By Leslie Bedford
Leslie Bedford, former director of the very hot financial institution highway collage museum management software, expands the museum professional’s imaginative and prescient of exhibitions past the straightforward aim of transmitting wisdom to the customer. Her view of exhibitions as interactive, emotional, embodied, inventive studies opens a brand new vista for these designing them. utilizing examples either from her personal paintings on the Boston Children’s Museum and from different associations around the world, Bedford deals the museum expert a daring new imaginative and prescient outfitted round narrative, mind's eye, and aesthetics, merging the paintings of the educator with that of the artist. it will be significant studying for all museum execs.
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