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6 edition of A Museum on the Verge found in the catalog.

A Museum on the Verge

A Socioeconomic History of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1882-2000

by Jeffrey Abt

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides,
  • Museums & Museology,
  • The Arts: General Issues,
  • Art Museums And Galleries,
  • Architecture,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • American - General,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History - General,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Art museums,
  • Detroit Institute of Arts,
  • History,
  • Management,
  • Michigan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11353224M
    ISBN 100814328415
    ISBN 109780814328415

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A Museum on the Verge goes behind the scenes at the DIA to disclose the political, economic, and social forces that shaped the museum from its founding to the present day. Abt's account is supplemented by a wealth of material, including legal documents and numerical data taken at five-year intervals from the s through that is presented Cited by: 3.

A Museum on the Verge book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Detroit Institute of Arts is one of America's largest and oldest /5. The data, which comprehensively survey vital statistics such as attendance, collections growth, and finances, provide a rich resource for comparative research on other museums.

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