arts museums -- Folk art museums -- Design, textile, and costume museums -- Cultural art and history museums -- Art and history museums -- Sculpture gardens -- Historical museums, houses, and sites. History museums -- Historic house museums ; Other historic houses -- Historic farms and ranches -- Historic opera houses -- Re-created pioneer villages -- Historic parks and sites -- Science-based museums and facilities. Natural history museums -- Archaeology, anthropology, and ethnology museums -- Science and technology museums -- Earth sciences museums -- Mining museums and mines -- Nature and wildlife centers -- Botanical gardens and arboretums -- Planetariums -- Aquariums -- Zoos -- Other types of museums and sites. Children's museums -- Doll, toy, and miniature museums -- Ethnic museums -- General museums -- Library museums and exhibit areas ; Other museums -- Museums founded and/or operated by women's organizations -- Junior league. Children's museums ; Science and art centers ; Historic houses and history museums ; Children's discovery rooms -- Daughters of the American Revolution. Museums ; Historic houses and other buildings -- Colonial Dames of America -- State and regional women's organizations ; Other women's organizations
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