In this section you will find some of my published work – book chapters, articles, and so on. Generally, some of the most recent publications are not included because they are in books and journals that publishers are wanting to sell.
Culture and Sustainability
Culture and Museums in the Winds of Change: The Need for Cultural Indicators (2011), Journal of Culture and Local Governance, vol 3, nos 1-2, (free download)
Book Review of “Beyond the Turnstile: Making the Case for Museums and Sustainable Values” (2010), published in Visitor Studies, Vol 13, #2
Culture in the Winds of Change: Fostering a ‘Culture of Sustainability’ & Making the Case for Cultural Indicators (2010), Published in International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Common Ground Publishing
Rising to the Challenge: Museums and Sustainability (2008), Guest editorial for MUSE (journal of the Canadian Museums Association).
Fostering a Culture of Sustainability (2006), Lead article in a special issue of Museums and Social Issues on the topic of ‘Culture and Sustainability’. I was guest editor of this volume. Penultimate draft available here.
Measuring Museum Meaning: A Critical Assessment Framework (2006), published in the Journal of Museum Education, (penultimate draft available here; and UUpdated Critical Assessment Framework, with open spaces, from 2018
Museums in Search of a Sustainable Future (2004), published in Alberta Museums Review, (2004) – evolved from a keynote address to the Alberta Museums Association.
Art and Sustainability in Nunavut (2001), published in MUSE (journal of the Canadian Museums Association).
On the Brink of Irrelevance?: Art Museums in Contemporary Society (2003), published in Researching Visual Arts Education in Museums and Galleries, edited by Maria Xanthoudaki. (Penultimate version, here)
On Museums, Culture and Sustainable Development, (ICOM – 1998). Published in a book published by the Musee de la Civilization in Quebec City, as part of a conference on museums and sustainability, held in Costa Rica.
Museums and Identity
In Search of Meaning: Reflective Practice and Museums (1990) – Published in Museum Quarterly (the journal of the Ontario Museum Association). An exploration in to the complex dynamics when a person engages with an artwork or historical/symbolic object in a museum.
Museums and Creativity
Extending the Frame: Forging a New Partnership with the Public (1995) – published in New Research in Museum Studies: Art in Museums, Athlone Press. Explores the process of visitor-based creativity when engaged with a work of art.
The Animated Muse: An Interpretive Program for Creative Viewing (2005) – published in Curator: the museum journal. An in-depth analysis of visitor-based creativity, derived from an installation of a painting, accompanied by audio programs to help stimulate visitor imagination and writing/drawing materials for visitors to capture their experiences.
Museums and Technology