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Designing Galleries: complete guide to developing and designing spaces and services for temporary exhibitions

Designing Galleries: complete guide to developing and designing spaces and services for temporary exhibitions

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Intended to help and guide in refurbishment, or building from scratch, of exhibition spaces and galleries. Will help designers and clients to arrive at a brief that will lead to an effective and successful building, and to plan for the capital project and beyond. Written to be useful for small, as well as large, projects, conversions and new build, parts of libraries, theatres, arts centres museums as well as stand alone exhibition galleries. National Lottery funding requirements are also mentioned within this publication.


Sixsmith, M.


This document was previously available in several parts however it has now been consolidated into one document.




Publisher History

Now known as Arts Council England, the national development agency for the arts in England. Their publications include titles on, education and learning, audience development, diversity and resource development.



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