Having worked for some of the world’s greatest museums—in London, Cape Town and Warsaw—Jack Lohman, chief executive of the Royal BC Museum, incorporated his particular expertise as a professor of museum design to share his views in essays about how best to adapt museums to changing times with Museums at the Crossroads? (RBCM 2013) $19.95) 978-0-7726-6698-7

"The Klondike gold fields are a silent backdrop to Bill Reid's choice of gold as a material," claims Jack Lohman in Treasures of the Royal British Columbia Museum and Archives (RBCM 2015), a lavishly illustrated coffee table book with sub-sections by Steven Point, Martha Black, Richard J. Hebda, Grant Keddie and Gary Mitchell. "That is what museums are good at--we encourage visitors to make these connections, to leap over time like a Killer Whale, to weave a rich tapestry of history out of a single display." $39.95 978-0-7726-6830-1

[BCBW 2015]