Synopses & Reviews
Malaro focuses on collection-related problems and legal entanglement issues, reviews relevant cases and court decisions, and gives advice on when a museum should seek legal counsel. Completely revised, expanded and updated! The new edition includes discussion of stolen artwork, developments in copyright, and digital imaging. This easy-to-use text provides outlines, checklists, and model documents.
This book offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums as they acquire, use, and refine their collections. This second edition is completely revised, expanded, and updated, incorporating into the original format the many legal developments that have occured during the past 13 years.
About the Author
Marie C. Malaro is an attorney, former legal advisor to the Smithsonian Institution, and the former director of the graduate program in museum studies at George Washington University. She is also the author of Museum Governance: Mission, Ethics, Policy (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994).